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Lions fund shelter at Vergas zoo


The Vergas Lions hosted its monthly meeting at the new shelter at Trowbridge Creek Zoo in rural Vergas. The event also featured a dedication as the group funded the shelter project. Pictured are (from left) Vergas Lions President Richard Hanson, Michele Plagman and Lions District Governor Tom Plagman.
The Vergas Lions dedicated a shelter at Trowbridge Creek Zoo Tuesday, July 11.  The zoo, four miles northwest on Otter Tail County Highway 17, now offers visitors a picnic area near the bird enclosure and playground.
 
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School Board ends business office contract with Lakes Country

For the past several years the Frazee-Vergas School District has contracted with Lakes Country Service Cooperative for business office personnel. During the monthly meeting Monday, July 10, the board ended its contract.
 
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Accurate numbers leave auditor unsure of ways to improve city of Vergas budget

The city of Vergas received rave reviews after an audit was performed by Colleen Hoffman of Hoffman, Philipp & Knutson of Thief River Falls.
 
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Yoga, DIY projects coming to The Barn


The Barn at Five Lakes Resort will be the host venue to upcoming classes that include yoga and do-it-yourself projects.
For those seeking exercise or creative classes, The Barn at Five Lakes Resort in Frazee has a few events coming up.
 
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Running of the wieners returns to Vergas


Dachshund racing will return to Vergas Saturday, Aug. 12 during Looney Daze.
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Utke chases dreams with the help of the Guard

Dalton Utke watched his student loan debt increase, and after two years decided it was time to take action.
 
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Dey takes the wheel of Turkey Days tractor show

The Tractor Show began a few years ago because of John Dermody’s affinity for the machines. After the Frazee man passed last year it was uncertain who would take over the Turkey Days event.
 
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Seniors bond with young Hornets over arts and crafts


Darlene Hanson held up the gingerbread man she was making with the help of a few friends (from left) Jackson Watson, Kameron Tyge and Alex Mustain.
It’s Christmas in July at the Frazee Care Center as kids joined senior citizens to celebrate by making paper gingerbread ornaments.
 
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Donations to Vergas Trail Committee continue

The Vergas Trail Committee has had a total of $25,000 in donations come in since its last meeting.
 
The donations have been made by Hanson’s Plumbing and Heating ($20,000), Arvig and a personal donor.
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Vergas to begin developing Wellhead Protection Plan

The city of Vergas has begun to develop its state mandated Wellhead Protection Plan.
 

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