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Vergas Looney Daze winners


The Rev. Anthony Cloose, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Evergreen, held his dachshund Frank, 15. With him was Isaac Kuethere, Detroit Lakes, who once owned Frank. Both were wiener dog aficionados and were in Vergas to watch the national races that attracted dozens of the low wheelbase animals to the track at the ballpark. Photo by John W. Dermody
Parade: Best themed, Angie's Grooming; Overall, 1. Lakes Country Garden; 2. Vergas State Bank.
 
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BC Fair royalty

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Botzets: Sixteen small feet are music to their ears


Lori and Mike Botzet, owners of Marine Innovations, Inc., Frazee, had all four of their dachshunds at the Wiener Dog Nationals in Vergas Saturday. Two were contestants and two watched as fans. From left to right, the dogs are Rosie 7, Oscar 8, PJ 16 and Louis 7. Rosie was an entrant and, along with Louie, is an offspring of Oscar. The family also has four cats. Photo by John W. Dermody
Lori and Mike Botzet are equal opportunity pet owners.
 
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Schermerhorn opens ad agency


Zabava is a new ad agency that was recently opened in the lakes area by Danielle Schermerhorn. Photo by Danielle Schermerhorn
Danielle (Refsland) Schermerhorn recently opened her ad agency business, Zabava.
 
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KFGO’s Sandy Buttweiler goes to the dogs in Vergas


Sandy Buttweiler
Folks who work in radio and TV get asked to do lots of things, primarily because they are heard or seen almost every day and they develop a fan base.
 
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Design team prepares for visit to Frazee

The long-awaited visit by the Minnesota Design Team Sept. 12-15 is coming up. First there is a preliminary visit with committee chairs Tuesday, Aug 20 at 6:30 p.m.
 
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Frazee combines gymnastics with Lakers


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The Frazee-Vergas School Board voted 5-1 in favor of forming a gymnastics co-op with the Detroit Lakes School District. Board Chair Matt Bauer was absent.
 
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Tamie Jensen to soothe souls at garden party


Enjoy the gorgeous flowers in the garden and the beautiful homemade quilts at the Families Forever Garden Quilt Show and Tea Saturday Aug. 17 in Lake Park.
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Mid-life calling leads new Methodist pastor to serve


Ray Sherwood and his wife Brenda recently moved into the United Methodist Church parsonage in Frazee. Sherwood will serve as pastor for both the Methodist churches in Frazee and Vergas. Photo by Barbie Porter
As a teen Ray Sherwood gave his first sermon.
 
The new pastor for the United Methodist Churches in Frazee and Vergas grew up in Indiana.
 
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Wolf Lake Harvest Festival promises fun for all this weekend


The contestants for the Miss Wolf Lake, Jr. Miss & Little Miss Pageant Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Lions Hall include: (from left) Natasha Maninga, (Miss Contestant), Sarah Aschnewitz, (Jr. Miss Cont.), Charity Neis, (Jr. Miss Cont.), Kyah Jantz, Kaelynn Hartig, & Serrennity Neis (all three Little Miss Cont.) and Hailey King, (Miss Cont.). Not pictured: Miss Contestants, Lindsey Sternberg, Kirsten Tollefson, Chelsie Sanders, Allison Christenson; Little Miss Contestants, Kaija Aschnewitz, Addison Aschnewitz and Jaida Hogan.
Bring an appetite for good food and enthusiasm for summer fun to the 30th annual Wolf Lake Harvest Festival Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16-18. Join Grand Marshals Dennis & Rose Anderson for all the festivities.
 

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