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  • What do you want for Christmas?

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:49pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Photo by Barbie Porter Charley Fischer, 6, was all smiles while visiting with Santa. The girl stopped in town with family that lives in Pelican Rapids, Minn.

  • Gas leak reported near Main Avenue

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:46pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Pipe struck while digging By Barbie Porter Editor Communication companies were in Frazee on Tuesday, Nov. 23 digging in the alleyway that is located between Main Avenue and the Frazee Event Center. While digging, a natural gas line was punctured. Some social media posts suggested the leak was at the liquor store,  but that was later determined… Read More

  • Stenso retires as Frazee postmaster

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:46pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    New postmaster to be appointed after Christmas By Barbie Porter Editor Janeen Stenso found her calling when she learned how organizing and sorting items were sought after qualities in the post office career field. Such attributes were seemingly innate for the rural Hawley resident. When she took the postal exam with 100 other applicants vying for the… Read More

  • Declaration of Independence restored through pro bono work

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:43pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Rural DL resident helps Flemmer locate a treasure By Barbie Porter Editor A team effort brought a piece of history to Frazee. It all started when Frazee City Councilman Mark Flemmer received a call from Darby Nundahl of rural Detroit Lakes. Flemmer noted that Nundahl works for Arvig, and at their shop in Detroit Lakes was a 3-foot-by-5-foot… Read More

  • Holiday Train will be virtual this year

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:36pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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      The Canadian Pacific Railroad has again cancelled the annual Holiday Train due to covid concerns. However, the Holiday Train concert will be going virtual again this year in lieu of their typical in-person Holiday Train program.    The CP “Holiday Train at Home” virtual concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. … Read More

  • School projects to go out for bid

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:29pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    School board reviews new project designs By Barbie Porter Editor The Frazee-Vergas School Board will be putting the spring/summer construction projects out to bid in coming weeks.  Before the school board approved the action during a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 22, a representative from ICS Consulting provided a presentation about the projects on the to-do list.  The ICS representative… Read More

  • Lifting someone up with a bowl of soup

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:24pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Acts of kindness make daily battle easier By Barbie Porter Editor  When the winds of change are fierce enough to sweep the legs out from under otherwise steady legs, sometimes a bowl of soup can help one find the strength to continue pushing forward. Janelle Dow recently received a batch of homemade chicken noodle soup from Perham resident Danell… Read More

  • Fulmer takes first for female shooter title in conference

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:22pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Makenna Fulmer was recently named the top female trap shooter in her conference. The daughter of Stacie and Brian Fulmer received her first 12-gauge shotgun from her father, after joining the high school sport. “It was originally my dad’s,” she said, noting she was about 13-years-old when it was gifted to her. “I started… Read More

  • Modern Woodmen name Hometown Heroes

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:17pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor  The Modern Woodmen youth service group recently presented the Frazee Fire Department with a Hometown Hero Award.  The Modern Woodmen website states the group “exists to improve quality of life for our members and the communities where they live, work and play.” The support is done through “financial guidance and social, educational and volunteer activities.”… Read More

  • Wannigan Park committee defines phase one plans

    | Published on December 2, 2021 at 1:13pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Committee hopes to have camping onsite by 2023 By Barbie Porter Editor The Wannigan Park  seven member board has been meeting weekly to pave the way for a recreational amenity that could be billed as a crown jewel for those visiting the area, as well as a destination for outdoorsy people. The park plan has several phases,… Read More

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