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What to do about vacant properties?

City mulls registration The Fergus Falls City Council will consider implementing a registration program for vacant properties in town. At the Finance, Personnel and Development ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Safety recall ‘too late’ for sons  | Add your comment
  2. I-94 traffic switches  | Add your comment
  3. Warrant out for alleged drunk driver: van totaled in May rollover  | Add your comment

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Opinion: Amor Park rekindles memories

Amor Park, on the north side of Otter Tail Lake, has been a popular swimming and picnic area for many decades. It was at Amor ... View

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Man sentenced for burglary

PARKERS PRAIRIE — A 22-year-old Rochester man was convicted Monday in Otter Tail County Court of a third-degree burglary felony for entering a Parkers Prairie ... Read more | Add your comment

Fire burns down Alexandria home

ALEXANDRIA — A fire at a home on E. Lake Mary Road SW in Alexandria resulted in a total loss of the home and garage ... Read more | Add your comment

Flekkefest: ‘Trolling’ before it was cool

ELBOW LAKE — Trolls are soon to be found wandering the sidewalks of downtown Elbow Lake. While in some communities this could bring alarm, residents ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Tenderhearted tough guys

I was all set to write this week’s column about an incident that happened yesterday when I was cleaning lettuce from the garden and came ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Should we be a Kirk or Picard?

It’s a sign of the times that the dumbest answer in the presidential campaign so far yielded the deepest question. As usual, Ted Cruz started ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Students receive Rotary Awards  | Add your comment
  2. Fly in and car show this weekend in Perham  | Add your comment
  3. Substitute teacher workshop offered  | Add your comment
  4. NDSCS  | Add your comment
  5. Les Dames d’Escoffier International  | Add your comment
  6. Air Force  | Add your comment
  7. 0704.Dough 4 Joe  | Add your comment
  8. County hires tourism director  | Add your comment
  9. Good food, good goods: Art in the Park features handcrafted specialties  | Add your comment
  10. Dates set for 3rd annual Kirkbride weekend  | Add your comment
  11. 0725.Pelican Rapids Art in the Park  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Safety recall ‘too late’ for sons

FARGO (FNS) — Ray Kvalvog suggested that his 18-year-old son drive the family’s 2010 Dodge Ram pickup to basketball camp. He thought the truck would ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Dayton may call special session for Mille Lacs Lake  | Add your comment
  2. Death of a lion spurs backlash  | Add your comment
  3. County conservation districts to help implement buffer law  | Add your comment
  4. Minnesota soldiers ‘sitting ducks,’ legislator says  | Add your comment



Sports

  1. Banter and Boxscores: MLB 2015 HOF class legacies something to remember  | Add your comment
  2. FF Legion team ends season with 7-6 loss in district tourney  | Add your comment
  3. Fergus Fall Roundup scheduled for Aug. 4  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Safety recall ‘too late’ for sons

FARGO (FNS) — Ray Kvalvog suggested that his 18-year-old son drive the family’s 2010 Dodge Ram pickup to basketball camp. He thought the truck would ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man sentenced for burglary  | Add your comment
  2. Fire burns down Alexandria home  | Add your comment
  3. Warrant out for alleged drunk driver: van totaled in May rollover  | Add your comment

Obituaries

David Bechner, 70, of Fergus Falls

David Bechner, 70, died on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Fargo. A memorial service will be held on July 31, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Barbara Stich, 83  | Add your comment
  2. Virgil L. Petersen, 97, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Mervin Budke, 80, of rural Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Opinion: Should we be a Kirk or Picard?

It’s a sign of the times that the dumbest answer in the presidential campaign so far yielded the deepest question. As usual, Ted Cruz started ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Tenderhearted tough guys

I was all set to write this week’s column about an incident that happened yesterday when ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Go support the musical

Go support the musicalJust over 25 years ago I put on a blue T-shirt, a brown vest, and a pair of white paper bunny ears ... Read more | Add your comment

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What to do about vacant properties?

City mulls registration The Fergus Falls City Council will consider implementing a registration program for vacant properties in town. At the Finance, Personnel and Development ... Read more | Add your comment