Vergas Community Club officers are (from left) Treasurer Carol Sharp, incoming President Renee Sonnenberg, Secretary Marlette Anderson-Otto, outgoing president (of 4 years) Lisa Kaldahl.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
What do the Redneck Holidazzle, Looney Days and the Maple Syrup Fest all have in common?    They are all events that are... + continue reading

An artistic rendering of the proposed floating walkway connecting the Long Lake Trail to the Tin Can Alley Trail is posted on the Vergas City website, www.cityofvergas.com.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Envision a floating boardwalk along the edge of Long Lake connecting the paved Vergas trail to the gravel one in Vergas.   If grant... + continue reading
Mark Sorlien
Mark Sorlien (from left), his wife Tammy and daughter Megan all welcomed Makenna into the world Jan. 8. The couple had been trying to conceive for several years. Barbie Porter photo
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tammy and Mark Sorlien had 12 years to think of a name for their baby. When the time came, they handed the honor to their oldest child.... + continue reading

Rick Billett (from left), Suzann Bristlin and Avis Hoehne are three of the founding members that helped jump-start Frazee Rescue, which is its 30th year of operation. Barbie Porter photo
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
About 30 years ago, a farmer had an accident involving a tractor.  Back then there were no cell phones and word often traveled by foot until... + continue reading
Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate holds a northern pike that he caught inside his mobile fish house – a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Rural Rochert resident Donnie Tate took a totaled Jeep and turned it into a mobile fish house.   The Tate family purchased the 1995... + continue reading

Vergas Community Club officers are (from left) Treasurer Carol Sharp, incoming President Renee Sonnenberg, Secretary Marlette Anderson-Otto, outgoing president (of 4 years) Lisa Kaldahl.
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Enjoying the Vergas Community Club’s mixer last week were (front booth, from left) Karen Olson, Carol Sharp, Renee Sonnenberg, Connie Zitzow, Lisa Kaldahl, (in booth) Sandee Stoll; Kasey Mistic, Vanessa Sleen, Kevin Zitzow, (standing left) Lee Dahlgren, Kevin Kovar, Tom Olson, Kari Dahlgren, Jody Marquardt, Sherri Marquardt (standing right) Byron Zitzow, Marlette Otto (hidden) and Paul Pinke.

An artistic rendering of the proposed floating walkway connecting the Long Lake Trail to the Tin Can Alley Trail is posted on the Vergas City website, www.cityofvergas.com.
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The area where the proposed floating walkway would be placed connecting the two trails is shown on this photograph posted on the city of Vergas website.
Mark Sorlien
Mark Sorlien (from left), his wife Tammy and daughter Megan all welcomed Makenna into the world Jan. 8. The couple had been trying to conceive for several years. Barbie Porter photo

Rick Billett (from left), Suzann Bristlin and Avis Hoehne are three of the founding members that helped jump-start Frazee Rescue, which is its 30th year of operation. Barbie Porter photo
Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate holds a northern pike that he caught inside his mobile fish house – a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo
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Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate, who is a member of the city of Frazee’s maintenance crew, sits in his mobile fish house which comes complete with leather seats, cup holders, rod holders and two fishing holes. Barbie Porter photo
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Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate can fit his gas auger through the fishing hole in his mobile fishing house. Barbie Porter photo
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Donnie Tate
Donnie Tate pulls up a northern in his mobile fish house. The fishing holes were cut into the floor of a Jeep. Eddy Streeper photo

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Wednesday, 28/01/15
The Northern Lights Dance Academy is now giving lessons in Park Rapids, and business is booming.   Owner Kendal Ware decided to expand the coverage area of the business when an... + continue reading
Wednesday, 28/01/15
The Vergas Fire Department recently purchased a new fire truck and gave it a custom paint job.   The department, which serves the city of Vergas and townships of Candor, Dora and... + continue reading

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Northern Lights Dance Academy now offers lessons in both Frazee and Park Rapids. Barbie Porter photo
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The Northern Lights Dance Academy is now giving lessons in Park Rapids, and business is booming.   Owner Kendal Ware decided to expand the coverage area of the business when an... + continue reading

School


Frazee High School’s one act play members include: (front, from left) Emily Hoefs, Shelby Munger, Josephin Hirsch, Kim Wheeler, Dorothy Pihlaja, Brenden Pageant, (row 2) Nick Olson, Annie Hanson, Tessa Peterson, Brittany Rorah, (row 3) Megan Quittschreiber, Katie Jorschumb, Cheyanne Zick, Jacob Lormis, Tabby Hiemenz and director Brenda Bankers. Barbie Porter photo
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Frazee High School is getting ready to pull back the curtain on its one act play with a public showing Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. The show is free, but a freewill donation will be accepted if... + continue reading

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Calvin Streeper tangled with his Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton opponent at the mid-state Heart O’Lakes tournament Saturday, Jan. 24. Tammie Nunn photo
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The No. 3 state-ranked Frazee Hornets won the Heart O’Lakes (HOL)/Mid-State Conference Super Tournament team title Saturday, Jan. 24 at Lake Park-Audubon High School.   ... + 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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Wednesday, 28/01/15
The following recipes are made with peanut butter and although the treats are full of sugar and calories, they are delicious for an occasional snack.   Peanut butter can be good for... + continue reading

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In this picture from last fall Tucker is getting ready to take his dad Darby and brother Luke for a ride in Tucker's Model A Doodlebug with airplane tires. This was Tucker's first vehicle.
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My son Tucker turned 16 last week and although he is over six feet tall, I can still picture him as a little boy running through the mud puddles with bare feet, climbing trees and exploring in the... + continue reading

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