Pelican cobbler off on the right foot

Pelican cobbler off on the right foot

Rick Branson, who goes by the Shoe Doctor, encourages people to stop by his shop and get their leather goods into better shape. He works ... Read more | Add your comment

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Composer writing folk song about 1919 tornado

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a 10-part series about the first 10 Springboard for the Arts’ Hinge Arts artists-in-residency, where artists live in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Color Guard member has deep respect for Memorial Day  | Add your comment
  2. Family of military member remember father  | Add your comment
  3. Eye on Otter Tail in clean water fight: Officials working with farmers to meet buffer regulations  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Opinion: Mad Max back with a bang

“Mad Max: Fury Road” is everything I love about seeing movies wrapped into one fantastic package. From the action to the character arcs to the ... View

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Photo essay competition theme announced

The History, Arts and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County announced last week the theme of its second annual photo essay competition: “What Freedom ... Read more | Add your comment

Perham’s public art muralist to teach class

Carve it like Cindee Lundin. The History, Arts and Cultural Association announced registration is open for a Bas Relief Mural sculpting class, which will be ... Read more | Add your comment

Arts fest shows off high school talent

Fergus Falls High School held its 17th annual Blondeau Fine Arts Festival Thursday featuring 13 different music program performances and around 500 pieces of art ... Read more | Add your comment

Free Diabetes management seminar at LRH

A refresher on the basics of diabetes and diabetes education, carbohydrate counting and medication management will be offered by Lake Region Healthcare’s Diabetes Educators on ... Read more | Add your comment

Sertoma honors 11 members for service

At a recent noon meeting of the Fergus Falls Sertoma Club, 11 members were honored for their years of service to the club and to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. West Central Initiative names President/CEO  | Add your comment
  2. ‘Music has shaped who I am as a person’  | Add your comment
  3. Student handbook to be updated at School Board meeting  | Add your comment
  4. 13-year-old injured, burned in ATV accident  | Add your comment
  5. Pharmacists looking to take larger role  | Add your comment
  6. Deep roots in Fergus  | Add your comment
  7. Plenty to do Memorial Day weekend  | Add your comment
  8. Dog bite results in surgery  | Add your comment
  9. Items stolen from storage shed  | Add your comment
  10. Opinion: Should you make investments based on a strong dollar?  | Add your comment
  11. Our Opinion: Drive safely over the weekend  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Dayton vetos education funding bill

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the state’s education budget Thursday, setting up a special session of the Legislature in the coming weeks. Dayton ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Cause of Thumper Pond roof collapse still unknown; major renovation planned  | Add your comment
  2. Research: Minnesota’s the best place for women  | Add your comment
  3. Dayton, GOP fight over education funding  | Add your comment
  4. St. Paul just shy of 300,000 residents, Census Bureau reports  | Add your comment



Sports

Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Korf: Viking battles back from injury

Pelican Rapids upcoming senior Mackenzie Korf had a shock in February last year that she figured would happen eventually— she suffered her first major sports-related ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Banter and Boxscores: Social media and the death of the sports folk hero  | Add your comment
  2. FF Larson, Vogel earn All-Conference honors at CLC championship  | Add your comment
  3. Area athletes qualify for Section 6 meet  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

13-year-old injured, burned in ATV accident

A 13-year-old boy suffered minor injuries and several burns after he flipped over backwards on a four-wheeler in a yard on Norway Lake Road in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Dog bite results in surgery  | Add your comment
  2. Items stolen from storage shed  | Add your comment
  3. Cause of Thumper Pond roof collapse still unknown; major renovation planned  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Daniel Anderson

Daniel  Jay Anderson, 51 of rural Evansville died Saturday May 23, 2015 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hailey Bergstrom  | Add your comment
  2. Lawrence Mikkelson  | Add your comment
  3. Paul Henrich  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Session highlights wrong priorities

If the 2015 legislative session proves anything, it’s that making important public policy doesn’t hinge on public money in Minnesota any more. Rather, it’s driven ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Brenny had vibrant personality

Father Ken Brenny, who died May 13 in a traffic accident near Little Falls, served the ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Group provides support to orchestra

Did you know there is a group in the community that supports and nurtures the orchestra students in your school system? Friends of the Orchestra ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Eye on Otter Tail in clean water fight: Officials working with farmers to meet buffer regulations

The struggle over clean water and runoff pollution in Otter Tail County often starts with a picture. Technicians with the West Otter Tail Soil and ... Read more | Add your comment