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Lovers of Bad Medicine Lake rally to protect lakeshore
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There's an app for that?: Scammers are have figured out how to ‘spoof’ local, business phone numbers
Two hurt in separate crashes on icy Highway 10 east of Lake Park Saturday
MnDOT adopts new mowing/hay baling standard and permit
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
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...
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
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
'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
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Pine to Palm
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
November 13, 2016
It's Redneck Holidazzle time!: Vergas community to host fifth annual holiday celebration Nov. 19
Hammerschlagen, Jumbo Jenga, Beer Pong, a costume contest, even a redneck-themed version of the popular comedy improv show, "Whose Line Is It...
November 13, 2016 - 5:00am
October 14, 2016
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
After 42 years in the Vergas community, Goodman's Supermarket--the only grocery store in the small town--is closing its doors for good this Oct....
October 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
In the business article concerning Goodmans Supermarket closing in Vergas, the family's history was incorrectly written. The family did not move to the area from Evans Minn., rather they moved to their current location in Vergas from the old Evans grocery store, which was in Detroit...
October 14, 2016 - 1:19pm
October 9, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Lake Maud and Sybil Lake near Vergas
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Maud Lake in Becker County and Sybil Lake, south of Vergas in Otter...
October 9, 2016 - 5:43am
September 30, 2016
Lawn mower partially severs leg of 4-year-old Vergas boy
VERGAS, Minn. — A 4-year-old child had a leg partially severed by a lawn mower Thursday evening, Sept. 29, in Vergas. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: The incident happened about 6:25 p.m. when a child was outside and ran up to a family...
September 30, 2016 - 11:22am
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