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Schermerhorn opens ad agency


Zabava is a new ad agency that was recently opened in the lakes area by Danielle Schermerhorn. Photo by Danielle Schermerhorn
Danielle (Refsland) Schermerhorn recently opened her ad agency business, Zabava.
 
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KFGO’s Sandy Buttweiler goes to the dogs in Vergas


Sandy Buttweiler
Folks who work in radio and TV get asked to do lots of things, primarily because they are heard or seen almost every day and they develop a fan base.
 
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Design team prepares for visit to Frazee

The long-awaited visit by the Minnesota Design Team Sept. 12-15 is coming up. First there is a preliminary visit with committee chairs Tuesday, Aug 20 at 6:30 p.m.
 
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Frazee combines gymnastics with Lakers


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The Frazee-Vergas School Board voted 5-1 in favor of forming a gymnastics co-op with the Detroit Lakes School District. Board Chair Matt Bauer was absent.
 
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Tamie Jensen to soothe souls at garden party


Enjoy the gorgeous flowers in the garden and the beautiful homemade quilts at the Families Forever Garden Quilt Show and Tea Saturday Aug. 17 in Lake Park.
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Mid-life calling leads new Methodist pastor to serve


Ray Sherwood and his wife Brenda recently moved into the United Methodist Church parsonage in Frazee. Sherwood will serve as pastor for both the Methodist churches in Frazee and Vergas. Photo by Barbie Porter
As a teen Ray Sherwood gave his first sermon.
 
The new pastor for the United Methodist Churches in Frazee and Vergas grew up in Indiana.
 
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Wolf Lake Harvest Festival promises fun for all this weekend


The contestants for the Miss Wolf Lake, Jr. Miss & Little Miss Pageant Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Lions Hall include: (from left) Natasha Maninga, (Miss Contestant), Sarah Aschnewitz, (Jr. Miss Cont.), Charity Neis, (Jr. Miss Cont.), Kyah Jantz, Kaelynn Hartig, & Serrennity Neis (all three Little Miss Cont.) and Hailey King, (Miss Cont.). Not pictured: Miss Contestants, Lindsey Sternberg, Kirsten Tollefson, Chelsie Sanders, Allison Christenson; Little Miss Contestants, Kaija Aschnewitz, Addison Aschnewitz and Jaida Hogan.
Bring an appetite for good food and enthusiasm for summer fun to the 30th annual Wolf Lake Harvest Festival Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16-18. Join Grand Marshals Dennis & Rose Anderson for all the festivities.
 
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Libby Schmit crowned Miss Vergas, Kendra Sparby wins Princess Altona


The new queen and princess of Vergas were crowned Thursday evening at the kickoff to Looney Daze at the Vergas Event Center. (Front) Little Miss Vergas 2012 Lainey Wacker, daughter of Tom & Sarah, (back, from left) Princess Altona 2012 Sydney Dahlgren, daughter of Lee & Kari Dahlgren of Vergas, the new Princess Altona 2013 Kendra Sparby, daughter of Delray & Tammy Sparby, the new Miss Vergas 2013 Libby Schmit, daughter of Karen & Steven Schmit, and Miss Vergas 2012 Hope Livdahl, daughter of Lee and Julie Livdahl, Pelican Rapids. Photo by Cally Nundahl
The Miss Vergas and Princess Altona pageant crowned two new royalty Aug. 8 at the Vergas Event Center as Libby Schmit became the new Miss Vergas 2013 and Kendra Sparby is the new Princess Altona.
 
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New Vergas royalty

The new queen and princess of Vergas were crowned Thursday evening at the kickoff to Looney Daze at the Vergas Event Center. (Front) Jr.

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While people party, area residents enjoy working at 3-day country music festival


Nikki Stilke and her parents Tammy and Steve Quade have cooked at the WE Fest Prancing Pony for years.
WE Fest may be an annual get-together of friends and family, but for many area residents it’s a long working weekend.
 

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