Every contestant that banked money in the World Series of Poker tournament was given a commemorative hat. Joel Smith of rural Perham won $15,000. Playing poker is a hobby for Smith, who started his run for the championship at the Hostel Hornet in Frazee. Joel Smith photo
Playing Texas Hold’em at the Hostel Hornet eventually led Joel Smith, rural Perham, to earn a seat at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) where he placed 776 out of 6,420 players.
LWML members (from left) Bonnie Julius, a dietary aide, Mary Jane Beyer and Mary Myhrer visited the Veterans Home July 1 to bring festive candy favors to residents to celebrate Independence Day.
Three Frazee women, Bonnie Julius, Mary Myhrer and Mary Jane Beyer, visited the Veterans Hospital & Home in Fergus Falls Wednesday, July 1 to bring red, white and blue decorated candy favors to all the residents in the home.