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St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
April 16, 2014
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
The Ladies Women’s Missionary League (LWML) Detroit Lakes Zone is having their Spring Rally on Friday, April 25, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rural Vergas (Loon Lake). The Rally is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Theme of the day is “God Alone is Our Rock.” Rev. Aufdenkamp...
April 16, 2014 - 5:00pm
April 15, 2014
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
With several new twists, along with the old classic events, the Vergas Maple Syrup Festival, held over the weekend, was a celebration of the...
April 15, 2014 - 12:25pm
April 5, 2014
Vergas to hold Maple Syrup Festival
There are few things better than a community that comes together in celebration of the sweet things in life — like pure maple syrup. The...
April 5, 2014 - 11:00am
February 8, 2014
Vergas to host event center fundraiser ‘Enchanting Du Jour’
On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Vergas Event Center will be decorated for an evening of socializing, great food, spirits, live entertainment and bidding wars over the silent auction items. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and opening bids on the silent auction...
February 8, 2014 - 2:00pm
November 20, 2013
New Vergas fest just gits 'er done
What could be more redneck than deer hide covered floats, camouflage outfits and running for beer, dressed in blaze orange? Find out Nov. 23...
November 20, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 12, 2013
Frazee-Vergas fifth graders capture their artistic sides
When turned lose with a camera, Frazee-Vergas fifth grade students came back with some amazing results. Located a couple miles southwest of...
November 12, 2013 - 2:00pm
September 5, 2013
Vergas woman charged with felony bigamy in Clay County
MOORHEAD – A Vergas woman is facing a felony bigamy charge after one of her husbands reported to Texas authorities the two weren’t divorced before her recent marriage in Clay County to another man. Penny Lynn Fick, 38, was charged Monday in Clay County District Court. Court...
September 5, 2013 - 11:44am
September 4, 2013
Vergas ride raises $9,300 for hospice
The fourth annual Ole’s Ride was held Aug. 24 and raised $9,300 to benefit Hospice of the Red River Valley. In four years, Ole’s Ride...
September 4, 2013 - 7:32am
August 28, 2013
Man gets jail time for neglect of horses at farmstead near Vergas
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The caregiver for six horses that were found dead, and 11 more neglected, at a farmstead near Vergas last winter has been sentenced to one year in jail. William Vance Tompkins, 19, of Owasso, Okla., had been entrusted with the horses’ care by his mother,...
August 28, 2013 - 9:04pm
August 13, 2013
Sunny skies, wiener dogs and loon-calling bring big crowds to Vergas
They came from Fargo. They came from Moorhead. They came from as far as the Twin Cities and Mankato, and as close as Frazee, Park Rapids and...
August 13, 2013 - 10:50am
July 27, 2013
Summer festival set Aug. 8-11 in Vergas
Join the Vergas community in celebrating Looney Daze, August 8-11. The weekend will be packed with activities and fun for the entire family. The crowning of Miss Vergas and Princess Altona at the pageant on Thursday will start off the festivities. Come to the Vergas Event Center...
July 27, 2013 - 4:00pm
Wiener Dog races to be run in Vergas
On Aug. 10, a stampede of tiny furry feet will thunder down the racetrack at the 2013 National Wiener Dog Races, held this year as part of the...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 25, 2013
Hartwick on dean’s list
Samuel Hartick, Vergas, was among the students recognized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison for academic achievement, by being named to the Dean’s List for the 2012-13 spring semester. Students who achieve at a high level academically are recognized by the dean at the close...
June 25, 2013 - 7:00pm
June 23, 2013
Vergas loon celebrates 50 years
A local feathered friend and iconic landmark is celebrating its 50th birthday this week. The Vergas loon was officially dedicated on June...
June 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
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