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Anti-Islam presentation draws protesters inside and outside MN church
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Lawn mower partially severs leg of 4-year-old Vergas boy
Lake Park man wins $20,000 playing lottery game
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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Donna D. Alder
Duane L. Erickson
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
September 14, 2015
A Lion’s Share: Tour of Homes to benefit Vergas Lions Club
The second annual Vergas Lion’s Tour of Homes is Sunday, Sept. 20. This year’s tour is sure to please those who are looking for construction...
September 14, 2015 - 5:00am
August 19, 2015
Vergas gives kids free chance to act
Thanks to strategic planning in Vergas, area students are getting some acting lessons for free this summer. Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre is hosting “Cinderella” this week for children ages 6-18. Kids auditioned for parts Monday, are practicing the production all week and...
August 19, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 16, 2015
Vergas’ free theater helps area youth
The city of Vergas has found the glass slipper and it fits. A couple years ago, the city had a great idea — one that maybe should be replicated by other cities in the area. They came up with a strategic planning group that identified a need for more youth programs in town. So...
August 16, 2015 - 5:25am
August 12, 2015
Celebrating 50 years of Looney Daze
Vergas proudly celebrates their 50th year of Looney Daze from Thursday to Sunday, Aug. 13-16, with events for the whole family at “Loonstock...
August 12, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 7, 2015
Vergas man accused of helping underage teen run away from home
Wyatt Robert Nelson, 20, of 29319 415th St., Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony deprive parental rights, cause child to be a runaway. According to court records, on July 3 White Earth tribal police responded to a residence in Becker County on a...
August 7, 2015 - 5:40am
August 5, 2015
Jailhouse phone calls means more charges filed on Vergas man
Eli Samuel Anderson, 30, of 46187 Lands End Road, Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic abuse - violating an order for protection. According to court records, earlier this month he was in the Becker County Jail on domestic assault charges. An...
August 5, 2015 - 11:30am
August 1, 2015
Kids sought for Vergas junior pageant Aug. 13
Young tikes between the ages of 4 and 7 are being sought to compete for the title of Vergas Jr. Royalty. Your child must be 4 years old, and have not reached their 8th birthday by Sept. 1st. The Jr. Royalty Program will be held in conjunction with the Miss Vergas/Princess Altona...
August 1, 2015 - 5:30am
July 2, 2015
Detroit Lakes shuts out Vergas
Brock Johnson was in command Wednesday evening throwing a two-hit shutout as Detroit Lakes pounded the Vergas Loons 10-0 in amateur baseball...
July 2, 2015 - 9:35am
June 28, 2015
Vergas man charged for assaulting brother
Ronald Edward Reynolds Jr., 25, of 46673 County Road 35, Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault by strangulation. According to court records, in the early morning hours of May 23, Detroit Lakes police were called to a residence on...
June 28, 2015 - 5:20am
June 11 concert set to support Vergas Trail
The City of Vergas Trail Committee and Vergas State Bank will co-host a benefit concert at the Vergas Event Center on Thursday, June 11, to highlight...
May 28, 2015 - 5:35am
April 25, 2015
Vergas man sentenced for choking, assaulting girlfriend
Erik James Erks, 19, of 31329 430th St., Vergas, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of domestic assault, strangulation. A felony charge of terroristic threats and two misdemeanor domestic assault charges were dropped in a plea agreement. According...
April 25, 2015 - 5:50am
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
Get ready for that sweet, sweet taste of maple syrup. Pancakes, milkshakes and more will be getting an extra sweet pairing next month when...
March 25, 2015 - 11:20am
March 8, 2015
Vergas classical pianist Rebecca Davis appointed to Minnesota State Arts Board
She may have grown up in Philadelphia, Pa., but classical pianist Rebecca Davis has found that life in the “big city” really isn’t for...
March 8, 2015 - 5:30am
February 13, 2015
Enchanting Du Jour fundraiser to help Vergas Center
What better way to raise funds for the enhancement of the Vergas Event Center than to throw a party with great food, spirits, entertainment, and interesting decor. The Third Annual Enchanting Du Jour will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, in the center. The evening to benefit the...
February 13, 2015 - 5:35am
January 7, 2015
Vergas student takes trip to icy Antarctica
You may be dreading every step you take outside this week with the bitter cold. One local teen is in one of the coldest places on earth and loving...
January 7, 2015 - 11:30am