Otters shootin‘ for a cure

Otters shootin‘ for a cure

The Fergus Fall boys basketball team and Lake Region Healthcare hosted Thursday night the first of two cancer awareness events, as the Otters took on ... Read more | Add your comment

Editor's picks

Dayton’s proposal would force addiction recovery program in Fergus to close

If funding cuts Gov. Mark Dayton proposed in his budget take effect, the Fergus Falls Community Addiction and Recovery Enterprise would lose its funding by ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. MnDOT gathering bike trails input  | Add your comment
  2. Sertoma hosting 36th annual ice fishing derby  | Add your comment
  3. Frostbite Fest kicks off  | Add your comment

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Opinion: What does Fergus Falls stand for?

What are People For? It’s a catchy title of a book by Wendell Berry. Simply put, it invites and challenges a people in community to ... Read more | Add your comment

Telegrams were Apple back then

I just read that one hundred years ago, in 1915, Alexander Graham Bell made his first long distance telephone call. Although no one knew it ... Read more | Add your comment

Minnesota banks honored for community involvement

The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) recently recognized Security State Bank of Fergus Falls for their community involvement. Banks play an important and vital role in ... Read more | Add your comment

ShoreMaster hires Katie Jo Swaggert

ShoreMaster, a leading manufacturer of docks and boat lifts, is excited to announce the addition of Katie Jo Swaggert to their management team as Director ... Read more | Add your comment

Sons of Norway’s meeting set for Feb. 2

The Fergus Falls Sons of Norway’s Heimskringla Lodge will meet Monday, Feb. 2 at the YMCA. With the newly elected officers in place for 2015, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Free income tax assistance in Otter Tail and Wadena Counties  | Add your comment
  2. Tri-State Manufacturers’ Association to meet on Feb. 3  | Add your comment
  3. Xerox expands Blueprint IT Solutions agency and dealership  | Add your comment
  4. School bus runs over student’s legs  | Add your comment
  5. Businesses ready to hit the lanes  | Add your comment
  6. Magnificent Maestro: Long-time Fergus Falls music teacher to be recognized  | Add your comment
  7. Former Walgreens employee attempts to steal from past work place  | Add your comment
  8. Woman jumps out of moving vehicle outside of Dent  | Add your comment
  9. Sen. Ingebrigtsen recognized with NFIB Guardian of Small Business award  | Add your comment
  10. Fergus Falls Jaycees fundraising for fireworks  | Add your comment
  11. No snowflakes for annual Snowflake Factory  | Add your comment

State & Regional

NDSCS student quit working as confidential informant shortly before disappearing

WAHPETON, N.D. — A North Dakota State College of Science student whose body was found in the Red River last June quit working as a ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Senate passes Keystone XL bill, Obama veto expected  | Add your comment
  2. ‘Keystone bandit’ bypasses expensive liquor to steal beer  | Add your comment
  3. Former conservation officer charged gas to state for own use  | Add your comment
  4. Jailhouse phone call leads to more prison time  | Add your comment



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Otters shootin‘ for a cure

Otters shootin‘ for a cure

The Fergus Fall boys basketball team and Lake Region Healthcare hosted Thursday night the first of two cancer awareness events, as the Otters took on ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Journal newsroom favors Patriots in Super Bowl  | Add your comment
  2. Otters fly close, but Cardinals take Central Lakes win 71-68  | Add your comment
  3. Otters swim through Storm  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

School bus runs over student’s legs

A school bus ran over a Pelican Rapids elementary student’s legs when the young boy slipped after exiting a bus Wednesday afternoon. “The students are ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Former Walgreens employee attempts to steal from past work place  | Add your comment
  2. Woman jumps out of moving vehicle outside of Dent  | Add your comment
  3. Dog rescued after falling through ice  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Louis B. Obowa, 96, a resident of Fergus Falls

Louis Obowa, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at Woodland Lodge in Fergus Falls. He was born April 29, 1918 to John and Pauline (Gebaurer) Obowa ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Harold P. Haugen, 93, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  2. April Lynn Zentgraf, 58, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Darwin K. “Dar” Forkrud, 60 of Willmar  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: NFL needs to alter playoff officiating

Mike Pereira, the former head of NFL officiating who now analyzes controversial calls for Fox Sports, is right. The present system has officiating crews working ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: What does Fergus Falls stand for?

What are People For? It’s a catchy title of a book by Wendell Berry. Simply put, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Law enforcement needs to be less heavy handed

After the radio news, watching the TV and reading the newspaper, plus my own experience, what concerns me is the mindset of our so called ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Midweek, Friends for a Progressive FF prehearing set for Monday

A prehearing on alleged election violations by Friends for a Progressive Fergus Falls and This Week’s Shopping News, a publication of the Midweek Inc., will ... Read more | Add your comment

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