Fergus Falls student prepares for missionary trip to Panama

Fergus Falls student prepares  for missionary trip to Panama

A lot can happen in 18 months. For one local student, who graduated from high school last spring, her next 18 months will be spent ... Read more | Add your comment

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Otter Tail Corp. profit up despite lower revenue

Despite lower revenues for 2015, Otter Tail Corp. reported Monday that profit was up for the year. Revenue decreased by 2.4 percent for 2105, but ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Red R. flood diversion gets federal funds  | Add your comment
  2. Fergus Falls chamber director to lead state professional association in 2016  | Add your comment
  3. ‘Find Your Inner Otter’ campaign wins top honor  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Compromise solution needed for Kirkbride

I became involved with this project prior to election to the City Council as an advocate for due process, I felt the buildings were not ... View

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The bee’s knees

      Aizlynn Harkelroad, a sixth grade student at the Kennedy Secondary School, advanced to the state round competition for the spelling bee. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Distracted driver pleads guilty

ELK RIVER — A Little Falls girl who was messaging while driving has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide for her involvement ... Read more | Add your comment

Shelter director manages animal assembly

Shelter director manages animal assembly

Jaclyn Keenan, the shelter manager for the Humane Society of Otter Tail County, sits with one of the many dogs available for adoption. Jacob Tellers/Daily ... Read more | Add your comment

City to request extension for Kirkbride

consented Monday to request a two-year extension on the remaining $3.8 million in state grant funds for use on the Regional Treatment Center. In a ... Read more | Add your comment

Storm blows into southwest Minnesota

Blizzard-like conditions blew through eastern North Dakota and into western Minnesota, with southwest Minnesota experiencing the worst of the weather Monday. Interstate 90 was closed ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elbow Lake library to be renovated  | Add your comment
  2. Tax time provides opportunity to help wildlife  | Add your comment
  3. Novice turkey hunters can register for mentored hunts  | Add your comment
  4. Ski on candle-lit trails at Glendalough State Park  | Add your comment
  5. Mark Lindquist to sing at M State  | Add your comment
  6. Green Plains team wins business bowling tourney  | Add your comment
  7. Sperm bank for bees generates buzz  | Add your comment
  8. Frostbite Festival  | Add your comment
  9. Thumper Pond resort shares plans to rebuild popular water park  | Add your comment
  10. Winter weather causes delays  | Add your comment
  11. 2 injured in head-on crash  | 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


FF girls’ hockey advance to section title game

FF girls’ hockey advance to section title game

One down, one more to go. On Tuesday, the Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team saw Sophie Raush’s third period goal put the Otters over the ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. FF 8th grade boys’ basketball keep up with busy schedule  | Add your comment
  2. FF Quality Circuits Squirt A’s win home tourney  | Add your comment
  3. FF 12U girls hockey find redemption in weekend action  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2 injured in head-on crash

OTTERTAIL — A Breckenridge man and an Ottertail man were injured Sunday morning in a head-on crash on Highway 78 near Rush Lake. Zachary J. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  2. Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment


Norma Lee, 1931-2016

Norma Lee, 84, of rural Battle Lake died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Perham Living Nursing Home. Norma Clarice Lee was born on July 22, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Waiva Murray, 1942-2016  | Add your comment
  2. William Eickhoff  | Add your comment
  3. Carol J. Johnson  | Add your comment

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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


Students are recognized for success

Jerry Ness: From the Desk The Fergus Falls High School is happy to announce the winners ... 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

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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