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Dog license sales reach all-time high, orderly annexation talk continues


This map was presented at the Vergas Planning Commission, defining the areas being considered for annexation. It should be noted phase 3 was removed from the plan, and the colored portions are not representative of the actual parcel sizes.
Vergas residents are registering more dogs with the city than ever before. 
 
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Grant provides Vergas with two bike racks


Dave Hull, owner of Eagle’s Best in Vergas, received a bike rack on his property compliments of the city. Vergas Utilities Superintendent Mike DuFrane and city employee Tyanne Jacobson installed the racks.
Two new wave bike racks were installed in Vergas last week, both at eateries. One is on Main Street near the Loon’s Nest and the other is  at Eagle’s Best.
 
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Walt Lenius featured in international Studebaker magazine


Walt Lenius, of rural Detroit lakes, is featured in an international Studebaker magazine with his car collection. Photo by Barbie Porter
Walt Lenius was recently featured in the international Studebaker  club’s magazine, “Turning Wheels.”
 
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Carol’s Angels walk for Lou Gehrig's Disease


The following family members and friends walked in honor of Carol Lormis who has ALS, and to raise money for the ALS foundation. Kari Marshall, Ben Streed, Sarah & Kilie Lajoie, Tina Johnstad, Chloe Streeper, Christine, Jessica, Sandi and Ron Hallstrom, Cory, Nate, Cindy, and Bryan Sandberg, Jeff , Bobbi, Brittany, and Jacob Lormis, Carol & Bill Lormis, Sandy and Erick Sokn, Tom and Kathy Lormis, Chris and Heather Siverson and Bertha Anderson, Mark, Jennifer, and Sawyer Anderson.
Last Saturday the children of Carol Lormis, grandchildren, cousins and friends of the family, took a walk. There were 29 walkers total.
 
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Grocery owners move, store to remain open

 
Frazee Family Foods owners Heath and Cynthia Peterson recently opened a grocery store in Osakis. After much deliberation, the Peterson family announced it would become residents of Osakis.
 
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Downtown speaker system gets thumbs up in Vergas


The city of Vergas received a speaker system that includes an amp, speakers, and wireless microphone from the Vergas Community Club. Photo by Barbie Porter
After a year of dreaming, planning and executing fundraisers the Vergas Community Club (VCC) unveiled its latest gift to the city — an outdoor speaker system.
 
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Woodard named CEO of credit union


Frazee native Nick Woodard, his son Kellan and wife Christy, recently celebrated the birth of a new baby boy, Mac, after purchasing a new house and accepting a new job offer. Woodard was recently named CEO and president of the United Savings Credit Union in Fargo. Submitted photo
Frazee native Nick Woodard, 32, was recently named the CEO and president of the United Savings Credit Union, headquartered in Fargo.
 
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Minnesota author creates exciting, compelling mysteries


Mary Meyers, a Frazee Class of 1961 graduate, posed with best-selling mystery writer William Kent Krueger during a book signing session at Beagle Books in Park Rapids last Thursday. The author also addressed a sellout crowd at a local steakhouse the same evening. Photo by John Dermody
One could say – if a literary pun were to be in order – that author William Kent Krueger “uncorked” his writing career as he approached the age of 50.
 
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Longtime family practice provider joins Essentia Health’s Frazee clinic


Essentia Clinic in Frazee recently added the services of Dr. Bob Koshnick, an avid biker and longtime family practice provider. Photo by Barbie Porter
Dr. Bob Koshnick has always had an affinity for Frazee. It is the town his father grew up in, and in the rural fields past the city limits was where he worked seven summers.
 
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Frazee cops lead class in two-day bike training session


Participants in a training workshop covering many aspects of bicycling, including safety, laws and much more, lined up for a photo near Little Tom. The group included, from left, Frazee Police Officer Daran Borth, Ann Martin, Police Chief Mike Johnson, Reed Johnson, instructor Natalie Gille, Roger Boe, Tom Watson and instructor Kayla Rossiter. Photo by John W. Dermody
A half-dozen area bicyclists, including two Frazee law enforcement officers, took part in a weekend bike safety seminar that should also have a significant impact on Frazee school students and others in and around the city.

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