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New business to open Friday in Vergas


Natalie Fischer will open Natalie’s Serendipity in Vergas Friday, March 4.
Natalie’s Serendipity in Vergas will open its doors Friday, March 4 with a splash of coffee, wine and appetizers.
 
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Mechanical issues, tired pilots throw wrench into vacation for local couple


Twila and Paul Schmitz snapped this photo at the Hoover Dam. The two arrived in Las Vegas after being stranded two days in the Fargo airport.
Jetting south to desert climates often brings about smiles for those lucky enough to travel in the cold winter months, but after spending two days stuck at the Fargo airport Twila Schmitz wondered if all the stress was worth it.
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Smith, Klemm named finalists for Detroit Lakes City administrator job

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Finalists were chosen for the Detroit Lakes city administrator position, and they include Frazee’s current administrator, Jon Smith, as well as a past one, Kelcey Klemm.
 
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March 1 caucuses helps choose presidential candidate


Caucuses in the counties of Becker and Otter Tail will be held March 1. The process helps define the parties’ priorities as well as choose candidates to represent the party.
Anyone who can vote in the upcoming November election can help choose presidential and local candidates as well as help decide political parties’ priorities. 
 
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Vergas grieves loss of pillar of community


Karen Hill (right) provided a favorite photograph of her and Ron Goodman during Looney Daze, an annual citywide celebration.
To many, Ron Goodman, 81, was a smiling face on Main Street in Vergas who would greet just about everyone by name and follow it up with a conversation that recalled specific details of a conversation that was had months ago.
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Snellman native prepares to celebrate 3rd anniversary in 12th year of marriage


Sarah and Mark Sullinger of Hoyt Lakes, are celebrating their third anniversary of their 12 years of marriage. The couple wed on Leap Day.
Finding love can be a lot like winning the lottery. For Sarah Pratt Sullinger and her husband Mark they are reminded how lucky they are every four years. 
 
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FHS graduate earns Officer of the Year and Life Saving awards


Ben Weidemann (right) received the Norfolk American Legion Officer of the Year Award for 2015 and a Life Saving Award from the city of Norfolk.
Ben Weidemann has patrolled the streets of Norfolk, Va., during many events, but this past August his quick reactions likely saved a senior citizen.
 
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Vergas seeks liquor store manager

Vergas Municipal Liquor Store Manager Tasha Osman tendered her resignation and the council accepted during its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 9.
 
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Camping ordinance passes in Vergas

Camping is now allowed in Vergas city limits, providing a conditional use permit is obtained and the city ordinances are followed.
 
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‘It sounds so pretty;’ new piano arrives at Vergas Event Center


Kim and Marvin Kratzke donated a digital Yamaha piano to the Vergas Event Center.
A new piano was brought into the Vergas Event Center Thursday, Feb. 11 and the pianists on hand raved about the sound.
 

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