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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.
The restaurateur collaborated with regional artists to create her colorful first cookbook, which was published in November 2021.

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Vergas hunter has been applying just four years when she was selected for Minnesota's once-in-a -lifetime elk hunt in Kittson County.
On Friday, Nov. 12, Rep. Michelle Fischbach led the Minnesota House delegation in proposing two bipartisan bills to rename post offices in the 7th District.
Vergas held its Looney Days from Thursday, Aug. 12, to Sunday, Aug. 15.
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The 12th annual Ole's Ride is in memory of Richard “Ole” Barten, who lost his battle to cancer in February 2011. This year, the event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021.
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.

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Preliminary plans call for the veterans memorial park to have granite benches, granite memorial pillars, and federal, state and military flags on display.
The owner was boiling maple syrup in the driveway when flames spread into her home, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.
Detroit Lakes, Lake Park, Vergas events among those derailed by coronavirus.

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