Progress: Destination Fergus

Progress: Destination Fergus

Editor’s note: The following story originally appeared in Progress 2015. For more like this, find a copy on a newsstand near you. There’s plenty to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Progress: Above & Beyond

Editor’s note: The following story originally appeared in Progress 2015. For more like this, find a copy on a newsstand near you. Readers nominate their ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hop into spring with egg hunt and Garden Day  | Add your comment
  2. Hillcrest seniors off to Dominican Republic for mission trip  | Add your comment
  3. $1.1 million grant to provide early childhood education  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Opinion: MSUM frats welcomed African-Americans

The Greek system of fraternities and sororities was in its heyday in the late 1960s and early 1970s at Moorhead State College, known today as ... View

The Latest

Community garden could really grow: Packing shed, playground and refrigeration trailer among plans for expansion

The University of Minnesota has issued a long range planning report giving new direction to Lake Region Healthcare’s successful “Lake Region Takes Root” community garden, ... Read more | Add your comment

Pedal Fergus Falls to host 30 Days of Biking event

Participants can use hashtag #30daysofbiking While some folks in Fergus Falls ride bicycles year-round, for most people spring marks the season when they fill up ... Read more | Add your comment

Garden Day teaches community and shows off vendors

Otter Tail County gardening enthusiasts were in luck Saturday as 51 different classes covered by 43 speakers, a keynote speaker, 28 vendors and many more ... Read more | Add your comment

First Lutheran volunteers knit for Haiti: Group sending dresses to underprivileged

Nine church-going volunteers from Fergus Falls worked with First Lutheran Church Friday afternoon to knit 67 dresses to donate to girls in Haiti. According to ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Driving wrong way is never legal

Question: I live in a very small town and see people all the time driving in the wrong direction to collect their mail or visit ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. The arts calendar is just packed: Myriad M State choir, band and theatrical performances coming  | Add your comment
  2. Ward 4 council members to host forum  | Add your comment
  3. Letter to the Editor: Simonsen family overwhelmed by community support  | Add your comment
  4. Letter to the Editor: Alcohol, texting create tragedies  | Add your comment
  5. Opinion: Horgen part of greatest hockey team  | Add your comment
  6. Sick peonies need to have special care  | Add your comment
  7. Concert by Rawlins Piano Trio at A Center for the Arts  | Add your comment
  8. Hexum – Wold  | Add your comment
  9. Norwegian Folkdancers coming to FF  | Add your comment
  10. M State to present mystery comedy ‘The Murder Room’  | Add your comment
  11. Progress: A voice to the voiceless  | Add your comment

State & Regional

State ramps up hunt for arsenic in wells

On an unexpectedly warm March afternoon, Emily Berquist knelt in the slick mud of a recently cleared driveway, a plastic sample jug wedged between her ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Sen. Franken to appear on David Letterman show  | Add your comment
  2. Valleyfair waterpark additions nearly done  | Add your comment
  3. Little Free Libraries: 5 years later, 25,000 in 50 states, 70 countries  | Add your comment
  4. Lake Region Arts Council changes meeting time  | Add your comment



Sports

Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Larson: Running toward a goal

Fergus Falls runner Paige Larson has a pretty set goal in mind for the 2015 track season. Looking to set a school record in the ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Flyers swim team’s spring registration open  | Add your comment
  2. Fergus boys hockey closes with awards banquet  | Add your comment
  3. Rothsay girls basketball hands out team awards  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police cite 4 with trespassing near Regional Treatment Center

Two Fergus Falls men, one Fergus woman and one Duluth man trespassed and reportedly set off an alarm at the remodeled apartments in Patterson Loop ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Coalition: DUI trend worrisome  | Add your comment
  2. 2 injured in head-on crash  | Add your comment
  3. Otter Tail jury acquits Florida man of vehicular homicide  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Joann R. Nelson, 79, a resident of Fergus Falls

Joann Nelson, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls, surrounded by her family.6 Joann was born on October 7, 1935 on her ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Esther Bajunpaa, 91, of New Hope  | Add your comment
  2. Bobbe Tumberg, 73, of New York Mills  | Add your comment
  3. Carolyn M. Totzke, 73, Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Right decision made on billboard

The city doesn’t need to be in the business of selling advertising, just as it wouldn’t be in the business of selling mopeds, keychains, food, ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Driving wrong way is never legal

Question: I live in a very small town and see people all the time driving in ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Simonsen family overwhelmed by community support

We want to send a big shout out to the community of Fergus Falls for the tremendous support that was shown to the Eric Simonsen ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Otter Tail jury acquits Florida man of vehicular homicide

A 12-person jury found David Shayne Hamil guilty of a misdemeanor DUI and acquitted him of four criminal vehicular homicide counts Monday from a fatal ... Read more | Add your comment