Editor's picks

Seniors support elementary kids: Mentor program matches high schoolers with younger students

A course at Fergus Falls High School gives students first-hand experience working with an elementary class and has become a valuable asset to elementary teachers. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sievert ruled out for Bemidji city job  | Add your comment
  2. Otter Tail sells construction company for $25M  | Add your comment
  3. Two fall through the ice  | Add your comment

The Latest

Driver hits utility pole in Perham

A car drove off the road and hit a utility pole in Perham Tuesday morning after the driver lost control because of weather conditions. According ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter to the Editor: Fergus fans deserve thanks

To all those fans that go unthanked, My name is Anna Monke, and I graduated from Fergus Falls High School last year. During my four ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Does football need so many players?

What if the rules for substitution in football were more like baseball? Once you come out, you can’t go back in, and there is a ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Programs offer students a head start

Karen Hanan, Early Childhood Coordinator, presented at the February District Curriculum Review Advisory Committee meeting. Early Childhood Family Education is celebrating its 30 years in ... Read more | Add your comment

M State program addresses gas industry need for skilled workers

A new Minnesota State Community and Technical College program will help fill a need for trained employees in the gas industry, according to Ward Westphal ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Winter on the Prairie  | Add your comment
  2. Concordia College  | Add your comment
  3. FF native to student teach in Spain  | Add your comment
  4. From father to daughter: Dalton’s White Oak Metals changing owners, name  | Add your comment
  5. UPDATE: 47-year-old arrested after fire destroys home  | Add your comment
  6. Residents: Lake Alice progress good, but more needed  | Add your comment
  7. ‘Road Map’ to give insight into projects’ progress  | Add your comment
  8. 2 injured in I-94 crash near Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  9. Negotiating session set up for Kirkbride renovation  | Add your comment
  10. City to seek bids for digital billboard on liquor store lot  | Add your comment
  11. Speed limit increasing for highways near Elbow Lake  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder

WALKER, Minn. — A Cass Lake man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for attempted murder after a kidnapping and stabbing in August. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fire kills Brainerd man; building a complete loss  | Add your comment
  2. Students, Swedish-Americans, swap immigrant stories  | Add your comment
  3. Senate Democrats may seek surplus cushion because of business tax suit  | Add your comment
  4. OSHA finds no health violations during examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant  | Add your comment



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Sports

Comets seize victory

After falling behind early, the Hillcrest Lutheran Academy Comets soared to a 53-44 victory over the Waubun Bombers in the boys basketball Section 6A semi-finals. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Comets on the rise: Hillcrest one game from state tourney  | Add your comment
  2. Ashby’s Emma LaRue looking to the stars  | Add your comment
  3. 2 Knights take podium: Nohre takes 2nd, Crow finishes 6th  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Two fall through the ice

A grandfather passed away Thursday evening at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minnesota after falling through the ice Tuesday with his grandson in an ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Driver hits utility pole in Perham  | Add your comment
  2. UPDATE: 47-year-old arrested after fire destroys home  | Add your comment
  3. 2 injured in I-94 crash near Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Virgil Leon Stich, 62, a resident of Fergus Falls

Virgil Stich, died unexpectedly at his home, succumbing to a recent struggle with depression, on Monday, March 2, 2015. He was born on April 28, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Larry Richard Washek, 78, a resident of Underwood  | Add your comment
  2. Hazel “Iola” Huseth, 93, a resident of Evansville  | Add your comment
  3. Lorna Vaughan, 76, of New York Mills  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Spring is right around the corner

The temperatures this past week were below freezing — and below zero even. Cars were frosted over. People were bundled up when outdoors. Otherwise, they ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Does football need so many players?

What if the rules for substitution in football were more like baseball? Once you come out, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Fergus fans deserve thanks

To all those fans that go unthanked, My name is Anna Monke, and I graduated from Fergus Falls High School last year. During my four ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Residents: Lake Alice progress good, but more needed

While many speakers at the Lake Alice public input session during Monday evening’s Fergus Falls City Council meeting were happy with recent improvements the city ... Read more | Add your comment