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Ice left early in spring, arrived late this fall, leading to record-breaking ice-free season on Detroit Lake
From teen rebel to astronaut: Columbia Space Shuttle Pilot Digger Carey talks to youngsters in Mahnomen
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Criminal sexual conduct charges dropped against DL man
Callway man sentenced for domestic assault
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Otters snap five-game skid to Laker girls
GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers complete season sweep of DL
Pins galore in Laker wrestlers first dual
Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
'Magical Medora Christmas' comes to Detroit Lakes Dec. 18
'This Little Light of Mine': Trinity Lutheran to host 14th annual Candles & Carols Dec. 18
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Jeanette M. Giesinger
Diana Lynn Aker
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Brad Laabs Column: It's almost ice fishing time--here's where to find the fish
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
Lucky number 13: MN Flyers’ Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competing in state compulsories this weekend
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Pine to Palm
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
April 16, 2014
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
The Ladies Women’s Missionary League (LWML) Detroit Lakes Zone is having their Spring Rally on Friday, April 25, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rural Vergas (Loon Lake). The Rally is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Theme of the day is “God Alone is Our Rock.” Rev. Aufdenkamp...
April 16, 2014 - 5:00pm
April 15, 2014
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
With several new twists, along with the old classic events, the Vergas Maple Syrup Festival, held over the weekend, was a celebration of the...
April 15, 2014 - 12:25pm
April 5, 2014
Vergas to hold Maple Syrup Festival
There are few things better than a community that comes together in celebration of the sweet things in life — like pure maple syrup. The...
April 5, 2014 - 11:00am
February 8, 2014
Vergas to host event center fundraiser ‘Enchanting Du Jour’
On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Vergas Event Center will be decorated for an evening of socializing, great food, spirits, live entertainment and bidding wars over the silent auction items. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and opening bids on the silent auction...
February 8, 2014 - 2:00pm
November 20, 2013
New Vergas fest just gits 'er done
What could be more redneck than deer hide covered floats, camouflage outfits and running for beer, dressed in blaze orange? Find out Nov. 23...
November 20, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 12, 2013
Frazee-Vergas fifth graders capture their artistic sides
When turned lose with a camera, Frazee-Vergas fifth grade students came back with some amazing results. Located a couple miles southwest of...
November 12, 2013 - 2:00pm
September 5, 2013
Vergas woman charged with felony bigamy in Clay County
MOORHEAD – A Vergas woman is facing a felony bigamy charge after one of her husbands reported to Texas authorities the two weren’t divorced before her recent marriage in Clay County to another man. Penny Lynn Fick, 38, was charged Monday in Clay County District Court. Court...
September 5, 2013 - 11:44am
September 4, 2013
Vergas ride raises $9,300 for hospice
The fourth annual Ole’s Ride was held Aug. 24 and raised $9,300 to benefit Hospice of the Red River Valley. In four years, Ole’s Ride...
September 4, 2013 - 7:32am