Grass fire breaks out near Parkers Prairie

Grass fire breaks out near Parkers Prairie

A grass fire broke out at the border of Otter Tail and Todd counties between Parkers Prairie and Eagle Bend Monday afternoon. According to neighbors, ... Read more | Add your comment

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School year unlikely to start early: Board plans for first day of Sept. 8

Superintendent Jerry Ness and Fergus Falls Public School Board member Melanie Cole confirmed Monday that the district’s school year will start after Labor Day on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sievert finalist for Brainerd city administrator position  | Add your comment
  2. Hope Inc. sled hockey team competes in national festival  | Add your comment
  3. National Guard to help fight avian flu: State, feds gear up for long battle toward eradication  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: Orwellian language unnecessary

Do you want to know what happens to turkey flocks that become infected with the avian flu? Well, according to the Minnesota DNR, “any remaining ... View

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Pelican Rapids man hurt in crash

A Pelican Rapids man drove off Highway 108 east of Pelican Rapids Sunday and rolled into the south ditch. Ernest Ingebretson, 58, failed to negotiate ... Read more | Add your comment

Ashby A’s anticipate field improvements as season starts

Minnesota Twins grant make upgrade possible With their season kicking off in only a few days, the Ashby A’s are going to be playing one ... Read more | Add your comment

Resource recycling: It’s important in fishing, too

Most anglers I know enjoy a cold beverage after a busy day on the water. And whether that beverage comes in plastic, glass or aluminum, ... Read more | Add your comment

Outdoor wood furnaces can be cause of wildfires

The Department of Natural Resources reminds homeowners to take precautions when using outdoor wood boilers this spring. “There have been a number of fires started ... Read more | Add your comment

Aquatic plant removal may require a permit

With lakes becoming ice-free and waters beginning to warm this spring, some lakeshore property owners may need a permit to remove aquatic plants from their ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pheasants Forever honors Fergus man  | Add your comment
  2. Ducks Unlimited hosts Greenwing Fair  | Add your comment
  3. Lake issues seminar to provide answers  | Add your comment
  4. 0427.Week in Photos  | Add your comment
  5. Foundation funds $20,000 to area projects  | Add your comment
  6. Children’s author and illustrator to visit library  | Add your comment
  7. FF Public Library system to upgrade  | Add your comment
  8. Blood drives to mark World Red Cross Day  | Add your comment
  9. Zentangle Tea Party at Kaddatz Gallery  | Add your comment
  10. ‘He taught us to never give up’ Remembered for his spirit, Shoremaster co-founder dies at 79  | Add your comment
  11. Winding road leads filmmaker to Kirkbride  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Jury convicts Blaine man on sex trafficking 18-year-old

DULUTH — A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man on charges that he brought an 18-year-old woman to Duluth to engage in prostitution. Rahmad ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Minnesota teenager critically hurt while climbing in Utah  | Add your comment
  2. Feds access emergency funds for avian flu  | Add your comment
  3. Bloodhounds, sonar in search for missing woman unsuccessful  | Add your comment
  4. Minnesota man arrested in Fargo bank robbery  | Add your comment



Sports

Hope Inc. sled hockey team competes in national festival

Fergus girl among athletes The Moorhead-based Hurricanes give a chance to many disabled children, including some from Fergus Falls, to be competitive through regional, sectional ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Comets sink Vikings  | Add your comment
  2. Owls fly past Comets  | Add your comment
  3. Otters’ rally falls short against Spuds  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Grass fire breaks out near Parkers Prairie

Grass fire breaks out near Parkers Prairie

A grass fire broke out at the border of Otter Tail and Todd counties between Parkers Prairie and Eagle Bend Monday afternoon. According to neighbors, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pelican Rapids man hurt in crash  | Add your comment
  2. Man who lost arm in workplace recovering  | Add your comment
  3. Employee has arm ripped off: 38-year-old airlifted to Twin Cities  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Judith Pederson, 61, a resident of St. Michael

Judith Pederson, and former resident of Pelican Rapids, died on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Guardian Angels Care Center in Elk River. Funeral services will be ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Eric Simonsen, 50, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  2. Erma I. Carlson, 96, of Amor  | Add your comment
  3. Hilda “Connie” Bestul, 95  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Orwellian language unnecessary

Do you want to know what happens to turkey flocks that become infected with the avian flu? Well, according to the Minnesota DNR, “any remaining ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Why are loud trucks issued tickets and bikers aren’t?

Question: This is a question I am sure you have heard a thousand times. Why are ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Dayton needs to explain his proposed gas taxDayton needs to explain his proposed gas tax

Gov. Dayton wants to take the State’s project budget surplus for new spending projects. At the same time, he proposed a new gas tax scheme ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

National Guard to help fight avian flu: State, feds gear up for long battle toward eradication

WILLMAR (FNS) — The State Emergency Operations Center announced Sunday that 30 National Guard soldiers will haul water needed for avian influenza decontamination today through ... Read more | Add your comment