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Third farm in county hit with bird flu

A commercial turkey farm with 36,400 birds was hit with the avian influenza this week in Otter Tail County. It is the third outbreak in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Increase awareness of oil trains’ dangers fuel debate  | Add your comment
  2. Prom, I-94 Speedway races highlight weekend  | Add your comment
  3. Wills for Heroes to prepare wills for first responders  | Add your comment

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Opinion: Unplugging can be helpful sometimes

My youngest is sick and lying on the couch – because that is what you do on sick days. I didn’t question him this morning ... View

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Fergus man appointed president of insurance agent association

Jamie Larson, of Fergus Falls, has been selected as the new president of the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association. Larson has been serving ... Read more | Add your comment

Final cinnamon roll fundraiser Sunday

Sunday is the final day of Augustana Lutheran Church’s cinnamon roll fundraiser, which raises money for outreach programs and the church’s community playground. The fundraiser ... Read more | Add your comment

Habitat for Humanity holding women’s event

The Fergus Falls Habitat for Humanity affiliate invites area women to be a part of its Women Build Workshop Saturday at the Habitat for Humanity ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Trying to save bees not that easy

As far as farm size goes, what I’ve got here, 120 acres, really doesn’t amount to much. At least, not much as far as real ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Library adds art to check-out options

During the Friends of the Fergus Falls Public Library Annual Meeting April 21, the Friends Board showcased 11 original pieces of art, many by local ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Opinion: Help mom with her retirement income strategy  | Add your comment
  2. M State grads ahead of their peers: Local college ranks 11th in value nationally  | Add your comment
  3. Leland calls for more road funding  | Add your comment
  4. Sheepskin art part of FF women’s Nordic culture  | Add your comment
  5. Cinco de Mayo run in Pelican  | Add your comment
  6. Nose broken in assault  | Add your comment
  7. Stolen chop saw found at FF pawn shop  | Add your comment
  8. State Patrol: Onamia woman falls asleep at wheel on I-94, rolls car  | Add your comment
  9. NYM driver goes off road, rolls in ditch  | Add your comment
  10. LRH CEO receives award  | Add your comment
  11. Chamber holding business breakfast  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Minnesota Generals’ group says young people are too fat to fight

Report offers ways to address fitness ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s childhood obesity problem is a threat to national security, a group of retired military generals ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Audit of Minnesota’s taconite tax system calls for changes  | Add your comment
  2. One-time grants  | Add your comment
  3. Seven indicted for shipping drugs through FedEx and post office  | Add your comment
  4. Prisoner gets 7 years for filing fake tax returns for fellow inmates  | Add your comment



Sports

Cards deal Otters 5-2 loss

Avenging a home loss two weeks ago, the Alexandria Cardinals handed the Fergus Falls boys tennis team a 5-2 home loss Thursday. Playing without usual ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. FF 8th grade Vipers dominate Moorhead 17-2  | Add your comment
  2. Trojans blast Comets late to win 14-4  | Add your comment
  3. Trosdahl’s gem puts Bulldogs over Raiders  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Nose broken in assault

A 48-year-old Fergus Falls man allegedly punched another Fergus man in the face near the Fergus Falls Augustana Apartments, breaking his nose. Randy Robertson punched ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Stolen chop saw found at FF pawn shop  | Add your comment
  2. NYM driver goes off road, rolls in ditch  | Add your comment
  3. Grass fire breaks out near Parkers Prairie  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Erma I. Carlson, 96 of Amor

Erma I. Carlson, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls. She was born on Feb. 9, 1919, at home in White Earth County ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hilda “Connie” Bestul, 95  | Add your comment
  2. Vivian Feay, 81, of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  3. Michael “Mike” Rustad Froslee, 79, of Vining  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Our Opinion: Orwellian language unnecessary

Do you want to know what happens to turkey flocks that become infected with the avian flu? Well, according to the Minnesota DNR, “any remaining ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Trying to save bees not that easy

As far as farm size goes, what I’ve got here, 120 acres, really doesn’t amount to ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: A response to a previous letter

A letter on the April 22 Opinion page titled “Existence of rights requires acknowledgment of Creator,” asks where, in our constitution, is separation of Church ... Read more | Add your comment

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Third farm in county hit with bird flu

A commercial turkey farm with 36,400 birds was hit with the avian influenza this week in Otter Tail County. It is the third outbreak in ... Read more | Add your comment