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February 11, 2018
Receiving a singing Valentine, Kim Schlauderaff listens to the barber shop quartet made up of (from left) Gary Gunstinson, Mike Boen, Daryl Haarstick and Don Matteson. The group was one of many that the Heart O'Lakes Men's Barbershop Men's Chorus sends out on Valentine’s Day each year, traveling around the Frazee, Vergas and Detroit Lakes area, and singing to people whose sweethearts hire the group to serenade them. Paula Quam / Tribune
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
February 11, 2018 - 9:00am
December 20, 2017
Aaron Kroetsch (left) proposed to his girlfriend, Melissa Bunkowske (right), with a little help from Santa Claus a couple weeks ago. Submitted Photos
Have yourself a 'marry' little Christmas: Santa helps couple get engaged at the Vergas Lion's Santa Claus Days
December 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 1, 2017
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
December 1, 2017 - 11:00am
July 19, 2017
Albright on dean's list at St. Cloud Tech
July 19, 2017 - 11:26am
July 10, 2017
This is an artist's rendering of what the new Long Lake Trail extension will look like when completed — including the "floating boardwalk" that will run across a section of wetland. (Submitted photo)
Design for new Vergas Long Lake Trail extension underway: Project gets big boost with $20,000 donation in memory of Rodney Hanson
July 10, 2017 - 9:31am
May 31, 2017
Area students named to M State president's list
May 31, 2017 - 12:56pm
May 17, 2017
Perham family welcomes newborn
May 17, 2017 - 11:13am
April 13, 2017
Maple Syrup Fest volunteer Rick Hanson carefully dispensed pancake batter on the griddle before dishing up a fresh stack of flapjacks for the hungry crowd at the Vergas Event Center on Saturday. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
How sweet it is!: Spirit Lake man wins Vergas's inaugural Maple Syrup Tasting Contest
April 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 3, 2017
Horse-drawn wagon rides will once again be offered during Maplewood State Park's Maple Syrup Demonstration Day on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Time to tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood State Park both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
April 3, 2017 - 8:00am
March 23, 2017
These maple syrup makers are gathering sap that they have tapped from the trees in preparation for cooking up a fresh batch. (Submitted photo)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
March 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 15, 2017
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Vergas Lions Club: Dinner, dancing set for Saturday at Vergas Event Center
March 15, 2017 - 12:29pm
February 25, 2017
Kelsey and Greg (Goob) Zitzow welcomed a perfectly healthy little boy, Liam Duane Zitzow, into the world on Jan. 8 after being told he wouldn't survive birth. Submitted Photo
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2017
Spirit Lake has five cabins, located on Spirit Lake, which will be transitioning from weekend cabins to seasonal cabins this summer. Submitted Photo
'Little hidden treasure': Spirit Lake Resort near Vergas under new ownership
February 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 15, 2017
Ryan Pesch's winter greenhouse is just one of his many building projects on his farm. He's able to heat it with multiple different methods, including solar power, to keep the temperature between 40 and 85 degrees to grow winter greens for CSA boxes. Kaysey Price/Tribune
Growin' Local: Local farmers get creative with crops in off-season to compete with corporations
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
December 28, 2016
Two more Vergas residents hurt when Chevy Equinox rolls on an icy Highway 10
December 28, 2016 - 12:03am