Brad Laabs shows the flex point of one of his homemade rods. Behind him are fishing contest awards and a wall of photographs taken of customers that landed a big one. Photo by Barbie Porter
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hand-built rods personalized to each angler are offered by walleye fishing expert Brad Laabs.   Laabs recently taught a community... + continue reading

City-wide block parties are being scheduled the week of June 23-28 in several neighborhoods throughout the community. More hosts are needed. Illustration by Barbie Porter
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The streets of Frazee will be rocking June 23-28 for an inaugural city-wide block party.    About six residents have signed up... + continue reading

Daran and Christina Borth, along with their sons Dustin, above, and Derek, were recently honored as Becker County’s Outstanding Conservationists of the Year. The award was presented by the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. Their farm near Wolf Lake earned the “certified organic” designation earlier this year. Photo courtesy Vicki Gerdes, Detroit Lakes Newspapers
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Raising numerous crops on a certified organic farm of more than 700 acres is a large undertaking. But when a comprehensive conservation program is... + continue reading

The loss of the Loons will be felt in Vergas. File photo
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
No sooner had the snow melted on area baseball diamonds than managers in the Hi-10 and Countryside leagues saw neighboring teams either disappear... + continue reading

Frazee Fire Department responded to a fire Tuesday, April 22 on West Main Avenue. Photo by Barbie Porter
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Shortly before noon Tuesday, April 22, the Frazee Fire Department received an emergency call to duty saying a kitchen at 402 West Main Avenue was... + continue reading

Brad Laabs shows the flex point of one of his homemade rods. Behind him are fishing contest awards and a wall of photographs taken of customers that landed a big one. Photo by Barbie Porter

City-wide block parties are being scheduled the week of June 23-28 in several neighborhoods throughout the community. More hosts are needed. Illustration by Barbie Porter

Daran and Christina Borth, along with their sons Dustin, above, and Derek, were recently honored as Becker County’s Outstanding Conservationists of the Year. The award was presented by the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. Their farm near Wolf Lake earned the “certified organic” designation earlier this year. Photo courtesy Vicki Gerdes, Detroit Lakes Newspapers

The loss of the Loons will be felt in Vergas. File photo

Frazee Fire Department responded to a fire Tuesday, April 22 on West Main Avenue. Photo by Barbie Porter

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Wednesday, 23/04/14
In November 2013, the Vergas City Council learned extending the current paved path from East Scharf Avenue to Main Street and from the city beach to the gravel walking path along State Highway 228... + continue reading
Wednesday, 23/04/14
Frazee resident Brian Bigger, 49, was sentenced on a theft by swindle charge in Becker County District Court Tuesday, April 22.   Bigger was sentenced to serve 30 days, with at least... + continue reading

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Vergas city officials will have to narrow down their path options to satisfy grant providers.
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In November 2013, the Vergas City Council learned extending the current paved path from East Scharf Avenue to Main Street and from the city beach to the gravel walking path along State Highway 228... + continue reading

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The Frazee High School band is usually accepted to perform at the Magic Kingdom in Florida once every four years. The band is also offering students a chance to visit Chicago and play at Six Flags. Submitted photo
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The Frazee High School marching band will serve up food and auction items to raise money for a music-filled trip to Chicago July 12-16, where it will perform at the Six Flags theme park.... + continue reading

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Final Four
LeRoy Hausmann, at right, is shown with his son Chad and grandson Alex in front of AT&T Stadium in Irving, Texas, site of the NCAA Basketball Tournament's final weekend. Along with Dustin and Darrin Hausmann, the trio drove to the Final Four venue and watched semifinal games Saturday, April 5, then saw the University of Connecticut defeat the University of Kentucky two days later for the championship. Submitted photo
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The term “bucket list” has been overused, but what about a “buckets” list, meaning all the things basketball fans want to do when attending the NCAA Final Four Championship... + 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 Callyfforum@hotmail.com, call 218-849-1823 or hook up on Facebook at Cally's Cupboard Recipe Swap, www.facebook.com/CallysCupboardRecipeSwap
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Wednesday, 23/04/14
Around this area it seems there aren’t many cold pasta salads eaten during the winter. Maybe because it’s so cold outside, no one wants to eat a cold salad – instead preferring... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 23/04/14
My city slicker sister Krysteen spent the weekend with our family the weekend of Carter’s confirmation.    I have often joked about the city mouse/country mouse difference... + continue reading

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