Lake Region’s exercise initiative awards a vacation prize

Lake Region’s exercise initiative awards a vacation prize

Angela Nord was just one of two women left standing at the Bigwood Event Center Friday night. The Community Health Expo was the culmination of ... Read more

Featured News

Perham home total loss in fire

PERHAM — A house fire at 36413 Rush Lake Loop in Perham Wednesday morning resulted in a total loss, according to the Otter Tail County ... Read more

  1. Cardiologist shares story of the Boston Marathon
  2. Eagles make it official and select Wentz
  3. Flags are going up this Sunday

Featured Opinion

Democratic Party left its principles

That’s why i joined the GOP Bill Sculz: From the Right I am a Christian and a conservative. Because of those principles which inform and ... View

The Latest

Manufacturing survey results to be released in Fergus Falls May 12

On May 12, Enterprise Minnesota will be in Fergus Falls to discuss the results of its eighth annual State of Manufacturing survey, which provides key ... Read more

Volunteer with A Place to Belong once was saved by its care

Volunteer with A Place to Belong once was saved by its care

A volunteer worker with A Place to Belong, who started in the organization receiving mental health care, wants people to know that mental health is ... Read more

I-94 bridge work near FF begins Monday

Motorists on Interstate 94 northwest of Fergus Falls will experience traffic shifts and lane closures beginning Monday, weather permitting.Crews will reconstruct the bridge decks on ... Read more

Bison as national mammal heads for approval

WASHINGTON (FNS) — The lordly bison, long a romantic symbol of the American West, now has a lofty new title: the national mammal of the ... Read more

GOP pushes ‘smarter government’ spending plan

ST. PAUL (FNS) — Republicans want to finish a southwest Minnesota water project, kill the state film board, fund a tractor safety program, get rid ... Read more

  1. Mosquito Joe business opens in region
  2. DFL Senate District 8 endorses Holl and Culp for House, Olson for Senate
  3. Artist to present TED Talk today
  4. Otter Tail Corp. to host conference call on first quarter 2016 financial results
  5. Underwood woman named vice chair of statewide foundation
  6. Registration open for Workforce Solutions Summit
  7. Library events coming
  8. National Day of Prayer ceremony to be May 5
  9. Spring rummage sale Friday and Saturday at Grace United
  10. Rummage and bake sale set for Saturday in Erhard
  11. Trinity Lutheran has events this week and next week

State & Regional

Explosion shakes Callaway after tanker truck-train collision

Explosion shakes Callaway after tanker truck-train collision

CALLAWAY — An explosion shot a ball of flames into the air late Thursday hours after a propane tanker truck and train collided here midday, ... Read more

  1. Alexandria and Staples educators win statewide honor
  2. Manilow to play Sioux Falls, St. Paul
  3. Florida Georgia Line headed to Upper Midwest
  4. Sony amusement park planned



Sports

Quad County Conference holds 2 meets

The Quad County Conference held two boys’ meets Thursday. In Graceville, Ortonville took the top spot  with a 184, followed by Underwood (190) and West ... Read more

  1. Pelican Rapids’ Johnson takes 6th at Wildflower
  2. Wentz hype overshadows eagles, Qb’s flaws
  3. Wild GM Fletcher preaches patience

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Perham home total loss in fire

PERHAM — A house fire at 36413 Rush Lake Loop in Perham Wednesday morning resulted in a total loss, according to the Otter Tail County ... Read more

  1. Report: Gun pointed at woman
  2. Landowners reviewing Minn. buffer map
  3. Kensington man killed in rollover

Obituaries

Merhle Messer, 1927-2016

Merhle Lincoln Messer, 89, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Merhle was born ... Read more

  1. Jeffrey Lemen, 1956-2016
  2. Robert Ronningen, 1925-2016
  3. Gerald Greenwood

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Editorials

We all lose with gridlock on road transit bill

There appears to be more discussion about how the politics of a transportation bill stalemate will play out in the election than about how we ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Democratic Party left its principles

That’s why i joined the GOP Bill Sculz: From the Right I am a Christian and ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Fergus Falls handles race better than St. Cloud

Watching the Fergus Falls High School boys’ basketball team win second place at Minnesota’s 2016 state tournament was inspiring. Despite Fergus Falls’ basketball team having ... Read more | Add your comment

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Year in Review: Quotes of the Year

Editor’s note: A good quotation is always a joy to read, especially when they sum up a situation or express an emotion. Members of the ... Read more | Add your comment