Harmon Killebrew Day features buses, ballgame

Harmon Killebrew Day features buses, ballgame

Hospice, medical care for people who are diagnosed as terminally ill, got a big thank you from more than a thousand supporters from Greater Minnesota ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Longtime Service Food employee checks out

After 45 years in the grocery business, Mark Anderson of Service Food Market has hung up his uniform and turned in his key. His final ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. What’s up with all the yellowjackets?  | Add your comment
  2. 61-year-old woman arrested on murder charge  | Add your comment
  3. County considers sales tax for roads: Hearing slated for list of repairs  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Opinion: Soapbox derbies popular in 50s

Aug. 14, 1955, was a fun day 60 years ago in Fergus Falls. That was the date of the Jaycees-sponsored Cubmobile Derby, coordinated with the ... View

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Presidential candidates address delegates at DNC meetings

MINNEAPOLIS (FNS) — Frontrunner Hillary Clinton packed the house, and grassroots candidate Bernie Sanders brought it down. Four Democratic candidates for the 2016 race for ... Read more | Add your comment

Eagle Scout leads effort to build veterans monument

Eagle Scout leads effort to build veterans monument

ROTHSAY — A Rothsay high school student has gone above and beyond the call of duty for his Eagle Scout troop this summer to honor ... Read more | Add your comment

Little McDonald pipeline approved by county board

Two months after receiving a $10 million grant from the state Legislature, work on a pipeline to alleviate flooding on several lakes in northwest Otter ... Read more | Add your comment

Hutchinson man dies in rollover

ALEXANDRIA (FNS) — A 28-year-old Hutchinson man died in a rollover on Highway 29 south of Alexandria early Friday morning. According to the State Patrol, ... Read more | Add your comment

Tri-state DWI campaign starts

VALLEY SPRINGS S.D. (FNS) — The tragic story of Brad Bigler and his family is one of the many that could have been prevented in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ashby banker picked to be treasurer of state association  | Add your comment
  2. Hillcrest Comets have new website  | Add your comment
  3. Rotary selling peaches Monday  | Add your comment
  4. Man who lost home arrested  | Add your comment
  5. Not forgotten  | Add your comment
  6. What’s Happening: City set to go bananas over potatoes  | Add your comment
  7. LMHC adds employee to adult services team  | Add your comment
  8. Retired employees meeting set for Tuesday  | Add your comment
  9. Opinion: Candidates are running to the edge  | Add your comment
  10. Opinion: Things I’ve learned about corn  | Add your comment
  11. Opinion: Book clubs kick off this fall  | 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

FF’s Reard takes 3rd at Detroit Lakes Pentathlon

DETROIT LAKES — Fergus Falls’ Emilie Reard had a great day in the pool for the Otters, taking third as the swimming and diving team ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Otters ride out Green Wave  | Add your comment
  2. Spartans take second, edged by Jamestown  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus Falls cross country opens season at Shocky Strand  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Hutchinson man dies in rollover

ALEXANDRIA (FNS) — A 28-year-old Hutchinson man died in a rollover on Highway 29 south of Alexandria early Friday morning. According to the State Patrol, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Tri-state DWI campaign starts  | Add your comment
  2. 61-year-old woman arrested on murder charge  | Add your comment
  3. Man who lost home arrested  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Roger Skaar

Roger Skaar, 76, of Ashby, died Aug. 28, 2015, at his home under the care of Lakeland Hospice. Visitation:  5-7 p.m. Thursday, at Glende-Nilson Funeral ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Eileen J. Larson  | Add your comment
  2. Beulah Crabb  | Add your comment
  3. Ronald Lee Raasch, 1951-2015  | 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