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District secures two-year contract with teachers’ union


The Frazee-Vergas School Board recently struck a deal with its teachers’ union that resulted in a $456,500 budget increase over the next two years, or a 9 percent increase overall.
The Frazee-Vergas School Board recently struck a deal with its teachers’ union that resulted in a $456,500 budget increase over the next two years, or a 9 percent increase overall.
 
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Kinship program seeking mentors and children

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Lakes Crisis Resource Center Assistant Director Anna Sellin (from left) was proud to announce Jodi Roy as the Kinship Coordinator. Natalie Schmidt joined Kinship as a mentor almost two months ago.
Lakes Area Kinship has brought a mentorship program to the lakes area, and rural Frazee resident Natalie Schmidt was quick to sign up.
 
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Rifle bullets rip through house during deer season


Tim Teiken points to the bullet hole that ripped through a steel door in the back of his garage. The picture inset is a close up of the .30-06 bullet hole that came from a rifle fired about 500 feet away.
A few minutes and a decisive decision at the meat freezer may have been the difference between life and death for Tim Teiken.
 
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DNR to talk about muskie potential Dec. 8


The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input to help determine if new muskellunge lakes spread geographically throughout Minnesota should be established in 2016. The Franklin and Lizzie chain, and Loon chain will be reviewed for comments 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the Lake Region Electric Cooperative building, 1401 S. Broadway, in Pelican Rapids.
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input to help determine if new muskellunge lakes spread geographically throughout Minnesota should be established in 2016.
 
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Teeth optional, mullets encouraged at Redneck Newlywed Game Saturday


Last year's Redneck dating game was a lot of laughs.
Three newlywed couples will grace the stage of the Vergas Event Center Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. 
 
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Four shows highlight big craft day

There will be little time to dillydally Saturday, Nov. 14 with so many craft fair events in the area. 
 
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District implements first measure to improve student test scores, bidding begins for new band uniforms

The Frazee-Vergas School Board continued its discussion about how the high school plans to improve test scores of junior high students, which have shown drastic drops from elementary scores.
 
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Whistle-free zone proposal may have city giving it another look

A whistle-free zone in Frazee is a welcoming thought to many, and the city is once again looking into the possibility.
 
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Frazee Fire Department gets pay raise, bumps from $8 to $10

The Frazee Fire Department requested last year the city council increase firefighter pay. Nothing materialized last year, but Monday, Nov. 9 the council moved forward and bumped the pay from $8 to $10 an hour.
 
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Board vacancies with more than year left on term now mean election

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