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  • Wake graduates early from high school

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 3:05pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    First FHS student to earn AA degree and finish a year early By Robert Williams Editor McKenzie Wake is doing something no other Frazee-Vergas High School student has done before. That being said, she is following in some family footsteps to reach that plateau. Her brother Charlton was the first Frazee-Vergas student to graduate from high school with an… Read More

  • Confetti rains down on FHS Class of 2022

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 3:02pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Photo by Robert Williams Confetti rains down on the Frazee-Vergas high school Class of 2022 at the conclusion of the 117th annual graduation commencement program Sunday, May 12.

  • Gullekson becomes an Eagle Scout

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:59pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Only four percent of scouts achieve the honor By Robert Williams Editor Noah Gullekson earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was honored at a ceremony a year later. Gullekson earned the badge in January of 2021, but due to pandemic restrictions, the actual ceremony was not held until February of this year. Gullekson is the son of Susan (Mickelson)… Read More

  • Frazee approves offer for building to house police

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:57pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Frazee VFW post commander updates city council  By Robert Williams Editor According to council person Mark Flemmer, Roger Boe, owner of the building at 207 Main Avenue West, across from the city administration building and fire department, has agreed to sell the property to the city to house the police department for $65,000. The council had previously discussed… Read More

  • Boating season is underway 

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:48pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Becker County AIS volunteers are helping to keep the water clean By Vivian (Makela) Sazama Correspondent After the very long and very cold winter, boaters are ready to hit the water. The Becker County Aquatic Invasive Species Watercraft Inspectors are ready to help boaters stop the progression of the invasive species that have already infested a number of lakes… Read More

  • HomeHelpMN Relief program open for applications

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:43pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Minnesota’s relief program for homeowners, HomeHelpMN, who have fallen behind on their mortgages or other housing-related expenses because of the COVID-19 pandemic is now open.   The application period is open until June 17, but homeowners who need help are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The program, funded by Congress through the U.S. Department… Read More

  • Heart of the Lakes Regional Trail updates

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:31pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Multi-use regional trail to connect Perham to Pelican Rapids Trail The Heart of the Lakes Regional Trail (unofficially referred to as the Perham to Pelican Rapids Trail) is a 10-foot wide, 32-mile long, multi-use recreational trail connecting the communities of Perham and Pelican Rapids via Maplewood State Park.  The trail is comprised of five segments: Pelican Rapids, Maplewood, Silent… Read More

  • Celebrate Arbor Month by planting a tree

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:28pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    With warmer weather and May being Arbor Month, now is a great time to plant a tree, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Minnesotans across the state can plant trees now to support resilient community forests into the future,” said Jennifer Teegarden, cooperative forest management outreach specialist. “By thoughtfully choosing, planting, and caring for… Read More

  • Helping out in the community

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:28pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Photo courtesy of Frazee-Vergas Public Schools Frazee-Vergas high school seniors Scott Seim, Chase Amundson and Dalton Mitchell of the C-Trades class repaired weather-damaged steps at Lions park in Frazee last week.

  • Seim earns LRBA scholarship

    | Published on May 26, 2022 at 2:24pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Builders Association gives $7k to area students Scott Seim, a 2022 graduate of Frazee High School, was one of seven area students to receive a $1,000 scholarship from The Lake Region Builders Association Scholarship Foundation. The scholarships are awarded to Class of 2022 graduates pursuing careers in the building trades.  Seim is planning to attend Bismarck State College to study Carpentry… Read More

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