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Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
'When are we going to bring that baby back to the hospital'?: Essentia Health hosts class for kids preparing to be a big brother or sister
Severe vehicle crash on Highway 34
Behind closed doors: Community works to raise awareness about suicide, mental illness
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
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BASEBALL: Korfe in command in victory over Hornets
Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
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
November 20, 2014
Trophy of a lifetime
Though the Boone & Crocket-scored 185-point buck that 16-year-old Malcolm Bradbury bagged with one shot on the afternoon of Nov. 10 may not...
November 20, 2014 - 8:47am
August 3, 2014
Vergas author at book-signing
It’s been 14 years since Vergas-area resident Ernest Schanilec published his first book, “Blue Darkness.” “It’s now in its third...
August 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
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