Rick Billett (from left), Suzann Bristlin and Avis Hoehne are three of the founding members that helped jump-start Frazee Rescue, which is its 30th year of operation. Barbie Porter photo
About 30 years ago, a farmer had an accident involving a tractor. Back then there were no cell phones and word often traveled by foot until it reached a landline where emergency crews could be notified.
Donnie Tate holds a northern pike that he caught inside his mobile fish house – a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo
Donnie Tate, who is a member of the city of Frazee’s maintenance crew, sits in his mobile fish house which comes complete with leather seats, cup holders, rod holders and two fishing holes. Barbie Porter photo
Donnie Tate can fit his gas auger through the fishing hole in his mobile fishing house.
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Donnie Tate pulls up a northern in his mobile fish house. The fishing holes were cut into the floor of a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo
Rural Rochert resident Donnie Tate took a totaled Jeep and turned it into a mobile fish house.
After considering spending $5,125 on an annual membership fee with Lakes Country Service Co-op (LCSC), the Vergas City Council weighed its options and settled on a minimal membership fee of $87 a year.
Pat Woodard, the son of Mary and Pete Woodard, recently learned he’d receive a second award from the American Legion for his journalistic endeavors that have included the mediums of print, TV and radio. Anne Woodard photo
Pat Woodard, a 1972 Frazee High School graduate, will receive his second journalism award from the American Legion Saturday, Jan. 24.