Frazee-Vergas School District is taking steps toward a future, but what that future is is unknown at the moment. The board voted in favor of moving forward on purchasing a 10-acre parcel of land that abuts the district. Superintendent Terry Karger said discussion on the land purchase started at least six to eight months ago when landowner Mark Kelly first approached the district about a land swap with a different piece of land by the school forest. “That didn’t play out,” he said.
Get ready for that sweet, sweet taste of maple syrup. Pancakes, milkshakes and more will be getting an extra sweet pairing next month when Vergas’ annual Maple Syrup Fest happens April 11. “Sugaring started with the Native Americans many years ago; the pioneers have taken on that tradition, and we want to let the youth be involved in this tradition of sugaring,” Amy Urie-Felt said. “We wanted to make the community aware of how hard they wo
From flood control to the first house in town, Frazee is filled with history and Mayor Hank Ludtke is ready to pass it along. Ludtke is hosting a History Hike through Frazee on Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m.
After 30-plus years of not knowing, the Andersen family finally knows their daughter and sister, Mary, is dead. The Frazee family found out a week ago that Mary, who has been gone since 1981, was murdered two years later in Gillette, Wyo., where she had been staying at the time. She was 23 when her family last saw her. “I want people to know she was a person. She’s not just a statistic anymore. She’s coming home,” her sister, Wendy Ketter, said. Mary and her husband went to Wyoming in 1981, and she last had contact with her family in 1982.