‘Death Cafe’ debuts next month

‘Death Cafe’ debuts next month

Death can be a scary thought. Don Rapske wants people to get more comfortable with it. “We’re all going to die someday,” Rapske said. “Why ... Read more | Add your comment

Editor's picks

Area showing at Boston Marathon

Boston resident and Fergus Falls alum Bruce Rosendahl spoke of how amazing the atmosphere and the crowd were as he ran along the marathon route. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 10 attend predatory offender meeting  | Add your comment
  2. Nearly $10,000 in place for July Fourth fireworks  | Add your comment
  3. Deer Creek Express robbed  | Add your comment

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Water Management Plan meetings set

Otter Tail County is seeking input from its residents on the update of the County’s Local Water Management Plan. Two public input meetings are planned: ... Read more | Add your comment

NAPA parts store close to completion

Construction began on a new NAPA Auto Parts location in Pelican Rapids early last fall. Less than three months later, the company had moved into ... Read more | Add your comment

Paydac Plastic to host open house Thursday

Paydac Plastic to host open house Thursday

Phil and Teresa Johnson are ready to show off their new space. Paydac Plastics Inc., of which Phil is president and Teresa is vice president, ... Read more | Add your comment

I-94 westbound lanes to close

By Chris Reinoos Daily Journal Motorists on Interstate 94 outside of Fergus Falls can expect a change in traffic pattern for the next few months. ... Read more | Add your comment

Pelican driver seriously injured in head-on crash

A Pelican Rapids woman was seriously injured in a head-on crash near on State Hwy. 59 Saturday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Jacquelyn ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Storm risk in Red River Valley not unlike ‘tornado Alley’  | Add your comment
  2. Jump rope for Heart a huge success  | Add your comment
  3. Verizon users get odd texts  | Add your comment
  4. Turn retirement ‘Vision’ into reality  | Add your comment
  5. Fergus’ Loomer cooks up success  | Add your comment
  6. Preparation for severe weather saves lives  | Add your comment
  7. Celebrating Easter  | Add your comment
  8. Fergus native researches ways to treat turberculosis  | Add your comment
  9. Standing guard for Christ  | Add your comment
  10. Council looks at fee waivers  | Add your comment
  11. March building permits  | Add your comment


Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Oachs: West Central Area’s senior thrower

West Central Area senior Jared Oachs is looking forward to the relaxed atmosphere of his final season in track. The three sport athlete, who also ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus girls golf competes in first meet of the season  | Add your comment
  2. Spartans sweep Golden Rams  | Add your comment
  3. M State teams sign four area athletes  | Add your comment

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Deer Creek Express robbed

A convenience store in Deer Creek off State Hwy. 29 was robbed Monday night, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. A man demanded ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Tools and chainsaw taken  | Add your comment
  2. Purse, cash stolen  | Add your comment
  3. Frazee man escapes weekend house fire  | Add your comment


Kathleen M. Bertoch, 84 of Otter Tail Lake

Kathleen M. Bertoch, 84 of Otter Tail Lake, died Feb. 22, 2014, at Battle Lake Good Samaritan in Battle Lake. Kathleen was born to Randolph ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Norman “Norm” Fjestad, 94, of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  2. Clayton Truman Hanson, 86, of Fergus Falls,  | Add your comment
  3. Rueben Clifford Svingen, 94  | Add your comment

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Training a better use of money

While it’s hard not to justify an increase from the $7.25 minimum wage, the Legislature’s decision to increase it by more than 30 percent to ... Read more | Add your comment


Dealers can be in violation

Question: I know somebody that bought a car recently and the windows had an illegal amount ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Humane Society benefit raised $10,000

Thank you to everyone who donated, volunteered and especially attended the 2014 Humane Society fundraiser April 12. Because of you the event was an overwhelming ... 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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