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  • Keeping cool on a hot summer day

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:23pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Photo by Robert Williams Kids spent most of Friday at Creating Community Consulting on West Main Avenue trying to stay cool on the waterslide as part of Fridays in Frazee. The events feature a variety of family friendly fun activities every Friday in Frazee throughout the summer. For more information about last Friday’s activities, check out… Read More

  • FCDC, Lakes Area Yes Network receive West Central Initiative grants

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:22pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Frazee organization was one of 46 to receive funding By Robert Williams Editor West Central Initiative awarded $700,000 in grants to 46 organizations working across west central Minnesota, including the Frazee Community Development Corporation (FCDC) and Lakes Area Yes Network. FCDC was awarded the grant for improving the well-being of Indigenous people in the Wannigan Regional Park… Read More

  • Vergas EDA/HRA discusses downtown alley parking issues

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:20pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Group getting creative with how to develop Sunny Acres By Robert Williams Editor The Vergas Economic Development Authority (EDA)/Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA) discussed safety and parking issues at city property between Altona Square and Municipal Building Wednesday, July 10. EDA/HRA President DuWayne Ditterich and owner of the Mercantile cited numerous safety issues he has witnessed since opening… Read More

  • Local residents suffering increased traffic to Wannigan Park

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:18pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    By Robert Williams Editor North River Drive resident Dennis Weidemann visited the Frazee City Council to discuss a new, but increasing problem of dust along the road that leads to Wannigan Regional Park. Increased traffic has created multiple problems with the road itself and for residents living on it. “When the wind is out of the south… Read More

  • School district adopts 10-year long term maintenance plan

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:16pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Cash saved by completing roofing projects early By Robert Williams Editor The Frazee-Vergas School Board adopted the 10-year Long Term Facilities Maintenance (LTFM) plan Monday, July 8. A major portion of the LTFM is the roofing project at both schools. Work at the elementary has been completed and crews have moved on to the high school. “The roofing project… Read More

  • Corner Collective Bistro grand opening July 19-20

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:14pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    The Corner Collective Bistro, Arts & More will be hosting a two-day Grand Opening on Friday and Saturday, June 19-20. The bistro is located on the upper level of CornerStone Community and Youth Center at 300 2nd Street NW near the high school. Friday’s celebration runs from 2:30-8 p.m., and will feature live music from… Read More

  • Popular guest juror exhibit open at LRAC Gallery

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:12pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    The Guest Juror Exhibit is always very popular with regional artists and gallery guests. The exhibition features the very best work from the regional artists and is a must see for Lake Region Arts Council Gallery visitors.  The guest juror this year is Deborahmae Broad. She taught Printmaking, Drawing and Bronze casting at Minnesota State University… Read More

  • Forester to speak at OTC COLA lake property owners meeting

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:12pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Jeff Forester joined the MLR Board in 1993 and has been the Executive Director of Minnesota Lakes and Rivers (MLR) since 2001. MLR seeks to protect Minnesota’s lake and river heritage for current and future generations by forging powerful links between lakes, lake advocates and policy makers.  Forester was Hubert Humphrey Public Policy Fellow and Shannon… Read More

  • Fergus native Emerson appointed to Veterans Service Director

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:05pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office adds K9 and handler to department By Robert Williams Editor Robert Emerson was appointed as the new Director of the Veteran Services Office in Fergus Falls and sworn in by Auditor/Treasurer Wayne Stein at the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 9. James Olson, who served in the role… Read More

  • Coleman honored for exceptional care, impact at Perham Living

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 5:02pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Longtime RN receives DAISY Award Perham Living is excited to announce that Heidi Coleman, RN, one of the facility’s most dedicated and compassionate nurses, has been honored with the prestigious DAISY Award. This recognition is a testament to her unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care and her positive impact on residents and colleagues. In nominating Colemanfor… Read More

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