Rothsay celebrates a new school: Faculty, staff, students looking forward to upcoming year

Rothsay celebrates a new school: Faculty, staff, students looking forward to upcoming year

ROTHSAY — Students and parents were all smiles at back-to-school night Wednesday as they registered for classes, met teachers and admired the new school. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Featured News

ACT Scores down for 2015 Fergus grads

Results still above national average Scores on ACT exams for the Fergus Falls High School graduating class of 2015 dropped from last year, falling below ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Business recognized as bike-friendly  | Add your comment
  2. Bone fragments found on farm near Wadena  | Add your comment
  3. Father: Be sensitive to suicide signs  | Add your comment

Featured Opinion

Opinion: Soapbox derbies popular in 50s

Aug. 14, 1955, was a fun day 60 years ago in Fergus Falls. That was the date of the Jaycees-sponsored Cubmobile Derby, coordinated with the ... View

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Thrivent Financial’s receives designation

Carol A. Juul, financial representative with Thrivent Financial in Fergus Falls, has been awarded a professional designation in the field of long-term care, Certified in ... Read more | Add your comment

Fergus Falls man arrested for fleeing police in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH — Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on a bridge near County Highway 10 and U.S. Highway 59 in Elizabeth Tuesday ... Read more | Add your comment

Items reported stolen from Joey D’s Joinery in Fergus

Workers from Joey D’s Joinery in Fergus Falls at 205 N. Cascade St. report power tools were allegedly stolen from the shop sometime between Aug. ... Read more | Add your comment

ServSafe course coming to Fergus Falls

Certified by the National Restaurant Association, this industry-recognized program provides food-safety training and addresses the most urgent food-safety challenges. ServSafe is the most widely accepted ... Read more | Add your comment

FF Concert campaign

The Fergus Falls Concert Association is bringing back the entertainment early this year with its 2015-16 Concert Series beginning Sept. 17. The series features the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Opinion: Could Biden Enter Race?  | Add your comment
  2. Opinion: EPA fix worse than the problem  | Add your comment
  3. Opinion: NFL attempted Carter cover-up  | Add your comment
  4. Christ Serve Ranch dedications set for Saturday  | Add your comment
  5. Youth Leaders Network to offer free training  | Add your comment
  6. Maplewood Lutheran to host music  | Add your comment
  7. Make Room For ’Shrooms  | Add your comment
  8. Woman arrested in Fergus after losing home to fire  | Add your comment
  9. El Niño promises warmer winter  | Add your comment
  10. Red Cross blood services gets new van from hospital  | Add your comment
  11. DL man arrested in connection to suspicious fire  | Add your comment

State & Regional

Bone fragments found on farm near Wadena

WADENA (FNS) — Numerous bone fragments have been found at a farm two miles north of Wadena, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office. Large ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Pipeline company seeks huge tax payback  | Add your comment
  2. Man dies after vehicle hit by motor home  | Add your comment
  3. Man dies after hitting truck  | Add your comment
  4. El Niño promises warmer winter  | Add your comment



Sports

Spartan golfers capture first at Jimmie Fall Kick Off

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The M State men’s golf team began its MCAC and Region XIII title defense Wednesday as the Spartans teed up at Jamestown ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Week 2 of the season brings new field, college football  | Add your comment
  2. Panthers pounce on Otters  | Add your comment
  3. Comets cruise past Owls  | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Bone fragments found on farm near Wadena

WADENA (FNS) — Numerous bone fragments have been found at a farm two miles north of Wadena, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office. Large ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Fergus Falls man arrested for fleeing police in Elizabeth  | Add your comment
  2. Items reported stolen from Joey D’s Joinery in Fergus  | Add your comment
  3. Woman arrested in Fergus after losing home to fire  | Add your comment

Obituaries

Elvina Nohre, 94, of Elbow Lake

Elvina Nohre, died on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at Prairie Ridge Hospital, Elbow Lake. Arrangements are pending with the Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Elbow Lake. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kermit L. Kvamme, 1938-2015  | Add your comment
  2. Alvin Siegle, 1933-2015  | Add your comment
  3. Annabelle Nelson, 70, of Detroit Lakes  | Add your comment

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Editorials

Opinion: Could Biden Enter Race?

VP mulls presidential bid The latest Joe Biden speculation basically falls into two categories: He’s leaning toward a presidential bid (unless he isn’t), and he’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Opinion: Could Biden Enter Race?

VP mulls presidential bid The latest Joe Biden speculation basically falls into two categories: He’s leaning ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Obama bashing unneeded

What is with this constant bashing of President Barack Obama? What has he done that is so terrible? Did he attack a country based on ... 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