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Friends of Tamarac closes in on fundraising goal to build new Discovery Learning Center


A rendering of the proposed Discovery Learning Center to be built in Tamarac shows the amphitheatre area where outdoor classes will take place.

 The Tamarac Wildlife Refuge may soon have a new building to accommodate the 3,000 plus student visitors it has each year.

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Renowned artist disabled, finds creative outlet through Vergas apprentice


Vergas resident Merel Kvam (left) is working as an apprentice for rural Frazee summer resident Paul Eppling, a world renown artist. Photo by Barbie Porter

 Since the early 1970s Paul Eppling has dedicated his life to creating art. Like many artists the ability to create is as important as the air he breathes.

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Vergas council considers paying half of event center sign, tables accepting development


The Vergas City Council was asked July 1 to consider footing half the bill for an electronic sign at the Vergas Event Center estimated to cost $10,000.

 The Vergas City Council was asked July 1 to consider footing half the bill for an electronic sign at the Vergas Event Center.

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Loon birthday bash a hit

More than 50 people showed up to celebrate the Vergas Loon’s 50th birthday Saturday, June 29.

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EDA may extend natural gas lines in Red Willow Development

 Natural gas service may soon be available to all lots in the Red Willow Heights addition.

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Fence requirements may change in Vergas

 Fence restrictions may change if the Vergas City Council approves its planning commission’s recommendation.

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Highway 87 detour near Frazee begins Monday

 Motorists on Highway 87 east of Frazee will encounter a one-week detour when a culvert replacement project begins July 8, weather permitting.

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Tractor Tracks seeks entries for July 28 event

  The last day of Turkey Days will feature the second annual display of antique farm tractors at the end of this month. It is scheduled for Sunday, July 28.

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Residents asked to envision future of Frazee


The City of Frazee is looking for input from residents on what people feel is needed to enhance residental life and business opportunities in the city. City leaders are also interested in learning what residents dislike about the city. Photo illustration by Barbie Porter

 For most, there is little opportunity to design one’s hometown. That rare moment has arrived for Frazee residents and those living in the surrounding area.

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Citizenship: A family’s time to celebrate for the Miller family


A day for celebration. A federal judge (left) presided over administering the citizenship oath for Jiralyn Miller, holding daughter Rubyjane. Bob Miller displays his wife's certificate. The ceremony was held in St. Paul at a federal facility, March 19.

 Jiralyn Miller had many miles to travel to become a United States citizen – in more ways than one.  

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