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Readers to pick top stories of year

We want your picks, Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Daily Journal is letting you, the reader, pick the top local sports stories of 2014. What ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. ‘A little good out of bad’  | Add your comment
  2. United Way fundraising ‘slower than expected’  | Add your comment
  3. LRH among 8 to receive Circle of Excellence award  | Add your comment

The Latest

Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Aadland: Fergus senior dashes through the snow

Fergus Falls senior Megan Aadland enjoys trekking through the snow as a captain of the Otter Tail Nordic Ski Team. I spoke with Aadland about ... Read more | Add your comment

Recent Church Plant showing movie ‘Hope for Hurting Hearts’

Recent Church Plant in Fergus Falls is inviting folks to come for a free movie from Pastor Greg Laurie called “Hope for Hurting Hearts” on ... Read more | Add your comment

Longest Night Music Festival Dec. 21 in NYM

New York Mills Cultural Center will host it’s annual Longest Night Music Concert on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. This free solstice concert marks ... Read more | Add your comment

You decide: Vote for the top local news stories of 2014

We want your picks, Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Daily Journal is letting you, the reader, pick the top local sports stories of 2014. What ... Read more | Add your comment

Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to murdering his nephew, Scott Burris, will be sentenced Friday afternoon in the Otter Tail County District ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ice fishing house falls through lake  | Add your comment
  2. Packed house: FF hosts four home events Tuesday  | Add your comment
  3. Salvation Army looking for more donations  | Add your comment
  4. Jamming for java: First barista jam aims to build coffee community  | Add your comment
  5. Letter to the Editor: Otter Tail County Historical Society is ‘gem of a resource’  | Add your comment
  6. Letter to the Editor: Vietnam vets faced challenges when coming back home  | Add your comment
  7. Opinion: What is the library of the future?  | Add your comment
  8. Opinion: School safety assessment was successful  | Add your comment
  9. Decking the Lodge  | Add your comment
  10. DFS sets application dates  | Add your comment
  11. NDSU  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Baby sitter reports child smelled of pot

Police are investigating a Fargo couple after a baby sitter reported their child’s clothes and diaper bag smelled of marijuana. The investigation followed a report ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Jamming for java: First barista jam aims to build coffee community  | Add your comment
  2. 7,500 turkeys die in Minnesota barn fire  | Add your comment
  3. Hotel owner accused of wage violations  | Add your comment
  4. Attack on Pakistan school kills 132 children  | Add your comment



AP Videos


Sports

Rockets blast past Rebels 59-37

WAHPETON — A strong defensive effort that saw the Underwood boys basketball team record 19 steals led to a 59-37 win over Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah Wednesday at ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Comets fall to Panthers  | Add your comment
  2. Underwood girls trounce Ortonville  | Add your comment
  3. Vikings smoke out Hornets  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to murdering his nephew, Scott Burris, will be sentenced Friday afternoon in the Otter Tail County District ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ice fishing house falls through lake  | Add your comment
  2. Weather causes multiple crashes  | Add your comment
  3. Man arrested for DWI after crash  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Darlene Schuman, 56, of Evansville

Darlene Schuman, died at her home in Evansville on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Darlene Mae Schuman was born on May 18, 1958 in Alexandria, the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Doris Leaf  | Add your comment
  2. Tamera “Tammy” Peterson, 62, a resident of Moorhead  | Add your comment
  3. Viola Krog, 85, of Pelican Rapids  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Fergus should use ranking to attract families

The fact that Fergus Falls was ranked 17th among 88 Minnesota communities with populations of 10,000 or more is a good thing. Whether Fergus Falls ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: What is the library of the future?

Now and again, I am asked some variation on the question, “With everything on the internet, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Otter Tail County Historical Society is ‘gem of a resource’

During past months I have visited the Otter Tail County Historical Society, located on W. Lincoln Avenue in Fergus Falls. One visit was to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Prosecutor wants 12 years for Burris: Sentencing is Friday; victim’s mother providing statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to murdering his nephew, Scott Burris, will be sentenced Friday afternoon in the Otter Tail County District ... Read more | Add your comment