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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
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
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
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