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Frazee gives picturesque impression to first-time visitor

Sometimes the best vacations are when plans get shifted and changed last minute. Recently I had planned a camping trip that would’ve ended in Wisconsin, but road blocks prevented that from happening. 
 
Wed
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Relaxing by the lake is good for the soul


Darby relaxing by the lake.
The area has had a lot of rain lately so Friday when the sun peeked out behind the fluffy white clouds, we took advantage of the beautiful weather.
 
Wed
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Movie Review: ‘Ghostbusters’


Robert Garver is a graduate of the Cinema Studies program at New York University. His column is distributed every week to a network of over 50 newspapers. More of his reviews can be found online at www.bobatthemovies.com or e-mail rrg251@nyu.edu.
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Who’ll stop the rain?


There were plenty of scary weather and clouds this past week. Thursday this giant shelf cloud barrelled over Shell Lake and gave a little twist before breaking up. Some areas received almost 9 inches of rain Thursday through Monday, with Monday’s rain the heaviest at over 4½ inches in some locations. Gale Kaas phot
I found myself singing “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” by Creedence Clearwater Revival this past week.
 
Man it was some crazy weather! 
 
Wed
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Departure of husband amps up home adventures

It seems that every time Jay leaves in the spring to haul taters down south the adventures amp up on the Shipman homestead. 
 
Probably the funniest thus far are the chicken house door incidents. 
Wed
13
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Movie Review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets’


Robert Garver is a graduate of the Cinema Studies program at New York University. His column is distributed every week to a network of over 50 newspapers. More of his reviews can be found online at www.bobatthemovies.com or e-mail rrg251@nyu.edu.
Wed
06
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Fourth brings veggies, fun and fear


A tomato plant I purchased at the BackYard Station produced its first ripe tomato July 3.
The day before the Independence Day booms were heard all across the sky (and well into the wee hours) I pulled my first ripe tomato from the vine. 
 
Wed
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Celebrating our freedom


Calla and I went for a ride sitting in the rumble seat of a 1934 Chrysler Coupe owned by Dick Rutherford.
The Fourth of July weekend was spent celebrating America’s 240th birthday and our freedom with family and friends at different events.
 
Wed
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Letter: Change is upon us

Leland Jenson, Detroit Lakes
Leland Jenson, Detroit Lakes
With Independence Day of 2016 upon us, this quotation in the June 28, 2016 Minneapolis Tribune, submitted by Mr. Michael Ireland of St. Paul is fitting.  
 
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Movie Review: ‘The Legend of Tarzan’


Robert Garver is a graduate of the Cinema Studies program at New York University. His column is distributed every week to a network of over 50 newspapers. More of his reviews can be found online at www.bobatthemovies.com or e-mail rrg251@nyu.edu.

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