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'Something wicked this way comes...'
DL man loved life, lived it to the fullest
County moves forward on new public works facility
2 arrested after truck crashes into Fargo home
100+ Seasons: Fuhs making an impact on DL athletes for four decades
One-handed Hawley pitcher trying to prove himself in Northwoods League
Babe Ruth, Junior Legion teams pick up wins
Ericksons to be honored June 24
Local girls advance in Drive, Chip and Putt
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
In honor of her late father, local Bell Bank employee uses 'Pay it Forward' to fund veterans' skydiving trips
McFeely: The Whopper replaces the Big Mac in Pelican Rapids
Double batch of bad news: Two bakery stores close within one week in Detroit Lakes
Whittney Risser promoted at Midwest Bank
Norby’s discounted inventory flying off the shelves: Crowds lined the streets for going out of business sale
Local Sons of Norway to host Trio Con Brio concert
MN author to discuss new book Sunday in Wadena
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
Are you ready to party?
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Layden & Hope Jacobson
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Rolland "Rollie" J. Michaelson
John Douglas "Jack" Vogt
Donald "Pork Chop" Welty
This session, Minnesota did right by public employees
Letter: Line 3 pipeline will be good for Minnesota
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Opinion: The cure for obesity, heart disease, and anxiety? Puppies!
Opinion: The changing face of deafness
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
Time on the water takes a toll on your body
Brad Laabs column: Time on the water takes a toll on your body
Ground blinds let you hang with the wild birds
Walleye limits may change on Minnesota's Rainy River
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Ahh, good times: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival another success
The party continues...: Thousands coming out for the 82nd annual Water Carnival
'Water' you doing this weekend?: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival takes over DL
Photos: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival rushes into town
'I want to fly, man': Frankie Ballard to play in DL on July 15
June 6, 2018
Sister of Fargo woman killed in suicide pact says health problems robbed her of happiness'
FARGO—Ila Mae Lou Averson was a baseball fan and a fun-loving person. She built a 40-year career as a secretary for Northern States Power...
June 6, 2018 - 9:45pm
May 22, 2018
Vergas man sentenced for choking girlfriend
Erik James Erks, 22, of rural Vergas has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault by strangulation. A felony charge of making terroristic threats and two misdemeanor domestic assault charges were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
May 22, 2018 - 9:47am
April 1, 2018
What's on tap: Sap may be slow, but Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival set for Saturday
Though the official first day of spring is now behind us, snow is still thick on the ground in most areas of Becker County — and the sap...
April 1, 2018 - 11:10am
February 25, 2018
When will the sap start flowing?: Vergas designates 'official maple tree', sets contest to determine start of syrup season
As the end of February approaches, and frigid winter temperatures start to warm, maple syrup producers in the Vergas area are beginning to place...
February 25, 2018 - 11:00am
February 11, 2018
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
It's been more than 50 years since members of the Heart O'Lakes Harmony Men's Barbershop Chorus first began to offer singing valentines to sweethearts...
February 11, 2018 - 9:00am
December 20, 2017
Have yourself a 'marry' little Christmas: Santa helps couple get engaged at the Vergas Lion's Santa Claus Days
It would appear Santa has been in cahoots with Cupid this holiday season. A couple weeks ago, Jolly Old Saint Nick helped Grand Forks resident,...
December 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 1, 2017
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
VERGAS — The Vergas Looneys Relay for Life team will present the second annual "A Christmas Gathering" concert and bake sale this Sunday, Dec/ 3, from 2-4 [/,/ at the Vergas Event Center. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. This year's performers include the Band...
December 1, 2017 - 11:00am
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