New place, same beat

New place, same beat

Marching band trying new rehearsal locations Fergus Falls High School marching band members pride themselves on playing traditional songs and marches, and they will be ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Local entrepreneur has continued success

When it comes to entrepreneurial business, Laurel Nelson is somewhat of an expert, so it’s little surprise that she is now receiving accolades and praise. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Graduation the theme of the weekend  | Add your comment
  2. Sharrows coming to Lincoln Ave.  | Add your comment
  3. Father suing city, police for missing birth of child  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Too much violence in video games?

There is a definite oversaturation of violent video games in the current industry and that is a problem. Big titles like “Grand Theft Auto 5,” ... View

The Latest

Auditions for “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

A Center for the Arts is holding auditions for its family-friendly 2015 summer musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” this Saturday, May 30, from ... Read more | Add your comment

Annual UPS Clitherall Lake Panfish Tournament to benefit United Way of Otter Tail County

On June 27, the Justice Two Coffee Shop on Clitherall Lake will host the 2nd annual UPS / United Way Panfish Tournament. The tournament will ... Read more | Add your comment

Local Century Farms honored

The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognized 222 Minnesota farms as 2015 Century Farms. Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership ... Read more | Add your comment

Performance after performance

It’s the end of another school year – where did the time go? This last week was full of concerts. What a joy it was ... Read more | Add your comment

Students participate in piano music festival

Eleven students wrapped up a year of piano lessons and competitions with a recital early this month. Logan Rott, Hannah Fietek, Micah Zosel, Kara Anderson, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Donate blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day  | Add your comment
  2. Jim Fish inducted into Hall of Leadership  | Add your comment
  3. Willis owned handgun used in Wal-Mart shooting  | Add your comment
  4. Generational recital  | Add your comment
  5. Woman intoxicated, drowned in river  | Add your comment
  6. Car salesman rescues trucker in fiery crash  | Add your comment
  7. 4 year olds at heart of Minnesota budget impasse  | Add your comment
  8. ALC Graduation  | Add your comment
  9. Former State Hospital chaplain recalls experiences  | Add your comment
  10. Church delivers comfort boxes to cancer patients  | Add your comment
  11. Producers, others discuss epidemic with legislators  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Willis owned handgun used in Wal-Mart shooting

GRAND FORKS — The U.S. airman who opened fire inside a Grand Forks Wal-Mart early Tuesday did not use a military-issued handgun, according to a ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Woman intoxicated, drowned in river  | Add your comment
  2. Car salesman rescues trucker in fiery crash  | Add your comment
  3. 4 year olds at heart of Minnesota budget impasse  | Add your comment
  4. Producers, others discuss epidemic with legislators  | Add your comment



Sports

OTC boys, area athletes advance to state track and field meet

MOORHEAD — The Otter Tail Central boys track and field team took runner-up honors and qualified for seven events at the Class A State meet ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Falls boys golf takes 2nd at sub-section, advances  | Add your comment
  2. Fergus Falls softball holds awards banquet  | Add your comment
  3. Striving for a state berth: FF track competes at first day of section meet  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Car salesman rescues trucker in fiery crash

A Roseville car salesman jumped a fence onto Interstate 35W to help a truck driver who was badly burned after crashing into a signpost Wednesday ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Father suing city, police for missing birth of child  | Add your comment
  2. Police: 3 trespass at vacant Fergus home  | Add your comment
  3. Police: 2 stolen school-use iPods found  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Lawrence Oberg III

Funeral services will be held for Lawrence Joseph “LJ” Oberg, III age 19, of Wadena on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Janet Gervais  | Add your comment
  2. Sharon Wesley 1944-2015  | Add your comment
  3. Helen Ruikka  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Session highlights wrong priorities

If the 2015 legislative session proves anything, it’s that making important public policy doesn’t hinge on public money in Minnesota any more. Rather, it’s driven ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

The case of the missing gas

“Cousin,” which is what I’ll call him, is gone now, so I can tell stories about ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Group provides support to orchestra

Did you know there is a group in the community that supports and nurtures the orchestra students in your school system? Friends of the Orchestra ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Eye on Otter Tail in clean water fight: Officials working with farmers to meet buffer regulations

The struggle over clean water and runoff pollution in Otter Tail County often starts with a picture. Technicians with the West Otter Tail Soil and ... Read more | Add your comment