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You decide: Vote for the top local news stories of 2014

We want your picks, Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Daily Journal is letting you, the reader, pick the top local sports stories of 2014. What ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement  | Add your comment
  2. Ice fishing house falls through lake  | Add your comment
  3. Salvation Army looking for more donations  | Add your comment

The Latest

Jamming for java: First barista jam aims to build coffee community

It’s not every day that a business invites competitors to come learn about new trends and master the technique of the industry. But coffee lovers ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter to the Editor: Otter Tail County Historical Society is ‘gem of a resource’

During past months I have visited the Otter Tail County Historical Society, located on W. Lincoln Avenue in Fergus Falls. One visit was to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter to the Editor: Vietnam vets faced challenges when coming back home

News flash: Military moral falling. Shades of Vietnam? According to the report, the soldiers were satisfied with their immediate field leadership and their pay. Tow ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: What is the library of the future?

Now and again, I am asked some variation on the question, “With everything on the internet, why do we need libraries?” As we look forward ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: School safety assessment was successful

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Fergus Falls Public Schools held a Facility Assessment Training. Representatives from the Fergus Falls Police and Fire Departments, OTC Emergency ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Decking the Lodge  | Add your comment
  2. DFS sets application dates  | Add your comment
  3. NDSU  | Add your comment
  4. Area residents receive scholarships from UMM  | Add your comment
  5. WIC awards $15,000 in new grant funding  | Add your comment
  6. Refresher and Continuing Education class to be offered  | Add your comment
  7. Business is booming: Beyer Towing in midst of 4,300-square-foot expansion  | Add your comment
  8. Holiday Train rolls through Elbow Lake  | Add your comment
  9. Weather causes multiple crashes  | Add your comment
  10. Council adds fee for temporary water meter  | Add your comment
  11. FFHS concert moved to Wednesday  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Jamming for java: First barista jam aims to build coffee community

It’s not every day that a business invites competitors to come learn about new trends and master the technique of the industry. But coffee lovers ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. 7,500 turkeys die in Minnesota barn fire  | Add your comment
  2. Hotel owner accused of wage violations  | Add your comment
  3. Attack on Pakistan school kills 132 children  | Add your comment
  4. Health Dept. won’t call more meetings on radioactive oilfield waste  | Add your comment



AP Videos


Sports

  1. Warriors pin Otters in Central Lakes dual 54-18  | Add your comment
  2. Knights sweep triangular  | Add your comment
  3. Hornets swarm Comets  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to murdering his nephew, Scott Burris, will be sentenced Friday afternoon in the Otter Tail County District ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ice fishing house falls through lake  | Add your comment
  2. Weather causes multiple crashes  | Add your comment
  3. Man arrested for DWI after crash  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Darlene Schuman, 56, of Evansville

Darlene Schuman, died at her home in Evansville on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Darlene Mae Schuman was born on May 18, 1958 in Alexandria, the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Doris Leaf  | Add your comment
  2. Tamera “Tammy” Peterson, 62, a resident of Moorhead  | Add your comment
  3. Viola Krog, 85, of Pelican Rapids  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Fergus should use ranking to attract families

The fact that Fergus Falls was ranked 17th among 88 Minnesota communities with populations of 10,000 or more is a good thing. Whether Fergus Falls ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: What is the library of the future?

Now and again, I am asked some variation on the question, “With everything on the internet, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Otter Tail County Historical Society is ‘gem of a resource’

During past months I have visited the Otter Tail County Historical Society, located on W. Lincoln Avenue in Fergus Falls. One visit was to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to murdering his nephew, Scott Burris, will be sentenced Friday afternoon in the Otter Tail County District ... Read more | Add your comment