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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
DL softball splits with Patriots
Laker baseball swept at Pequot Lakes
Blomseth medalist at Earlybird
Bison women end Denver's reign of conference golf titles
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
Delores D. Halverson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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...
May 2, 2016 - 11:42am
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...
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...
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...
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