Hazy shade of summer: Smoke from Canadian wildfires causing overcast

Hazy shade of summer: Smoke from Canadian wildfires causing overcast

Thick smoke from Canadian wildfires is blanketing much of western Minnesota and eastern North Dakota in heavy haze that blocks sunlight and will subdue temperatures. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges

The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol’s face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Customer service is how businesses make a good first impression. But for a city, first impressions are made by clerks. Fergus Falls benefits from being ... View

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Foxhome woman charged for Battle Lake burglary

A 23-year-old Foxhome woman was charged with second degree and third degree felony counts of burglary after an arraignment Monday morning, according to the criminal ... Read more | Add your comment

Lawnmower stolen in Pelican Rapids

A Craftsman riding lawnmower was reported stolen Friday from outside a home on Summer Haven Road in Pelican Rapids, according to the Otter Tail County ... Read more | Add your comment

Fergus Falls man charged with assault

A 24-year-old man was charged with two counts of fifth degree felony assault at an arraignment Monday morning, according to the criminal complaint. Ramsey Kettle ... Read more | Add your comment

Underwood man charged with breaking jail window

A 29-year-old Underwood man was charged with first degree felony damage to property at an arraignment Monday morning, according to the criminal complaint. Nicholas Nichter ... Read more | Add your comment

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Court rules cop, city could be liable in fatal crash

CROOKSTON — A Crookston police officer could be held liable for leaving his patrol car unlocked and running in September 2011, when a suspect stole ... Read more  | Add your comment

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Sports

Otter Tail Central Legion takes 2 from Frazee

BATTLE LAKE —The Otter Tail Central Post 289 Legion team got two decisive victories as they swept visiting Frazee Monday. In game one, a four-run ... Read more  | Add your comment

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Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges

The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol’s face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Foxhome woman charged for Battle Lake burglary  | Add your comment
  2. Lawnmower stolen in Pelican Rapids  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus Falls man charged with assault  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Warren Johnson, 1924 – 2015

Warren Straub Johnson, 90, of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home after an extended illness. Warren was born on Nov. 29, ... Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Marian G. (Tigue) Oman, 1931 – 2015  | Add your comment
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Why do we need new license plates every 7 years?

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Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges

The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol’s face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. ... Read more | Add your comment