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Solar energy group to tour co-op

Officials across Minnesota — and Pelican Rapids specifically — are optimistic about the future of solar energy and are looking to spread the word next ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. U.S. gun, ammo sales tax hit record high  | Add your comment
  2. Fergus grads compete in state muskie tournament  | Add your comment
  3. Area lake found to be zebra mussel infested  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: The Fourth Amendment matters

The mandatory inspection program Fergus Falls City Council is considering, while well intentioned, is unconstitutional in its current form. In order to comply with the ... View

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Family, fun and good sports for the Fourth

U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.! The Fourth of July weekend allowed me to catch up on family, outside fun and sports that I haven’t been able to ... Read more | Add your comment

Business  is booming: Entrepreneur announces he’s opening a sports bar in former Godfather’s building, but he’s just one of many setting up shop

Business is booming: Entrepreneur announces he’s opening a sports bar in former Godfather’s building, but he’s just one of many setting up shop

For Matt Amundson, who recently purchased the Godfather’s Pizza building near WestRidge Mall, the itch to get back into business was irresistible. He plans to ... Read more | Add your comment

Local economy on the rise

There are many ways to measure how an economy is doing. Some are more complicated than others, but one method is to measure the total ... Read more | Add your comment

Rental inspection vote Monday

A proposal to conduct mandatory inspections of rental units will be discussed and potentially voted on by the City Council at its 5:30 p.m. Monday ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Avian flu cases plummet across Minnesota  | Add your comment
  2. A walk for vets  | Add your comment
  3. Chamber Day coming to farmers market  | Add your comment
  4. Certified Insurance Counselors honor Mickey Rohde  | Add your comment
  5. Grief support group starting in Pelican  | Add your comment
  6. Our Opinion: The Fourth Amendment matters  | Add your comment
  7. Opinion: Road taxes not anethma to residents  | Add your comment
  8. Property Sales: June  | Add your comment
  9. CONVICTIONS  | Add your comment
  10. Sounds of the Kirkbride: Artist to capture building’s history with recordings  | Add your comment
  11. Myths, legends explored during State Hospital tour  | Add your comment

State & Regional

U.S. gun, ammo sales tax hit record high

Federal tax on guns, ammo create windfall for conservation (FNS) — Gun owners across the U.S. continued their unprecedented spending spree in 2014, buying firearms ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Cass Lake woman part of Obama’s Generation I  | Add your comment
  2. In light of flu, fair to judge ‘chicken paraphernalia’  | Add your comment
  3. MSUM scientist finds campsite from thousands of years ago  | Add your comment
  4. State lawmakers trying to find a better way  | Add your comment



Sports

Race fans get fireworks

The smoke from the Canadian wildfires infested the rolling hills surrounding the I-94 Speedway with a spooky blanket of haze eerily similar to an old ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. 13U Vipers take 2 from Detroit Lakes  | Add your comment
  2. Family, fun and good sports for the Fourth  | Add your comment
  3. Fargo 14’s trump FF 15U Vipers  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

CONVICTIONS

Editor’s Note: The following is a list of gross misdemeanor and felony convictions in Otter Tail County from June 10 to June 16. Convictions appear ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Car, cow collide on central Minnesota roadway  | Add your comment
  2. Boat motor reported stolen near Perham  | Add your comment
  3. Motorcycle missing from Vining shed  | Add your comment

Obituaries

David Holm, 82, of Henning

Memorial services will be held for David Holm, 82, of Henning, on July 9, at 11 a.m. at the Vining Lutheran Church in Vining. A ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Dames Johnson, 1922 – 2015  | Add your comment
  2. Joan L. Wienbar, 1954 – 2015  | Add your comment
  3. Joan L. Wienbar  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: The Fourth Amendment matters

The mandatory inspection program Fergus Falls City Council is considering, while well intentioned, is unconstitutional in its current form. In order to comply with the ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Road taxes not anethma to residents

When it comes to dedicated funding for county roadway improvements, many residents are willing to dig ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Pemberton a great neighbor

Richard Pemberton has been a fixture in our neighborhood, living next door to me 50 years plus, and I can assure you he knows more ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Business is booming: Entrepreneur announces he’s opening a sports bar in former Godfather’s building, but he’s just one of many setting up shop

For Matt Amundson, who recently purchased the Godfather’s Pizza building near WestRidge Mall, the itch to get back into business was irresistible. He plans to ... Read more | Add your comment