The Vergas Trail Committee is hosting a fun run in the Vergas Trails Oct. 24.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Running or walking through the Vergas Trails as the sun is dropping and the trees are creaking can be a spooky experience. It’s about to get... + continue reading
Wolf Lake royalty
Wolf Lake royalty includes (from left) Jr. Princess Wolf Lake Faith Jepson, Jr. Miss Wolf Lake Ashley Fletcher, Miss Princess Wolf Lake Kaitlyn Wurst, Miss Wolf Lake Justice Gustafson, Little Miss Wolf Lake Hayden Lampl, and Little Princess Wolf Lake Emily Myllykangas.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Friends and family of the contestants of the Miss Wolf Lake pageant filled the Lions Hall Friday night as Justice Gustafson was crowned Miss Wolf... + continue reading

Frazee resident Tom Watson is boating the Erie Canal with his brothers Pat and Lowell in a 18½ foot Lund Tyee.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Traveling the waterways and winding through the interior of the U.S. has become a tradition for Pat, 75, of Arizona, Lowell, 72, of Florida, and... + continue reading
Brenda Gjelsness
Brenda Gjelsness won the title of Snellman Mayor last year during the random drawing. She and her husband Ron live in North Dakota, but own a vacation home on Toad Lake. Gjelsness is an at-home senior advisor at Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks. She also substitutes for water aerobics instructors at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Under the guidance of Snellman Mayor Brenda Gjelsness the village has sprouted from seven residents to 33 households and a new business has come... + continue reading
Terry Kalil
Terry Kalil of Island Lake was recently elected president of the Minnesota chapter of League of Women Voters.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Terry Kalil was recently elected the League of Women Voters Minnesota president.    The Island Lake resident joined the... + continue reading

The Vergas Trail Committee is hosting a fun run in the Vergas Trails Oct. 24.
Wolf Lake royalty
Wolf Lake royalty includes (from left) Jr. Princess Wolf Lake Faith Jepson, Jr. Miss Wolf Lake Ashley Fletcher, Miss Princess Wolf Lake Kaitlyn Wurst, Miss Wolf Lake Justice Gustafson, Little Miss Wolf Lake Hayden Lampl, and Little Princess Wolf Lake Emily Myllykangas.

Frazee resident Tom Watson is boating the Erie Canal with his brothers Pat and Lowell in a 18½ foot Lund Tyee.
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Tom Watson snapped this photo of his brothers Pat and Lowell. The trio used bikes to get around towns where they stopped at.
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The Erie Canal has 35 locks and dams and 17 lift bridges to navigate.
Brenda Gjelsness
Brenda Gjelsness won the title of Snellman Mayor last year during the random drawing. She and her husband Ron live in North Dakota, but own a vacation home on Toad Lake. Gjelsness is an at-home senior advisor at Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks. She also substitutes for water aerobics instructors at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center.
Terry Kalil
Terry Kalil of Island Lake was recently elected president of the Minnesota chapter of League of Women Voters.

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We’ve had some cool weather over the past couple of weeks and it’s greatly reduced the water temps throughout the county.  Eleven days ago the water temps were 82 degrees—mid... + continue reading
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STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BECKER DISTRICT COURT SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 03-PR-15-1892 In Re: Estate of DONNA M. HEISLER-MOEN, Decedent. NOTICE... + continue reading

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Kurt Peterson (left) and Justin Helmke took a pre-run tour on their motorcycles in preparation of Ole’s Ride, which is set for Saturday, Aug. 29. It starts at noon at Billy’s Corner Bar in Vergas.
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A pink hog will roar and rumble in Vergas Saturday, Aug. 29 before leading a pack of hogs down Frazee Avenue and into the country.   Leading with a custom-made bike that has Harley... + continue reading

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The Frazee graduating Class of 1955 met at the Hostel Hornet Friday, July 24 to celebrate its 60th class reunion, (front, from left) Paul Suomala, Dorothy Wick Swanson, Darlene Ulschmid Christensen,... + continue reading

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We’ve had some cool weather over the past couple of weeks and it’s greatly reduced the water temps throughout the county.  Eleven days ago the water temps were 82 degrees—mid... + continue reading

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What’s cooking in your kitchen? I am looking for recipes to feature in the weekly cooking column so send your favorite recipes as well as helpful household hints to callyforum@gmail.com, call 218-849-1823 or hook up on Facebook at Cally's Cupboard Recipe Swap, www.facebook.com/CallysCupboardRecipeSwap
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I picked out a few recipes from friends that I would like to try. Hopefully they taste as good as they sound. If you try the recipes – feel free to let me know if you enjoyed them. Also send... + continue reading

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Jody Marquardt loaded a cannon with gunpowder during the parade as others warned the crowd to cover their ears. When the Third Minnesota Light Artillery of Vergas and Lake Country Mountaineers Black Powder Club of Perham lit the fuse and the cannon fired, it shook Main Street.
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I have not attended a parade for several years. During the festivals, I work all Friday and Saturday and usually have Sunday off to recuperate.    Because I skipped out on WE... + continue reading

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