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Summer activities for kids offered at Perham Area Public Library
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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Street improvements underway in Ottertail
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
The birds and the bees of planting apple trees
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
September 4, 2014
Reward offered to help catch Schram Cemetery vandals
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $500 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for recent vandalism to Schram Cemetery. The rural Vergas cemetery was reported as vandalized on Aug. 20. According to a press release from the...
September 4, 2014 - 11:26am
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...
August 4, 2014 - 10:31am
July 5, 2014
Vergas man's heart issues pave way for handball national title
FARGO — Tom Olson endured four heart surgeries in the past 10 years with the constant reminder of his family’s history of heart disease lingering...
July 5, 2014 - 8:07am
June 20, 2014
Vergas man unhurt in one-car accident
A Vergas man escaped injury after his vehicle went off the road and landed in a slough. Joshua David Moltzan, 31, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Bonneville too fast along Leek Lake Drive in Vergas when he lost control of the car around a curve, according to a press release from the...
June 20, 2014 - 12:26pm
April 10, 2014
Lake cabin robbed near Vergas
Three television sets, a Polaris ATV, power tools and liquor were stolen from a lake cabin at Jolly Fisherman Road, Long Lake, east of Vergas, recently. The call came in to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office at 6:32 p.m. on April 4. The case remains under investigation. ...
April 10, 2014 - 11:15am
April 8, 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 8, 2014 - 9:41am
November 21, 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....
November 21, 2013 - 9:52am
October 10, 2013
Two Vergas residents hurt in accident
Two people were injured in an accident near Vergas last Tuesday morning. Torey Sonnenberg, age 36, of Vergas, was parked in an approach along Highway 17 when his vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck driven by Doreen Richard, 68, also of Vergas, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
October 10, 2013 - 2:59pm
September 12, 2013
Vergas hunter, deer farm owner puts $9,400 on buck
VERGAS, Minn. - Mike Summers of Summers Deer Farm has turned to social media to advertise a shot at a prized buck. On Craigslist, $9,400 will get you into Summers Game Farm, 25 acres near Vergas and the chance to be the hunter to bags and brings home at Tarzan, the 4-year-old buck. “Last...
September 12, 2013 - 3:00pm
Ole’s Ride raises $9,300 for hospice
The fourth annual Ole’s Ride, held Aug. 24 raised $9,300 for Hospice of the Red River Valley. Over the past four years, the ride has raised a total of $22,900 to help provide hospice care to patients and families in Vergas and the surrounding area. The event is held in memory...
September 12, 2013 - 12:20pm
August 28, 2013
Man gets jail time for neglect of 17 horses
The caregiver for six horses that were found dead, and 11 more neglected, at a farmstead near Vergas last winter has been sentenced to one year in jail. William Vance Tompkins, age 19, of Owasso, Okla., had been entrusted with the care of the horses by his mother, Penny Fick, and...
August 28, 2013 - 2:51pm
July 25, 2013
Wanted: Wiener dogs for Looney Daze race
Vergas Looney Daze will be featuring a fun and unique new event this year – wiener dog races. Dubbed the 2013 Wiener Dog Nationals, the races will take place on the Saturday of Looney Daze, Aug. 10, at the Vergas Diamond. KLN Enterprises is sponsoring the event. Organizers...
July 25, 2013 - 1:49pm
July 8, 2013
Dilworth man loses two fingers to fireworks
VERGAS, Minn. – A Dilworth man lost two fingers in a fireworks accident Friday, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sherriff’s Office. Jason Holweger, 25, was reloading a two-inch wide cannon-style firework around 10:30 p.m. Friday night near Vergas. While he...
July 8, 2013 - 10:09am
June 19, 2013
Vergas Loon turns 50
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the design and dedication of Vergas’ iconic loon statue. The public is invited to participate in...
June 19, 2013 - 10:44am
June 17, 2013
Vergas man gets prison time for shooting man
A Vergas man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Jack Thomas Nelson, 19, of 29319 415th St., Vergas, was ordered to serve 36 months (three years) in prison, with credit for 191 days...
June 17, 2013 - 12:02pm