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June 19, 2013
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The “Big Bird” of Vergas’ 50th birthday will be celebrated with a special community event on June 29.
Vergas Loon turns 50
June 19, 2013 - 10:44am
June 17, 2013
Vergas man gets prison time for shooting man
June 17, 2013 - 12:02pm
January 7, 2013
Loader hits railway bridge
January 7, 2013 - 2:19pm
January 2, 2013
Fire damages home in Otter Tail County
January 2, 2013 - 5:14am
July 10, 2012
Explosion totals home, injures one in Vergas
July 10, 2012 - 8:38am
July 3, 2012
A side view of the skull, found in a boggy area of the Vergas Trails several years ago.
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The Hairy Man of the Vergas Trails - fact or fiction?
July 3, 2012 - 3:52pm
Perham, Vergas, Frazee and Wolf Lake firefighters responded to an apartment fire in Vergas early Tuesday morning.
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Lightning causes apartment fire in Vergas
July 3, 2012 - 3:47pm
June 28, 2012
Vergas man sentenced for burglary
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
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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, and participates in volleyball, basketball, speech and golf. Kovar, right, is pictured with Lauren Anderson, 13, was named Princess Altona 2011 during the pageant. Anderson will be entering eighth grade at Perham.
Vergas royalty named at pageant
August 24, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 10, 2011
The Looney Daze parade will hit the streets of Vergas at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14.
Vergas to go completely looney
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 13, 2011
Vergas man sentenced for fleeing officer, assault
July 13, 2011 - 3:36pm
There are two sides to Billy's Bar and Grill in Vergas. When the sun goes down, bands set up on this side, where music and dancing ensue. Photo by Dave Olson / The Forum
Lakeside Hangouts: Billy's Bar and Grill in Vergas a summer hotspot
July 13, 2011 - 10:46am
July 11, 2011
Woman runs over man near Vergas
July 11, 2011 - 11:03am
April 25, 2011
Josh Hanson, left, and Anthony Soland will re-open Spanky's Stone Hearth on Rose Lake May 4, about nine months after fire caused extensive damage to the restaurant. The northwoods-style building features a rock bar like was in the former Stone Hearth. The two fireplaces, including the original stone hearth fireplace, right, have been soda blasted and refurbished to look as good as new. Although not required, reservations are recommended for the restaurant.
Spanky's Stone Hearth near Vergas to re-open May 4
April 25, 2011 - 10:00am