‘Goin to the (Frozen) Lake’

‘Goin to the (Frozen) Lake’

Sheryl Olson, Stella Griebe, Dave McRoberts and Layla Griebe skate around Lake Alice on Thursday afternoon.       Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Blizzard watch in effect; fishing derby postponed

A blizzard watch is in effect for western Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas. It is expected to arrive Saturday night and last through Sunday night. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Teachers, school board get closer to agreement  | Add your comment
  2. How a rural district is reaching out to hire young teachers  | Add your comment
  3. Faster broadband suggested as some rural areas remain behind  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

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 ... View

The Latest

St. James to host pancake supper

St. James Episcopal Church is hosting a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Shrove Tuesday, which is Feb. 9. Shrove Tuesday is also known ... Read more | Add your comment

544 Education foundation offers scholarships

The Fergus Falls 544 Education Foundation is now accepting applications for the following scholarships: Robert and Elaine Olson Community Appreciation Fund Scholarship. Two $1,000 scholarships ... Read more | Add your comment

Pilot program offers tuition-free college

A pilot program will provide new Minnesota State Community and Technical College students with another option for a tuition-free or low-cost college education. The Two-Year ... Read more | Add your comment

County Museum opens new exhibit showing history of athletics

County Museum opens new exhibit showing history of athletics

As athletics dawns a new generation of great professional, college and high school athletes, the Otter Tail County Historical Society wants fans to rewind the ... Read more | Add your comment

Medical center challenges community

Lake Region Healthcare is posing a challenge to the Fergus Falls community again this year: move for a collective 25,000 miles — the distance around ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Enbridge calls state action ‘unlawful’  | Add your comment
  2. Tom Hintgen among half century awardees at newspaper convention  | Add your comment
  3. Applications being accepted for Rohde Spirit Scholarships  | Add your comment
  4. Local Briefs  | Add your comment
  5. Faith Briefs  | Add your comment
  6. Fergus Falls Churches  | Add your comment
  7. Area Churches  | Add your comment
  8. Melodies in the making  | Add your comment
  9. Attorney: Group interested in developing Kirkbride Bldg.  | Add your comment
  10. WCCO to start winter tour in Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  11. Otter Tail Corp. increases its quarterly dividend  | 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



Sports

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

Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire

OTTER TAIL LAKE — A house on Otter Tail Lake was destroyed in a fire Monday afternoon, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more | Add your comment

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

Obituaries

Joshua Ringquist, 1975-2016

Joshua C.J. Ringquist, 40, formerly of Fergus Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at the Lodge on Nanchez in Elko, with his mother by his ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Catherine Richards, 1934-2016  | Add your comment
  2. Alva Stoa, 1938-2016  | Add your comment
  3. George Zender, 1932-2016  | Add your comment

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Editorials

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

Columns

Lake Alice brings back fond memories

Fergus Falls High School grads from all across the nation are happy about the reopening of ... 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