Former State Hospital chaplain recalls experiences

Former State Hospital chaplain recalls experiences

Cathy McDonald said she was called to chaplaincy. Read more | Add your comment

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Father suing city, police for missing birth of child

Man alleges police wrongfully detained him A Battle Lake man is suing the city of Fergus Falls, the Fergus Falls Police Department and two police ... Read more | Add your comment

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Featured Opinion

Too much violence in video games?

There is a definite oversaturation of violent video games in the current industry and that is a problem. Big titles like “Grand Theft Auto 5,” ... View

The Latest

Church delivers comfort boxes to cancer patients

The Federated Church of Fergus Falls is partnering with Lake Region Healthcare Cancer Care and Research Center to provide additional support to folks undergoing chemotherapy ... Read more | Add your comment

Producers, others discuss epidemic with legislators

OLIVIA — Jeff Barber found himself on the front line in the avian influenza epidemic in April when one of his turkey flocks became the ... Read more | Add your comment

Minnesota budget negotiators looking to compromise

ST. PAUL — Compromise is in the air. With birds chirping in the background, Minnesota’s four budget negotiators emerged from talks Wednesday evening saying they ... Read more | Add your comment

Police: 3 trespass at vacant Fergus home

Three Fergus boys aged 11, 12 and 13 were reportedly trespassing in a vacant home on the 300 block of Oakland Place around 9 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

Police: 2 stolen school-use iPods found

A 13-year-old Fergus girl has been cited for theft after two iPods owned by the Fergus Falls Middle School were found with the girl Tuesday, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Crash puts 1 in hospital  | Add your comment
  2. Friends come first  | Add your comment
  3. FF TEAMS takes first in statewide competition  | Add your comment
  4. Area Students graduate from MSUM  | Add your comment
  5. Airman named as gunman in Walmart shooting  | Add your comment
  6. Pelican cobbler off on the right foot  | Add your comment
  7. Photo essay competition theme announced  | Add your comment
  8. Perham’s public art muralist to teach class  | Add your comment
  9. Arts fest shows off high school talent  | Add your comment
  10. Free Diabetes management seminar at LRH  | Add your comment
  11. Sertoma honors 11 members for service  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Producers, others discuss epidemic with legislators

OLIVIA — Jeff Barber found himself on the front line in the avian influenza epidemic in April when one of his turkey flocks became the ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Minnesota budget negotiators looking to compromise  | Add your comment
  2. Airman named as gunman in Walmart shooting  | Add your comment
  3. Man jumps off Red River bridge  | Add your comment
  4. Jury acquits former priest accused of sexually abusing altar boy  | Add your comment



Sports

Striving for a state berth: FF track competes at first day of section meet

ALEXANDRIA — On a hot spring afternoon, the Fergus Falls track and field team took aim at a chance to go the Class AA state ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. A View From the Stands: Global soccer craze will make recent FIFA indictments a footnote  | Add your comment
  2. Shelstad advances to sections  | Add your comment
  3. Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Neuman: Enjoying the glow of the spotlight  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Father suing city, police for missing birth of child

Man alleges police wrongfully detained him A Battle Lake man is suing the city of Fergus Falls, the Fergus Falls Police Department and two police ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police: 3 trespass at vacant Fergus home  | Add your comment
  2. Police: 2 stolen school-use iPods found  | Add your comment
  3. Crash puts 1 in hospital  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Helen Ruikka

Funeral services will be held for Helen Ruikka, age 84 of Minneapolis on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Karvonen Funeral Home, ... Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Lawrence Mikkelson  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Session highlights wrong priorities

If the 2015 legislative session proves anything, it’s that making important public policy doesn’t hinge on public money in Minnesota any more. Rather, it’s driven ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Adventures with our generator

Back in the fall of 2012, my husband developed a genuine need for a generator. He ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Group provides support to orchestra

Did you know there is a group in the community that supports and nurtures the orchestra students in your school system? Friends of the Orchestra ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Eye on Otter Tail in clean water fight: Officials working with farmers to meet buffer regulations

The struggle over clean water and runoff pollution in Otter Tail County often starts with a picture. Technicians with the West Otter Tail Soil and ... Read more | Add your comment