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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
Picturesque Cooking: Summer class at DL's Boys & Girls Club teaches gardening, cooking – and photography
Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
PREVIEW: Laker football opponents in for DL’s culture shock
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
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
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
July 19, 2017
Albright on dean's list at St. Cloud Tech
Megan Albright, Vergas, was among those St. Cloud Technical & Community College students honored for academic achievement by being named to the dean's list for spring semester 2017. Students on the dean's list have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 while earning at least...
July 19, 2017 - 11:26am
July 10, 2017
Design for new Vergas Long Lake Trail extension underway: Project gets big boost with $20,000 donation in memory of Rodney Hanson
It was back in 2008 that the first phase of the Vergas Long Lake Trail, from Main Street to Loon Park, was completed. "It was a safety trail...
July 10, 2017 - 9:31am
May 31, 2017
Area students named to M State president's list
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 670 students to its president's list for the 2017 spring semester. Area students named to the president's list are the following (listed alphabetically by hometown):
May 31, 2017 - 12:56pm
May 17, 2017
Perham family welcomes newborn
Tristan Adam Wike, son of Aaron and Cassandra (Skillings) Wike, Perham, was born May 8, 2017, at Perham Health in Perham. He weighed 7 pounds,...
May 17, 2017 - 11:13am
April 13, 2017
How sweet it is!: Spirit Lake man wins Vergas's inaugural Maple Syrup Tasting Contest
With 34 entries before Saturday's deadline — and one latecomer who brought their entry in too late to be considered — Vergas's inaugural...
April 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 3, 2017
Time to tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood State Park both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
It's maple mania in the lakes area this week, as both the Vergas community and Maplewood State Park are set to host maple syrup-related events...
April 3, 2017 - 8:00am
March 23, 2017
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
With the first day of spring now behind us, and temperatures jumping up into the 30s, 40s and even 50s, the sap has begun flowing from area maple...
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
You don't need to be Irish to come down to the Vergas Community Event Center this Saturday, March 18, for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration hosted by the Vergas Lions Club. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. with a little socializing, followed by a potato and salad bar — plus dessert!...
March 15, 2017 - 12:29pm
February 25, 2017
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Pregnancy, even of the "normal" variety, is no easy task. Forty weeks of mood swings, strange cravings and swollen feet being just a few of the...
February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2017
'Little hidden treasure': Spirit Lake Resort near Vergas under new ownership
After taking over Spirit Lake Resort near Vergas at the beginning of last summer, the new owners, the Malstroms, are looking to make a few changes,...
February 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 15, 2017
Growin' Local: Local farmers get creative with crops in off-season to compete with corporations
It's not always easy being a local farmer, but they seem to find a way to make the gig work. Whether it's getting creative and harvesting local,...
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
December 28, 2016
Two more Vergas residents hurt when Chevy Equinox rolls on an icy Highway 10
Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon when a Chevy Equinox rolled over on Highway 10 west of Frazee. Kaylyn M. Wehmas, 23, and Emry J. Rice, under age 1, both of Vergas, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. They were taken to Essentia St....
December 28, 2016 - 12:03am
December 27, 2016
Two young Vergas residents hurt in rollover Tuesday
Two young people from Vergas were hurt in a one-vehicle rollover on an icy Highway 10 near Perham Tuesday afternoon.. Erika K. Kruzel, 17, and Levi R. Kruzel, 10, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the Perham hospital for treatment, according to the State...
December 27, 2016 - 10:02pm
December 14, 2016
Fast-growing fire engulfs Minnesota tire store, six communities respond
PERHAM, Minn. — Fire crews and emergency response teams from Perham, Dent, New York Mills, Vergas, Bluffton and Detroit Lakes, along with...
December 14, 2016 - 11:09am
November 18, 2016
DL/Frazee-Vergas High School bowling team advances to state
The Detroit Lakes/Frazee-Vergas High School Bowling Team is headed to the state tournament. The six-bowler team took the West Central - North...
November 18, 2016 - 6:23am