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Council candidates discuss Kirkbride funding in forum

Incumbent Stan Synstelien and challenger Darren Appert discussed why they wanted to run for city council Ward 1, their position on the Kirkbride development and ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. ‘Know your farmer, know your food’  | Add your comment
  2. Stolen power tools recovered  | Add your comment
  3. Trosdahl: OTC’s trucking senior running back  | Add your comment

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$3,600 of power cords stolen

Four hundred feet of heavy gauge power cords valued at $3,600 were stolen from an aggregate screening plant at a gravel pit outside of Parkers ... Read more | Add your comment

Correction: Council debates Wednesday, Thursday

An article printed Sunday in The Daily Journal incorrectly stated one of the dates for the city council candidate forums this week. The Fergus Falls ... Read more | Add your comment

How to change careers in 5 steps

(BPT) – A teacher transitioning to a job in the corporate world. A stay-at-home mom rejoining the workforce. A baby boomer choosing a new career ... Read more | Add your comment

Taste of FF sells out: Annual Chamber event Tuesday at Bigwood

It started out as a simple idea: Provide food to boost the traditionally lackluster attendance at the Fergus Falls Chamber’s annual meeting. “We’ve tried to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. RTC film to show in festival  | Add your comment
  2. Stolen cycle recovered in California  | Add your comment
  3. Teen hurt in rollover  | Add your comment
  4. Maples producing color  | Add your comment
  5. Juul joins Thrivent Financial in Fergus  | Add your comment
  6. Fuglie national semifinalist for entrepreneurship  | Add your comment
  7. End of an icon  | Add your comment
  8. Opinion: Heed message of ‘Save for Retirement Week’  | Add your comment
  9. National Business Women’s Week celebrates 86th anniversary  | Add your comment
  10. Oehler: More talented women reach top of corporate ladder  | Add your comment
  11. The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Michelle Obama leads big names to help MN campaigns

ST. PAUL — Some of the country’s biggest Democratic names plan Minnesota visits this week to help their candidates with two weeks until election day. ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Dad pleads guilty to killing 13-month-old  | Add your comment
  2. When Kay Sexton spoke, booksellers listened  | Add your comment
  3. Amy Senser on supervised release  | Add your comment
  4. Farm equipment, power line accidents up in rural Minnesota  | Add your comment

AP Videos


Trosdahl: OTC’s trucking senior running back

Nick Trosdahl is used to trucking his opponents on the football field, whether playing linebacker or running back, but the Otter Tail Central football player ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Falls girls soccer holds awards banquet  | Add your comment
  2. Woods named special teams player of the week  | Add your comment
  3. Otter volleyball competes at Moorhead Pumpkin Classic  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Stolen power tools recovered

Power tools stolen from a rural Elizabeth property were recovered at the Otter Tail County impound lot after a burglary report was called in yesterday. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. $3,600 of power cords stolen  | Add your comment
  2. Stolen cycle recovered in California  | Add your comment
  3. Teen hurt in rollover  | Add your comment


Loraine Ehrich, 91, of Fergus Falls

Loraine Ehrich, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at PioneerCare, Fergus Falls. She was born Nov. 23, 1922, in Moorhead, to Thomas and Louise (Langness) Enockson. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. LeRoy Haugrud, 84, a resident of Pelican Rapids  | Add your comment
  2. Evelyn Clarice Birchem, 89, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Jeanne L. Bendickson, 52, a resident of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Minnesota should allow cameras in courtrooms

The recent trial in Otter Tail County involving the murder of Scott Burris demonstrated the need for a change in state law to allow cameras ... Read more | Add your comment


Opinion: Heed message of ‘Save for Retirement Week’

You won’t see it on the calendar, and it doesn’t inspire any greeting cards, but National ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: McNamar needs to recall his roots

In the movie “The Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy quipped, “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Kansas was home to her but Oz ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Kirkbride decision LOOMING

A lot hangs on whether developer Ray Willey and the City Council can come to terms next week A year-and-a-half has passed since developer Ray ... Read more | Add your comment

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