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Local royalty showcases talent, beauty

Miss Minnesota contestants and Miss Outstanding Teens gathered to showcase their talent and wardrobe at the Miss Minnesota Showcase May 31 at the Frazee Event Center.

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Vergas EDA eyes non-profit status

The Vergas Economic Development Authority (EDA) agreed it would recommend the city council allow the group to start a non-profit fund through West Central Initiative (WCI).
 
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Post office renovates floor


Crystal Capps (left) and Marc Anderson (right) carefully take the backing off a sheet that seals asbestos flooring while Ernest Lowe (middle) starts placing new black tiles atop the sealant. Barbie Porter photo
The Frazee Post Office is footing the bill at its rented building on Main Avenue to seal asbestos tile in the building and place new tile over it.
 
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MMCDC may rehab houses

The Frazee Economic Development Authority (EDA) met Tuesday, May 26 and agreed to support a loan program offered by the  Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (MMCDC) in Detroit Lakes.
 
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Grade school and high school choices haunt week

In elementary school I had a speech impediment. I slurred my “S” to have a “sh” sound and was ordered to do a tour in speech therapy.
 
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Sidewalk replacement underway in Frazee

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Frazee’s Utilities Superintendent Larry Stephenson (center) watches the crew from Billett Construction put down cement on the sidewalk of 2nd Street Northwest. Barbie Porter photo
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The Frazee-Vergas Forum's sidewalk was replaced Tuesday.
About 500 feet of sidewalk in the city of Frazee is being replaced. 
 
The sidewalk project tackles the walks that have heaved, broken apart and in some locations sunk into the earth.
 
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Seek Rib Fest cooks, big cash prize offered

Rib Fest
The Frazee-Vergas VFW is hosting its first annual Rib Fest Saturday, June 20 on Main Avenue in Frazee. The winner of the rib cook-off takes home all entry fees. Registration can be submitted to the VFW, which is located at 120 West Main Avenue, or by calling Larry Quade 841-5881. Barbie Porter art
Grill masters are needed for the inaugural rib fest in Frazee Saturday, June 20 and a big cash prize is offered to the winner. 
 
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Bergman’s honored with grand marshal title

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Vi (left) and Eldon Bergman of Wymer Lake were named the 2015 Turkey Days grand marshals. Barbie Porter photo
The grand marshals for Frazee Turkey Days have been named. The event committee reviewed letters of recommendation from the public and named Eldon and Vi Bergman for the honor.
 
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Zoo in rural Vergas may open by August

Dusty Ebersviller Zoo
Dusty Ebersviller holds a recent addition to the zoo family, Copper the red kangaroo. Copper is about a year old and weigh 25 pounds. As an adult he may weigh up to 125 pounds. Barbie Porter photo
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The Trowbridge Creek Zoo welcomed a new white whitetail deer Wednesday, May 27. The zoo recently received a permit from Otter Tail County to open as a business. Barbie Porter photo
A zoo may open to the public in rural Vergas by Looney Daze.
 
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Jutz to host free 5K walk Saturday


Hailey Jutz, a Frazee High School graduate and current Miss Perham, is hosting a 5K walk May 30. Studio 60 Photographic Art photo
Frazee resident Hailey Jutz is hosting Operation: Save a Life 5K Walk Saturday, May 30 in Perham. 
 

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