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Sculpture Trail ribbon cutting Saturday in Park Rapids


One of the first sculptures to be installed on the new Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail is AntVenture by Al Belleveau of Puposky. Completed in 2014, the stone and steel artwork is 7.5 feet in height by 8 feet in diameter at the base.
The city of Park Rapids and Park Rapids Arts and Culture Commission invite the public to a ribbon cutting for the new Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16. 
 
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Fourth time is a charm, Wippich to retire


Lois Wippich sits by a sign of one of her favorite song lyrics from “Jesus Loves Me.” Her father used to sing the song to her as a young girl and she continued the tradition by singing it to many generations of children who attended Jesus Little Lambs Preschool in Vergas.
For the fourth time Lois Wippich is retiring from her teacher position at Jesus Little Lambs Preschool in Vergas.
 
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Yard of the Month contest returns as turkey tracks appear downtown


Greta Nelson used a stencil to paint turkey tracks on the sidewalk.

Volunteers from the Frazee Area Community Club painted the first section of turkey tracks on the sidewalk leading from the small turkey to the large one. Project volunteers included (from left) Danita Ketter, Daneele Shipman, Charlie Clark, Greta Nelson, Nicolette Clark and Missy (Daggett) Clark.
The Frazee Area Community Club is welcoming back the Yard Of the Month contest.
 
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Frazee liquor store just about online

After months of data entry, the city-owned liquor store products are almost all inventoried in its new computerized system.
 
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Frazee Mayor Ludtke announces he will not run for re-election

Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke announced he would not be running for re-election in November.
 
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Forest Edge Gallery adds to popular summer event


Abstract painter Sandra Gehrig and her husband Wally, who creates painted drums, will be at Forest Edge Gallery giving demonstrations June 27. Some of their work is on display in the gallery located in rural Vergas.
The Forest Edge Art Gallery in Vergas is grilling up some fun with the opportunity to watch fine art being created.
 
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School renovation costs to be discussed June 13

The Frazee-Vergas School Board held a working session Wednesday, June 6 to review public input on its proposed facility remodeling projects with costs that range between $12.7-$37.5 million. 
 
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Candidates sought for Vergas pageants

This year will mark the 33rd crowning of Miss Vergas and the 20th crowning of Princess Altona. 
 
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National wiener dog races back after 5-year hiatus


The official T-shirt.
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Baumgart wins assessment dispute with city of Frazee


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Mike Baumgart received a $14,278 reduction to his assessment bill for his property along West Maple Avenue in Frazee.
 

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