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3 killed, more than 100 injured in N.J. train crash
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Sept. 28
I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Engaged - Robinson and Haugen
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
William "Bill" Henry Williams
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
hires and promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
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
February 9, 2010
Elbow Lake man gets 12 years for 2009 teen abduction, sexual assault
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
February 9, 2010 - 10:46am
January 16, 2010
Otter Tail ethanol plant also planning bioenergy center
FERGUS FALLS -- Otter Tail Ag Enterprises LLC will be among the first to take advantage of newly developed technology to convert the byproducts of ethanol production into clean energy as well. The company is constructing a Bio-Energy Center as part of its 55 million-gallon-a-year...
January 16, 2010 - 12:05pm
December 9, 2009
Fergus Falls comic gets Conan laughing
A Fergus Falls, Minn., man got the last laugh Tuesday night on national TV. Stand-up comedian Chad Daniels closed "The Tonight Show with Conan...
December 9, 2009 - 12:35pm