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At-risk youth takes flight


Emily Hart will graduate from the Detroit Lakes Alternative Learning Center in May, earning her high school diploma with several college credit classes under her belt before moving to Arizona to attend Grand Canyon University. Barbie Porter photo
One may be hard-pressed to find someone who didn’t know a teen that was considered to be living on the edge. 
 
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Crime spree hits lakes area, social media helps return stolen property


The Bauers posted a message on Facebook regarding their stolen ATV. The post eventually led to its return.
A crime spree that started early last week made its way from Detroit Lakes to Frazee and on to the Cotton Lake area. 
 
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School forest land swap put on the table

A proposal for a land swap recently came across the desk of Frazee-Vergas School Superintendent Terry Karger.
 
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Vergas water, sewer rates to increase indefinitely

The Vergas Council approved an indefinite rate increase for both sewer and water at its monthly meeting Monday, Feb. 9.
 
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Darville located, council looks into recovery options

The whereabouts of Sunny Darville, a past Vergas Liquor Store manager who was found guilty of stealing more than $50,000, is no longer a mystery.
 
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Vergas residents tell of romance the way it used to be


Vergas Assisted Living resident Virginia Rice remembers a Storybook Doll her dad gave her one Valentine’s Day.
The way romance is supposed to be is a very varied thing. 
 
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City of Frazee continues pursuit of asbestos clean-up costs

The city of Frazee handed over the task of recouping a $169,912 asbestos clean-up bill and possible $10,000 fine to Coleman Law Firm of Minneapolis in November 2014.
 
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From life support to life of the party, Frazee VFW changes its course in one year


Tom Helcl explained the stool leg must have a specific degree angle when the leg is installed on the stool, not only for appearance purposes but to make the stool sturdy as well. Barbie Porter photo
As some veteran’s clubs see dwindling membership and face a lopsided expenditure to revenue ratio, Frazee’s VFW is bucking the trend.
 
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Maplewood park’s history is being unearthed


John Nordstrom is seeking historical pictures, news clippings, video and memories about Maplewood State Park. The husband of Bonnie Nordstrom and Lake Seven resident is creating a documentary about the park. Barbie Porter photo
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Sailor of the year credits local family for making him a man of honor


Russell Wagenman, the son of Dent residents Kelly and Debbie Wagenman and brother of Frazee resident Rhonda Ueke, was recently named Navy Medicine East Sailor of the Year.
Russell Wagenman, 39, doesn’t want to retire, but he may have no choice. The fact his superiors recently bestowed upon him the title of Navy Medicine East Sailor of the Year can’t even change that. 
 

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