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A home for Christmas: Humane Society looking for families to adopt cats

A home for Christmas: Humane Society looking for families to adopt cats

While Christmas is the time for giving, the Otter Tail County Humane Society says pets shouldn’t be surprise gifts. “We encourage them to be adopted ... Read more | Add your comment

Editor's picks

Burris sentenced to 12 years, 6 months in prison

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to second-degree involuntary murder in the 2012 shooting of his nephew, Scott Burris, was sentenced Friday afternoon ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Tree of Hope brings Christmas to the needy  | Add your comment
  2. All aboard! Santa is coming to town  | Add your comment
  3. Send a veteran a card this season  | Add your comment

The Latest

Christmas worship schedule

Augustana Lutheran Church 308 Douglas Ave E, Fergus Falls 218-736-5308 December 21st Choir Cantata  • 10:00 AM December 24th Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Holy ... Read more | Add your comment

Snowplow hits power pole in Dalton

An Otter Tail County snowplow knocked down a utility pole in Dalton Thursday afternoon, according the Sheriff’s Office. The snowplow was traveling west on County ... Read more | Add your comment

Three elected to regional board

Three School Board members were elected to positions on the regional Lakes Country Service Cooperative Board this month. Warren Nelson, Ashby School Board Member, was ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Minnesotans are staying fit

Kudos to Minnesotans. We might be a state where people feel like they get cooped up all winter due to the cold and snow, but ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Have a chore? I’ve got a list for that

I am an A-lister. And a B-lister. And a 1, 2, 3 lister. And so on. A. I make lists. B. I compose lists. C. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Birthday surprise  | Add your comment
  2. Productive Alternatives fishing fundraiser weighs in with winners  | Add your comment
  3. Readers to pick top stories of year  | Add your comment
  4. ‘A little good out of bad’  | Add your comment
  5. Sweet construction  | Add your comment
  6. United Way fundraising ‘slower than expected’  | Add your comment
  7. LRH among 8 to receive Circle of Excellence award  | Add your comment
  8. Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Aadland: Fergus senior dashes through the snow  | Add your comment
  9. Orchestra’s first  | Add your comment
  10. Hope Lutheran to present Christmas Cantata  | Add your comment
  11. Christmas week full of activities  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Fund started to repair bison sculpture

Efforts are underway to resurrect a fallen bison. The Arts Partnership in Fargo started collecting donations to repair “Sunny,” the sculpture that was knocked over ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Gay men say rule against donating blood unnecessary double standard  | Add your comment
  2. US, Cuba deal culminated 18 months of secret talks  | Add your comment
  3. Baby sitter reports child smelled of pot  | Add your comment
  4. Jamming for java: First barista jam aims to build coffee community  | Add your comment



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Sports

Underwood boys fall to Pirates

WAHPETON — The Underwood boys basketball team struggled as their leading scorer and key varsity players were sidelined in a 56-30 loss to Hankinson at ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Prowlers blank Otters  | Add your comment
  2. Shorthanded Fergus boys fall to Tech 64-61  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus swimmers fall to Sartell 103-71  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Burris sentenced to 12 years, 6 months in prison

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to second-degree involuntary murder in the 2012 shooting of his nephew, Scott Burris, was sentenced Friday afternoon ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Snowplow hits power pole in Dalton  | Add your comment
  2. Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement  | Add your comment
  3. Ice fishing house falls through lake  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Vicki Pollard, 71, of Ottertail

Funeral services will be held for Vicki Pollard, 71, of Ottertail, on Dec, 20, at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Ottertail, with the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Leasa Larson, 55, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  2. Florence L. Nelson, 88, of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Mayme Hokanson, 96, of Evansville  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Minnesotans are staying fit

Kudos to Minnesotans. We might be a state where people feel like they get cooped up all winter due to the cold and snow, but ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Have a chore? I’ve got a list for that

I am an A-lister. And a B-lister. And a 1, 2, 3 lister. And so on. ... 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