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Cora’s Closet plans to be Fergus chic

There’s a new face in town when it comes to consignment. Cora’s Closet, which sells used or custom-made goods, will open mid-July at the Riverfront ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elbow Lake hospital looking for new CEO  | Add your comment
  2. New deputy fire chief named  | Add your comment
  3. Across Minnesota, tough times for Big Food  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: Community help always appreciated

Paired with a wealth of talent at the prep sports level, The Journal’s coverage area is lucky to have individuals who provide quality photo submissions. ... View

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Associate Pastor continuing to serve in retirement

Associate Pastor continuing to serve in retirement

Teaching has been a part of Kate Bruns’ life for a long time. Teaching first as a junior high school English teacher, then in multiple ... Read more | Add your comment

22-year-old rolls car in Evansville

A 22-year-old Evansville woman was involved in a single car rollover on Harvest Avenue in Evansville Monday morning, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Walk of Flags tradition continues

On the fourth of July, a group of around 40 volunteers will rise early to be ready to help set up 1,870 flags around town, ... Read more | Add your comment

CHS Harvest for Hunger raises $1,532

CHS Harvest for Hunger raises $1,532

CHS Harvest for Hunger food and funds raised $1,532 for hungry families in the Fergus Falls area. In addition to these dollars raised for meals, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Two Fergus organizations awarded $115,000  | Add your comment
  2. Opinion: ‘Inside Out’ one of Pixar’s best  | Add your comment
  3. Opinion: Box office figures don’t impress  | Add your comment
  4. Drury  | Add your comment
  5. St. Olaf  | Add your comment
  6. Concordia, St. Paul  | Add your comment
  7. Governor appoints M State professor to state board  | Add your comment
  8. The Haining Family to be in concert  | Add your comment
  9. Women’s Club to host celebration  | Add your comment
  10. Local scouts receive highest ranking  | Add your comment
  11. Free art studio classes a hit  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Across Minnesota, tough times for Big Food

Minnesota’s food industry managed for decades to keep supplies of perishable animals, vegetables and grains moving smoothly from farm to box while keeping up with ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Minnesota abortions saw slight, rare rise in 2014  | Add your comment
  2. Medical marijuana settles in as parties look to the future  | Add your comment
  3. Minnesota attorney general accuses Florida debt-forgiveness firm of bait and switch  | Add your comment
  4. Moorhead college student to serve jail time for assault  | Add your comment



Sports

Banter and Boxscores: Resigned: Is Love or Dubnyk more valuable?

After yesterday’s resigning of Kevin Love by the Cleveland Cavaliers, I got to thinking about who is more important to their team’s success — Love ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Pirates sail past Hurricanes 10-0  | Add your comment
  2. Swanson, FF VFW shuts out Willmar  | Add your comment
  3. FF 15U Vipers sweep Wheaton  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

New deputy fire chief named

Dean Anderson, a 22-year veteran of the Fergus Falls Fire Department, was named the new deputy fire chief Wednesday. Anderson was the Fire Safety Inspector, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 22-year-old rolls car in Evansville  | Add your comment
  2. Motorcyclist injured when dodging deer south of Ottertail  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus man arrested for daytime DWI  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Robert Jennings

Memorial Mass will be held for Robert “Bob” Jennings, 63, of Ottertail, on July 3, at 11 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Ottertail. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kenneth C. Toso, 1920 – 2015  | Add your comment
  2. Mildred Solin, 1934 – 2015  | Add your comment
  3. Warren Johnson, 1924 – 2015  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Community help always appreciated

Paired with a wealth of talent at the prep sports level, The Journal’s coverage area is lucky to have individuals who provide quality photo submissions. ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: ‘Inside Out’ one of Pixar’s best

Before seeing this movie was in theaters, I had barely heard about its upcoming release. This ... 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

Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges

The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol’s face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. ... Read more | Add your comment