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Fischer Farm hosts 50th conservation tour, memories of a family legacy shared


Ike Fischer talked to students from Frazee and neighboring school districts about tree types and how to tell the age of a tree. He also covered a variety of information on vegetation and animals found on Fischer Farm. Alisa Bentley photo
Each spring for the past 50 years, Ike Fischer has invited Frazee Elementary students to his family’s historic farm in rural Frazee to discuss flora and fauna.
 
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Vergas area hosts garden, cancer-fighting tour Saturday


Whether a stone sculpture is made of stone or colored glass that catches the sun’s rays, the accessory offers a playful visual to any garden space.
An opportunity to fight cancer, gather gardening ideas and win prizes happens Saturday, July 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Vergas area.
 
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Hanson memorial donation pushes Vergas trail extension to next phase


Members of the Hanson family presented the city with a $20,000 memorial fund check to go towards building the Vergas Long Lake Trail extension. Photographed are (from left) Jeff Hanson, Robin Hanson, Vergas City Clerk Julie Lammers, Cheryl Hanson and Vergas Mayor Dean Haarstick.
A $20,000 memorial fund for the late Rodney Hanson of Vergas pushed the Vergas Long Lake Trail to the next phase.
 
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Misdiagnosis common for Lyme disease, says local advocate


Kory James holds up two vials, each with a deer tick in different stages. While most are very small, once they become engorged from feeding or pregnant they are much easier to spot.
Lyme disease doesn’t always leave a bullseye on those who contract it. Kory James knows from experience and the long, life-altering experience has pushed her to become an advocate and an educator.
 
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100 miles of bonding, North Country Trail provides family with memorable adventure


Mike Watchorn (left) takes a photo with his son Skylar while hiking a portion of the North Country Trail.
After hiking 100 miles in nine days on the North Country Trail Mike Watchorn and his son Skylar are sore, but looking forward to their next challenge and possibly a thru hike of the Pacific Crest Trail.
 
Tue
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Extra griddle brought in to serve homemade, secret recipe cakes

The Frazee Fire Department is firing up an extra griddle this year to help serve its supporters, and keep the lines to a minimum.
 
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Campground inquiries begin, gravel pads to be laid

Inquiries have already started for campground reservations in Frazee. 
 
Tue
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Zieglers to host Breakfast on the Farm event in August


Equipment and technology drastically changed agriculture and during the Breakfast on the Farm Event Aug. 5 at August and Betty Ziegler’s farm people can learn all about the changes.
Rural Frazee farmers August and Betty Ziegler are inviting everyone out for breakfast Saturday, Aug. 5 starting at 7 a.m.
 
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Frazee resident thankful for Meals on Wheels


Selma Hyatt, Frazee, is thankful for the Meals on Wheels and Neighbor to Neighbor programs.
Frazee resident Selma Hyatt is a proud recipient of Meals on Wheels.
 
Growing up in a small town in Illinois, she moved to Frazee with her husband Floyd in 1976. 
 
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Ham radio operators have a field day


Frazee City Council member Mark Flemmer (right) visited the site pictured here signing the visitors log. In the back from left is Joe Riewer, Frazee, and Craig Fontaine, Detroit Lakes.

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