Franken visits Fergus Falls

Franken visits Fergus Falls

U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s visit to Fergus Falls Monday afternoon included a stop at the Senior Center and a flag presentation at the Otter Tail ... Read more | Add your comment

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Otter Tail Power names new president

Otter Tail Power Co. has a new president. Monday at Otter Tail Corp.’s annual meeting of shareholders, Chuck MacFarlane announced that Timothy J. Rogelstad replaces ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Gateway moves from EL to FF Contractor could add jobs as space increases  | Add your comment
  2. Snow in the forecast  | Add your comment
  3. Noyes Park neighbors go over details; some looking for changes  | Add your comment

The Latest

Tax Day is here; extension possible

The IRS had received almost 100 million tax returns by Friday, and expects to receive an additional 35 million by today’s tax filing deadline. Taxpayers ... Read more | Add your comment

EL artist preparing for exhibit at town library

Mike Weatherly’s work tends to come in bunches, and the last few years have been especially fruitful for him. “I seem to go in these ... Read more | Add your comment

FF School Board discontinues teaching positions

The Fergus Falls Public School Board on Monday discontinued several district teaching positions, but Superintendent Jerry Ness said he anticipates the spots to be filled ... Read more | Add your comment

Pink waters: Alaskan salmon fishing couple to take catches back to FF

Pink waters: Alaskan salmon fishing couple to take catches back to FF

Every June for the past several years, Kevin Schmidt, of Fergus Falls, has taken the five-hour flight from Minneapolis to Anchorage, then an hour-long flight ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Fargo company buys Pine Plaza property  | Add your comment
  2. M State art student bringing back art lessons from China  | Add your comment
  3. Teddy bears in demand  | Add your comment
  4. Kids on the hunt  | Add your comment
  5. People can improve investment environment  | Add your comment
  6. RIS recognized as Grinnell Mutual top agency  | Add your comment
  7. Expo highlights manufacturing career opportunities  | Add your comment
  8. Wallwork makes top list  | Add your comment
  9. FF School District again turning to voters after 2 failed referenda  | Add your comment
  10. The next step: Artificial turf?  | Add your comment
  11. Sen. Franken to make 2 stops in Fergus Falls Monday  | Add your comment

Sports

Knights cool down Chargers

BARRETT — With frigid temperatures and a dusting of snow, the West Central Area softball team was able to keep warm by its bats as ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Fergus 7th grade team wins consolation title at Pacesetter Tournament  | Add your comment
  2. M State forward Ford signs with Waldorf College  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus girls win tourney, advance to state  | Add your comment



Record

Sporting goods stolen from cabin

About $300 worth of sporting goods were stolen from a cabin in rural Henning within the past week, according to a news release from the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Skid steer trailer missing  | Add your comment
  2. Driver sentenced in deer shooting case  | Add your comment
  3. Thief sentenced to jail time, probation  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Florence L. Willard, 94, of Breckenridge

Florence Willard, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at St. Francis Nursing Home in Breckenridge. Florence was born on July 19, 1919, at rural Wolverton, the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Douglas C. Rudolph, 79, of Perham  | Add your comment
  2. Gilbert Odegaard, 70, of rural Evansville  | Add your comment
  3. Robert John Hanken Jr., 71, of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Money should be put into broadband

The bill in the Legislature to help fund the broadband Internet structure to allow more rural Minnesota residents to receive broadband makes abundant sense, especially ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

People can improve investment environment

On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

State legislature should pay attention to history

The philosopher George Santayana famously stated, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” We have a recent reminder of inattention ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Local reps against $9.50 minimum wage

Lawmakers reached a deal Monday that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 per hour within a few years. The minimum wage could continue ... Read more | Add your comment

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