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  • Reierson earns leadership award, college scholarship

    | Published on April 7, 2021 at 3:50pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Ellie Reierson, Frazee, is one of five students from across northwest Minnesota who was selected for the Northwest Minnesota Youth Leadership Award by the Red River Valley Development Association. The award was initiated to recognize young adults in the 14 counties in northwest Minnesota who have demonstrated outstanding ability in citizenship and leadership, character building, or… Read More

  • Seip Drug offers to sell building to EDA, signs lease

    | Published on April 7, 2021 at 3:49pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor The Frazee Economic Development Authority was presented with a purchase price of $45,000 for the current Seip Drug building on Main Avenue. The drug store plans to move into the new business center. The EDA hopes to continue the redevelopment of the corridor. There is a potential business for the storefront next to… Read More

  • Get ready to toss those bags April 10

    | Published on April 7, 2021 at 3:48pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor The bags will be flying at the Frazee Event Center on Saturday, April 10 in an all-ages cornhole tournament. The fun starts at 4 p.m. so registration the day of the event between 3-4 p.m. is recommended. For those early birds, the event organizers will begin set-up for the competition around 2 p.m. There… Read More

  • Construction trades class may be adding cement work to repertoire

    | Published on April 7, 2021 at 3:47pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Capital outlay expenses see reduction due to COVID-19 By Barbie Porter Editor Frazee High School students are afforded the opportunity to learn how to build a house from the ground  up. Now, cement work could be added to a roster of educational opportunities. The Frazee-Vergas School Budget and Facilities Committee met on Monday, March  29, during which… Read More

  • Groundbreaking for veteran’s memorial park in Vergas set for Memorial Day

    | Published on April 7, 2021 at 3:44pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Donations will pave the way to make the project a success By Barbie Porter Editor The Vergas Lions are planning to break ground on a  veteran’s memorial park over Memorial Day Weekend. The proposed memorial stretches 62 feet from end to end. Vergas Lions member Lyle Krieg said the idea for the memorial was sparked when an… Read More

  • Mickelson named Citizen of the Season

    | Published on March 31, 2021 at 4:06pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Hazel Mickelson and her family made history this past week. The Frazee family that is known for successful turkey operations, real estate development and volunteering was named the first ever, Citizen of the Season by the Frazee Area Community Club. The Citizen of the Season award is a new way for the… Read More

  • Yes, Polly does want a cracker

    | Published on March 31, 2021 at 4:04pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Local resident helps birds find forever homes By Barbie Porter Editor Shelters for traditional pets like cats and dogs are well known in the area for helping animals find forever homes. Rural Detroit Lakes resident Anna Lassonde is a member of a more unique pet rescue that focuses solely on birds.  The business owner of Jollybird Studio,… Read More

  • Selly is always there for a teammate

    | Published on March 31, 2021 at 4:03pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor When teammates of Hailey Selly were asked to describe her, the words included: considerate, lively, honest, dedicated, cheerful passionate, perky, funny and confident. The testimonies from teammates were echoed by her dance coach Katrina Courneya. In fact, Courneya has been so impressed with the daughter of Hollie and Jason Selly that she… Read More

  • Vergas to look at ATV roadway exemption

    | Published on March 31, 2021 at 3:59pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Vergas residents have requested the planning commission address all-terrain vehicles riding on private property. During its monthly meeting on Monday, March 22, commission members were made aware that some ATV drivers are utilizing people’s lawns to come into the city. It was noted state statutes do not permit ATVs on the roadway, unless a… Read More

  • Reeling in the perfect rods and duck calls

    | Published on March 31, 2021 at 3:58pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Frazee High School offers students many options to dig into hands-on learning, especially with industrial arts classes.  Senior Sam Winn isn’t considered a shop kid. In fact other, the only shop classes he’d taken before were required. That changed his senior year as his scheduled presented more opportunities to take electives. “It’s become my… Read More

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