Shelter director manages animal assembly

Shelter director manages animal assembly

Jaclyn Keenan, the shelter manager for the Humane Society of Otter Tail County, sits with one of the many dogs available for adoption. Jacob Tellers/Daily ... Read more | Add your comment

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City to request extension for Kirkbride

consented Monday to request a two-year extension on the remaining $3.8 million in state grant funds for use on the Regional Treatment Center. In a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Storm blows into southwest Minnesota  | Add your comment
  2. Sperm bank for bees generates buzz  | Add your comment
  3. Thumper Pond resort shares plans to rebuild popular water park  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Compromise solution needed for Kirkbride

I became involved with this project prior to election to the City Council as an advocate for due process, I felt the buildings were not ... View

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Elbow Lake library to be renovated

ELBOW LAKE — The ceiling is getting raised at the Elbow Lake Public Library. Literally. The Thorson Memorial Library is securing funding for an $80,000 ... Read more | Add your comment

Tax time provides opportunity to help wildlife

The Feb. 1 deadline for employers to send statements of last year’s earnings to employees means many people are starting their income tax returns now. ... Read more | Add your comment

Novice turkey hunters can register for mentored hunts

The deadline is Monday, Feb. 15, to sign up for mentored turkey hunts that give youth, adults and families opportunities to learn under the guidance ... Read more | Add your comment

Ski on candle-lit trails at Glendalough State Park

Minnesota state parks and trails will host 35 candlelight events this winter, including an event at Glendalough State Park on Saturday from 6:30-9 p.m. These ... Read more | Add your comment

Mark Lindquist to sing at M State

Mark Lindquist, a former student at M State (2004) and a nationally recognized motivational speaker and world-touring entertainer who has performed live for over 1,000,000 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Green Plains team wins business bowling tourney  | Add your comment
  2. Frostbite Festival  | Add your comment
  3. Winter weather causes delays  | Add your comment
  4. 2 injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  5. Winter wonders  | Add your comment
  6. Meet Megan Aadland  | Add your comment
  7. ND Democrats optimistic strong candidates for top state positions will soon emerge  | Add your comment
  8. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  9. School delayed 2 hours  | Add your comment
  10. Lunch session discusses advanced care directives  | Add your comment
  11. Get in the swing at the M State’s Jazz Band Dinner & Dance  | 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


Carillo: Rothsay Tiger designing the future

Rothsay varsity basketball senior Jesse Carillo has a positive outlook towards the end of his last season. Carillo is going to end his basketball career ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Comet boys sink Lakers  | Add your comment
  2. T-wolves buck trend, fall to Pelicans 116-102  | Add your comment
  3. Green Plains team wins business bowling tourney  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2 injured in head-on crash

OTTERTAIL — A Breckenridge man and an Ottertail man were injured Sunday morning in a head-on crash on Highway 78 near Rush Lake. Zachary J. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 men injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  2. Landlord who shot tenant given 15 years in prison  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail Lake home total loss in fire  | Add your comment


Carol J. Johnson

Carol Jean Johnson, 66, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Sanford Health in Fargo. Carol was born on Feb. 23, 1949, to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ron Estes  | Add your comment
  2. Waiva Murray  | Add your comment
  3. Norma Lee  | Add your comment

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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


Old-school performance was enjoyed

Fergus Falls area residents were treated to music of Simon and Garfunkel, and other music from ... 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

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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