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Authorities investigate business burglaries in Fergus Falls

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – One business near here was the victim of a burglary and another of an attempted burglary overnight, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release Thursday.

Otter Tail County Detective Jon Karger said the sheriff’s office received a report Thursday about 8 a.m. that Bobcat of Otter Tail County, at 3327 East Fir Ave., had been burglarized. The burglar entered by damaging a side door, taking a small amount of cash and a chainsaw from the business, he said.

A neighboring business, Ugstad Plumbing and Heating, also reported a burglary attempt, said Karger.

The burglar didn’t get in, and nothing was reported missing, he said.