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Late-season severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday
DL woman survives direct hit from Hurricane Irma in Caribbean
The world as we know it is about to end — again — if you believe this biblical doomsday claim
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Park Rapids cooper invents eco-friendly barrel
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Area pro and college sports briefs
DL Whalers capture squirt hockey title in Fargo
Raiders push win streak to three games
Laker volleyball runners-up at Hawley Invite
Girls soccer picks up sixth win in eight games
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
Column: The very first school in Becker County
3 pumpkin-themed recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth
friends & neighbors
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
MN gas prices up slightly over last week
Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Fargo photographer exhibiting his work at Trinity Lutheran this month
NYM Cultural Center to host fiber arts classes Sept. 22-23
Eagles tribute show to open new season at the Holmes
'Sulfer Springs' is a can't miss read for Krueger mystery fans
Lakes Area Chorale headed for New York City: Picnic, info meeting on joining local community choir set for Sunday
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Paul P. Ceynowa
Anna Mae Nelson
Mildred L. Manning
Leo L. Rabideaux
It all started with an apple
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
Marine recruit supports Tobacco 21 in DL
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
Time for cooler-weather boat maintenance
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Goat that fled Fergus Falls Nativity scene found safe after 25 days
UNDERWOOD, Minn. - Curly the fugitive Angora goat who fled a Nativity scene and defied capture is now safe at home. She was found Wednesday...
January 19, 2012 - 8:46am
December 28, 2011
Fergus Falls hospital restricts visitors due to gastrointestinal illness
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Lake Region Healthcare here is restricting hospital visitors because of a gastrointestinal illness in the area, officials said Tuesday. The illness started showing up in the Fergus Falls community about three weeks ago, said JoAnn Bowman, an infection preventionist...
December 28, 2011 - 10:53am
December 5, 2011
Identity of Otter Tail County crash victim released
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department has released the identity of a 19-year-old woman who died in a single-vehicle crash Friday night on a gravel road east of New York Mills. Carlie Ann Ellingboe, of Elk River, Minn., was driving on 610th Ave. N. just...
December 5, 2011 - 8:44am
November 13, 2011
Fergus Falls man with dementia found after accident near Brainerd
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - An 88-year-old man with dementia who left in a vehicle Friday from here was found today after getting into a car accident near Brainerd. George Alfred Hanson received a minor leg injury and was taken to Essentia Hospital in St. Joseph, according to a press release...
November 13, 2011 - 8:56am
October 31, 2011
Former Fergus Falls State Hospital source of many legends
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Not long after the Fergus Falls State Hospital opened in the summer of 1890, a local newspaper reporter took a tour of...
October 31, 2011 - 8:39am
August 25, 2011
Man gets probation for slapping infant child
MOORHEAD - A 35-year-old man from Fergus Falls accused of slapping his infant child has been sentenced to two years of probation. Kenneth Francis Butcher Jr. had faced a felony count of domestic assault linked to the June 7 incident, but the felony charge was dismissed Aug. 1 when...
August 25, 2011 - 8:54am
July 11, 2011
Today's seniors redefining retirement by aging actively
Fergus Falls, Minn. - It's going to take more than lunch and bingo to keep the latest generation of retirees happy. Today's retirees, particularly the baby boom generation, are determined to stay healthy and active and live with a purpose. In fact, some growl when the word "senior"...
July 11, 2011 - 9:58am
June 14, 2011
Man dies from injuries in ATV crash near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A 39-year-old Campbell man died from injuries he suffered in an ATV crash near here, said the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Lance Lyngaas was riding an ATV on Sunday afternoon with four other riders following behind him in a single file line on County...
June 14, 2011 - 1:42pm
January 13, 2011
'Soul collector' facing charges -- Fergus Falls man accused of trying to kill neighbor
A self-described "soul collector" and "medicine man" is accused of trying to cut off the toes and scalp of a former mayoral candidate in Fergus...
January 13, 2011 - 8:11am
December 15, 2010
Man wanted for slitting dog's throat arrested in Colorado
A 23-year-old Battle Lake man who was on the run after being accused of slitting his dog's throat was arrested at 2 a.m. today in Colorado on other charges, authorities said. An arrest warrant was issued in July for Benjamin Stavaas when he failed to appear at a court date on the...
December 15, 2010 - 5:22pm
October 3, 2010
Von Pinnon column: Loopholes in Minn. laws help keep public in dark
Because The Forum covers news in both Minnesota and North Dakota, we routinely deal with each state's open records and open meetings laws. Simply stated, North Dakota's transparency laws are much more favorable to its public.
October 3, 2010 - 11:19am
January 14, 2009
Frazee gymnasts make strides, vault to a second place finish in Fergus Falls
After a season of working "significant" time on the vault, the work is paying off for the Frazee gymnastics team. The Hornets placed four out of five gymnasts on the vault in Fergus Falls Jan. 6, with senior Alane Sauer taking first with a score of 8.2, which included a handspring...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Newborn abandoned in Otter Tail County
Authorities in Otter Tail County are in charge of finding a home for a baby boy who was left anonymously Monday at a Fergus Falls hospital. Police were called to Lake Region Hospital at 6:22 p.m. after an unknown female came into the facility and left the baby with hospital staff,...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
In major coup, Fergus Falls High School marching band to perform at Obama inauguration
When Fergus Falls High School band director Jim Iverson pitched the idea of performing at President-elect Barack Obama's January inauguration parade, skeptical students and colleagues deemed it a long shot. They had a point. A record 1,382 marching bands, musical acts and drill...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Fergus Falls campus of MSCTC will host art shows in 2008-09
Minnesota State Community & Technical College in Fergus Falls will present monthly art shows throughout the 2008-09 academic year. The Beck Gallery will feature the following shows: n September 2008: "China Cloud," Zhimin Guan. Reception: Tuesday, Sept.
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am