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Turkey Days road closures discussed at public safety meeting


The above map outlines road closures during Turkey Days. The red line is Friday’s closures. The green line is Saturday’s closures. The blue line is Sunday’s closures.
Frazee’s Public Safety Committee met Wednesday, July 8 and reviewed street closures for the upcoming city-wide celebration, Turkey Days, July 24-26.
 
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Rose Lake July 4 parade gets creative


Ken and Marion Jonson’s family and Pat Brown’s family earned the Most Creative Float Award for the July 4 boat parade on Rose Lake.
The Rose Lake Association held its inaugural Independence Day boat parade recently and had a whopping 26 entries. 
 
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Possible delays on Hwy 34, CR 141

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Search for past loon call winners is on

Winners of past Vergas Looney Daze loon calling competitions are being sought for the upcoming loon calling contest, which will highlight the 50th anniversary of the city-wide celebration in Vergas.
 
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Menu offers plenty of tasty treats and eating contest for Turkey Days


The Turkey Days pizza eating contest hosted by All In All drew several contenders and a large crowd for its inaugural year. The event is back again for this year’s celebration and set for Friday, July 24.
Perhaps one of the most tantalizing aspects of small town festivals is the delicious food served throughout the weekend.
 
The menu is covered during Frazee’s Turkey Days festival July 24-26.
 
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Baumgartner thankful for warm welcome

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Monsignor David Baumgartner took over services in July at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee. Barbie Porter photo
Monsignor David Baumgartner may never know in the mortal world if he has succeeded in his work of getting people into heaven. But he is working hard in the corner of parishioners at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee.
 
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Smith wins places in top 12 percent at World Series of Poker


Every contestant that banked money in the World Series of Poker tournament was given a commemorative hat. Joel Smith of rural Perham won $15,000. Playing poker is a hobby for Smith, who started his run for the championship at the Hostel Hornet in Frazee. Joel Smith photo
Playing Texas Hold’em at the Hostel Hornet eventually led Joel Smith, rural Perham, to earn a seat at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) where he placed 776 out of 6,420 players.
 
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Forum earns three national awards


Frazee-Vergas Forum Publisher Gale Kaas earned a national award from the National Newspaper Association for this photograph.
The Frazee-Vergas Forum earned three awards, a first, second and third, from the National Newspaper Association.
 
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Vergas Fire to hold fishing tournament July 17


The Vergas Fire Department is hosting a fishing tournament on Long Lake as a fundraiser.
With summertime in full swing and the lakes jumping with fish, many residents may be thinking about hitting the water to land the lunker that makes records, and dreams, come true. 
 
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Wind power study coming soon

The Frazee Economic Develop­ment Authority (EDA) learned the study to determine if renewable energy would be fiscally beneficial to taxpayers will likely get underway in the next few weeks.
 

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