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PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
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Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
July 10, 2012
Explosion totals home, injures one in Vergas
A man suffered minor injuries in a home explosion in Vergas on Monday that left his house a total loss. The homeowner, Peter Hansen, 67, was inside at the time of the explosion, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. He was transported to Perham Health...
July 10, 2012 - 8:38am
July 3, 2012
The Hairy Man of the Vergas Trails - fact or fiction?
For the last five decades, the legend of the Hairy Man of the Vergas Trails has intrigued many who have decided to venture out into secluded...
July 3, 2012 - 3:52pm
Lightning causes apartment fire in Vergas
A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of an apartment fire in Vergas on Tuesday morning. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's...
July 3, 2012 - 3:47pm
June 28, 2012
Vergas man sentenced for burglary
Ira James Anderson, 31, of Vergas, was sentenced June 15 for burglary and drug-related charges. The charges stemmed from incidents in Otter Tail County. Anderson also has faced charges in Becker County. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, Anderson was committed...
June 28, 2012 - 2:50pm
May 31, 2012
Benshoof: SyFy show in Vergas to investigate the Hairy Man
May 31, 2012 - 9:20am
August 24, 2011
Vergas royalty named at pageant
Makenzi Kovar, 16, of Vergas, was named Miss Vergas 2011 during this month's Vergas Looney Daze. Kovar will be a senior at Perham High School,...
August 24, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 10, 2011
Vergas to go completely looney
Vergas will go completely looney when it celebrates its annual Looney Daze celebration starting today and running through Sunday, Aug. 14. Plenty...
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 13, 2011
Vergas man sentenced for fleeing officer, assault
A Vergas man was sentenced Thursday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and a gross misdemeanor charge of fourth degree attempted assault. Kevin James Towey, 28, of 49863 Trowbridge Circle East, Vergas, was sentenced to...
July 13, 2011 - 3:36pm
Lakeside Hangouts: Billy's Bar and Grill in Vergas a summer hotspot
VERGAS, Minn. - Ron and Linda Flemming are relative newcomers to Billy's Corner Bar and Grill in Vergas. But the Flemmings, who recently bought...
July 13, 2011 - 10:46am
July 11, 2011
Woman runs over man near Vergas
A man suffered injuries to his legs after being run over by a woman at a resort near Vergas on Friday evening. The woman was attempting to leave the scene of a domestic dispute around 10:15 p.m. when she accidentally drove over the man who she had been arguing with, according to...
July 11, 2011 - 11:03am
April 25, 2011
Spanky's Stone Hearth near Vergas to re-open May 4
On May 4, 2005, Josh Hanson took over Spanky's Stone Hearth and opened it as his own after working there for 10 years. On May 4, 2011, he will...
April 25, 2011 - 10:00am
November 2, 2009
Vergas woman plans to seek GOP nod in District 10 State Senate race
WADENA -- A Vergas woman announced her intention Wednesday to seek the District 10 GOP nomination and challenge State Sen. Dan Skogen, DFL-Hewitt,...
November 2, 2009 - 6:44am
October 21, 2009
Local foods benefit consumer, grower
Anybody who has eaten corn on the cob cooked up fresh from the field, or a sun-warmed apple off the tree, or a juicy home-grown tomato -- not...
October 21, 2009 - 9:05am
October 10, 2009
Rollover injures two near Vergas
A one-vehicle rollover accident in near Vergas on Friday night injured two West Fargo men. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department responded to the accident at about 10:18 p.m. Friday. According to a news release, the 1999 Ford pickup was eastbound on County Highway 4 west of...
October 10, 2009 - 2:44pm
October 6, 2009
Vergas man injured by falling tree
A Vergas man was taken to the hospital Sunday after a tree fell on his leg, according to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. Todd Bunkowski, 53, was cutting wood near the intersection of Leek Lake Drive and Candor Hall Road shortly before 1 p.m. when a falling tree struck his leg, according...
October 6, 2009 - 2:52pm