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Deputy Christensen delivers baby


Becker County Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Christensen
About 3 a.m. early Friday morning, June 24, Becker County Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Christensen responded to a call that there was a woman in labor heading southbound on Highway 59 on the way to the hospital in Detroit Lakes.
 
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Watchorn takes stage in Shakespeare play, all three shows in DL are free

Zak Watchorn
Frazee resident Zak Watchorn will take the stage this weekend as the Detroit Lakes Shakespeare in the Park program offers three performances.
Zak Watchorn invites everyone out to share in the laughter and brilliant storytelling of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part I at the Detroit Lakes City Park.
 
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Swim lessons offered in Vergas and Frazee to all ages, levels

Getting the most out of living or visiting lake country may mean knowing how to swim. Luckily classes will be given at both public beaches in Vergas and Frazee.
 
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Turkey Days approaches

The Frazee Area Community Club had its monthly meeting Thursday, June 16. 
 
Dave Riewer stepped down and Cherry Post was voted in as replacement board member. 
 
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Jacob Roble earns Eagle Scout badge


Jacob Roble recently earned his Eagle Scout badge. He is a member of the Detroit Lakes Boy Scout Troop 646.
Jacob Roble reached out to the Becker County Sportsman’s Club asking to build staircases near the trap house where clay targets are launched.
 
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Frazee announces final 4 in city administrator hunt

Four women are set to be interviewed for the Frazee City Administrator position. The interview date is tentatively set for Friday, July 8 and times have yet to be announced.
 
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Vergas Planning Commission tackles gravel pit ordinance

The Vergas Planning Commission dug into a gritty problem at its monthly meeting Wednesday, June 22. 
 
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Griddles to be fired up Sunday for flapjacks, bouncy house bash


The Frazee firefighters are hosting a pancake fundraiser Sunday, July 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Frazee Fire Hall.
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Island Lake artist kicks off Women’s Wednesdays at Forest Edge Gallery


Judy Wegenast was the first featured artist in a series of Women’s Wednesday events hosted at the Forest Edge Gallery in rural Vergas.

Visitors at the first of many Women’s Wednesday events at the Forest Edge Gallery in Vergas enjoyed appetizers, live music and plenty of art.
The Forest Edge Gallery offered mingling with live background musicians crooning softly, appetizers, plenty of visual stimulation and a guest of honor - Judy Wegenast.
 
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Frazee-Vergas Forum wins six national awards


The photograph of a butterfly resting on a flower taken by Gale Kaas caught the eye of judges of the National Newspaper Association contest and won first place in the feature photography category.

Joleen Giefer earned a national award for capturing a tackle that resulted in a fumble and foretelling the action that would follow.

Barbie Porter won a national award in the literacy/education category for her article about Emily Hart.

The commemorative state wrestling poster created by Tammie Nunn and supported by many advertisers won three national awards.
Tammie Nunn brought home three national awards for her creation of the state wrestling pull-out. 
 

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