‘Goin to the (Frozen) Lake’

‘Goin to the (Frozen) Lake’

Sheryl Olson, Stella Griebe, Dave McRoberts and Layla Griebe skate around Lake Alice on Thursday afternoon.       Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison

A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to an attempted murder charge for shooting ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Task force suggests more rural broadband spending  | Add your comment
  2. Blizzard watch in effect; fishing derby postponed  | Add your comment
  3. Teachers, school board get closer to agreement  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Change is coming to Fergus Falls

What’s it take to move Fergus Falls forward? That’s the discussion of a lot of movers and shakers in the city in recent years. It’s ... View

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Regional Briefs

Franken talks rural health care woes ST. PAUL (FNS) — U.S. Sen. Al Franken is taking on rural health care in his second term. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Lawmaker disputes auditor lawsuit

ST. PAUL (FNS) — Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto’s lawsuit against three counties and the state over changes in her duties that lawmakers approved last ... Read more | Add your comment

How a rural district is reaching out to hire young teachers

How a rural district is reaching out to hire young teachers

By Gregg Aamot MinnPost CROSBY — In 2014, when Amelia Udenberg began looking for a teaching job, she admits that she had her eye on ... Read more | Add your comment

Faster broadband suggested as some rural areas remain behind

ST. PAUL (FNS) — A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines even as many rural Minnesotans lack service at current, slower ... Read more | Add your comment

St. James to host pancake supper

St. James Episcopal Church is hosting a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Shrove Tuesday, which is Feb. 9. Shrove Tuesday is also known ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 544 Education foundation offers scholarships  | Add your comment
  2. Pilot program offers tuition-free college  | Add your comment
  3. County Museum opens new exhibit showing history of athletics  | Add your comment
  4. Medical center challenges community  | Add your comment
  5. Enbridge calls state action ‘unlawful’  | Add your comment
  6. Tom Hintgen among half century awardees at newspaper convention  | Add your comment
  7. Applications being accepted for Rohde Spirit Scholarships  | Add your comment
  8. Local Briefs  | Add your comment
  9. Faith Briefs  | Add your comment
  10. Fergus Falls Churches  | Add your comment
  11. Area Churches  | 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

School of Fish announces walleye schools

School of Fish announces walleye schools

School of Fish, one of the Midwest’s leaders in fishing education announced today the addition of a class offering, Walleye Schools, to their already popular ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus boys close home season with 6-4 victory  | Add your comment
  2. Moorhead trips up FF Squirt A’s  | Add your comment
  3. Wild continue slide, fall to Rangers 4-2  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison

A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to an attempted murder charge for shooting ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment
  2. Bait shop reportedly robbed, authorities looking for vehicle  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Carol Johnson

Carol Johnson, 66, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Sanford Health in Fargo. Visitation: one hour prior to the service at the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elfrieda Brutlag  | Add your comment
  2. Lous Engebretson, 1927-2016  | Add your comment
  3. Joshua Ringquist, 1975-2016  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Change is coming to Fergus Falls

What’s it take to move Fergus Falls forward? That’s the discussion of a lot of movers and shakers in the city in recent years. It’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Lake Alice brings back fond memories

Fergus Falls High School grads from all across the nation are happy about the reopening of ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

City needs to clean up extra salt

On Jan. 20, mid-afternoon, I saw the city salt truck go down our street. I call it a salt truck, because that the majority of ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

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