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Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Wrestlers open season with victory at Fosston
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls split two road games
Laker gymnasts dominate at Perham
Detroit Lakes is all in on Adam Thielen
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Ruth I. Knapp
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
Buy a Christmas tree, help a kid: Young Life fundraiser is popular in Detroit Lakes
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Pine to Palm
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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
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