Don Shaw will be bringing big-time race car drivers to Fergus Falls July 17, 2021 when the World of Outlaws Late Model Series makes their first stop at I-94 Sure Step Speedway.
In a typical year, the Lake Region Run marks the unofficial start of the competitive run season in Fergus Falls and the surrounding area. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s version held Saturday saw a bit of a facelift including a slight name change from the classic L…
The I-94 Sure Step Speedway closed out its season Saturday as the three-day Dick Johanneck King of the Dirt races concluded with several champions. Thursday and Friday, the group ran several heats to setup the 14 feature races Saturday.
Ron Spangler has been proud of his sporting clays team for a long time but the semiretired Fergus Falls businessman is especially proud now.
The tragic death of a Elysian man in a boating accident on Otter Tail Lake Aug. 22 should give the Labor Day crowd pause this weekend as they celebrate the last big holiday of summer.
Public engagement for the new plan begins with a virtual public workshop on Sept. 17, 2020; other engagement and community events to follow.
MILROY — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes saw its season come to an end Saturday as the Watkings Clippers shut out the ’Canes 6-0.
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.
After a rainout the previous week, racers were ready to get back on the track at I-94 Sure Step Speedway Friday, Aug. 21.
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.
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.
The I-94 Sure Step Speedway welcomed in Vintage Modifieds for Friday, July 31 races.
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.
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…
Summer is here and so is Big Fish Kayaks.
With watersports popular again there has been reports of Swimmer’s Itch in lakes like Otter Tail and East Lost. Both lakes are part of the Otter Tail River watershed.
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.
Three trapshooting fundraisers are being held three separate Sundays from 1-4 p.m. by Dunvilla Shooting Club at their facility to benefit community programs in Pelican Rapids.
Fergus Falls resident Daniel Harstad was one of seven winners Friday, June 19 at I-94 Sure Step Speedway in Fergus Falls.
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.
ELROSA — The Fergus Falls Hurricanes baseball team would finish fifth at the Elrosa Elite 8 Tournament over the weekend as they went 2-1 in diamond action.
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!
The first week of the I-94 Sure Step Speedway season got underway Friday, June 12 in Fergus Falls.
Dave Hjelm has a timeless perspective on the game of baseball.
“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…
The spring fishing season has been a good one for fishing license sales in Minnesota.
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.
Empowering Kids recently announced the third annual Spectrum Scramble golf tournament at Perham Lakeside Golf Course June 20-27.
The Fergus Falls Parks and Recreation Department announced Friday the cancellation of the 2020 youth baseball/softball and adult softball leagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With plans in the works to change Delagoon Park’s Field 5 into a fast-pitch softball field, the Twins Community Fund will now aid in the renovation as the city received a $10,000 grant.
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 …
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.
Will anglers after a limit of fish let worries about COVID-19 bother them?
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…
With Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order in place until at least May 4 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the immediate future sports are gone but not forgotten.
Fish got to swim and birds got to fly, boaters have to boat and golfers have to play the fairway.
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…
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…
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 …