Goodies for good ones

Goodies for good ones

Julianna and her sister Lucy Flugstad get cake pops at City Bakery on Wednesday. The girls went into the bakery with their mom, Leslie, to ... Read more | Add your comment

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FF Teacher’s speech to School Board goes viral

A passionate speech given by a teacher to the Fergus Falls School Board went viral online over the last couple of days after being posted ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Car collides with Willmar school bus; students safe  | Add your comment
  2. Fargo officer expected to die after being shot  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail Corp. profit up despite lower revenue  | Add your comment

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Let’s find solutions, not divisions

We would like to say a word of caution about making mountains out of molehills regarding the board meeting for the Fergus Falls Public Schools ... View

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Local Briefs

Meis receives state award from Aflac Agent Sheri Meis of Fergus Falls was awarded as the 2015 Top Agent of the Year in Minnesota by ... Read more | Add your comment

Group seeks to legalize marijuana in ND

FARGO (FNS) — Eric Olson wants North Dakotans to vote on legalizing pot. “There’s not really any justification for banning marijuana in the first place, ... Read more | Add your comment

Flood diversion project gets funding boost

Flood diversion project gets funding boost

Dan Gunderson MPR News The long-awaited Fargo-Moorhead Red River flood diversion project got a boost Tuesday when the Army Corps of Engineers included the project ... Read more | Add your comment

Faith briefs

Church of Peace to host lent services Church of Peace is hosting a series of special services for the season of Lent beginning Sunday and ... Read more | Add your comment

Area Churches

Assemblies of God Lakeview Assembly  of God, Elbow Lake: Steve Junker, pastor. Worship at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Sunday evening worship at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Falls Churches  | Add your comment
  2. Regional briefs  | Add your comment
  3. Red R. flood diversion gets federal funds  | Add your comment
  4. Fergus Falls student prepares for missionary trip to Panama  | Add your comment
  5. Fergus Falls chamber director to lead state professional association in 2016  | Add your comment
  6. ‘Find Your Inner Otter’ campaign wins top honor  | Add your comment
  7. The bee’s knees  | Add your comment
  8. Distracted driver pleads guilty  | Add your comment
  9. Shelter director manages animal assembly  | Add your comment
  10. City to request extension for Kirkbride  | Add your comment
  11. Storm blows into southwest Minnesota  | 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


Lybeck: Rothsay’s guarding CNA

Lybeck: Rothsay’s guarding CNA

ROTHSAY — Rothsay High School varsity basketball senior Tanner Lybeck doubles as an athlete and a certified nursing assistant. Lybeck’s interest in sports stemmed from ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Spartans route Blue Devils  | Add your comment
  2. Towns leads Timberwolves past Raptors  | Add your comment
  3. Groin strains common in basketball, hockey  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Fargo officer expected to die after being shot

FARGO (FNS) — A Fargo officer shot Wednesday night during a standoff in north Fargo is expected to die, and the suspected shooter is also ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  2. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  3. Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison  | Add your comment


Alan Brutlag, 1954-2016

Alan Brutlag, 61, of Wendell, died on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Grand Arbor Assisted Living, Alexandria. Alan was born in Fergus Falls, on May ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ronald Carey  | Add your comment
  2. John Erickson  | Add your comment
  3. Norma Lee, 1931-2016  | Add your comment

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Let’s find solutions, not divisions

We would like to say a word of caution about making mountains out of molehills regarding the board meeting for the Fergus Falls Public Schools ... Read more | Add your comment


Commercials were super this year

Jill Pertler: Slices of Life Everything about the Super Bowl is super. Super teams. Super players. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Compromise is needed

This is a follow up on Anthony Hicks’ column published Feb. 4. First of all I want to thank Hicks for a very detailed update ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

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