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  • French lilac tree in bloom near Frazee Care Center

    | Published on July 9, 2024 at 3:32pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Contributed photo Gary and Terryl Somerville’s 25-year-old French Lilac Tree is in bloom, giving travelers on Maple Avenue a unique look and a pleasant scent from the only tree of its kind in town. The blossoms will not be around for long so take a trip by and check it out. “I bet I’ve had… Read More

  • Man found unresponsive in Little Detroit Lake

    | Published on July 9, 2024 at 3:26pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    A 24-year-old man was found unresponsive by a citizen after swimming from shore and going underwater in Little Detroit Lake on Saturday, July 6, according to a press release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report that the man had disappeared underwater near the area of Zorbaz on the 400… Read More

  • Kids drawn to Vergas for fifth annual Art Camp

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 4:31pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Hansel and Gretel Theater Production coming to Vergas in July By Robert Williams Editor Vergas Mayor Julie Bruhn and Vergas Arts Club President Carol Albright continued their annual art camp on Saturday, June 15, as a way to help beautify downtown and get kids involved in doing so.  ¶  Each year’s project has a theme with kids… Read More

  • Flemmer retires from Frazee Mayoral duties

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 4:08pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Stepping down to allow candidates to run for office By Robert Williams Editor Frazee Mayor Mark Flemmer officially resigned from his position at the close of the Frazee City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 12. Flemmer was 18-months into a 4-year term that was to end in December of 2026. After presiding over his final council meeting,… Read More

  • Grant procedures clarified by Frazee City Administrator

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 4:06pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Froeber pushes plaque project at Big Turkey By Robert Williams Editor Frazee Community Development Corporation (FCDC) members Hank Ludtke, Polly Andersen, along with Community Club President Tom Watson discussed the handling of Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resource (LCCMR) grants with Mayor Mark Flemmer during the open forum session of the Frazee City Council meeting on Wednesday,… Read More

  • Vergas UM to host community free meal on June 21

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 4:04pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Blessing the community a theme for summer events By Robert Williams Editor The Vergas United Methodist Church will be hosting a free meal on Friday, June 21 starting at 5:30 p.m., as part of a busy summer of planned events. The church kicked off its summer events with a beach bible ministry that began Wednesday, June 12 and… Read More

  • Vergas using grants to improve municipal efficiency

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 4:02pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Vergas Planning Commission discussing building permit fines By Robert Williams Editor Vergas was awarded two grants from the Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (CRSDP) Grant and Empowering Small Minnesota Communities Program to aid in making the village’s municipal buildings more efficient. “These programs are both aligned through the University of Minnesota that operate under their Extension service,” said… Read More

  • Frazee-Vergas School Board approves 2025 district budget

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 3:52pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Summer Rec program receives $25,000 in donations By Robert Williams Editor The Frazee School Board approved the preliminary 2025 fiscal year school district budget at the monthly meeting on Monday, June 10. “Nothing is really surprising in the budget this year,” District Business Manager Chrissy Clapsaddle said. Clapsaddle noted a decrease in revenues primarily tied to a decrease of… Read More

  • Vacation Home Rental Ordinance passes Otter Tail County Board

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 3:50pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    Ordinance to go into effect on July 1 By Robert Williams Editor After weeks of discussion, Otter Tail County Land & Resource Management Director Chris LeClair brought a resolution adopting the new Vacation Home Rental Ordinance, which was approved 4-1 by the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, June 11. “It is an ordinance to supplement the existing… Read More

  • Perham Public Schools introduces 549 Media

    | Published on June 18, 2024 at 3:49pm EDT frazeevergas| Author: frazeevergas

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    The 2024-25 athletic season will see a change for Perham Public Schools and how fans can view the games from the comfort of their own home. Perham Public Schools will be introducing a new online streaming home called the 549 Media, highlighting Perham Athletics and Arts events during the upcoming school year. “Very few things in… Read More

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