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Family tradition gives father an opportunity to bond and teach hunting safety to kids

Courneya family
The Courneya family of Vergas (from left) Jayne, Hayley, Jim and Isaac recently enjoyed the youth hunting season, during which Hayley got her first buck. The regular gun season starts Saturday. Barbie Porter photo

Hayley's first buck.]
Hunting is often a time when a family gathers in a cozy cabin, rises with the sun and spends silent hours together in the wilderness. 
 
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School taxes on course to decrease

The tax bill for residents in the Frazee-Vergas School District will likely see a decrease next year (2015-16).
 
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Decorators sought for holiday event


A tree decorating event is coming to Frazee and decorators are needed.
For several years Frazee hosted a Festival of Trees event that has since been copied by other cities on the U.S. Highway 10 corridor. 
 
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Local Election Results

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Green, Sobieski answer residents’ questions


House 2B candidates Steve Green (left) and David Sobieski answered questions during a candidate forum Tuesday, Oct. 21. Barbie Porter photo
Candidates running for Minnesota House 2B seat, which represents Frazee and much of the surrounding area, participated in a League of Women Voters forum Tuesday, Oct. 21. 
 
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Crappie guide service reels in customers


Eagle Lake summer resident Jim Eike offers a fishing guide service specializing in crappies. Barbie Porter photo
Eagle Lake summer resident Jim Eike closed out his first year as a fishing guide who specializes in catching crappies. 
 
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New All In All building opens


Demolition of the old All In All building started Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the late afternoon. Barbie Porter photo
All In All officially opened the doors to its new building Friday, Oct. 24 and employees were quickly saying hello to familiar faces.
 
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Frazee teen survives traumatic brain injury, set to return home

Star Merrill
Star Merrill was in a life-threatening accident Aug. 14, and tentatively will return home Nov. 7 to continue her recovery.
Star Merrill remembers going out with friends Aug. 14. She remembers making a poor choice to get on the hood of a car to surf, which she’d seen in a movie. She also remembers the car suddenly braking. 
 
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Becker County sheriff candidates field questions from public


Tim Clements (left) and Todd Glander (right) are running for Becker County Sheriff. The two men recently fielded questions at a League of Women Voters Forum in Detroit Lakes. Barbie Porter photo
What will the newly elected Becker County Sheriff do about the increasing drug problem?
 
What do the sheriff candidates think about a new jail?
 
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Vergas Lions to host Halloween event


The Vergas Lions are continuing a tradition that spans more than a decade by giving out Halloween treats at the Vergas Event Center Friday, Oct. 31.
For more than a decade the Vergas Lions have scared up a boo-tastic time for little ghouls, providing a safe, indoor venue for kids to trick-or-treat and play games. 
 

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