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  • Chasing the art of Hygge

    | Published on January 20, 2021 at 12:05pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Snowshoe club begins at Frazee High School By Barbie Porter Editor Frazee High School has a new club that focuses on getting outdoors in the winter to go snowshoeing and enjoy the company of friends. There are some snowshoes available for people to use to try the activity before deciding if they want to purchase their own set.  The idea… Read More

  • Vergas Pickleball court location to be defined

    | Published on January 20, 2021 at 11:48am EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor The Vergas City Council asked its Utilities Superintendent Mike DuFrane to meet with park board representatives and create a map of where the proposed pickleball court would be built. At the council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12, Park Board member Sherri Hanson said the intent is still to have the court placed near… Read More

  • Applications being accepted to fill empty council seat

    | Published on January 20, 2021 at 11:47am EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    City office now open to the public By Barbie Porter Editor Vergas Mayor Julie Bruhn welcomed the new council members at the first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 12.  Bruhn, who won the bid for mayor in Nov., stated she was honored to serve in the position which her father and brother have also held. Bruhn… Read More

  • Peterson donates artifacts to Becker County Museum

    | Published on January 20, 2021 at 11:45am EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Former Congressman Collin Peterson made a significant donation to the Becker County Museum for archival and historical purposes.  The Detroit Lakes resident, who represented Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District in Washington D.C., gifted the museum with items including official office papers, correspondences, furniture, memorabilia, awards, photographs, plaques, books and other unique items. “It was a great honor to… Read More

  • Utility project nears completion

    | Published on January 20, 2021 at 11:43am EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Frazee council shoots down apartment development discussion in Red Willow, finds different location  By Barbie Porter Editor During the Monday, Jan. 11 meeting, Frazee City Council was informed by its engineer, Kris Carlson  of Ulteig, that the water treatment plant project is nearing completion. He explained painters were on-site and water may be running through the facility… Read More

  • Fire destroys Frazee home

    | Published on January 13, 2021 at 1:36pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Frazee resident offers displaced couple a home until spring By Barbie Porter Editor On Saturday, Jan. 2, Tammy and Ronald “Arnie” Krejce lost everything in a fire. While their belongings were gone, within hours they had a community rallying around them. The day everything changed came about with household chores. An hour or so earlier, Krejci had put… Read More

  • CornerStone hires executive director

    | Published on January 13, 2021 at 1:35pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor The CornerStone youth community center hired Tracy Neuffer as its executive director. The Detroit Lakes resident was raised in Mahnomen and is excited to be part of the community-driven project. “The people I have met in Frazee so far have been unbelievably kind and friendly,” she said.   Neuffer grew up next to the country… Read More

  • Vergas resident named realtor Rookie of the Year

    | Published on January 13, 2021 at 1:33pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Barbie Porter Editor Vergas resident Joy (Pausch) Summers recently earned the high accolade of Rookie of the Year by the Lakes Country Association of Realtors. Summers was in her car when she was informed she would be the recipient of the coveted award. Normally, the Vergas resident would receive the accolade at a banquet with her… Read More

  • Frazee HS grad is in a fight for her life

    | Published on January 13, 2021 at 1:32pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Chamley diagnosed with endometrial cancer By Barbie Porter Editor Cassie Chamley is climbing the ladder of seven stages of grief; sometimes she goes up and sometimes down. No matter what rung she is holding on to, the 37-year-old never thought she’d be battling for her life at such a young age.  “Never in a million years would I… Read More

  • Vergas EDA to pinpoint priorities

    | Published on January 13, 2021 at 1:29pm EST chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Grant to help purchase former store slated for 2022 By Barbie Porter Editor The Vergas Economic Development Authority took notes and advice from a leader in a nearby community.  During the monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6, Kurt Keena of the Detroit Lakes HRA provided insight on how the group may find success in future projects. Prior to serving in… Read More

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