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  • Resident avoids $7,000 ‘grandparent scam’

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 2:56pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tyler Trieglaff Notes from the Chief Friday, Sept. 16 7:39 p.m. Assist with a medical. 12:12 p.m. Welfare check on a juvenile from the high school. 12:31 p.m. Report of harassment between some drama queens. More restraining orders issued. 6:19 p.m. Report of people in a vehicle passing a bottle around. Officer found the vehicle and driver, no signs of alcohol…. Read More

  • Arch entrance installed at Veterans Memorial in Vergas

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:55pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    More additions planned for Vergas park in the near future By Robert Willams Editor The archway entrance is the latest installation at the continually evolving Vergas Veterans Memorial. The latest addition is one of a few more still in the works for later this year. “People have asked when are you going to be done with this and… Read More

  • Vergas post office named in honor of Jon Glawe

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:53pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    US House passes Fischbach bill to rename Vergas post office By Robert Willams Editor The Minnesota House of Representatives passed H.R. 5952, on Tuesday, Sept. 13, a bill sponsored by Representative Michelle Fischbach, that honors the life of Jon Glawe, a Vergas mail carrier of 36 years. “He left a remarkable impact on his community,” Fischbach said in… Read More

  • Resignation opens spot on Vergas Council

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:49pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Hasse selected to replace Logan Dahlgren By Robert Willams Editor Rebecca Hasse was selected by a unanimous vote to replace former councilman Logan Dahlgren, who submitted his resignation on August 24 and has since moved out of town. Hasse was one of two candidates, including Judy Kvam, who sought to replace Dahlgren and finish out the remainder of his… Read More

  • FHS enrollment down slightly from 2021-22

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:48pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    FHS starts year with 398 students By Robert Willams Editor High school principal Anna Potvin provided an update on enrollment numbers for the 2022-23 school year at the Frazee-Vergas School Board meeting Monday, Sept. 12. The high school begins the year with 398 students enrolled at the high school, down 11 from 2021 (409), but up 11 from… Read More

  • Crossing and lane closures expected on 87 project 

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:45pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    New sidewalks to be installed along Highway 87 in Frazee Last week, crews got started in Phase 2 (Juniper Avenue to Birch Avenue) of the Highway 87 project in Frazee.  Drivers will encounter lane closures in this area while crews make utility repairs, install new sidewalks and the shared-use path, and resurface the highway. At this time,… Read More

  • Celebrate Vergas businesses Sept. 24

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:43pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Hairyman Festival Oct. 1 in Vergas By Robert Williams Editor The Vergas Community Club announced that Saturday, Sept. 24 will be a day to celebrate businesses old and new in town. The celebration coincides with the grand opening of Ditterich Mercantile. DuWayne Ditterich was one of the first to bring up the idea of celebrating all of the businesses in Vergas,… Read More

  • Playcare opens new space in Backyard

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:42pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Perham pet business adds fourth building By Robert Willams Editor The Backyard in Perham has added a fourth building to a growing petcare campus after opening the new playcare center on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The business is broken up into the pet supply and grooming center and the boarding and playcare. The new playcare building is around the… Read More

  • Share thoughts on special fishing regulations

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:39pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Input sought for several area lakes Minnesotans can weigh in on proposed special fishing regulations that, if adopted, would become effective next year.  The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is considering experimental and special fishing regulations for the 2023 fishing season that address walleye in Big Sandy Lake (Aitkin County) and Island and Round lakes (Itasca County);… Read More

  • LRAC closing reception for the juried exhibition

    | Published on September 19, 2022 at 5:39pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Reception to be held September 20 The Lake Region Arts Council has announced the closing reception of the exhibition, “Guest Juror—Tasha Kubesh” for Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the LRAC Main Gallery at the historic River Inn, 133 S. Mill St., Fergus Falls. This public reception for the artists will be held from 5:30-7 p.m., with artists talks will… Read More

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