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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 11, 2016
Crackdown uncovers illegal sports betting pool
By Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A regulatory crackdown across Minnesota uncovered an illegal sports betting pool in Austin and two other alcohol-related fines in Marshall. The state’s Department of Public Safety said that its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division and the...
November 11, 2016 - 9:48am
October 17, 2016
Fergus man paddles 26 miles in pumpkin to set record
OSLO, Minn. — It took more than 13 hours, but Rick Swenson finished his Great Pumpkin quest. Swenson, 35, of Fergus Falls, paddled a 1,086-pound...
October 17, 2016 - 5:22pm
October 11, 2016
Fergus Falls teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle crash in Texas
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A bicycle ride was held Monday night in memory of a Baylor University sophomore from Fergus Falls, who died after being...
October 11, 2016 - 9:28am
September 23, 2016
Grand jury indicts Fergus Falls man for father’s murder
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A state grand jury has indicted a man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in Fergus Falls earlier this year. The indictment, filed Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Otter Tail County District Court, is in addition to a second-degree murder charge...
September 23, 2016 - 10:18am
June 3, 2016
UPDATE: Names released in Fergus Falls homicide
By Forum News Service Thursday was a shocking day for people in Fergus Falls and throughout Otter Tail County. Police say a man was killed Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m., and the alleged killer is in custody. This afternoon, the suspect in the killing has been identified by the...
June 3, 2016 - 2:11pm
January 25, 2016
Project to repair, preserve Fergus Falls landmark for future use wins approval
By Jacob Tellers, Fergus Falls Journal The Fergus Falls City Council approved moving forward with a project to repair and preserve the former and historic Regional Treatment Center after receiving an updated report from Stantec Consulting Services. The project — intended to make...
January 25, 2016 - 10:02am
July 31, 2015
I-94 traffic switches near Fergus Falls+
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – All traffic on Interstate 94 northwest of Fergus Falls has shifted to the eastbound lanes. A single lane of traffic remains open in each direction while crews begin work on the westbound bridge deck over Otter Tail County Road 10. The project began in...
July 31, 2015 - 9:43am
December 19, 2010
Fergus Falls Wetland Management District says farewell to Kevin Brennan
After thirty-six years, Kevin Brennan is retiring from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) as the project leader for the Fergus Falls Wetland Management District. Ever-present as the prairie wind, Brennan has been a motivating force for conservation in the north country for...
December 19, 2010 - 3:56pm
August 4, 2010
Wetlands learning center awarded $50,000 grant
June 29 was a big day for the Friends of the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center; Otto Bremer Foundation made an award of $50,000 to the group. The grant was applied for in February of this year to support three positions for graduate interns.
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 26, 2010
Fergus Falls dog case drawing attention
The criminal case involving a dog left for dead near Fergus Falls, Minn., is drawing a lot of attention, including a petition signed by people from the region and around the world. Benjamin James Stavaas is charged in Otter Tail County District Court with six animal cruelty charges...
July 26, 2010 - 3:44pm
June 8, 2010
Fergus Falls council rejects petition to put hockey arena to public vote
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
June 8, 2010 - 12:11pm
April 19, 2010
Two killed in separate Otter Tail County crashes
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Two men were killed in separate crashes in Otter Tail County over the weekend. On Sunday, 62-year-old Charles Vigen, of Fergus Falls, was driving a motorcycle on Highway 35 eight miles south of Dent when he lost control on a curve. Vigen went off the road and...
April 19, 2010 - 4:57pm
March 25, 2010
Police looking for missing Fergus Falls man
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Fergus Falls man. Anthony "Tony" Kjaglien was reported missing...
March 25, 2010 - 12:19pm
March 20, 2010
Dairy Days offered in Otter Tail County
University of Minnesota Extension will sponsor this year's Dairy Days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 26 at the Otter Tail Operations Center, 469 Main St. W. in Ottertail. Coffee and registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The workshop topics will include: the impacts of moldy corn...
March 20, 2010 - 11:14am
March 4, 2010
Charges filed in fatal Fergus Falls shooting
A manslaughter charge was filed Tuesday in Otter Tail County District Court in connection with the fatal shooting Friday of a Fergus Falls, Minn., woman. Devin Edward Gray, 24, was charged with second-degree manslaughter and failing to render assistance, both felonies. Amanda Kemmer,...
March 4, 2010 - 12:53pm