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Zoo in rural Vergas may open by August

Dusty Ebersviller Zoo
Dusty Ebersviller holds a recent addition to the zoo family, Copper the red kangaroo. Copper is about a year old and weigh 25 pounds. As an adult he may weigh up to 125 pounds. Barbie Porter photo
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The Trowbridge Creek Zoo welcomed a new white whitetail deer Wednesday, May 27. The zoo recently received a permit from Otter Tail County to open as a business. Barbie Porter photo
A zoo may open to the public in rural Vergas by Looney Daze.
 
Tue
26
May
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Jutz to host free 5K walk Saturday


Hailey Jutz, a Frazee High School graduate and current Miss Perham, is hosting a 5K walk May 30. Studio 60 Photographic Art photo
Frazee resident Hailey Jutz is hosting Operation: Save a Life 5K Walk Saturday, May 30 in Perham. 
 
Tue
26
May
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Shipman named honorary torch bearer


The Shipmans are looking for members to join Team Tyler for the Becker County Relay for Life event June 12. Last year (from left) Cassidy Shipman, her mother Daneele and brother Carter, along with other team members raised almost $900 for the event that helps fund research for cancer prevention.
Carrying a blazing torch, lit in memory of lives lost and battles won, is an honor Daneele Shipman has gladly accepted.
 
Tue
26
May
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Miss Minnesota send-off Sunday at Frazee Event Center


Miss Perham Hailey Jutz, (left) and Miss Frazee Becca Sorlien-Riewer, both of Frazee, invite friends and family to the send-off Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. at Frazee Event Center.
Tue
26
May
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Courneya uses homing pigeons to dabble in genetic modification

Jim Courneya
Homing pigeons at Jim Courneya’s loft have unique colors. While his birds are fast enough to race, Courneya’s interest is in genetic modification of color. Barbie Porter photo
Jim Courneya
Jim Courneya holds a baby homing pigeon. He has a loft in the backyard of his Vergas home. Jim is married to Jayne and they have three children: Alex, Isaac and Hayley. Barbie Porter photo
Vergas residents may occasionally see a flock of pigeons swooping about the sky, and if watched long enough they likely end up at the residence of Jim Courneya.
 
Tue
26
May
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Flag flown in Iraq, gifted to Shipman, on display at VFW

Tyler Shipman
Tyler Shipman with a flag, plaque and picture of Andy Weigle, the Iraqi soldier who sent him the flag that was flown in Iraq during a mission.
A U.S. flag that waved its stripes during the second Iraq war and was gifted to a brave young man from Evergreen, is now displayed at the Frazee VFW.
 
Tue
26
May
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Frazee High School 1972 graduate to be recognized for career in TV journalism

Patrick Woodard
Patrick Woodard was photographed while creating a documentary about polar bears for National Geographic.
In July Patrick Woodard’s career in journalism will be acknowledged as a significant contribution when he is inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ prestigious Silver Circle.
 
Tue
26
May
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Educating drivers and enforcing the law in Frazee


Frazee Police Chief Mike Johnson can be seen in the reflection of a laptop in his squad car. He and other law enforcement officials are working hard to keep people safe on the road and out of the back seat of a police car. Barbie Porter photo
Warm weather may give a false sense of safety behind the wheel, as drivers speed up, forget to put on their seatbelts and head out on the town without a plan to have a sober driver bring them home.
 
Wed
20
May
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Frazee woman joins DLPD

Josie Johnson
Josie Johnson is a full-time police officer for the Detroit Lakes Police Department. Josie is pictured her with her husband Matt and children (from left) Kailei, 12, William, 5, and Clayton, 11.
Josie Johnson, a 2002 Frazee High School graduate, was recently hired as a full-time patrol/police officer for the Detroit Lakes Police Department.
 
Wed
20
May
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Wrestling awards given to Mollins and Dretsch

The 2015 State Persons-of-the-Year Awards from Wrestling USA Magazine were announced recently and the two recipients, Larry Mollins and Jack Dretsch, were both previously from the Frazee High School Hornet Wrestling team.
 

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