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Soda War Hero: FF native will be recognized for resurrecting surge

Surge is much more than a sparkling citrus soda brand. It’s a taste of nostalgia for every ’90s kid who grew up with it. Now ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Bicyclists to ride 150 miles in Otter Tail co.

The Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota is hosting its 11th annual Bike Minnesota event at Glendalough State Park this weekend. Thirty people will tour ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Otter Tail subsidiary purchases Georgia company  | Add your comment
  2. Fergus Falls Middle School to offer science fair club to students  | Add your comment
  3. Melrose woman wins Oliva motorcycle from Hospice Day  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Remembering Wes Craven

It is a great thing when it’s easy to recognize the passion and appreciation an artist has for their craft. Knowing the creator behind the ... View

The Latest

Woodpicks Band to play at Threshermen’s

DALTON — Minnesota’s own Woodpicks Band will perform at the Lake Region Pioneer Threshermen’s show in Dalton on Sept. 12. The five-person band is from ... Read more | Add your comment

Minn. Safety Council: Go for “Two in a Row”

In 2014, there were no traffic deaths on Minnesota roads during the Labor Day weekend. The Minnesota Safety Council is urging Minnesotans to make it ... Read more | Add your comment

Interactive performance art featured downtown

For the past couple of weeks, a temporary interactive art gallery has been operating in downtown Fergus Falls, right across the street from the Viking ... Read more | Add your comment

Man who lost home convicted of felony crimes

A 29-year-old Underwood man was convicted of two felony-level criminal damage to property crimes Monday in two separate cases in Otter Tail County District Court. ... Read more | Add your comment

Offender released from county jail

  A high-risk predatory offender is slated to be released from Otter Tail County jail Thursday and will be living in Fergus Falls, according to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Another Voice for Rural Minn. ;Local Director elected to Minnesota Chamber board  | Add your comment
  2. Driver injured in Pelican Rapids Motorcyle crash  | Add your comment
  3. Man arrested for felony drug possession  | Add your comment
  4. Car stolen from shed  | Add your comment
  5. Storage units broken into near Battle Lake  | Add your comment
  6. Car dolly stolen  | Add your comment
  7. Man arrested for felony assault  | Add your comment
  8. Woman allegedly assaulted by burglar  | Add your comment
  9. Man charged with murder after child off life support  | Add your comment
  10. M State officer named to top 10 list  | Add your comment
  11. Woman accused of theft after fatal crash denied closed court proceedings  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Something on a stick? It’s state fair time

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Democratic presidential hopefuls go big today in Twin Cities  | Add your comment
  2. DNR will add fisheries staff and hatchery facility at Mille Lacs  | Add your comment
  3. For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one  | Add your comment
  4. Bone fragments found on farm near Wadena  | Add your comment



Sports

Ranked Warriors upend Spartans

The M State volleyball team opened their home season against No. 8 (NJCAA Div. III) Ridgewater College Wednesday. After taking the first set, the Spartans ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Football Preview: Football rivalries renewed  | Add your comment
  2. Rockets blast Knights  | Add your comment
  3. Nuggets sweep Otter volleyball in opener  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Minn. Safety Council: Go for “Two in a Row”

In 2014, there were no traffic deaths on Minnesota roads during the Labor Day weekend. The Minnesota Safety Council is urging Minnesotans to make it ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man who lost home convicted of felony crimes  | Add your comment
  2. Offender released from county jail  | Add your comment
  3. Driver injured in Pelican Rapids Motorcyle crash  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Clarence L. Gowin, 1915-2015

Clarence L. Gowin, 99, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Clarence Lester Gowin ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Van Hoff  | Add your comment
  2. Lorraine Biittner  | Add your comment
  3. Irene M. Umaluf, 1909-2015  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Opinion: Candidates are running to the edge

GOP’ers Authentic, but not competent It’s a race to the outside. Avoid the middle like the plague. The goal is to not be one with ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Roadway tax is necessary

Deteriorating roads need help Tom Hintgen: Looking Back The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners has ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Help at E & G Noyes Park greatly appreciated

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped create E & G Noyes Park, located adjacent to Broadway Park across from ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Local DWI, DUI patrols set to increase: Drug impaired driving a focus for law enforcement

Otter Tail County will see an increase in DWI patrols until Labor Day starting Friday for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative from ... Read more | Add your comment