Editor's picks

Mehl Center re-opens as ‘health hub’: Public invited to celebration Nov. 6

Lake Region Healthcare’s Mehl Center will celebrate a grand re-opening on Nov. 6. After discontinuing its Athletic Republic franchise earlier this year, the Mehl Center ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Myriad spooky options Friday  | Add your comment
  2. District 7 judicial candidates describe opposing philosophies  | Add your comment
  3. Incumbent judge explains reprimand  | Add your comment

The Latest

Man arrested for DWI, assault charges pending

A 30-year-old Fergus Falls man was arrested on charges of second degree DWI, second degree refusal to test for DWI, speeding and possession of drug ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Progressive’ city council candidates to host forum

Four city council challengers — who are running as the “Progressive Candidates” for Fergus Falls — will be hosting a town hall event from 7 ... Read more | Add your comment

DWI enforcement up for Halloween: Trick-or-treaters urged to use caution

Law enforcement will be on extra alert for impaired drivers on Halloween weekend through increased DWI patrols, according to a press release from the Otter ... Read more | Add your comment

Community invited to celebrate All Saints Day

The annual lighting of the lanterns for All Saints Day, will be held at Nidaros Lutheran Church in Clitherall-Vining area on Sunday, Nov. 2 at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Annual Election Day stew feed at Eagle Lake Lutheran  | Add your comment
  2. Trinity growth in faith events upcoming  | Add your comment
  3. Fall auction coming to Aastad Lutheran  | Add your comment
  4. LIFT NIGHT at Hilltop  | Add your comment
  5. YMCA adds four to staff  | Add your comment
  6. Someplace Safe to host November open houses  | Add your comment
  7. ‘It’s a major historical asset’: State Historical Society director tours Kirkbride  | Add your comment
  8. FF jobless rate hits 9-year low  | Add your comment
  9. Robotics team building strong: Defending champs competing at NDSU Saturday  | Add your comment
  10. Task force: New school needed in Perham  | Add your comment
  11. Building skills for the future  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Fatal farm accident victim identified

MAYNARD, Minn. — A 65-year-old Clara City man has been identified as the person who was killed Monday after he was run over by a ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Audit: MNsure mishandled marketing money  | Add your comment
  2. ND man injured in rollover crash dies  | Add your comment
  3. N.D. Supreme Court reverses ruling that blocked medication abortion law from taking effect  | Add your comment
  4. Crookston man dies in fiery crash following police pursuit  | Add your comment

AP Videos


Football Preview: Putting it all on the line: Rockets, Bulldogs, Spartans set for playoff rematches

Win or go home. Over the last week, several area teams have seen its season come to an end in their respective section playoff matches. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Thompson: Rock carrying Rocket ready to roll  | Add your comment
  2. Spartans sweep Cyclones, qualify for Region XIII tourney  | Add your comment
  3. NDSCS wins Region XIII title  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Incumbent judge explains reprimand

Incumbent judicial candidate Steven Cahill was reprimanded in April by the Minnesota Board of Judicial Standards for several offenses included failure to follow the law. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man arrested for DWI, assault charges pending  | Add your comment
  2. DWI enforcement up for Halloween: Trick-or-treaters urged to use caution  | Add your comment
  3. M.K. Burris receives probation, no jail time  | Add your comment


Lila Duenow, 97, Fergus Falls

Lila Louise Olive Duenow was born on Sept. 17, 1917, in Friberg Township of Otter Tail County, Minnesota, the daughter of John and Lillian Nora ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Merl Lynton Olson, 91, of Ashby  | Add your comment
  2. Marjorie Koehler, 89, of Perham  | Add your comment
  3. Delores Tweet  | Add your comment

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Local public transportation fills a need

It only made sense that the one millionth rider on Transit Alternatives this week was a 99-year-old woman. The fact is, public transportation in Fergus ... Read more | Add your comment


Opinion: Students getting prepared for future

Over the last few months, the Fergus Falls Public Schools – specifically the Modern Manufacturing Learning ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: McNamar supports our local values

I have been following the McNamar/Backer campaign for district 12A over the last several months and have become wearied by Mr.Backer’s continuous “Metro Jay” comments. ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Council gets Kirkbride plan; final decision delayed until next Monday

A decision on developer Ray Willey’s proposed plans for the Regional Treatment Center, now known as the Kirkbride, has been delayed yet again, but the ... Read more | Add your comment

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