Elementary worker moves to Fergus from Hawaii

Elementary worker moves to Fergus from Hawaii

A paraprofessional starting her first year in the Fergus Falls Public Schools District has had quite the change of scenery to go with her new ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

Underwood Harvest Festival, Threshers Reunion set for weekend

Get ready for days of community celebration with the Underwood Harvest Festival going on tonight and Saturday and the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Jobless rates drop in Fergus, Otter Tail County  | Add your comment
  2. Suspect arrested after standoff  | Add your comment
  3. Bicyclists to ride 150 miles in Otter Tail co.  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Remembering Wes Craven

It is a great thing when it’s easy to recognize the passion and appreciation an artist has for their craft. Knowing the creator behind the ... View

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Items stolen from a barn

CLITHERALL — Several items were reported stolen from a barn Wednesday at 22139 County Highway 5 in Clitherall, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Pickup stolen from Fergus Falls driveway

A 2006 GMC pickup was reported stolen from 2225 Dunhill Lane on the east side of Fergus Falls Thursday morning, according to the Fergus Falls ... Read more | Add your comment

Otter Tail subsidiary purchases Georgia company

BTD Manufacturing, Inc. — a wholly owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation — announced Wednesday it has acquired Impulse Manufacturing of Dawsonville, Georgia, for $30.5 ... Read more | Add your comment

Fergus Falls Middle School to offer science fair club to students

Fergus Falls Middle School students will have the opportunity to participate in a new extracurricular activity and compete in a regional competition. Fergus Falls Middle ... Read more | Add your comment

Soda War Hero: FF native will be recognized for resurrecting surge

Soda War Hero: FF native will be recognized for resurrecting surge

Surge is much more than a sparkling citrus soda brand. It’s a taste of nostalgia for every ’90s kid who grew up with it. Now ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Melrose woman wins Oliva motorcycle from Hospice Day  | Add your comment
  2. Woodpicks Band to play at Threshermen’s  | Add your comment
  3. Minn. Safety Council: Go for “Two in a Row”  | Add your comment
  4. Interactive performance art featured downtown  | Add your comment
  5. Man who lost home convicted of felony crimes  | Add your comment
  6. Offender released from county jail  | Add your comment
  7. Another Voice for Rural Minn. ;Local Director elected to Minnesota Chamber board  | Add your comment
  8. Driver injured in Pelican Rapids Motorcyle crash  | Add your comment
  9. Man arrested for felony drug possession  | Add your comment
  10. Car stolen from shed  | Add your comment
  11. Storage units broken into near Battle Lake  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Something on a stick? It’s state fair time

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Democratic presidential hopefuls go big today in Twin Cities  | Add your comment
  2. DNR will add fisheries staff and hatchery facility at Mille Lacs  | Add your comment
  3. For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one  | Add your comment
  4. Bone fragments found on farm near Wadena  | Add your comment



Sports

Cards deal loss to Otters

The Fergus Falls volleyball team opened their home season Thursday night, but the visiting Willmar Cardinals made Kennedy Secondary Gold Gym their home as they ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Vikings sweep Comets  | Add your comment
  2. Battlers swat Hornets  | Add your comment
  3. Knights ride past Royals  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Items stolen from a barn

CLITHERALL — Several items were reported stolen from a barn Wednesday at 22139 County Highway 5 in Clitherall, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pickup stolen from Fergus Falls driveway  | Add your comment
  2. Suspect arrested after standoff  | Add your comment
  3. Minn. Safety Council: Go for “Two in a Row”  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Doris Freeman

Doris Freeman,83, of Battle Lake, died Sept. 3, 2015, at her residence, under the care of Lakeland Hospice. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Glende-Nilson ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Clarence L. Gowin, 1915-2015  | Add your comment
  2. Van Hoff  | Add your comment
  3. Lorraine Biittner  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Opinion: Candidates are running to the edge

GOP’ers Authentic, but not competent It’s a race to the outside. Avoid the middle like the plague. The goal is to not be one with ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Roadway tax is necessary

Deteriorating roads need help Tom Hintgen: Looking Back The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners has ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Help at E & G Noyes Park greatly appreciated

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped create E & G Noyes Park, located adjacent to Broadway Park across from ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Local DWI, DUI patrols set to increase: Drug impaired driving a focus for law enforcement

Otter Tail County will see an increase in DWI patrols until Labor Day starting Friday for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative from ... Read more | Add your comment