Editor's picks

A present from mom: Angel Tree brings gifts from imprisoned parents

On Thursday afternoon, members of the Freshwaters United Methodist Community from Princeton, Minnesota, drove to Fergus Falls to deliver gifts as part of the Prison ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kettles hit $60K, more donations needed  | Add your comment
  2. Pelican Rapids farm among state’s first solar gardens  | Add your comment
  3. Burris sentenced to 12 years, 6 months in prison  | Add your comment

The Latest

Bell State Bank hires new vice president

Craig Samuelson has been hired as VP/client services manager at Bell State Bank and Trust, located at 15 Broadway in Fargo. In his new position, ... Read more | Add your comment

Burris gets 12 years for murder: Victim’s mom provides statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to second-degree involuntary murder in the 2012 shooting of his nephew, Scott Burris, was sentenced Friday afternoon ... Read more | Add your comment

State laws potentially violated during FF campaign

A Minnesota administrative law judge has ruled that Friends for a Progressive Fergus Falls, represented by Laurie Mullen, and This Week’s Shopping News may both ... Read more | Add your comment

Schierers open Union Pizza and Brewing in former Domino’s

Homemade pizza and beer are two items not available for purchase in Fergus Falls. That’s going to change in just a couple months. The Union ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. New garden shop opens downtown  | Add your comment
  2. One last request  | Add your comment
  3. Opinion: Who has authority in crashes with trains  | Add your comment
  4. Our Opinion: Share with the less fortunate  | Add your comment
  5. Letter to the Editor: Community’s help after tree theft was overwhelming  | Add your comment
  6. Baking with daughter reveals much more  | Add your comment
  7. Opinion: Baseball card pioneer remembered  | Add your comment
  8. OTTER TAIL COUNTY MARRIAGES – NOVEMBER  | Add your comment
  9. OTTER TAIL COUNTY DIVORCES – NOVEMBER  | Add your comment
  10. A gingerbread man hunt  | Add your comment
  11. PioneerCare staff honored for service  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Pelican Rapids farm among state’s first solar gardens

Bison farmer and cheese maker Ed Eichten was rifling through his office, a cluttered monument to adventure. He was surrounded by deer antlers, statues of ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Police release description of suspect in sex assault near NDSU  | Add your comment
  2. Woman killed in crash on icy Iron Range highway  | Add your comment
  3. Protest shuts down Mall of America  | Add your comment
  4. Outdoor practice a pleasant diversion for Wild after OT loss  | Add your comment



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Sports

Knights lose first game of season to Silverstreaks

A five game winning streak to open up their season was ended when the West Central Area girls basketball team lost 60-33 against Osakis Friday ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Otters cling to win over Little Falls  | Add your comment
  2. Knights take 2nd at Big Bear invite  | Add your comment
  3. M State women claim 2 wins at Central Lakes  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Burris gets 12 years for murder: Victim’s mom provides statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to second-degree involuntary murder in the 2012 shooting of his nephew, Scott Burris, was sentenced Friday afternoon ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Opinion: Who has authority in crashes with trains  | Add your comment
  2. Burris sentenced to 12 years, 6 months in prison  | Add your comment
  3. Snowplow hits power pole in Dalton  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Kenneth Bates, 64, of Norcross

Kenneth Bates, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Prairie Ridge Hospital. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Elbow ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Rosamond Hochstein, 92, of Battle Lake  | Add your comment
  2. Lois M. Gulleckson, 91, Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Raymond Dornbusch, 85, Perham  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Share with the less fortunate

Between the low gas prices, essentially full employment, and the decision by the Federal Reserve not to increase historically low interest rates, it seems all ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Who has authority in crashes with trains

Question: If there is a serious injury or fatal crash involving a train, who has primary ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Community’s help after tree theft was overwhelming

I just want to say that this community is an amazing place that I am humbled to be a part of. A place where men ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Burris gets 12 years for murder: Victim’s mom provides statement

Michael Alan Burris, who pleaded guilty in October to second-degree involuntary murder in the 2012 shooting of his nephew, Scott Burris, was sentenced Friday afternoon ... Read more | Add your comment