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Frazee Planning Commission considers limiting the number of house rentals

The Frazee Planning Commission discussed what could be done to limit the number of single family dwellings being converted to rentals. 
 
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New wrestling facility plan scaled back, committee considers new location


While some plans were scaled down, if the district secures a grant from the Scheels Foundation the goal is still to renovate the theater and turn the current practice room into a commons and concession area.
A proposed wrestling facility for the Frazee-Vergas School District has been scaled back from the original plan.
 
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Playground and fences may be summer project for Frazee-Vergas School District


This satellite image shows the Frazee schools ballpark area. The lines on the map indicate the areas considered for installing a fence.
A new handicapped-accessible playground may be built this summer at Frazee Elementary. 
 
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Vergas 5K has solid turnout despite cold temps


Tom Olson volunteered during Vergas Maple Syrup Fest and served pancakes to hungry patrons.
A dozen competitors in the Vergas Maple Syrup Festival 5K run earned first place medals at the Saturday, April 9 event.
 
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Hobby brings sweet rewards to rural Vergas family


David Antonsen and his grandson Aidan Archer stand next to abnormally clear sap from this year’s harvest on the family farm. Sandy Antonsen photo
About 15 years ago David Antonsen and his wife Sandy started a hobby that had sweet returns.
 
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Giefer brings new dynamic to funeral home


Joleen Giefer recently joined the Furey Funeral Home staff as an office manager. She is also offering commemorative keepsakes and creating funeral programs.
Joleen Giefer recently joined the staff of Furey Funeral Home, brining with her a new dynamic to the business located on State Highway 87 in Frazee. 
 
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City seeks opinion on whistle-free zone

The City of Frazee wants opinions regarding making the city a whistle-free zone. 
 
On the city’s website,  www.frazeecity.com, is a survey with 10 questions.
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Frazee EDA funds change in recent months

The Frazee Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) bottom line dropped by $39,898 from the end of January to the start of February, then increased by $27,447 from February to March, during which time only $4 was recorded as revenue.
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Vergas EDA to focus on housing growth and new campgrounds

The Vergas Economic Develop­ment Authority (EDA) helped create and supported an ordinance that allows camping in the city limits, now the group’s focus is bringing a campground to the city and encouraging growth in its housing stock.
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Preserving memories one stitch at a time


Connie Lee of Vergas makes memorial and celebration quilts using clothing.
When Connie Lee lost her father, all she wanted was one more hug. That wish gave her the inspiration to create quilts and pillows with custom embroidery made from shirts and pants of the special person a heart is missing.
 

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