Billy’s Corner Bar and Grill, a lakes country gathering spot in Vergas, Minn., for decades, has closed.
Owner Kevin Flynn said he could no longer afford payments on the business he and his wife, Kelly, purchased five years ago.
Frazee-Vergas’ Schermerhorn dies at 17
FRAZEE, Minn. – The community is in mourning after Myrel Schermerhorn, the 17-year-old Frazee-Vergas High School wrestler hospitalized since a car accident last month, died on Monday.
Flavor pairings bring pub food to new level
VERGAS, Minn. – Beer, burgers, summer sunshine and the lakes of northwest Minnesota have gone together for decades.
Skål hasn’t been in Vergas that long, but the restaurant draws on this town’s middle-American traditions.
Eric Daeuber, special to The Forum
, July 06, 2011
A 28-year-old Vergas man spent his Christmas weekend in jail following a high-speed pursuit with Detroit Lakes and Becker County law enforcement officers. He has since been charged with two felonies in connection with the incident.
Spanky’s owner not sure yet if he’ll rebuild on same site
The loss of a family-operated Vergas, Minn., restaurant that burned over the weekend is still sinking in for many of the eatery’s patrons and lakes vacationers.
VERGAS, Minn. – A fire at Spanky’s Stone Hearth and Hilltop Lounge north of Vergas about 1:15 a.m. Saturday caused extensive damage, and the restaurant will likely be a “total loss,” the restaurant’s owner said.
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