Pep Band performs for teams, fans

Pep Band performs for teams, fans

Filling up a section of the bleachers underneath a sign proclaiming this to be the “Home of the Mighty Otter Pep Band,” dozens of students ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

School delayed 2 hours

Fergus Falls Public Schools, Hillcrest Lutheran Academy and Morning Son Christian School will begin two hours later than normal today. Other schools starting two hours ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison  | Add your comment
  2. Task force suggests more rural broadband spending  | Add your comment
  3. Blizzard watch in effect; fishing derby postponed  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Compromise solution needed for Kirkbride

I became involved with this project prior to election to the City Council as an advocate for due process, I felt the buildings were not ... View

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Lunch session discusses advanced care directives

In an effort to help community members complete advanced health care directives, Lake Region Healthcare will offer a monthly lunch hour informational session on the ... Read more | Add your comment

Get in the swing at the M State’s Jazz Band Dinner & Dance

Jazz will be the occasion at the Jazz Band Dinner & Dance at the Fergus Falls VFW on Feb. 20. The social and dinner hour ... Read more | Add your comment

Presentation offers knowledge on workplace safety

The Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Fergus Falls Police Department to help businesses improve safety in the workplace. Chief of Public ... Read more | Add your comment

Fergus native joins Pickett and Demuth

Trent Wilson has joined the staff of Pickett & Demuth Ltd Certified Public Accountants, a local firm. He graduated in December 2015 with a Master ... Read more | Add your comment

Stenerson Lumber introduces local hire

Stenerson Lumber welcomes local Connie Nygaard to its team in Fergus Falls. She will be sharing her eye for design and her hand with functionality ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Regional Briefs  | Add your comment
  2. Lawmaker disputes auditor lawsuit  | Add your comment
  3. ‘Goin to the (Frozen) Lake’  | Add your comment
  4. Teachers, school board get closer to agreement  | Add your comment
  5. How a rural district is reaching out to hire young teachers  | Add your comment
  6. Faster broadband suggested as some rural areas remain behind  | Add your comment
  7. St. James to host pancake supper  | Add your comment
  8. 544 Education foundation offers scholarships  | Add your comment
  9. Pilot program offers tuition-free college  | Add your comment
  10. County Museum opens new exhibit showing history of athletics  | Add your comment
  11. Medical center challenges community  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Florida Georgia Line headed to Upper Midwest

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Country music duo Florida Georgia Line announced its Dig Your Roots Tour will make multiple stops across the Upper Midwest, including ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Sony amusement park planned  | Add your comment
  2. No charges to be filed for now in death of Detroit Lakes woman  | Add your comment
  3. 2 die in head-on crash by Baxter  | Add your comment
  4. Parking garage gets noticed  | Add your comment


School of Fish announces walleye schools

School of Fish announces walleye schools

School of Fish, one of the Midwest’s leaders in fishing education announced today the addition of a class offering, Walleye Schools, to their already popular ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus boys close home season with 6-4 victory  | Add your comment
  2. Moorhead trips up FF Squirt A’s  | Add your comment
  3. Wild continue slide, fall to Rangers 4-2  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison

A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to an attempted murder charge for shooting ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment
  2. Bait shop reportedly robbed, authorities looking for vehicle  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment


Carol Johnson

Carol Johnson, 66, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation: one hour prior to the service at the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elfrieda Brutlag  | Add your comment
  2. Lous Engebretson, 1927-2016  | Add your comment
  3. Joshua Ringquist, 1975-2016  | Add your comment

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Change is coming to Fergus Falls

What’s it take to move Fergus Falls forward? That’s the discussion of a lot of movers and shakers in the city in recent years. It’s ... Read more | Add your comment


Old-school performance was enjoyed

Fergus Falls area residents were treated to music of Simon and Garfunkel, and other music from ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

City needs to clean up extra salt

On Jan. 20, mid-afternoon, I saw the city salt truck go down our street. I call it a salt truck, because that the majority of ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Year in Review: Quotes of the Year

Editor’s note: A good quotation is always a joy to read, especially when they sum up a situation or express an emotion. Members of the ... Read more | Add your comment