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Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
February 11, 2009
Icy roads have school buses on the skids
Icy conditions in Becker and Otter Tail counties put school officials and parents in a scramble mode to get students home on Tuesday afternoon. Bus service in the Detroit Lakes and Frazee-Vergas school districts has been curtailed because of the slick roads. Instant Alerts sent...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Parents in Detroit Lakes and Frazee-Vergas school districts may need to make arrangements to pick kids up after school
School buses in the Detroit Lakes School District will not be traveling on dirt roads today after school. In Frazee-Vergas, the Superintendent Deron Stender said in an Instant Alert message that buses will try to main regular route times, but some buses will not be able to travel...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Area schools cancelled for Monday
Several area school districts have cancelled classes for Monday due to freezing rain hitting the region. Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas, Lake Park-Audubon and Waubun-Ogema-White Earth have called off classes. Instant alerts were sent out from Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas and Waubun-Ogema-White...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Haarstick re-elected as Vergas mayor; Flateland upset in council race
Vergas' mayor will remain, but the council will see change. Mayoral incumbent Dean Haarstick faced newcomer Tracey Buhl, and city council incumbent Myles Flateland was challenged by Kevin Zitzow and Paul Pinke. There were two seats open on the council. "What this election showed,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Laine re-elected; Jepson, Janu top vote-getters in Frazee school race
The majority of voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District went with the more known names around town, as they elected Steve Jepson and Keith Janu to the board, and re-elected Dana Laine to her seat. "I'm very happy the elec-tion turned out for me and I have the opportunity to...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Vergas will see two races this election
In the Vergas City Council race, Mayor incumbent Dean Haarstick will vie for another term against challenger Tracey Buhl. The position is a two-year...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Frazee-Vergas candidates field forum questions
Ten of the 11 Frazee-Vergas School Board candidates fielded eight questions in two hours Monday evening during a Lakes Area League of Women Voters-sponsored forum. Candidate Dennis De Nio came late and was only able to answer the final two questions. Each candidate was given two...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Frazee-Vergas OKs 2% levy hike
The Frazee-Vergas School Board on Tuesday certified a preliminary levy of 2.4 million for the 2009-2010 school year. The levy increase is 1.99 percent, for the maximum amount allowed under state law. "We do this every year at this time," board chair Dana Laine said. "To finalize,...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Lots of candidates to battle in local school, city races
Filing closed Tuesday for school board and city council races, bringing a number of election contests to the Nov.
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Maple Syrup Fest in Vergas
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
March 29, 2008
Maple Syrup Fest coming up in Vergas
The sap is running, the sugarhouses are busily cooking syrup and pretty soon, the pancakes will be a-flipping. Yes, it's almost time for Vergas's annual Maple Syrup Fest. The community celebration, now in its ninth year, is set to take place this Saturday, April 5. Originally...
March 29, 2008 - 12:00am