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Hillcrest expansion taking shape: Student union should be ready Aug. 1

When Hillcrest students head back to school in August, they will be greeted by a shiny, new student union. Hillcrest Lutheran Academy will offer students ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Highly anticipated medical cannabis law takes effect  | Add your comment
  2. Springboard director receives nonprofit leadership award  | Add your comment
  3. Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges  | Add your comment

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Motorcyclist injured when dodging deer south of Ottertail

A 62-year-old Ottertail motorcyclist was injured after he fell off his bike south of Ottertail Monday morning, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more | Add your comment

Fergus man arrested for daytime DWI

A 24-year-old Fergus Falls man was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated on Washington Avenue at about 2 p.m. Monday, according to the police. Sean ... Read more | Add your comment

New York Mills home broken into

A home on 430th street five miles northeast of New York Mills was broken into Monday morning, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more | Add your comment

City garbage pickup altered for week

The city of Fergus Falls has a refuse truck down and out of service. Crews will be working on picking up commercial containers throughout the ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Community help always appreciated

Paired with a wealth of talent at the prep sports level, The Journal’s coverage area is lucky to have individuals who provide quality photo submissions. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Letter to the Editor: Pemberton a great neighbor  | Add your comment
  2. Opinion: I’m feeling like a farmer  | Add your comment
  3. Letter to the Editor: Supreme Court ruling an act of ‘tyranny’  | Add your comment
  4. Cadem Law hires attorney  | Add your comment
  5. NDSCS announces Practical Nursing option for fall 2015  | Add your comment
  6. Saint Mary’s University Dean’s List  | Add your comment
  7. Tip of the hat, seniors  | Add your comment
  8. Seniors at Fergus Falls School of Dance recognized  | Add your comment
  9. Opinion: Knowing your options is important for planning a successful return home  | Add your comment
  10. WWII roundtable at Fergus Veterans Home Monday  | Add your comment
  11. Great Accessories Auction at Museum  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Highly anticipated medical cannabis law takes effect

MINNEAPOLIS (FNS) — The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Aid for the poor included in new Minn. laws  | Add your comment
  2. Athletic trainer allegedly filmed girl in shower  | Add your comment
  3. Court rules cop, city could be liable in fatal crash  | Add your comment
  4. Would-be teachers face licensing hurdles  | Add your comment



Sports

  1. A View From the Stands: After the draft, the future is now for Timberwolves  | Add your comment
  2. FF 12U Vipers split with Fargo Nationals  | Add your comment
  3. Black tops 15U Vipers 3-2  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Motorcyclist injured when dodging deer south of Ottertail

A 62-year-old Ottertail motorcyclist was injured after he fell off his bike south of Ottertail Monday morning, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Fergus man arrested for daytime DWI  | Add your comment
  2. New York Mills home broken into  | Add your comment
  3. Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Kenneth C. Toso, 1920 – 2015

Kenneth C. Toso of Baxter, died on Monday, June 29, 2015, at Carefree Living in Brainerd. Services for Kenneth will be held at 10:30 a.m., ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Mildred Solin, 1934 – 2015  | Add your comment
  2. Warren Johnson, 1924 – 2015  | Add your comment
  3. Mildred Solin, 80, of Fergus Falls  | Add your comment

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Our Opinion: Community help always appreciated

Paired with a wealth of talent at the prep sports level, The Journal’s coverage area is lucky to have individuals who provide quality photo submissions. ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: I’m feeling like a farmer

In my heart, I am a farmer – at least during the summer months when I’m ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Pemberton a great neighbor

Richard Pemberton has been a fixture in our neighborhood, living next door to me 50 years plus, and I can assure you he knows more ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Trooper charged with going 94 mph: Fergus city attorney files charges

The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol’s face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. ... Read more | Add your comment