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  • From Africa to Vergas

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 5:01pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter A LOVE FROM ACROSS THE OCEAN Editor In the bush of South Africa, Jaco Janse van Vuuren drove into a national park stretching hundreds of thousands of acres. The park is primitive territory where predators roam and people are not allowed to carry weapons. “Poaching is a major problem,” Vuuren said, adding those seen with… Read More

  • Art overcomes anxiety

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 5:01pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Skylie Johnson knows what it is like to be trapped in a private hell. Bottled emotions created a cage where the most common visitor was anxiety. And anxiety had an agenda to eat away at her sense of self and make her feel weak for having emotions. The 16-year-old daughter of Joe and… Read More

  • Carhop coming to Frazee

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:58pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Drivers of classic cars to get a free root beer float By Barbie Porter Editor Frazee is getting a carhop on Sunday, June 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 210 Maple Avenue east (Bethlehem Lutheran Church) in Frazee.  The menu boasts grilled hamburgers, hotdogs, fries and root beer floats. The burger and hotdog basket, which includes fries, costs $5…. Read More

  • Frazee library has many events planned in June

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:48pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor The Frazee library will have several events in the month of June, and all are invited to attend. Library Coordinator Darlya Edmond said the next event at the library “Story Stroll: Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” will go through June 11. The special event invites visitors to take a stroll and watch a… Read More

  • Frazee Fire Department is holding an open house

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:44pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Try on the uniform and enjoy free hot dogs and chips By Barbie Porter Editor Frazee Fire Department is hosting an open house on Wednesday, June 9 from 6-8 p.m. Anyone who has considered joining a volunteer firefighter department is asked to stop by, ask questions and see the equipment. The recruitment event is part of a county-wide… Read More

  • North Country Trail hikes set for June 9, 16

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:39pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Members of the Laurentian Lakes chapter of the North country Scenic Trail are hosting day hike events at the Tamarac Wildlife Refuge and in Vergas in June. The adventure at Tamarac is set for 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 9. The hike will be a guided 4-mile jaunt inside the refuge’s borders.  Hikers are to meet at… Read More

  • MnDOT gives State Highway 87 update

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:36pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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     Starting on Monday, June 14, State Highway 87 will be impassable just west of the County Road 33/County Road 115 intersection, as crews replace a box culvert. The culvert replacement is expected to take up to two weeks to complete. During the work, local traffic will need to find an alternate route around the culvert site…. Read More

  • Kaldahl named manager of Frazee Golf Course

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:32pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Dan Kaldahl’s family is known for providing the lakes area that offers a quality resort with a five-star golf course. He brings that lifetime of knowledge to Frazee Golf Course as the new manager. Kaldahl sharpened his skills understanding the intricacies of golf courses at Fair Hills, before taking work at a lodge…. Read More

  • Business picks up tab for annual EDA meeting

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:25pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor The Vergas Economic Authority learned a donation of a downtown business will cover the food served at the group’s annual meeting, which drew more than 40 people.  Vergas City Clerk Julie Lammers informed the EDA that Billy’s Corner Bar and Grill picked up the tab for the food served at their establishment for… Read More

  • AgCountry explores merger

    | Published on June 7, 2021 at 4:22pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Board of Directors from two Farm Credit associations in the upper Midwest have signed a memorandum of understanding for a proposed merger. AgCountry Farm Credit Services, based in Fargo, N.D., and Farm Credit Services of North Dakota (FCSND), based in Minot, N.D., are currently assessing the benefits of a merger for stockholders and to… Read More

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