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DL man gets jail time for meth
More than just a temporary fix: Rossman Elementary space issues include wonky layout, 40-year-old temporary classrooms
New sheriff in town: DNR creates Straight River Groundwater Management Area
Man sentenced for possessing stolen rifle
Aiming for cop, man hits girlfriend in face with cellphone
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Richville couple welcomes daughter
Mankes welcome baby boy
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
Get ready for that sweet, sweet taste of maple syrup. Pancakes, milkshakes and more will be getting an extra sweet pairing next month when...
March 25, 2015 - 11:20am
March 8, 2015
Vergas classical pianist Rebecca Davis appointed to Minnesota State Arts Board
She may have grown up in Philadelphia, Pa., but classical pianist Rebecca Davis has found that life in the “big city” really isn’t for...
March 8, 2015 - 5:30am
February 13, 2015
Enchanting Du Jour fundraiser to help Vergas Center
What better way to raise funds for the enhancement of the Vergas Event Center than to throw a party with great food, spirits, entertainment, and interesting decor. The Third Annual Enchanting Du Jour will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, in the center. The evening to benefit the...
February 13, 2015 - 5:35am
January 7, 2015
Vergas student takes trip to icy Antarctica
You may be dreading every step you take outside this week with the bitter cold. One local teen is in one of the coldest places on earth and loving...
January 7, 2015 - 11:30am
November 20, 2014
Trophy of a lifetime
Though the Boone & Crocket-scored 185-point buck that 16-year-old Malcolm Bradbury bagged with one shot on the afternoon of Nov. 10 may not...
November 20, 2014 - 8:47am
August 3, 2014
Vergas author at book-signing
It’s been 14 years since Vergas-area resident Ernest Schanilec published his first book, “Blue Darkness.” “It’s now in its third...
August 3, 2014 - 12:30pm