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Local crops, global view

Outlook bright as elevators prepare for fall harvest Monday was a busy start of the week for Al Mashek and his son Dan at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Woman accused of theft after fatal crash denied closed court proceedings

A Dalton firefighter accused of stealing money from victims in a June crash that killed two teenage brothers from Moorhead was denied her closed-courtroom request ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Longtime Service Food employee checks out  | Add your comment
  2. What’s up with all the yellowjackets?  | Add your comment
  3. 61-year-old woman arrested on murder charge  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Opinion: Soapbox derbies popular in 50s

Aug. 14, 1955, was a fun day 60 years ago in Fergus Falls. That was the date of the Jaycees-sponsored Cubmobile Derby, coordinated with the ... View

The Latest

Driver injured in Pelican Rapids Motorcyle crash

PELICAN RAPIDS — James Bergeson of Barnesville was taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital Saturday afternoon by Pelican Ambulance after driving off the road north ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested for felony drug possession

VERGAS — A Vergas man has been arrested for drug possession, the according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Gage Davis Barnes, age 25, ... Read more | Add your comment

Car stolen from shed

RICHVILLE  —  A black 2008 Pontiac Torrent worth $10,000 has been reported stolen after a break-in occurred at a shed located on County Highway 32 ... Read more | Add your comment

Storage units broken into near Battle Lake

BATTLE LAKE — Four storage units at Ottertail Beach Storage north of Battle Lake were reportedly broken into, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Car dolly stolen

A black car dolly estimated at $1,000 was reported stolen early Saturday morning, according to the Fergus Falls Police Department. The dolly was reportedly last ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man arrested for felony assault  | Add your comment
  2. Woman allegedly assaulted by burglar  | Add your comment
  3. Man charged with murder after child off life support  | Add your comment
  4. M State officer named to top 10 list  | Add your comment
  5. Harmon Killebrew Day features buses, ballgame  | Add your comment
  6. Presidential candidates address delegates at DNC meetings  | Add your comment
  7. Eagle Scout leads effort to build veterans monument  | Add your comment
  8. Little McDonald pipeline approved by county board  | Add your comment
  9. Hutchinson man dies in rollover  | Add your comment
  10. Tri-state DWI campaign starts  | Add your comment
  11. Ashby banker picked to be treasurer of state association  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Something on a stick? It’s state fair time

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Democratic presidential hopefuls go big today in Twin Cities  | Add your comment
  2. DNR will add fisheries staff and hatchery facility at Mille Lacs  | Add your comment
  3. For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one  | Add your comment
  4. Bone fragments found on farm near Wadena  | Add your comment



Sports

FF’s Reard takes 3rd at Detroit Lakes Pentathlon

DETROIT LAKES — Fergus Falls’ Emilie Reard had a great day in the pool for the Otters, taking third as the swimming and diving team ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Otters ride out Green Wave  | Add your comment
  2. Spartans take second, edged by Jamestown  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus Falls cross country opens season at Shocky Strand  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Driver injured in Pelican Rapids Motorcyle crash

PELICAN RAPIDS — James Bergeson of Barnesville was taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital Saturday afternoon by Pelican Ambulance after driving off the road north ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man arrested for felony drug possession  | Add your comment
  2. Car stolen from shed  | Add your comment
  3. Storage units broken into near Battle Lake  | Add your comment

Obituaries

James Endreson

James Endreson, 90, of Elbow Lake, formerly of Erdahl, died Monday, Aug.31, 2015, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Arrangements are pending with ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lorraine Biittner  | Add your comment
  2. Roger Skaar, 1939 — 2015  | Add your comment
  3. Eileen J. Larson, 1938 — 2015  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Opinion: Candidates are running to the edge

GOP’ers Authentic, but not competent It’s a race to the outside. Avoid the middle like the plague. The goal is to not be one with ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Roadway tax is necessary

Deteriorating roads need help Tom Hintgen: Looking Back The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners has ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Help at E & G Noyes Park greatly appreciated

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped create E & G Noyes Park, located adjacent to Broadway Park across from ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Local DWI, DUI patrols set to increase: Drug impaired driving a focus for law enforcement

Otter Tail County will see an increase in DWI patrols until Labor Day starting Friday for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative from ... Read more | Add your comment