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Open house for future Highway 87 projects in Frazee scheduled for May 7
Drop the drone during fire season
Giving Back to Mom Contest
Inebriated man leads Becker County sheriff's deputy on pursuit Easter morning
Minn. woman sentenced for attempted murder
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Laker baseball splits conference opener
DL tennis falls at home to Perham
Minnesota boys to be allowed on high school dance teams
Detroit Lakes summer boys basketball camps
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Country Kitchen building purchased; new owners set their sights on sushi, hibachi
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Archie B. Henderson
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
Letter: DL community rallies to find Manda Panda
Letter: Rep. Green on why he skipped the League forum in DL
Letter: Here's why I'm voting no on the Frazee School referendum
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
April 17, 2019
Frazee-Vergas voters return to the polls May 14: Special election to decide fate of $25.6 million bond project
Voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District will be heading to the polls next month to determine the fate of a $25.6 million bond referendum...
April 17, 2019 - 8:44am
April 14, 2019
Vergas man sentenced for meth possession
Riley Daniel Doyle, 19, of rural Vergas has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on June 11, 2018, he was pulled over by a state trooper on Highway 10 in Becker County for a burned-out headlight....
April 14, 2019 - 12:03am
March 5, 2019
Vergas woman injured in Highway 10 crash
A Vergas woman was injured in a two-car collision this morning (Tuesday) on Highway 10 between Frazee and Perham. Irma Jean Sonnenberg, 73, of Vergas was taken to the Perham hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The driver of the other car, Dustin...
March 5, 2019 - 2:16pm
November 7, 2018
Frazee-Vergas voters agree to fix up elementary school
Voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District approved Question 3 Tuesday night, a $3.5 million property tax levy to raise $3.5 million for elementary school improvements. Under the plan, the 1966 wing on the elementary school will be remodeled and upgraded with new windows, flooring...
November 7, 2018 - 1:46am
October 11, 2018
Vergas man hurt when cargo van rolls on Highway 10
A Vergas man was injured Thursday when the cargo van he was driving left the roadway and rolled into the ditch. Todd Vincent Sandahl, 60 of Vergas was taken to the Perham hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt. No alcohol was involved.
October 11, 2018 - 11:42pm
September 3, 2018
House a total loss after fire in Vergas
Vergas, MN — The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office was called out to 49385 368th Ave for a report of a house fire at at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday. Deputies say a man spotted the fire from a boat on Rose Lake.
September 3, 2018 - 12:08pm
August 31, 2018
DNR officer made an impact in his short life: Hundreds turn out for Kyle Quittschreiber's funeral in Frazee
It had only been about eight years since he graduated from the Frazee High School gym when the community gathered once again Thursday to say...
August 31, 2018 - 3:08pm
August 14, 2018
Frazee teen injured in crash near Vergas
A 17-year-old Frazee girl was airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Fargo with an apparent spinal injury after an early morning crash Sunday, Aug. 12, in Otter Tail County, the sheriff’s office said. The girl, who was not named, was southbound on County Highway 4 around 2:15 a.m. when...
August 14, 2018 - 10:21am
June 6, 2018
Sister of Fargo woman killed in suicide pact says health problems robbed her of happiness'
FARGO—Ila Mae Lou Averson was a baseball fan and a fun-loving person. She built a 40-year career as a secretary for Northern States Power...
June 6, 2018 - 9:45pm
May 22, 2018
Vergas man sentenced for choking girlfriend
Erik James Erks, 22, of rural Vergas has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault by strangulation. A felony charge of making terroristic threats and two misdemeanor domestic assault charges were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
May 22, 2018 - 9:47am
April 1, 2018
What's on tap: Sap may be slow, but Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival set for Saturday
Though the official first day of spring is now behind us, snow is still thick on the ground in most areas of Becker County — and the sap...
April 1, 2018 - 11:10am
February 25, 2018
When will the sap start flowing?: Vergas designates 'official maple tree', sets contest to determine start of syrup season
As the end of February approaches, and frigid winter temperatures start to warm, maple syrup producers in the Vergas area are beginning to place...
February 25, 2018 - 11:00am
February 11, 2018
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
It's been more than 50 years since members of the Heart O'Lakes Harmony Men's Barbershop Chorus first began to offer singing valentines to sweethearts...
February 11, 2018 - 9:00am
December 20, 2017
Have yourself a 'marry' little Christmas: Santa helps couple get engaged at the Vergas Lion's Santa Claus Days
It would appear Santa has been in cahoots with Cupid this holiday season. A couple weeks ago, Jolly Old Saint Nick helped Grand Forks resident,...
December 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 1, 2017
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
VERGAS — The Vergas Looneys Relay for Life team will present the second annual "A Christmas Gathering" concert and bake sale this Sunday, Dec/ 3, from 2-4 [/,/ at the Vergas Event Center. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. This year's performers include the Band...
December 1, 2017 - 11:00am