Frostbite Festival

Frostbite Festival

Eric Martin slides on his knees as he tries to pass the ball over to his teammate. A trio of teams were competing in a ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Thumper Pond resort shares plans to rebuild popular water park

OTTERTAIL (FNS) — Thumper Pond representatives recently announced plans to rebuild the resort’s popular water park following the roof collapse last April. Brad Stevens, Thumper ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Winter weather causes delays  | Add your comment
  2. 2 injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  3. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Compromise solution needed for Kirkbride

I became involved with this project prior to election to the City Council as an advocate for due process, I felt the buildings were not ... View

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Winter wonders

Winter wonders

The Snowball Court stands on stage in the auditorium at Kennedy Secondary School in Fergus Falls. Provided Read more | Add your comment

Meet Megan Aadland

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2015 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area ... Read more | Add your comment

ND Democrats optimistic strong candidates for top state positions will soon emerge

BISMARCK (FNS) — Despite having no announced candidates for statewide office eight weeks from their state convention, North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party officials say they remain ... Read more | Add your comment

School delayed 2 hours

Fergus Falls Public Schools, Hillcrest Lutheran Academy and Morning Son Christian School will begin two hours later than normal today. Other schools starting two hours ... Read more | Add your comment

Lunch session discusses advanced care directives

In an effort to help community members complete advanced health care directives, Lake Region Healthcare will offer a monthly lunch hour informational session on the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Get in the swing at the M State’s Jazz Band Dinner & Dance  | Add your comment
  2. Presentation offers knowledge on workplace safety  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus native joins Pickett and Demuth  | Add your comment
  4. Stenerson Lumber introduces local hire  | Add your comment
  5. Pep Band performs for teams, fans  | Add your comment
  6. Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison  | Add your comment
  7. Task force suggests more rural broadband spending  | Add your comment
  8. Regional Briefs  | Add your comment
  9. Lawmaker disputes auditor lawsuit  | Add your comment
  10. Blizzard watch in effect; fishing derby postponed  | Add your comment
  11. ‘Goin to the (Frozen) Lake’  | 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


Knights place 12 at Morris tourney

MORRIS — The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville wrestling team left the mat Saturday with a bevy of trophies as competed at the Morris tournament. Drake Swanson ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Battlers stifle Hornets 72-33  | Add your comment
  2. Yellowjackets sweep Spartans  | Add your comment
  3. Comet boys win 20th, dunk Nuggets 65-39  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2 injured in head-on crash

OTTERTAIL — A Breckenridge man and an Ottertail man were injured Sunday morning in a head-on crash on Highway 78 near Rush Lake. Zachary J. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  2. Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment


Joel Grant

Joel Bennett Grant, 50, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Arrangements are pending with the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Aaron Priebe  | Add your comment
  2. Leanna Mavis  | Add your comment
  3. Daryl Johnson, 1956-2016  | Add your comment

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Change is coming to Fergus Falls

What’s it take to move Fergus Falls forward? That’s the discussion of a lot of movers and shakers in the city in recent years. It’s ... Read more | Add your comment


Old-school performance was enjoyed

Fergus Falls area residents were treated to music of Simon and Garfunkel, and other music from ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

City needs to clean up extra salt

On Jan. 20, mid-afternoon, I saw the city salt truck go down our street. I call it a salt truck, because that the majority of ... 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