Small gestures worth the 30 plus years: Bus driver retires after decades in FF

Small gestures worth the 30 plus years: Bus driver retires after decades in FF

When retiring bus driver Gene Wells was asked what he enjoyed most about his job after working for the Otter Tail Coaches bus service for ... Read more | Add your comment

Editor's picks

Hillcrest named one of nation’s best

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy was named as one of the 30 best Christian boarding schools in America by thebestschools.org The local boarding school, which serves students ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Write-in candidate says he provides alternative  | Add your comment
  2. Taste of FF a culinary and spirits delight  | Add your comment
  3. Council candidates discuss Kirkbride funding in forum  | Add your comment

The Latest

Appert clarifies RTC funding position

Due to a misunderstanding of a question during Monday’s candidate forum for Ward 1 on the city council, candidate Darren Appert’s response to a question ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheriff’s Office looking for hit-and-run suspects

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help finding a white or silver Ford Focus involved in an unreported single car ... Read more | Add your comment

How do write-ins count?

Auditor explains vote tallying Voter intent is the most important factor in determining who a write-in ballot goes to, according to Otter Tail County Auditor ... Read more | Add your comment

Ward 4 council debate Thursday

The write-in candidate for Ward 4 on the city council, Rod Spidahl, has organized a debate with incumbent Randy Synstelien for Thursday evening. The debate, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter to the Editor: Kirkbride development necessary for FF

I have carefully read many of the documents relating to the redevelopment of the Kirkbride including proposals, newspaper articles, and City Council meeting minutes and ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Letter to the Editor: Oct. 24 is World Polio Day  | Add your comment
  2. Letter to the Editor: Backer supports our values  | Add your comment
  3. Opinion: Library must partner with community  | Add your comment
  4. Opinion: Addressing public health concerns  | Add your comment
  5. Westergard graduates from basic training  | Add your comment
  6. Foster care and adoption informational meeting set for Oct. 28  | Add your comment
  7. “Put your yarns around me” brunch coming to Ottertail  | Add your comment
  8. Clay Jenkinson at OTCHS annual dinner  | Add your comment
  9. A haunted good time  | Add your comment
  10. ‘Know your farmer, know your food’  | Add your comment
  11. Trosdahl: OTC’s trucking senior running back  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Michelle Obama leads big names to help MN campaigns

ST. PAUL — Some of the country’s biggest Democratic names plan Minnesota visits this week to help their candidates with two weeks until election day. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Dad pleads guilty to killing 13-month-old  | Add your comment
  2. When Kay Sexton spoke, booksellers listened  | Add your comment
  3. Amy Senser on supervised release  | Add your comment
  4. Farm equipment, power line accidents up in rural Minnesota  | Add your comment



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Sports

Titans topple Comets

A winding Tuesday evening did not help the cause of the Hillcrest Comet football team as the Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Titans claimed a 12-7 victory ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Vikings shock Cowboys 27-20  | Add your comment
  2. Spartans oust Otters from playoffs 34-2  | Add your comment
  3. Rockets tame Bears  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Sheriff’s Office looking for hit-and-run suspects

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help finding a white or silver Ford Focus involved in an unreported single car ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Stolen power tools recovered  | Add your comment
  2. $3,600 of power cords stolen  | Add your comment
  3. Stolen cycle recovered in California  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Jeanne Bendickson, 52, a resident of Fergus Falls

Jeanne L. Bendickson, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota, surrounded by her family after a long battle with ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ernest George Jensen, 89, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  2. Evelyn Clarice Birchem, 89, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Gordon Marweg, 71, of Dent  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Minnesota should allow cameras in courtrooms

The recent trial in Otter Tail County involving the murder of Scott Burris demonstrated the need for a change in state law to allow cameras ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Library must partner with community

This year’s Minnesota Library Association Conference was held Oct. 7-9 in Mankato, MN. Each year, the ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Kirkbride development necessary for FF

I have carefully read many of the documents relating to the redevelopment of the Kirkbride including proposals, newspaper articles, and City Council meeting minutes and ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Kirkbride decision LOOMING

A lot hangs on whether developer Ray Willey and the City Council can come to terms next week A year-and-a-half has passed since developer Ray ... Read more | Add your comment

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