Foster care program looks to connect kids to families

Foster care program looks to connect kids to families

For one social worker, the favorite part of her job is when a child and family she is working with finalize the adoption process. It’s ... Read more | Add your comment

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Minnesotan named as U.S. ambassador to Norway

WASHINGTON (FNS) — The Scandinavian-rich Midwest can rest assured that the United States will have ambassadors to Norway and Sweden. The Senate Friday approved those ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Piecing together deadly standoff will take time  | Add your comment
  2. Minnesota Health Department erred while conducting drinking water tests  | Add your comment
  3. Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

State owes the city a grant extension on Kirkbride

Fergus Falls indeed should go to the state asking for an extension on spending the Kirkbride funding. And it should ask for more money. It ... View

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Council member seeks input from community

Ward 4 Fergus Falls City Council member Rod Spidahl is looking for community feedback on what projects community members want the council to prioritize. A ... Read more | Add your comment

Underwood man sentenced for burglary

Otter Tail County Court Judge Barbara Hanson sentenced a 27-year-old Underwood man Friday afternoon for stealing stereo equipment and power tools from a garage in ... Read more | Add your comment

Pioneer coaches to discuss girls sports

The Otter Tail County Historical Society’s Coffee Klatch series will continue 10 a.m. Friday at the museum. Margo Shebeck, Carolyn Schmidt and Royce Paton will ... Read more | Add your comment

States to receive funds to improve bee and Monarch butterfly habitats

HURON, S.D. (FNS) — A three-year project to help improve habitat for the endangered honey bee and monarch butterfly in a six-state area, including South ... Read more | Add your comment

Regional Briefs

Florida Georgia Line to tour Dakotas SIOUX FALLS,  S.D. (FNS) — Platinum-selling duo Florida Georgia Line is bringing  its Dig Your Roots tour to South ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Minnesota Legislature in political crosshairs  | Add your comment
  2. Prince Honeycutt House honored with preservation effort  | Add your comment
  3. West Otter Tail County 2016 Crop & Forage Show winners announced  | Add your comment
  4. Live music at Y’s Folks meeting  | Add your comment
  5. Candlelight ski at Glendalough canceled for Saturday  | Add your comment
  6. Marijuana measure petition must be resubmitted after using old law  | Add your comment
  7. Regional Briefs  | Add your comment
  8. FF Teacher’s speech to School Board goes viral  | Add your comment
  9. Goodies for good ones  | Add your comment
  10. Car collides with Willmar school bus; students safe  | Add your comment
  11. Local Briefs  | 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



Sports

Pioneer coaches to discuss girls sports

The Otter Tail County Historical Society’s Coffee Klatch series will continue 10 a.m. Friday at the museum. Margo Shebeck, Carolyn Schmidt and Royce Paton will ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Twins’ Joe Mauer says concussions blurred vision and affected hitting  | Add your comment
  2. Comets edge Battlers, win Little eight conference  | Add your comment
  3. 7th grade Otter boys’ basketball continues impressive start  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Underwood man sentenced for burglary

Otter Tail County Court Judge Barbara Hanson sentenced a 27-year-old Underwood man Friday afternoon for stealing stereo equipment and power tools from a garage in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Fargo officer expected to die after being shot  | Add your comment
  2. 2 injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  3. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Carrie Johnson

Carrie LaVonne Johnson, 86, of Perham, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in the Bethany Home in Alexandria.  Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Sunday with ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lynn Balken, 1940-2016  | Add your comment
  2. Alan Brutlag, 1954-2016  | Add your comment
  3. Ronald Carey  | Add your comment

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Editorials

State owes the city a grant extension on Kirkbride

Fergus Falls indeed should go to the state asking for an extension on spending the Kirkbride funding. And it should ask for more money. It ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Memory can present tricky issues

Alan Linda: The Prairie Spy Horse. Forest. Curtains. Remember these words. I was thinking about memory ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Compromise is needed

This is a follow up on Anthony Hicks’ column published Feb. 4. First of all I want to thank Hicks for a very detailed update ... Read more | Add your comment

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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