United Way encourages donating school supplies

United Way encourages donating school supplies

Whether students want to believe it, the next school year is just around the corner. And the Otter Tail County community is helping those in ... Read more | Add your comment

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Suspended doctor admits stealing prescription drugs

PELICAN RAPIDS (FNS) — A Pelican Rapids doctor, who also practiced in Fargo, has pleaded guilty to writing fraudulent prescriptions for his own use. Dr. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Featured Opinion

Opinion: Amor Park rekindles memories

Amor Park, on the north side of Otter Tail Lake, has been a popular swimming and picnic area for many decades. It was at Amor ... View

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Our Opinion: Cloud hovers over Peterson

With the first week of training camp in full swing, excitement and gloom simultaneously hang over the Minnesota Vikings. The bright spots are at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter to the Editor: Shooting shows need to support sensible gun safety laws

OK, all you National Rifle Association and Second Amendment folks. What’s your answer? Mass shootings are getting so common it’s hard to keep track of ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Soccer with rocket cars

Every so often, a game comes along that brings me back to the glory days of gaming where I was gripped to my seat the ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Destroyed cellphone a red herring

Tom Brady destroyed his cellphone. In this world of Twitter, social media and instant reactions — where subtlety, nuance, context and a whole host of ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elmer’s Dinner Theatre adds performances  | Add your comment
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  3. Camp Discovery Vacation Bible School  | Add your comment
  4. Nidaros Lutheran presents aChord  | Add your comment
  5. Quilt fundraiser set for Battle Lake  | Add your comment
  6. New turf wars  | Add your comment
  7. Safety recall ‘too late’ for sons  | Add your comment
  8. I-94 traffic switches  | Add your comment
  9. Man sentenced for burglary  | Add your comment
  10. Fire burns down Alexandria home  | Add your comment
  11. Flekkefest: ‘Trolling’ before it was cool  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Suspended doctor admits stealing prescription drugs

PELICAN RAPIDS (FNS) — A Pelican Rapids doctor, who also practiced in Fargo, has pleaded guilty to writing fraudulent prescriptions for his own use. Dr. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Cecil the lion death backlash still raging against Minnesota dentist; legal fallout uncertain  | Add your comment
  2. Safety recall ‘too late’ for sons  | Add your comment
  3. Dayton may call special session for Mille Lacs Lake  | Add your comment
  4. Death of a lion spurs backlash  | Add your comment



Sports

Bats worse than bite: FF 15U Vipers take two in first day of tourney

Their chance for to advance from last week’s district tournament may have come to an end, but the Fergus Falls 15U Vipers are coiled and ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. FF VFW advances to state tournament with sweep  | Add your comment
  2. FF youth soccer registration to continue through Aug. 12  | Add your comment
  3. A View From the Stands: Possible NHL expansion is interesting, but may hurt the game  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Suspended doctor admits stealing prescription drugs

PELICAN RAPIDS (FNS) — A Pelican Rapids doctor, who also practiced in Fargo, has pleaded guilty to writing fraudulent prescriptions for his own use. Dr. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Biker rescued from ditch  | Add your comment
  2. Safety recall ‘too late’ for sons  | Add your comment
  3. Man sentenced for burglary  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Virgil Petersen, 1918 – 2015

Virgil L. Petersen, 97, of Fergus Falls, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the home of Jerry and Joy Synstelien. Virgil Leonard Petersen was born ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Maxine Colburn, 80, of Henning  | Add your comment
  2. Orville Demmer, 1924 – 2015  | Add your comment
  3. Mervin Budke, 1935 – 2015  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Cloud hovers over Peterson

With the first week of training camp in full swing, excitement and gloom simultaneously hang over the Minnesota Vikings. The bright spots are at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Soccer with rocket cars

Every so often, a game comes along that brings me back to the glory days of ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Shooting shows need to support sensible gun safety laws

OK, all you National Rifle Association and Second Amendment folks. What’s your answer? Mass shootings are getting so common it’s hard to keep track of ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

What to do about vacant properties?

City mulls registration The Fergus Falls City Council will consider implementing a registration program for vacant properties in town. At the Finance, Personnel and Development ... Read more | Add your comment