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Homeless dog may soon help veterans with PTSD

Cindy Johnson
Cindy Johnson of Little Toad Lake recently visited with Mara, a homeless dog that had given birth to a litter. Of the five pups in her litter, only two survived thanks to the help of Johnson and the Marshmallow Foundation of Detroit Lakes. Barbie Porter photo
Up until a few weeks ago, Mara was a homeless mother of a newborn litter. After a search party saved the lives of her pups, the golden-lab mix is now poised to return the love that has been shown to her.
 
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Rodney Hanson shares personal history


Rodney Hanson displays the recording device he and his twin brother used while Rodney was in the service to send messages to family and friends.
Those who have ever stopped at Hanson's Plumbing and Heating in Vergas know that it holds a lot of history in the comfortably-filled walls. 
 
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Frazee Area Community Club makes plans for 2015

Plows were out in full force while crowds gathered to watch the parade resulting in another successful Snowplow Parade Dec. 6 for the Frazee Area Community Club (FACC).
 
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Frazee scouts grows to 45 members


Venture Crew members (from left) Ashley Wallace, Megan Jensen, Boy Scout Tory Fleming, Cub Scout Phillip Vogel, co-advisor of the Venture Crew Rhonda Fleming and Boy Scoutmaster Richard Fleming recently marched in the Fargo Veteran’s Day parade.

Richard Fleming and Angie Vogel, Frazee scout leaders, report a large increase in numbers for the local program.
The Frazee scout program has boomed with a total of 45 scouts in the program at different levels, according to scoutmasters Angie Vogel and Richard Fleming.
 
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A wreath and a quilt adds comfort this Christmas season

Patty Mitchell
Patty Mitchell kneels by Bobby Cates’ headstone. Her father is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, where she and hundreds of other volunteers recently placed wreaths.
Karen Cates
Karen Cates held a photograph of her late husband, Bobby, who is buried at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Frazee Lions members created a memorial quilt using the neckties of the late Bobby Cates for his wife Karen.
Patty Mitchell recently joined hundreds of volunteers to place wreaths on the graves of soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery, including that of Bobby Cates, her father.
 
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Dashing through the snow .... winter adventures await in Osage

Eddy Streeper
Eddy Streeper (from left) stands on the back of the two-musher sled with his handler Chris Colon in front of him. Repeat riders may get the chance to get a true feel for what it is like for mushers, but with the comfort of knowing an experienced musher is right behind them. Barbie Porter photo
“Who needs the Boundary Waters or Alaska?” Eddy Streeper asked. “We offer the same outdoor adventures and at half the price.”
 
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Sophia’s Christmas wish: to dance and play again soon


Sophia Strand spent five days in the hospital after surgery on her spine.
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Vergas Loon has a holiday groove on


The decorations around the Vergas Loon have deeper meaning than one might imagine at first glance. Daniel Motz photo
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Frazee firefighters battle morning blaze


A Frazee Fire tanker heads back to town Thursday, Dec. 18 to refill the with water. Barbie Porter photo

Skye, a friendly medium-sized yellow lab went missing in the commotion during the fire that destroyed a rural Frazee home. Owners are hoping for her safe return. If found call 320-420-9938.
A mobile home and shed were destroyed in an early morning fire Thursday, Dec. 18 in rural Frazee.
 
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Foam floored playground at elementary being considered, late bus option discussed


This is a view of the playground in Perham.
The Frazee-Vergas School District reviewed early plans for a new handicapped-accessible playground at the elementary school.
 

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