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Green says DFL raised taxes by 12 percent

Rep. Steve Green
Rep. Steve Green, R-Fosston, held a townhall meeting Friday afternoon at the Palace Cafe. He talked with about a dozen persons about the recent legislative session. He told them taxes were boosted by the DFL for items that were far less important than needed infrastructure improvements such as highway repairs. Photo by John W. Dermody
According to State Rep. Steve Green, the DFL party dominated all issues during the recent legislative session and, as a result, he said, “The Democrats raised taxes by 12 percent.”
 
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HOL 69’ers add beauty to Frazee


HOL 69’ers members include (front, from left) Taylor Christensen, Weston Mickelson, (back, from left) Sarah Wendt, Jakob Bertek, Blake Christensen and Jack Mickelson.
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1.5 miles of Hwy 29 to be surfaced this summer by Frazee

The Becker County Highway Department announced the Highways 29 & 87 projects of reclaiming, bituminous surfacing and aggregate shouldering, was awarded this morning to the low bidder, Mark Sand & Gravel Company of Fergus Falls.
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‘Whistle-free zones’ tough to establish, costly

Two questions are commonly heard when people talk about the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway tracks going through Frazee.
 
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Blandin Community Leadership Program seeks new participants

As part of its commitment to strengthening rural communities, Blandin Foundation is making its Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) available to residents from the Frazee, Vergas and Wolf Lake areas.
 
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Lone rider lives life at 2 mph

Bernice Ende
Bernice Ende tied sheets around her Fjord mares to keep the flies from bothering them. Ende is on an 8,000 mile horseback ride that will span 2½ years and brought her to the Osage area. Photo by Barbie Porter
There is a saying that everyone has a choice to make – to be loved or to be free. At 2 mph, Bernice Ende found a way to have both.
 
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Block parties kick off Tuesday in Frazee

Invites are being handed out to residents of Frazee for the city-wide block party event set for June 23-28.   Six hosts have agreed to hold block parties throughout the town, but impromptu parties may be added, so watch for invites.
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Frazee library gives away prizes to kids as part of new summer reading program

Bonnie Julius
Frazee library volunteer Bonnie Julius stands next to the growing selection of books at the local library, which is holding a summer reading program for children. Kids who meet age-appropriate reading goals can get prizes. Photo by Barbie Porter
The Frazee library is giving away prizes to young readers. 
 
Librarian volunteer Bonnie Julius  explained there are three age categories invited to join the free summer reading program.
 
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Memorial rocks needed at community garden


Lorie Totland reclaimed two flower gardens along 2nd Street, and hopes the community will help border them with rocks 6-to-8 inches in size. She asks those bringing a rock to also paint the name of a loved one who has passed on the rock. Photo by Barbie Porter
In Lorie Totland’s formative years she often asked, “What can my community do for me?”
 
After moving away from her hometown and growing into an adult, she realizes she had the wrong attitude.
 
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Low-interest loans for buying fixer-up homes, home improvement loans available now

Buying a home and fixing it up just became a bit easier, as did securing funds for specific remodeling projects for current homeowners. 
 

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