Resuscitation becomes automated at Ringdahl

Resuscitation becomes automated at Ringdahl

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a mainstay of any first responder’s training, but local medical personnel are getting a new method to deliver that life-saving care to ... Read more | Add your comment

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October kicks off with frights and fun

October has blown in with a chill, and with it comes plenty to do this weekend. Open swim night at the newly refurbished Kennedy Secondary ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Church building spot for reflection  | Add your comment
  2. Commission puts Sandpiper project on hold after Minnesota court’s decision  | Add your comment
  3. Plan for hotel by Detroit Lakes beach clears hurdle  | Add your comment

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Essential movie flicks: “Die Hard”

I’ve done a decent amount of movie reviews for my column as of now and one question somebody might have is what I consider a ... View

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There’s lots to do at the library

The Fergus Falls Public Library offers something for everyone. Adults can take advantage of our upcoming classes (including a new iPhone for Beginners class,) personalized ... Read more | Add your comment

Plea changed in case of child starvation

MINOT, N.D. (FNS) — A Kenmare woman charged with murder in the starvation death of her son is scheduled to change her plea on Friday. ... Read more | Add your comment

Bomb scare puts school on lockdown

DETROIT LAKES (FNS) — Students and staff at a Detroit Lakes elementary school are breathing a sigh of relief after a bomb scare Thursday morning ... Read more | Add your comment

Pedestrian struck, killed

ST. PAUL (FNS) — A 63-year-old St. Paul woman was killed crossing St. Clair Avenue on Thursday morning while walking with her husband. St. Paul ... Read more | Add your comment

OLV holds nature activities with Prairie Wetlands

The students at Our Lady Victory school in Fergus Falls got to learn about nature in a hands-on way last week with the help of ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Table and chair set stolen from shed  | Add your comment
  2. TV, professional microphone reported stolen  | Add your comment
  3. Cass Lake man pleads guilty to kidnapping  | Add your comment
  4. Warmest Sept. on record  | Add your comment
  5. Camp Emily to be held Oct. 10  | Add your comment
  6. A true homecoming: Fergus Falls native comes home to teach  | Add your comment
  7. Parkers Prairie seeks state funds for pool  | Add your comment
  8. Cherished 17-year PioneerCare chaplain retires  | Add your comment
  9. 16-year-old leads police on high speed chase, 4 hour pursuit  | Add your comment
  10. 1-year-old hit, killed by driver in Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  11. $10,000 in items stolen in Deer Creek burglary  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Incomes, poverty level stagnant in Central Minnesota

ST. CLOUD (TNS) — The state and national economies might be on the upswing, but new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show that many ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Mills announces preparations for possible 2016 run  | Add your comment
  2. Willmar girl with cancer meets Carrie Underwood  | Add your comment
  3. ‘Flushable’ wipes wreak havoc on Fargo-Moorhead pipes  | Add your comment
  4. In 5 years, University of Minnesota paid $449,500 in sex harassment settlements  | Add your comment


Rockets soar past Comets

In a game that pitted two, state-ranked teams, the Underwood Rockets used a 30-point first quarter to subdue the hosting Hillcrest Comets on the way ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Bulldogs rope Cowboys  | Add your comment
  2. Rebels scold Vikings 49-3  | Add your comment
  3. Lemke, Sheridan shine as Otters cage Panthers  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Plea changed in case of child starvation

MINOT, N.D. (FNS) — A Kenmare woman charged with murder in the starvation death of her son is scheduled to change her plea on Friday. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bomb scare puts school on lockdown  | Add your comment
  2. Pedestrian struck, killed  | Add your comment
  3. Table and chair set stolen from shed  | Add your comment


Kenneth E. Lein, 1915-2015

Kenneth Eugene Lein, 99, of rural Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at PioneerCare, where he had resided since January of 2015. He was ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Richard D. Blondeau, 1963-2015  | Add your comment
  2. Janet Loretta Putz, 1927-2015  | Add your comment
  3. Rolf Heng, 1934-2015  | Add your comment

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Don’t let naysayers deter library project

C ity leaders in Fergus Falls ought not to rush to a decision on the proposed expansion of the public library based merely on input ... Read more | Add your comment


Learn how to live with nature

Bunkey noticed that his oak tree had caterpillars, quite a few and more than one kind. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Local gas prices are too high

Why is it that Fergus Falls residents are being gouged by our local gas stations? Gas prices up to 25 cents higher than our neighboring ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Local DWI, DUI patrols set to increase: Drug impaired driving a focus for law enforcement

Otter Tail County will see an increase in DWI patrols until Labor Day starting Friday for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative from ... Read more | Add your comment