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Frazee Care Center dedicates memorial garden


The dedication of a memorial garden at the Frazee Care Center Sunday afternoon was well attended. Approximately 75 persons were on hand. Rachel Rabideau worked for more than a year with FCC's Jan Riewer to establish the garden honoring the memory of Velma Wirth, Rabideau's mother and a 23-year employee of the nursing facility. Photo by John W. Dermody

 The Frazee Care Center (FCC) has a beautiful garden in a patio setting that will prove to be a place for residents to go to have a conversation, drink coffee and read a newspaper or perhaps just meditate in a colorful, pleasant environment.

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Sportsman’s Club plants tree as memorial to honor Lee Bade


Members of Frazee's Sportsman's Club recently planted a flowering crab tree at the Goose Pond. It was in memory of the late Lee Bade, a member for many years of the organization. Persons participating included: Tammy Lawrence, Taylor Collins, DiAnne Bade, Randy Bade, Ryan Bade, Jordan Bade, Carol Bade, Mayor Hank Ludtke, Jim Henn and Andy Breitenfeldt, president of the club. Photo by John W. Dermody

 A longtime member of the Frazee Sportsman’s Club was honored recently with his family taking part in the planting of a tree in his memory at the Goose Pond.

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Friends of Tamarac closes in on fundraising goal to build new Discovery Learning Center


A rendering of the proposed Discovery Learning Center to be built in Tamarac shows the amphitheatre area where outdoor classes will take place.

 The Tamarac Wildlife Refuge may soon have a new building to accommodate the 3,000 plus student visitors it has each year.

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Renowned artist disabled, finds creative outlet through Vergas apprentice


Vergas resident Merel Kvam (left) is working as an apprentice for rural Frazee summer resident Paul Eppling, a world renown artist. Photo by Barbie Porter

 Since the early 1970s Paul Eppling has dedicated his life to creating art. Like many artists the ability to create is as important as the air he breathes.

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Vergas council considers paying half of event center sign, tables accepting development


The Vergas City Council was asked July 1 to consider footing half the bill for an electronic sign at the Vergas Event Center estimated to cost $10,000.

 The Vergas City Council was asked July 1 to consider footing half the bill for an electronic sign at the Vergas Event Center.

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Loon birthday bash a hit

More than 50 people showed up to celebrate the Vergas Loon’s 50th birthday Saturday, June 29.

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02
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EDA may extend natural gas lines in Red Willow Development

 Natural gas service may soon be available to all lots in the Red Willow Heights addition.

Tue
02
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Fence requirements may change in Vergas

 Fence restrictions may change if the Vergas City Council approves its planning commission’s recommendation.

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Highway 87 detour near Frazee begins Monday

 Motorists on Highway 87 east of Frazee will encounter a one-week detour when a culvert replacement project begins July 8, weather permitting.

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Tractor Tracks seeks entries for July 28 event

  The last day of Turkey Days will feature the second annual display of antique farm tractors at the end of this month. It is scheduled for Sunday, July 28.

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