Frazee's Backyard Station defines small town retail

Roger Boe showed me around his downtown Frazee gift shop the other day. He talked about the products he carries and why someone would have a hard time finding a “made in China” sticker in his shop. This knife is made in Iowa, this bird feeder came from out east, and buyers of that heavy cast iron frying pan now have themselves a family heirloom

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Scott Kiemle
The art of conversation

How passionate are you about your hometown?

On a recent daylong journey to Alexandria, I engaged people in conversations about living, working and playing here; this area definitely has more than its share of advocates.

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Scott Kiemle