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Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee donates 36k to DL Boys & Girls Club
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Former Minn. assistant principal plans guilty pleas to charges related to explicit childrens' images
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
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Area pro and college sports briefs
DL Whalers capture squirt hockey title in Fargo
Raiders push win streak to three games
Laker volleyball runners-up at Hawley Invite
Girls soccer picks up sixth win in eight games
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
Column: The very first school in Becker County
3 pumpkin-themed recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth
friends & neighbors
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
MN gas prices up slightly over last week
Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Fargo photographer exhibiting his work at Trinity Lutheran this month
NYM Cultural Center to host fiber arts classes Sept. 22-23
Eagles tribute show to open new season at the Holmes
'Sulfer Springs' is a can't miss read for Krueger mystery fans
Lakes Area Chorale headed for New York City: Picnic, info meeting on joining local community choir set for Sunday
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Alton O. Haugen
Leo L. Rabideaux
Eva Della Fritz
Anna Mae Nelson
It all started with an apple
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
Marine recruit supports Tobacco 21 in DL
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
Time for cooler-weather boat maintenance
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
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
November 22, 2015
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
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...
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 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...
August 7, 2015 - 5:40am
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...
August 5, 2015 - 11:30am
August 1, 2015
Kids sought for Vergas junior pageant Aug. 13
Young tikes between the ages of 4 and 7 are being sought to compete for the title of Vergas Jr. Royalty. Your child must be 4 years old, and have not reached their 8th birthday by Sept. 1st. The Jr. Royalty Program will be held in conjunction with the Miss Vergas/Princess Altona...
August 1, 2015 - 5:30am
July 2, 2015
Detroit Lakes shuts out Vergas
Brock Johnson was in command Wednesday evening throwing a two-hit shutout as Detroit Lakes pounded the Vergas Loons 10-0 in amateur baseball...
July 2, 2015 - 9:35am
June 28, 2015
Vergas man charged for assaulting brother
Ronald Edward Reynolds Jr., 25, of 46673 County Road 35, Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault by strangulation. According to court records, in the early morning hours of May 23, Detroit Lakes police were called to a residence on...
June 28, 2015 - 5:20am
June 11 concert set to support Vergas Trail
The City of Vergas Trail Committee and Vergas State Bank will co-host a benefit concert at the Vergas Event Center on Thursday, June 11, to highlight...
May 28, 2015 - 5:35am
April 25, 2015
Vergas man sentenced for choking, assaulting girlfriend
Erik James Erks, 19, of 31329 430th St., Vergas, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of domestic assault, strangulation. A felony charge of terroristic threats and two misdemeanor domestic assault charges were dropped in a plea agreement. According...
April 25, 2015 - 5:50am