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Newcomer sweeps loon calling contest, starts new family tradition


Princess Altona Lexi Moe (back) puts the champion and grand champion loon calling medal on Kyra Martin. The 9-year-old swept the competitions this year.
The ever-popular loon calling contest during the annual Looney Daze festival in Vergas had a solid turnout and two competitions, despite temps that soared into the 90s.
 
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Woodturner makes one-of-a-kind dishware


Dan Modrow, woodturner, creates useful items.
Wood decor may conjure up thoughts of furniture, but Dan Modrow creates functional accent pieces.
 
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Anderson, Moe take top crowns at Looney Daze


Vergas 2015 royalty is (from left) King Max DuCharme, son of Maggie Anderson & JP DuCharme, Miss Vergas 2015 Lauren Anderson, daughter of Kim & Paul Anderson, Princess Altona 2015 Lexi Moe, daughter of Melissa & Trevor Moe, and Queen Zoey Rousu, daughter of Jake & Megan Rousu.
The Miss Vergas and Princess Altona Scholarship Program crowned new royalty Aug. 13 at the Vergas Event Center. Lauren Anderson was named Miss Vergas 2015 and Lexi Moe is Princess Altona.
 
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Frazee man survives multiple rollover


Geri Lafreniere (left) stands with her son Hunter who recently survived a multiple rollover car accident.
Up early and on the road, Hunter Lafreniere headed to work this summer to remodel a house in Browerville for a priest. He never made it. 
 
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Daggett named president of trucking group


Daggett Truck Line President Fred Daggett recently made the cover of Trucking Minnesota.
The Minnesota Trucking Association will likely be coming to Frazee to visit in mid-September, as the initial meeting is routinely held in the hometown of its chair. Fred Daggett was recently appointed to the position. 
 
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New school levy option not likely

The Frazee-Vergas School District  can take out a higher non-voter approved tax levy, but it may not.
 
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Miss Wolf Lake pageant kicks off Harvest Festival Friday


Wolf Lake Harvest Fest pageant contestants include Little Miss: (in front) Hayden Lampl, and (not pictured Emily Myllykangas); Junior Miss: (middle row, from left) Tera Edwards, CallaBelle Nundahl, Faith Jepson, Ashley Fletcher, Kaytana McCollough; Miss Wolf Lake: (back, from left) Megan Neis, Kayla Trout, Gabriela French, Rhiannon Fleming, Justice Gustafson and Kaitlyn Wurst.
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Aug
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Sweet event relies on farmer’s generosity


The eighth annual Corn Feed in Frazee is quickly approaching. The event is sponsored by the Frazee Area Community Club and organized by Roger Boe
Frazee is gearing up for the eighth annual Corn Feed Thursday, Aug. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the BackYard Station, 113 West Main Avenue.
 
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Vergas property owners cited for low curb appeal answer call to clean up lots

Property owners in Vergas who were identified as having unsightly curb appeal were quick to take action.
 
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Four years into Wolf Lake charm hunt, event proves to be hit with youngsters

(Editor's note: The charm was found by Shirley Suvanto Aug. 15)
 

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