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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
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
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
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
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
Happenings can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at email@example.com or submitted online at www.dl-online.com. Sunday, Sept. 30 Church fall supper St. Paul's Loon Lake Lutheran Church, Vergas, hosts a pork loin supper and silent auction from 4:30-7:30 p.m. It is a free...
September 28, 2012 - 10:33am
September 26, 2012
Happenings can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted online at www.dl-online.com. Thursday, Sept. 27 BC Farmers Union The Becker County Farmers Union meets at 6p.m. in Country Kitchen. For more info, call Roger Schaefer at 334-4631. ULTRA Snowmobile...
September 26, 2012 - 10:40am
September 6, 2012
Two from Vergas arrested for North Dakota burglary
Otter Tail County Sheriff's deputies arrested a male and female from Vergas on Aug. 28 in connection with a burglary in Steele County (Finley area), northwest of Fargo, N.D. Arrested were Ralph Flores, 45, and Kristina Pace, 28. The sheriff's department said the suspects face charges...
September 6, 2012 - 8:39am