Floats in the Redneck Parade are unique, creative and all are invited to enter. For more information contact the city office, 342-2091.
Once a year, the city of Vergas transforms into redneck central during Redneck Holidazzle. That day is set to happen Saturday, Nov. 21, so don’t be ignert n take dat der Cray-ola marker and put da date on dat der calendar.
A dilapidated house on the corner of 6th Street Northwest and Main Avenue is in the process of being sold with the new owner expected to demolish the structure, which is located a block from the newly built paved pedestrian path.
In late May the Frazee Economic Development Authority (EDA) learned a Detroit Lakes non-profit was interested in purchasing properties, demolishing the houses and building single family residences on the lot.
Brett Stall is one of 15 bull riders worldwide invited to the national championship in Las Vegas this December. Stall is the son of Sandee Stall (Vergas councilwoman and Vergas business owner) and Bradley Stall of Detroit Lakes. PeggySue Imihy, www.peggysuephoto.com
With thousands of events internationally, the world has many bull riders. Only the top 15 in the world are invited to compete in the National Finals Rodeo Dec. 3-13 in Las Vegas.
The DNR returned 23 live turtles were returned to the wild and confiscated 243 turtle shells as well as two five-gallon buckets of turtle parts during the investigation into the sale of turtle meat and tullibee.