After thousands of lessons, swim instructor to retire

After thousands of lessons, swim instructor to retire

Inga Nelson is YMCA’s longest tenured employee Most of the life-long Fergus Falls residents under 40 have one thing in common. If you learned to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Nornes: Shutdown unlikely

‘It all came down to the K-12 education bill’ Rep. Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, sees an end in sight for the special session the state ... Read more | Add your comment

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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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Area Students graduate from MSUM

The following area students were expected to graduate from Minnesota State University Moorhead following the spring 2015 semester: Bethany Altstadt of New York Mills with ... Read more | Add your comment

Airman named as gunman in Walmart shooting

RAND FORKS — Police have identified a 21-year-old airman as the gunman in a deadly shooting Tuesday at the Walmart in south Grand Forks, but ... Read more | Add your comment

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

  1. Photo essay competition theme announced  | Add your comment
  2. Perham’s public art muralist to teach class  | Add your comment
  3. Arts fest shows off high school talent  | Add your comment
  4. Free Diabetes management seminar at LRH  | Add your comment
  5. Sertoma honors 11 members for service  | Add your comment
  6. West Central Initiative names President/CEO  | Add your comment
  7. ‘Music has shaped who I am as a person’  | Add your comment
  8. Student handbook to be updated at School Board meeting  | Add your comment
  9. 13-year-old injured, burned in ATV accident  | Add your comment
  10. Eye on Otter Tail in clean water fight: Officials working with farmers to meet buffer regulations  | Add your comment
  11. Pharmacists looking to take larger role  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Airman named as gunman in Walmart shooting

RAND FORKS — Police have identified a 21-year-old airman as the gunman in a deadly shooting Tuesday at the Walmart in south Grand Forks, but ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Man jumps off Red River bridge  | Add your comment
  2. Jury acquits former priest accused of sexually abusing altar boy  | Add your comment
  3. Aurora man’s child abuse conviction overturned  | Add your comment
  4. Six more bird flu cases reported  | Add your comment



Sports

Fergus boys tennis holds awards banquet

The Fergus Falls boys tennis team hosted their 2015 awards banquet at Augustana Church Tuesday. Jordan Schneeberger and Brady Anderson were named co-singles MVPs this ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Falls track and field hands out seasonal awards  | Add your comment
  2. Treinen, Trojans top Knights in 9th  | Add your comment
  3. Yellowjackets blank Vikings 10-0  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Airman named as gunman in Walmart shooting

RAND FORKS — Police have identified a 21-year-old airman as the gunman in a deadly shooting Tuesday at the Walmart in south Grand Forks, but ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 13-year-old injured, burned in ATV accident  | Add your comment
  2. Dog bite results in surgery  | Add your comment
  3. Items stolen from storage shed  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Thorwald Hansen

Thorwald Hansen, 93, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Barrett Care Center at the age of 93 years. Funeral Services will be held ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lawrence Mikkelson  | 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

Adventures with our generator

Back in the fall of 2012, my husband developed a genuine need for a generator. He ... 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

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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