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Shannon explores ox cart topic at Perham’s East Otter Tail Museum


Terry Shannon had a long career in law enforcement, but these days he is frequently found “detecting” metal artifacts on historic grounds.
Along the winding pathway through his career in law enforcement, Terry Shannon could have been a detective. But he served as a patrol officer, a chief of police and covered a span of several years as a sheriff.
 
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Detectives needed: Gobbler on the loose

• by Barbie Porter
 
Detectives are needed to decipher clues and identify the Mystery Gobbler during Frazee’s 59th annual Turkey Days Celebration. 
 
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A crashing good time


(At right) The arena was full during the 2012 Turkey Days demo derby. Don’t miss the action Sunday at 3:30. Photo by Cally Nundahl
Grab a blanket or lawn chairs for some smashing and crashing entertainment coming to Frazee Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Turkey Days demolition derby.
 
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Wolf Lake resident joins Frazee’s city team


Daran Borth of Wolf Lake recently began working as a full-time police officer for the City of Frazee. Photo by Delair Kaas
The City of Frazee recently welcomed Daran Borth to its law enforcement team.
 
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Cam Geritz’ antique tractors on display Sunday at Turkey Days


One lucky entrant will win this plaque.
The opposite of Kermit the Frog’s philosophy is pretty much the pathway antique tractor collector Cam Geritz has followed.
 
We know the Muppet star had a hit song with “It’s Not Easy Being Green.”
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‘Shakespeare’ served up by Palace waitress in ‘The Winter’s Tale’


Amanda Neumann, as Camilla, tries to offer King Leontes advice in "The Winter's Tale," by William Shakespeare. She works at Frazee's Palace Cafe. The play had six presentations over two weeks as part of the annual "Shakespeare in the Park" program in Detroit Lakes. The King of Sicilia was played by Christopher Schreiner. Neumann was part of the drama ensemble for the second year. The director for the five-year series is Nikki Caulfield. Photo by John W. Dermody
William Shakespeare never lived in Minnesota.
 
But that didn’t stop him from writing “The Winter’s Tale.” 
 
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Mechanic with local ties opens shop in Frazee


Baumgart’s Auto Repair in Frazee is open for business. Photo by Barbie Porter
Mike Baumgart’s Auto Repair quietly opened this summer in Frazee.
 
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Frazee police chief asks residents to be safe, have fun and enjoy the party


The Frazee Police Department led the Turkey Days parade last year. File photo
Turkey Days will likely bring many visitors to the Frazee community this weekend, and Frazee Police Chief Mike Johnson has a few friendly reminders. 
 
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Lillibridges named Vergas Looney Daze grand marshals


Alvina and Charles Lillibridge have been named grand marshals for Looney Daze 2013.
This year is an interesting numbers game for Charles and Alvina Lillibridge of Lillibridge’s Resort on West Loon Lake.
 
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Garage sales can be music to Bill Fonseth’s ears


Bill Fonseth shows off a banjo-ukulele, which he purchased at a garage sale. The price was right and recently, after having assorted pieces restored, he learned it is worth a sizable amount of money.
   Bill Fonseth enthusiastically states that individuals should “do their homework” – as much as possible – when going to flea markets or garage sales.
 

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