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Five years of PTO equals $11,445 for resigning community ed director


Lori Thorp, former Community Education director
The Frazee School Board unanimously approved the resignation of its Community Education Director Lori Thorp, contingent upon confirmation that her accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) has to be paid.
 
Tue
09
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Commission discusses blighted properties, design team visit and comprehensive plan

 Sixty-three letters were recently sent to residents, noting their property was in violation of the blight ordinance.

 Twenty-five failed to meet compliance by the time the Frazee Planning Commission met Monday, July 1.

Tue
09
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Besides a common fish dinner, he likes ‘bog’ and ‘Karen’s bread’


David Lee Jopp II

 It is difficult to know for sure whether David Lee Jopp II has a favorite recipe when he cooks.

Tue
09
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2nd annual Tractor Tracks expected to grow, lots of space available

  Just over two weeks from now, the roar of old tractors will signify they are being lined up for the 2nd ‘Tractor Tracks’ display, which will be one of the culminating events of Frazee’s Turkey Days.

Tue
09
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City preps for town’s biggest event of year

 Construction and yard cleanups continue into July as Turkey Days approach.

Tue
09
Jul
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Seeking parade entries for Turkey Days

 Bring the old tractor, car, horses, put together a float or entry emphasizing the Turkey Days theme – I’ve Got a Good Feeling! for the annual Turkey Days Parade Sunday, July 28.

Tue
09
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Frazee Care Center dedicates memorial garden


The dedication of a memorial garden at the Frazee Care Center Sunday afternoon was well attended. Approximately 75 persons were on hand. Rachel Rabideau worked for more than a year with FCC's Jan Riewer to establish the garden honoring the memory of Velma Wirth, Rabideau's mother and a 23-year employee of the nursing facility. Photo by John W. Dermody

 The Frazee Care Center (FCC) has a beautiful garden in a patio setting that will prove to be a place for residents to go to have a conversation, drink coffee and read a newspaper or perhaps just meditate in a colorful, pleasant environment.

Tue
09
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Sportsman’s Club plants tree as memorial to honor Lee Bade


Members of Frazee's Sportsman's Club recently planted a flowering crab tree at the Goose Pond. It was in memory of the late Lee Bade, a member for many years of the organization. Persons participating included: Tammy Lawrence, Taylor Collins, DiAnne Bade, Randy Bade, Ryan Bade, Jordan Bade, Carol Bade, Mayor Hank Ludtke, Jim Henn and Andy Breitenfeldt, president of the club. Photo by John W. Dermody

 A longtime member of the Frazee Sportsman’s Club was honored recently with his family taking part in the planting of a tree in his memory at the Goose Pond.

Tue
09
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Friends of Tamarac closes in on fundraising goal to build new Discovery Learning Center


A rendering of the proposed Discovery Learning Center to be built in Tamarac shows the amphitheatre area where outdoor classes will take place.

 The Tamarac Wildlife Refuge may soon have a new building to accommodate the 3,000 plus student visitors it has each year.

Tue
09
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Renowned artist disabled, finds creative outlet through Vergas apprentice


Vergas resident Merel Kvam (left) is working as an apprentice for rural Frazee summer resident Paul Eppling, a world renown artist. Photo by Barbie Porter

 Since the early 1970s Paul Eppling has dedicated his life to creating art. Like many artists the ability to create is as important as the air he breathes.

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