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HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
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
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Duane L. Erickson
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
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
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
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
June 19, 2013
Vergas loon turns 50 this year
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the design and dedication of Vergas’ iconic loon statue. The public is invited to participate in a special celebration on Saturday, June 29, at 7 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center. The Miss Vergas and Princess Altona Scholarship Programs...
June 19, 2013 - 11:31am
June 14, 2013
Vergas man gets prison time for shooting man
A Vergas man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Jack Thomas Nelson, 19, of 29319 415th St., Vergas, was ordered to serve 36 months (three years) in prison, with credit for 191 days...
June 14, 2013 - 3:22pm
June 13, 2013
Vergas couple charged in horse deaths
Bill and Penny Fick, the owners of six horses found dead in rural Vergas in February, have each been charged with 21 counts of animal mistreatment in Otter Tail County District Court. After failing to appear at a court hearing May 6, a warrant was issued for their arrests, and...
June 13, 2013 - 8:15am
May 17, 2013
Church adding services in Vergas for the summer
Calvary Church of Perham is excited to announce the beginning of Summer Worship Services in Vergas beginning May 26. Services will be held on Sundays in the Vergas Event Center at 9 a.m. Pastor Dave Beety will officiate and Paul Heiser will provide music. Services will continue...
May 17, 2013 - 3:09pm
May 12, 2013
Man gets jail, fine on drug charge
A Vergas man was recently granted a stay of sentence adjudication in Becker County District Court with regard to a felony drug possession charge.Benjamin Philip Buckley, 29, of 49196 Leek Lake Drive, Vergas, must complete up to five years of supervised probation, 30 days in jail,...
May 12, 2013 - 7:00am
March 20, 2013
Vergas Maple Syrup Fest is April 6
One of the first rites of spring in the lakes area, the 13th annual Maple Syrup Fest is set for Saturday, April 6 in Vergas. Each year, the festival...
March 20, 2013 - 1:18pm
March 8, 2013
New program for the gifted very popular
Revisiting the silent movie era. Inventing the greatest, yet simplest, items to make life easier. Finding a piece of history that otherwise would...
March 8, 2013 - 4:13pm
January 2, 2013
Fire damages home in Otter Tail County
VERGAS, Minn. - No one was injured in a fire that damaged a home early Tuesday in Otter Tail County. The Vergas and Dent fire departments and Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded at 2:39 a.m. to a report of a fire in the wall of a house in the 32000 block of Mallard Drive. Vergas...
January 2, 2013 - 9:01am
November 28, 2012
Frazee goes shopping for a superintendent
The Frazee-Vergas School Board has started the search for a new superintendent to lead the district. A public meeting was held Tuesday evening, with the board discussing what they are looking for in a candidate, how to reach candidates and a timeline for hiring. The meeting was...
November 28, 2012 - 12:09pm
Vergas teen in court for shooting DL man
A Vergas teenager appeared Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second degree assault-dangerous weapon. Jack Thomas Nelson, 18, of 29319 415th St., Vergas, is accused of shooting a Detroit Lakes man during an altercation that took place in the early morning...
November 28, 2012 - 11:37am
November 14, 2012
Vergas to host new Redneck Holidazzle Parade
If you've got a working vehicle, whether propelled by gas motor or four-legged horsepower, and a few strings of holiday lights, then you're ready to sign up for Vergas's Redneck Holidazzle Parade! The holiday celebration is set to wind its way through downtown Vergas starting at...
November 14, 2012 - 11:42am
October 10, 2012
The Frazee-Vergas School District hosted the first of several referendum meetings Monday evening with only about half a dozen community members at the Vergas meeting. Superintendent Chuck Cheney presented the audience with numbers regarding the proposed referendum, addressed past...
October 10, 2012 - 11:51am
Frazee district looking at special ed options; disgusted with food service
The Frazee-Vergas School District is looking at options concerning special education services though the district. At the Monday regular school board meeting, which was held in Vergas this month, the board heard a presentation from Jerry Nesland and Lori Murdock with Freshwater...
October 10, 2012 - 11:48am
October 5, 2012
Candidate forums scheduled
The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will co-host a series of candidate forums in the weeks prior to the Nov. 6 election. The four forums will include candidates for State House and Senate seats representing Becker County,...
October 5, 2012 - 2:56pm
September 28, 2012
This Week in Entertainment
Monday, Oct. 1 MISCELLANEOUS Wine Tasting: 6 p.m., Spanky's Stone Hearth, Rose Lake, rural Vergas. Enjoy an evening of exquisite food and perfectly paired wine. Sponsored by the Breakfast Rotary and Spanky's Stone Hearth. Tickets $50. Wednesday, Oct. 4 MUSIC Cudamani:...
September 28, 2012 - 1:54pm