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In the races at I-94 Sure Step Speedway Friday, Sept. 4 in Fergus Falls, East Bethel’s Dave Mass claimed two checkered flags as he won both the WISSOTA Late Models and WISSOTA Super Stock races.

MOORHEAD — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes batters could not plate a run in an exhibition game against the Moorhead Brewers Tuesday as the hosts claimed a 8-0 win.

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The Fergus Falls Riverdogs split in the first weekend of the Minnesota Senior Men’s Amateur Baseball Association State Tournament Saturday and Sunday.

CARLOS — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes weathered the offensive storm of the Alexandria Black Sox Saturday as they clinched the top seed of Region 16C with a 9-7 victory.

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Limited Late Model driver Ben Wolden of Fergus Falls took a checkered flag in the race at I-94 Sure Step Speedway, while Rice’s Shane Sabraski captured both first-place finishes in the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds and WISSOTA Super Stock Friday, Aug. 7.



Spring is a time when shallow fish and cold water often mean methodical presentations designed to tempt fish that may be a bit lethargic into biting.  During summer, however, faster presentations that trigger aggressive, reactionary strikes are often more effective.

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The long awaited announcement on the Speedway Motors WISSOTA 100 is here. Due to the current restrictions in place for events, WISSOTA officials are saddened to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Speedway Motors WISSOTA 100.

URBANK — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes held off a late charge by the Long Prairie Predators to advance in the Region 16C Tournament Sunday with a 4-3 win.

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Outdoor enthusiasts looking to spend time in some of Fergus Falls’ parks may want to reconsider a trip to Barefoot Park, located at the end of St. Andrew’s Street by Quality Toyota, alongside the Otter Tail River. With demolition and cleanup underway at the Mid-Am Dairy property park mainten…

PELICAN RAPIDS — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes baseball team had a dominant offensive outing Sunday as it handed its host, the Pelican Rapids Lakers, a 24-1 loss.

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The Fergus Falls 11U Otters baseball team welcomed Rothsay for a gameThursday and swept the visiting Tigers 6-1 and 14-0. Five Otter pitchers combined to throw 10 solid innings while only giving up one hit.

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While many things have been rescheduled or canceled altogether due to the coronavirus pandemic, a day at the beach may be your only option to beat the heat this summer. In Fergus Falls, Pebble Lake Beach has seen a plethora of community members enjoying a swim in the lake, a few casts with t…

The Fergus Falls Hurricanes opened its home season Sunday as they welcomed in the Moorhead Mudcats. Early run production allowed ’Canes pitcher Mitch Porter to pick up his second win on the hill this season as the home team nabbed a 7-1 victory.

MORRIS — After their opening game was canceled on June 13, the Fergus Falls Riverdogs baseball team hit the field to take on the Morris Brewers at Chisek Field Sunday, June 21. The Brewers would take advantage of a few errors to come out on top 5-3.

June can be a great time to catch walleye.  The fish have fully recovered from the spawn and are “on the feed” meaning finding fish is usually the key to catching them.  Here are some tips for finding, and then catching, the oft-aggressive walleye of June!

MOORHEAD — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes baseball team kicked off its 2020 season Monday as they traveled to take on the Moorhead Brewers. The Brewers were not a kind host as they blanked the ’Canes 10-0 in seven innings.

“At this time, we are eagerly waiting for information from Gov. Walz on an opening date. In the meantime, we are working hard to create a safe space for our members when we reopen,” is the word from Emily Stawarski, membership and marketing director of the Fergus Falls YMCA. Check the Y webs…

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After Gov. Tim Walz loosened restrictions set in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which allowed golf courses to reopen in April, granted they comply with state guidelines, Pebble Lake Golf Course in Fergus Falls has seen an eruption of customers hitting the links.

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With access to the Central Lakes Trail, fishing, camping and hosting sporting events, Delagoon Park is a honeycomb of recreation in Fergus Falls. In early April it was announced that the park’s hive would grow by one following the city council’s unanimous decision to allow I-94 BMX to begin …

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Fishing opener is a Minnesota rite of springtime, and this Saturday’s kickoff of fishing for walleye, bass, trout in lakes, and northern pike will have anglers on the water to wet a line, reconnect with nature and benefit from time spent outdoors.

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In July, Fergus Falls is usually greeted by the splash of Hoot Lake water, a plethora of speeding cyclists and a bevy of runners as the Fergus Falls Area Family YMCA’s annual Hoot Lake Triathlon welcomes competitors from across the area. But due to the coronavirus pandemic and the distance o…

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April has always been a very unpredictable month in the state of Minnesota. One day it could be 60 degrees, the next it could snow, the next could be 50 degrees and windy, and the next could be rain. For Pedal Fergus Falls, it comes with the territory of being an avid biker in the Midwest. B…

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As the city of Fergus Falls continues to take precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of its residents against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fergus Falls Parks and Rec Department announced through a press release Tuesday, April 14 that summer registration has been postponed until…

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Today, Gov. Tim Walz announced that the Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrations will be postponed until next May. The event was to be held in Otter Tail County May 7-10, 2020. The event was appropriately postponed to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Minnesota fishing opener …

High school fishing teams are exploding in popularity in Minnesota. In 2018, schools in and around Otter Tail County formed the Heart O’ Lakes High School Fishing League. In 2019, there were 22 schools who had joined the league and over 400 student anglers participating. During the summer mo…