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North Dakota toddler accidently towed away in vehicle, spends the cold night alone
Lions set their sights on helping others see
Historical Dunton Locks tram will reopen this summer
Local ‘heroes’ recognized for impact on the community
White Earth candidates asked to prove residency
COLLEGE TRACK: Berg wins long jump, third in triple
TRACK: Jepson ties school pole vault at Hawley
GOLF: Frazee fifth at HOL Hawley
GOLF: Lakers boys win third straight meet
COLLEGE TRACK: Nielsen wins shot put, top 10 in hammer and javelin
North Dakota is a hop, skip and a jump away and could be a good vacay
Vacation beachhouse look too good to be true? It just may be
Asparagus three ways: Versatile vegetable is elegant, yet nutritious
SSI, Social Security are completely different programs
Friends & Neighbors
Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
Paul V. Huebner
Michael D. Wirth
Dale K. Peterson
Donald H. Koski
Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
The core issues in the 2016 election
Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
Letter: Kudos to ‘Next to Normal’
Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Business & Industry
Spring Laker Book
Kids in the Trib
2016 Becker County Care Guide
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
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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...
News / crime
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...
News / crime
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...
News / crime
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...
News / crime
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...
entertainment / books
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
August 19, 2015
Vergas gives kids free chance to act
Thanks to strategic planning in Vergas, area students are getting some acting lessons for free this summer. Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre is hosting “Cinderella” this week for children ages 6-18. Kids auditioned for parts Monday, are practicing the production all week and...
August 19, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 16, 2015
Vergas’ free theater helps area youth
The city of Vergas has found the glass slipper and it fits. A couple years ago, the city had a great idea — one that maybe should be replicated by other cities in the area. They came up with a strategic planning group that identified a need for more youth programs in town. So...
opinion / editorials
August 16, 2015 - 5:25am
August 12, 2015
Celebrating 50 years of Looney Daze
Vergas proudly celebrates their 50th year of Looney Daze from Thursday to Sunday, Aug. 13-16, with events for the whole family at “Loonstock...
August 12, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 5, 2015
Jailhouse phone calls means more charges filed on Vergas man
Eli Samuel Anderson, 30, of 46187 Lands End Road, Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic abuse - violating an order for protection. According to court records, earlier this month he was in the Becker County Jail on domestic assault charges. An...
News / crime
August 5, 2015 - 11:30am
August 7, 2015
Vergas man accused of helping underage teen run away from home
Wyatt Robert Nelson, 20, of 29319 415th St., Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony deprive parental rights, cause child to be a runaway. According to court records, on July 3 White Earth tribal police responded to a residence in Becker County on a...
News / crime
August 7, 2015 - 5:40am