Lake Region’s exercise initiative awards a vacation prize

Lake Region’s exercise initiative awards a vacation prize

Angela Nord was just one of two women left standing at the Bigwood Event Center Friday night. The Community Health Expo was the culmination of ... Read more

Featured News

DNR debuts state park campsite reservation system

ST. PAUL (FNS) — Did you ever get your camping gear all packed up, only to find your favorite state park campsite already taken when ... Read more

  1. Perham home total loss in fire
  2. Cardiologist shares story of the Boston Marathon
  3. Eagles make it official and select Wentz

Featured Opinion

Democratic Party left its principles

That’s why i joined the GOP Bill Sculz: From the Right I am a Christian and a conservative. Because of those principles which inform and ... View

The Latest

Project to connect local artists and patrons

Art enthusiasts and collectors will have a new way to purchase art this summer through a community assisted art program. The project is a riff ... Read more

Morris company with workers on strike to close

MORRIS — Aaron Carlson Corporation, whose carpenters have been on strike since April 11,  will be closing its Morris location, the company said in a  ... Read more

Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding with talks set to begin this week

ST. PAUL (FNS) — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may ... Read more

I-94 lane closures planned near Dalton May 2 for repairs

Motorists on Interstate 94 near the Dalton interchange will encounter lane closures Monday, while crews complete maintenance work on a culvert. The shoulder and driving ... Read more

Flags are going up this Sunday

Loyalty Day is coming Sunday, and with it will be a familiar sight to many Fergus Falls residents — American flags. Volunteers and members of ... Read more

  1. Manufacturing survey results to be released in Fergus Falls May 12
  2. Volunteer with A Place to Belong once was saved by its care
  3. I-94 bridge work near FF begins Monday
  4. Bison as national mammal heads for approval
  5. GOP pushes ‘smarter government’ spending plan
  6. Mosquito Joe business opens in region
  7. DFL Senate District 8 endorses Holl and Culp for House, Olson for Senate
  8. Artist to present TED Talk today
  9. Otter Tail Corp. to host conference call on first quarter 2016 financial results
  10. Underwood woman named vice chair of statewide foundation
  11. Registration open for Workforce Solutions Summit

State & Regional

Explosion shakes Callaway after tanker truck-train collision

Explosion shakes Callaway after tanker truck-train collision

CALLAWAY — An explosion shot a ball of flames into the air late Thursday hours after a propane tanker truck and train collided here midday, ... Read more

  1. Alexandria and Staples educators win statewide honor
  2. Manilow to play Sioux Falls, St. Paul
  3. Florida Georgia Line headed to Upper Midwest
  4. Sony amusement park planned


Quad County Conference holds 2 meets

The Quad County Conference held two boys’ meets Thursday. In Graceville, Ortonville took the top spot  with a 184, followed by Underwood (190) and West ... Read more

  1. Pelican Rapids’ Johnson takes 6th at Wildflower
  2. Wentz hype overshadows eagles, Qb’s flaws
  3. Wild GM Fletcher preaches patience

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Perham home total loss in fire

PERHAM — A house fire at 36413 Rush Lake Loop in Perham Wednesday morning resulted in a total loss, according to the Otter Tail County ... Read more

  1. Report: Gun pointed at woman
  2. Landowners reviewing Minn. buffer map
  3. Kensington man killed in rollover


Karan Johnson

Karan Elaine Johnson, 66, of Erhard, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at the Broen Home in Fergus Falls. A visitation is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at ... Read more

  1. Robert P. Sanford
  2. Merhle Messer, 1927-2016
  3. Jeffrey Lemen, 1956-2016

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To blood donors It may unfortunately appear routine at times, but the need for blood donors is always present. We give our thanks to those ... Read more | Add your comment


Time to celebrate three long careers

There’s a popular saying that applies to new retirees Gary Schuler, Chuck Kitzman and Gary Clambey. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Fergus Falls handles race better than St. Cloud

Watching the Fergus Falls High School boys’ basketball team win second place at Minnesota’s 2016 state tournament was inspiring. Despite Fergus Falls’ basketball team having ... Read more | Add your comment

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Year in Review: Quotes of the Year

Editor’s note: A good quotation is always a joy to read, especially when they sum up a situation or express an emotion. Members of the ... Read more | Add your comment