Teacher celebrates 43 years in Fergus

Teacher celebrates 43 years in Fergus

Even as her 43rd and final year of teaching wraps up, second grade teacher Renee Larsen said deciding to retire was not easy. “I’ve been ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Beach Bums raising the bar: Remodeled restaurant brings Hawaiian feel to Otter Tail Lake

Guzzlers Bar & Grill on Otter Tail Lake has a new look this spring as it has been purchased and revamped into Beach Bums Bar ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Seasoned debaters to duke it out  | Add your comment
  2. New biking rules coming to downtown: ‘Sharrows’ to mark Lincoln Ave.  | Add your comment
  3. Henning student starts Relay for Life  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: Pipeline has anti-NIMBY effect

A new study released last week finds politics on the Keystone XL pipeline are much different near the pipeline route. Suddenly, the liberals become in ... View

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Local residents graduate from Dale Carnegie training

Dale Carnegie Training has recognized the 2015 Fergus Falls Dale Carnegie Course graduates. A special acknowledgement went to Travis Meyer, as he won the Highest ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Pipeline has anti-NIMBY effect

A new study released last week finds politics on the Keystone XL pipeline are much different near the pipeline route. Suddenly, the liberals become in ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter to the Editor: Thank-you, Fergus Falls

It is with deep gratitude that I write to thank-you for welcoming me to your community for my 10 week long artist in residency with ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: MDA pulls plug on telethon

The Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon that took place every Labor Day weekend has come to end. MDA — which made oodles of fundraising ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Opinion: Scholarships mark end of spring  | Add your comment
  2. Fergus group receives award at state convention  | Add your comment
  3. Wellness is topic of Cancer Center education series  | Add your comment
  4. Students get scholarships  | Add your comment
  5. MSU, Mankato graduates  | Add your comment
  6. Egg, then chick  | Add your comment
  7. M State campuses to hold commencement May 13-15  | Add your comment
  8. History lesson  | Add your comment
  9. Local environmental educator receives award  | Add your comment
  10. OLV students raise money for Heart Association  | Add your comment
  11. Local artist helps the persecuted through exhibit  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Bird flu outbreak now impacting poultry processing workers

WILLMAR — The impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak across the Midwest is now affecting employment levels at poultry processing plants in Minnesota, ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Safe turkey sales pitch is not reaching everyone at Legislature  | Add your comment
  2. Man, 49, dies in machinery accident  | Add your comment
  3. Man accused of assaulting officer  | Add your comment
  4. Medical marijuana becoming a budding business  | Add your comment



Sports

Bulldogs dominate in win over Arrows 12-2

Bulldogs dominate in win over Arrows 12-2

Sprinting out to an early 10-0 lead, the Otter Tail Central Bulldogs coasted to a dominating 12-2 win over the visiting Ashby Arrows Tuesday afternoon. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Otters split with Storm  | Add your comment
  2. Knights blank Silverstreaks  | Add your comment
  3. Pratt, Hanson named Spartan Student Athletes of the Year  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

New York Mills home a total loss after fire

A home in New York Mills was a total loss after a fire at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The people in the house evacuated and ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. FF man brandishes BB gun, knives and swords  | Add your comment
  2. Pickup stolen near Battle Lake  | Add your comment
  3. 1-car crash sends 2 to hospital  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Jasper W. Souder, 74, of Perham

Jasper W. Souder, died Monday, May 4, 2015, in Essentia Health, Fargo. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 8, beginning at 10 a.m. followed ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Victor C. Rehborg, 91, of Dent  | Add your comment
  2. Bernice Hanson, 82 of Henning  | Add your comment
  3. Mary Richards, 79, of Wadena  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: Pipeline has anti-NIMBY effect

A new study released last week finds politics on the Keystone XL pipeline are much different near the pipeline route. Suddenly, the liberals become in ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: MDA pulls plug on telethon

The Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon that took place every Labor Day weekend has come ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Thank-you, Fergus Falls

It is with deep gratitude that I write to thank-you for welcoming me to your community for my 10 week long artist in residency with ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Third farm in county hit with bird flu

A commercial turkey farm with 36,400 birds was hit with the avian influenza this week in Otter Tail County. It is the third outbreak in ... Read more | Add your comment