Winter weather a no snow: Lack of snow effecting local businesses

Winter weather a no snow: Lack of snow effecting local businesses

It’s not a problem one would normally associate with Minnesota winters, but a lack of snow the past month-and-a-half has snowmobile salesmen struggling to get ... Read more | Add your comment

Editor's picks

Next school year could start before Labor Day

Labor Day is on Sept. 7 this year, much later than usual, and the Fergus Falls School Board is trying to manage the school year ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ice racing in Underwood slides through 2nd week  | Add your comment
  2. ‘It’s the most bizarre season’  | Add your comment
  3. Election violations complaint dismissed  | Add your comment

The Latest

Monday high matches record

If you thought it was unusually warm yesterday, it wasn’t just your imagination. Monday’s high of 39 degrees tied the record high for Jan. 26 ... Read more | Add your comment

Frostbite Fest fever hits Fergus Falls: Annual event takes place Friday-Sunday

The 2015 Frostbite Festival is set to kickoff this weekend, but with the warmer weather the past week, it is unlikely anyone will actually get ... Read more | Add your comment

Going the distance

Fergus runner qualifies for 2016 Olympic trials One year is a long time to wait, but that’s how long 1995 Fergus Falls graduate Eric Loeffler ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Demand was up for homes in ’14  | Add your comment
  2. Students set fire to M State field  | Add your comment
  3. Opinion: Who needs long-term care insurance?  | Add your comment
  4. 0126.Week in Photos  | Add your comment
  5. Potential pipeline route a concern to Coalition of Lake Associations  | Add your comment
  6. Beatles tribute band comes together in Fergus  | Add your comment
  7. Midweek, Friends for a Progressive FF prehearing set for Monday  | Add your comment
  8. Opinion: Can drivers show electronic proof of insurance?  | Add your comment
  9. Voting rights high on new Secretary of State’s agenda  | Add your comment
  10. Opinion: Does anybody have a good road map?  | Add your comment
  11. Opinion: Pearson had glorious moment in 1990  | Add your comment

State & Regional

2 MN officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed

Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Explosion levels home near Bemidji  | Add your comment
  2. Man, 47, dies in crash in Aitkin County  | Add your comment
  3. Nashwauk man guilty of bilking uncle out of $1 million  | Add your comment
  4. Man with serious medical condition drives off road  | Add your comment

AP Videos


‘It’s the most bizarre season’

Nordic cross country ski team has canceled several meets For high school cross country skiers, no snow means no skiing. “It’s impacted this season significantly,” ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. The new status symbol: Super Bowl advertisement  | Add your comment
  2. Trojans charge past Arrow boys 82-57  | Add your comment
  3. Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Andersen: On the line, under the rim  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Students set fire to M State field

A creative idea got out of hand Friday when an M State student asked another to the Snowball Dance by spelling out “snowball” in gasoline ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Semi backs into State Patrol car  | Add your comment
  2. Semi backs into State Patrol car  | Add your comment
  3. Police: Teen tried to burn house down  | Add your comment


Ruth Lindholm, 86, of Fergus Falls

Ruth Lindholm, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Woodland Lodge, Fergus Falls. Ruth Ann Rhoads was born in Mitchell, South Dakota on Nov. 28, 1928, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kim Johnson, 38, of rural Underwood  | Add your comment
  2. Louis Obawa, 96, of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Harold Haugen, 93, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: NFL needs to alter playoff officiating

Mike Pereira, the former head of NFL officiating who now analyzes controversial calls for Fox Sports, is right. The present system has officiating crews working ... Read more | Add your comment


Opinion: Who needs long-term care insurance?

“Not me,” you say. You’re young. You’re healthy. You eat right, exercise, and get regular check-ups. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Blood drive saves lives

The Red Cross Blood Drive was in Fergus Falls on January 14, 15 and 16. The Blood Drive coordinators truly appreciate the donors who came ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Midweek, Friends for a Progressive FF prehearing set for Monday

A prehearing on alleged election violations by Friends for a Progressive Fergus Falls and This Week’s Shopping News, a publication of the Midweek Inc., will ... Read more | Add your comment