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This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

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Patrick Murphy from Underwood qualified for the Fall 2019 dean's list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

The nationally recognized Concordia Band from Concordia College, Moorhead, announces its annual domestic tour Feb. 2-9. The band will perform a joint concert with the Fergus Falls High School wind ensemble, conducted by Scott Kummrow, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Kennedy Secondary School, 60…

Gregg Raisanen, vice president of academic and student affairs at Alexandria Technical & Community College recognizes individual students for academic excellence during fall 2019. The following students were named to the dean’s list for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher fall semester 2019:

Ridgewater College would like to acknowledge those students earning recognition on the dean’s lists for fall semester 2019.  In order to be included on the Dean’s list a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 credits, and meet certain othe…



The North Dakota State College of Science has named 373 students to its fall semester 2019 President’s Honor List. The Honor List recognizes students who have achieved grade point averages of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credits with letter grades. The honorees include:

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

Lakes Country Service Cooperative announced the re-election of three members to their board of directors: Kevin Campbell (Clay County), Jim Fish (city of Fergus Falls) and Douglas Huebsch (Otter Tail County).

The Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department and GreenCorps member Brittney Kakac are teaming up to fight food waste in Otter Tail County by sponsoring screenings of the 2017 documentary, “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” at public libraries across Otter Tail County. Anthony Bourdain narrate…

Kennedy Secondary School in Fergus Falls is hosting the annual Minnesota Band Directors Association (MBDA) Regional Honor Band Festival this Saturday, Jan. 11. The concert features students representing more than 80 schools from the northwest part of the state, including nine students from F…

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

Amera Nelson, clinical dietitan at Lake Region Healthcare (LRH), will be the featured speaker for the January Living Well Education Series session sponsored by LRH. The session will be held at the Fergus Falls Public Library community room beginning at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

The community is invited to enjoy the work of nine regional artists at the Lake Region Arts Council Consortium Exhibit from Jan. 6-Feb. 6 in the Charles Beck Gallery on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

Learn how to grow dried peas, beans and lentils in your home garden Wed. Jan. 15 from 12-1 p.m. at the West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris, 46352 State Highway 329, with the class  “The Nutritional World of Dried Edible Beans.”

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

It is hard to believe that 2019 is rapidly coming to a close.  As the gray on my temples would attest, I am no longer a young man.  Life’s experiences continue to change me.  With the passing of years, I hope that I continue to gain wisdom, compassion and gratitude.  Truly, life is both a jo…

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

For most people, high school band music usually involves a brass section, percussion and wind instruments. But while these musical devices aren’t old hat, different instruments provide first-time musicians an opportunity to contribute. For the Fergus Falls High School Music Department, the p…

Harvey Robert Grasshoff, 93, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, December 2, 2019, at Knute Nelson Memorial Home in Alexandria.

It is important for all organizations to periodically reflect on their mission, beliefs, vision and practices. The Fergus Falls Public School District is taking time this year to do just that.  Our goal is to gather feedback on what we do well and on what we need to improve on. The data coll…

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

Planning to be out and about for the Over the River Holiday Festival? Visit the Otter Tail County Historical Society Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Across the nation, schools and communities just finished an observance of American Education Week.  American Education Week has been in place for nearly 100 years - dating all the way back to 1921.  It began through conversations between members of the National Education Association and the …

Caring for young children is not easy. When parents leave, the babysitter is responsible for keeping the kids or their siblings safe, fed and entertained. Fergus Falls Community Education will host BLAST, babysitter lesson and safety training, at the Roosevelt Education Center, Community Edu…

This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2019 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

With several items on the docket Monday evening, the Fergus Falls School Board listened to business manager Mark Masten explain the school’s fiscal year 2019 financial audit.

Fergus Area College Foundation hosted its annual scholarship reception Nov. 14 at Legacy Hall on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

With a packed agenda, the Fergus Falls School Board took to a two-hour meeting Monday to discuss a variety of topics including a public meeting on the World’s Best Workforce report, several reports from the various committees and multiple hires.

The college and community is invited to celebrate the heritage of our nation and honor veterans in American Landscape, the fall concert band and jazz band concert at Minnesota State Community and Technical College on Sunday, Nov. 17.

Live acoustic music by Ty Stortroen will set the stage for a special self-care workshop hosted by Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) for their Living Well education series next month. The session will be held at the Fergus Falls Public Library community room beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Holiday preparations getting you stressed? Need a break from endless Black Friday advertisements? The Otter Tail County Historical Society has your back with Flock to the Museum beginning Thursday, Nov. 21 through Saturday, Nov. 23.