A pancake feed, Maple Leaf Hunt, Saps Running 5K, horse-drawn wagon rides and more are scheduled throughout the day, and local businesses will be offering a variety of discounts and specials, including maple-flavored treats, milkshakes and whiskey.
House District 9B, which includes the Perham, Vergas, Dent and Dunvilla areas, is an open seat following the recent state redistricting, since it has no incumbent House member. Joan Johnson Gedde intends to seek Republican endorsement at her party's upcoming convention.
In a Wednesday post on the group's Facebook page, the Frazee-Vergas VFW Post 7702 announced that it is closing down until further notice. Meetings for VFW and AMVETS members will still take place as scheduled, but the bar and club side of the business will cease operations until a new business plan for the bar can be established.
Vergas's annual Maple Syrup Festival was one of the early cancellation casualties of the coronavirus pandemic last year — but the popular event is making a comeback this coming Saturday, April 10. A Pancake Feed, "Saps Running" 5K Run/Walk and Maple Medallion Hunt are scheduled, and Vergas businesses will be offering special discounts throughout the day as well.