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'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Duane L. Erickson
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
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
September 25, 2016
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
Some Vergas-area residents claim to have encountered the legendary Hairy Man while exploring the Vergas Trails with family and friends, but only...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
Vergas Looney Days had a weekend full of fun
August 17, 2016 - 11:36am
August 6, 2016
Vergas city festival starts Thursday
It’s time to brush up on those loon impersonator skills once again… Vergas’ Looney Daze celebration runs from this Thursday, Aug. 11, through...
August 6, 2016 - 5:25am
July 20, 2016
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
A Vergas family is feeling complete again after being reunited with Sophie, their dog, who had been missing for several months. The nine-year-old...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
July 20, 2016 - 5:00am
May 12, 2016
Vergas man sentenced for drugs
Nicholas George Savig, 32, of 48548 County Road 31, Vergas, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and misdemeanor driving after revocation. A felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, and a gross misdemeanor...
May 12, 2016 - 5:40am
May 2, 2016
Angels defeat Vergas in exhibition game
The Detroit Lakes Angels defeated the Vergas Loons 14-4 Sunday in amateur exhibition baseball at Washington Park. Scott Schroeder and Bryan Buhr pitched for DL in the game. Schroeder went four innings; Buhr three innings, picking up the victory. Three Angel hitters knocked in three...
May 2, 2016 - 11:42am
April 8, 2016
Maple Syrup Fest in Vergas this weekend
The community of Vergas will present its annual Maple Syrup Festival on Saturday, April 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center, Maplewood State Park and the Vergas Lions Park. There will be a pancake feed featuring fresh maple syrup at the Event Center from 8 a.m. to noon;...
April 8, 2016 - 5:50am
March 10, 2016
Natalie’s Serendipity opens in Vergas
The owner of Natalie’s Serendipity in Vergas is all about community. She took pains to make her home décor and gift shop welcoming to people...
March 10, 2016 - 5:45am
February 4, 2016
Bad checks bring charge
A Vergas woman has been sentenced for writing six bad checks to a local business and not paying them back. Penny Lynn Fick, 41, was found guilty of felony issue dishonored checks and was sentenced to five years of probation. She was also granted a stay of imposition, which means if...
February 4, 2016 - 5:55am
November 22, 2015
Vergas man gets 2 years for domestic assault
Eli Samuel Anderson, 30, of 46187 Lands Ends Road, Vergas has been sentenced to two years in prison on two counts of felony domestic assault. One count of felony domestic assault and a gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with an emergency phone call were dropped in a plea agreement. According...
November 22, 2015 - 5:30am
Sentenced for bad checks
Bill Karl Fick, 50, of 31329 430th St., Vergas has been sentenced for felony dishonored check. According to court records, he wrote four dishonored checks to two Becker County businesses between July 11 and August 5 of 2014 totaling $859.54. He appeared in Becker County District...
November 22, 2015 - 5:20am
October 14, 2015
Can you outrun the hairy man? Vergas to hold 5K fundraiser
For more than 50 years, several reports have surfaced about a legendary being known as the “Hairy Man of Vergas,” and out of those accounts, it seems he has always been doing one thing. “He’s usually running,” said Julie Lammers, who works in the Vegas City Office. “One...
October 14, 2015 - 11:07am
September 27, 2015
Vergas man charged with fleeing officer, drugs
Nicholas George Savig, 32, of 48548 County Road 31, Vergas has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, gross misdemeanor no proof of insurance and misdemeanor driving after...
September 27, 2015 - 5:20am
September 17, 2015
Vergas author releases 12th novel
It’s been 15 years since retired dentist Ernest Schanilec embarked on his second career as a mystery novelist. Twelve novels later, Schanilec’s...
September 17, 2015 - 5:20am
September 14, 2015
A Lion’s Share: Tour of Homes to benefit Vergas Lions Club
The second annual Vergas Lion’s Tour of Homes is Sunday, Sept. 20. This year’s tour is sure to please those who are looking for construction...
September 14, 2015 - 5:00am