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Riebe brings headstones back to life

Bruce Riebe
Bruce Riebe cleans headstones in a 50-mile radius of Frazee. He began offering the service after a local funeral director suggested it. Barbie Porter photo

The headstone of Josephine Ligon was full of moss, mildew and grime. After Bruce Riebe hand-cleaned it the stone looked almost new.
The cemetery is a calming place for Bruce Riebe. 
 
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Little turkey’s new digs OK’d by council

Little Turkey Park
The design of Little Turkey Park on the corner of Main Avenue and Lake Street was recently reviewed by the city council.
The Little Turkey Park makeover plans reveal a clean-cut street corner, encouraging photo opportunities and socializing.
 
The design was revealed at the monthly Frazee City Council meeting Monday, June 8. 
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Women’s Wednesdays at Forest Edge Gallery

 
Women are invited Wednesdays to Forest Edge Gallery for Women's Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. June 17, July 1, 15 & 29, and Aug. 12 & 26 for an afternoon of fun and relaxation.
 
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Local royalty showcases talent, beauty

Miss Minnesota contestants and Miss Outstanding Teens gathered to showcase their talent and wardrobe at the Miss Minnesota Showcase May 31 at the Frazee Event Center.

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Vergas EDA eyes non-profit status

The Vergas Economic Development Authority (EDA) agreed it would recommend the city council allow the group to start a non-profit fund through West Central Initiative (WCI).
 
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Post office renovates floor


Crystal Capps (left) and Marc Anderson (right) carefully take the backing off a sheet that seals asbestos flooring while Ernest Lowe (middle) starts placing new black tiles atop the sealant. Barbie Porter photo
The Frazee Post Office is footing the bill at its rented building on Main Avenue to seal asbestos tile in the building and place new tile over it.
 
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MMCDC may rehab houses

The Frazee Economic Development Authority (EDA) met Tuesday, May 26 and agreed to support a loan program offered by the  Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (MMCDC) in Detroit Lakes.
 
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Grade school and high school choices haunt week

In elementary school I had a speech impediment. I slurred my “S” to have a “sh” sound and was ordered to do a tour in speech therapy.
 
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Sidewalk replacement underway in Frazee

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Frazee’s Utilities Superintendent Larry Stephenson (center) watches the crew from Billett Construction put down cement on the sidewalk of 2nd Street Northwest. Barbie Porter photo
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The Frazee-Vergas Forum's sidewalk was replaced Tuesday.
About 500 feet of sidewalk in the city of Frazee is being replaced. 
 
The sidewalk project tackles the walks that have heaved, broken apart and in some locations sunk into the earth.
 
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Seek Rib Fest cooks, big cash prize offered

Rib Fest
The Frazee-Vergas VFW is hosting its first annual Rib Fest Saturday, June 20 on Main Avenue in Frazee. The winner of the rib cook-off takes home all entry fees. Registration can be submitted to the VFW, which is located at 120 West Main Avenue, or by calling Larry Quade 841-5881. Barbie Porter art
Grill masters are needed for the inaugural rib fest in Frazee Saturday, June 20 and a big cash prize is offered to the winner. 
 

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