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Wed
28
Jan
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Frazee Rescue celebrates 30 years


Rick Billett (from left), Suzann Bristlin and Avis Hoehne are three of the founding members that helped jump-start Frazee Rescue, which is its 30th year of operation. Barbie Porter photo
About 30 years ago, a farmer had an accident involving a tractor.  Back then there were no cell phones and word often traveled by foot until it reached a landline where emergency crews could be notified. 
 
Wed
28
Jan
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Rochert man turns Jeep into a mobile fish house

Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate holds a northern pike that he caught inside his mobile fish house – a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo
Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate, who is a member of the city of Frazee’s maintenance crew, sits in his mobile fish house which comes complete with leather seats, cup holders, rod holders and two fishing holes. Barbie Porter photo
Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate can fit his gas auger through the fishing hole in his mobile fishing house. Barbie Porter photo
Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate pulls up a northern in his mobile fish house. The fishing holes were cut into the floor of a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo
Rural Rochert resident Donnie Tate took a totaled Jeep and turned it into a mobile fish house.
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Auditor report reveals most area municipal stores saw slump

Both municipal liquor stores profits in the Frazee and Vergas stores decreased from 2012 to 2013, according to a recently released Minnesota State Auditor report.
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Vergas joins LCSC at bare bone cost

After considering spending $5,125 on an annual membership fee with Lakes Country Service Co-op (LCSC), the Vergas City Council weighed its options and settled on a minimal membership fee of $87 a year.
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Fast Eddy brings home the gold in Manitoba

Wed
21
Jan
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Structure fires more than double for Frazee Fire Department

The number of structure fires the Frazee Fire Department fought in 2014 more than doubled from the previous year.
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Vergas Fire Dept. tackles 43 calls in 2014

In 2014, the Vergas Fire Department responded to 43 calls and the Vergas Rescue Squad responded to 107 calls.
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Woodard makes monuments come to life, earns award from American Legion

Pat Woodard
Pat Woodard, the son of Mary and Pete Woodard, recently learned he’d receive a second award from the American Legion for his journalistic endeavors that have included the mediums of print, TV and radio. Anne Woodard photo
Pat Woodard, a 1972 Frazee High School graduate, will receive his second journalism award from the American Legion Saturday, Jan. 24. 
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Where is Sunnie Darville? Vergas council starts search

Nine years after Sunnie Darville was charged with stealing $57,415 from the taxpayers of Vergas, the city council is left wondering where the former liquor store manager resides and how she is making a living.
 
Wed
21
Jan
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Strands to open bookstore in Vergas

Patricia and Duane Strand
Patricia and Duane Strand are preparing to open a used bookstore in downtown Vergas. Barbie Porter photo
Vergas will soon welcome a used bookstore to Main Street. 
 

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