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Frostbite Fest fever hits Fergus Falls: Annual event takes place Friday-Sunday

The 2015 Frostbite Festival is set to kickoff this weekend, but with the warmer weather the past week, it is unlikely anyone will actually get ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Going the distance  | Add your comment
  2. Demand was up for homes in ’14  | Add your comment
  3. Sandpiper Pipeline coming to Otter Tail? Route through county among 3 deemed viable  | Add your comment

The Latest

Students set fire to M State field

A creative idea got out of hand Friday when an M State student asked another to the Snowball Dance by spelling out “snowball” in gasoline ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Who needs long-term care insurance?

“Not me,” you say. You’re young. You’re healthy. You eat right, exercise, and get regular check-ups. Just a few of the reasons people today are ... Read more | Add your comment

Potential pipeline route a concern to Coalition of Lake Associations

The primary concern with a pipeline through Otter Tail County is the impact it could have on the county’s more than 1,000 lakes if a ... Read more | Add your comment

Beatles tribute band comes together in Fergus

On Friday evening, the Fergus Falls community took a magical mystery tour to the 1960s, when Beatlemania ruled the world. The Beatles cover band Yesterday ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Midweek, Friends for a Progressive FF prehearing set for Monday  | Add your comment
  2. Opinion: Can drivers show electronic proof of insurance?  | Add your comment
  3. Voting rights high on new Secretary of State’s agenda  | Add your comment
  4. Opinion: Does anybody have a good road map?  | Add your comment
  5. Opinion: Pearson had glorious moment in 1990  | Add your comment
  6. Underwood business owner qualifies for veteran program  | Add your comment
  7. Documentary ‘Dinosaur13’ Jan. 30 at the Fergus Theatre  | Add your comment
  8. Concert by Pastiche at AC4TA on Feb. 5  | Add your comment
  9. LRAC Gallery announces opening of ‘Barbara Thill Anderson Exhibit’  | Add your comment
  10. LRAC Board meeting rescheduled to Jan. 27  | Add your comment
  11. Vigesaa joins Wells Fargo Advisors  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Man with serious medical condition drives off road

A Fergus resident drove off Fir Avenue Sunday morning after apparently suffering a serious medical condition. According to the Fergus Falls Police Department, Jeffrey Springer, ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Dylan gives first interview in three years to AARP magazine  | Add your comment
  2. Dayton signs tax conformity bill  | Add your comment
  3. Four dogs lost in Bemidji home fire  | Add your comment
  4. Planned solar project in southwest Minn. draws fire from residents  | Add your comment



AP Videos


Sports

Going the distance

Fergus runner qualifies for 2016 Olympic trials One year is a long time to wait, but that’s how long 1995 Fergus Falls graduate Eric Loeffler ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Falls Jr. High swimmers participate in Alexandria meet  | Add your comment
  2. Pelican Rapids competes in conference meet  | Add your comment
  3. Warriors control court, beat Otters 71-50  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Students set fire to M State field

A creative idea got out of hand Friday when an M State student asked another to the Snowball Dance by spelling out “snowball” in gasoline ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Semi backs into State Patrol car  | Add your comment
  2. Semi backs into State Patrol car  | Add your comment
  3. Police: Teen tried to burn house down  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Clara L. Lysne, 99, a resident of Fergus Falls

Clara Lysne, formerly of Wendell, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls under the care of Pioneer staff and Hospice. Clara Lena ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ilene Dickhoff, 79 of Pelican Rapids  | Add your comment
  2. Donald L. Funkhouser, 83, of Dalton  | Add your comment
  3. Dorothy A. Hanson, 85, a resident of Chula Vista, CA  | 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: Who needs long-term care insurance?

“Not me,” you say. You’re young. You’re healthy. You eat right, exercise, and get regular check-ups. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Blood drive saves lives

The Red Cross Blood Drive was in Fergus Falls on January 14, 15 and 16. The Blood Drive coordinators truly appreciate the donors who came ... 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