Progress: Across the world

Progress: Across the world

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Featured News

Otter back after brain injury: Baseball player told return was unlikely

Most seniors stepping up to home plate at the start of their final season will have done so many times before. Not the Otters’ Steven ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Speaker embraces advances  | Add your comment
  2. Critics press ND to make Bakken oil safer, despite costs  | Add your comment
  3. Progress: Above & Beyond  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Opinion: MSUM frats welcomed African-Americans

The Greek system of fraternities and sororities was in its heyday in the late 1960s and early 1970s at Moorhead State College, known today as ... View

The Latest

Linguistic inspiration: Author draws from other languages for fantasy writing

Linguistic inspiration: Author draws from other languages for fantasy writing

With a degree in linguistics, a job as a programer for Microsoft and a bilingual family, language is an everyday part of Jesse Bangs’ life. ... Read more | Add your comment

Hillcrest team reaches state in knowledge bowl

Chairs shuffled in the hall outside Life Church’s sanctuary Tuesday as Hillcrest Lutheran Academy students Hans Holzner, Thomas Martinson, Reggie Undseth, Sam Isaac and Ellen ... Read more | Add your comment

Community garden could really grow: Packing shed, playground and refrigeration trailer among plans for expansion

The University of Minnesota has issued a long range planning report giving new direction to Lake Region Healthcare’s successful “Lake Region Takes Root” community garden, ... Read more | Add your comment

Pedal Fergus Falls to host 30 Days of Biking event

Participants can use hashtag #30daysofbiking While some folks in Fergus Falls ride bicycles year-round, for most people spring marks the season when they fill up ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Garden Day teaches community and shows off vendors  | Add your comment
  2. First Lutheran volunteers knit for Haiti: Group sending dresses to underprivileged  | Add your comment
  3. Opinion: Driving wrong way is never legal  | Add your comment
  4. The arts calendar is just packed: Myriad M State choir, band and theatrical performances coming  | Add your comment
  5. Ward 4 council members to host forum  | Add your comment
  6. Letter to the Editor: Simonsen family overwhelmed by community support  | Add your comment
  7. Letter to the Editor: Alcohol, texting create tragedies  | Add your comment
  8. Opinion: Horgen part of greatest hockey team  | Add your comment
  9. Sick peonies need to have special care  | Add your comment
  10. Concert by Rawlins Piano Trio at A Center for the Arts  | Add your comment
  11. Hexum – Wold  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Critics press ND to make Bakken oil safer, despite costs

MOORHEAD — North Dakota environmentalists want oil companies to reduce volatile gasses in Bakken crude. Regulators, however, say they’re taking a different tack that’s cheaper ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. After break, battle over tax cuts awaits Legislature  | Add your comment
  2. Hope exists for ‘dead’ bills in legislature  | Add your comment
  3. State ramps up hunt for arsenic in wells  | Add your comment
  4. Sen. Franken to appear on David Letterman show  | Add your comment



Sports

Otter back after brain injury: Baseball player told return was unlikely

Most seniors stepping up to home plate at the start of their final season will have done so many times before. Not the Otters’ Steven ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Larson: Running toward a goal  | Add your comment
  2. Flyers swim team’s spring registration open  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus boys hockey closes with awards banquet  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police cite 4 with trespassing near Regional Treatment Center

Two Fergus Falls men, one Fergus woman and one Duluth man trespassed and reportedly set off an alarm at the remodeled apartments in Patterson Loop ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Coalition: DUI trend worrisome  | Add your comment
  2. 2 injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail jury acquits Florida man of vehicular homicide  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Carolyn M. Totzke, 73, Fergus Falls, formerly of Wheaton

Carolyn M. Totzke, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 1, at 11 a.m. at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Phyllis Mae Banker, 69, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa  | Add your comment
  2. Rueben Payson, 78, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Joann R. Nelson, 79, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Right decision made on billboard

The city doesn’t need to be in the business of selling advertising, just as it wouldn’t be in the business of selling mopeds, keychains, food, ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Driving wrong way is never legal

Question: I live in a very small town and see people all the time driving in ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Simonsen family overwhelmed by community support

We want to send a big shout out to the community of Fergus Falls for the tremendous support that was shown to the Eric Simonsen ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Otter Tail jury acquits Florida man of vehicular homicide

A 12-person jury found David Shayne Hamil guilty of a misdemeanor DUI and acquitted him of four criminal vehicular homicide counts Monday from a fatal ... Read more | Add your comment