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Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
July 3, 2012
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
September 16, 2009
Frazee superintendent cleared of discriminiation and harassment claims
FRAZEE -- Frazee-Vergas School Superintendent Deron Stender has been cleared of any discrimination or harassment claims against him. A third-party investigator was brought in to look into claims of "hostile work environment harassment," brought on by Education Minnesota, AFSCME...
September 16, 2009 - 4:38pm
September 4, 2009
Obama speech controversy felt in lakes area
DETROIT LAKES -- The controversy surrounding President Obama's speech to students across the nation has reached local school districts around the lakes area. Obama is scheduled to deliver the address at 11 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday. One district, Lake Park-Audubon, will not...
September 4, 2009 - 3:52pm