FERGUS FALLS

Moorhead Blues Down Fergus Falls in Doubleheader

The Blues defeated Fergus Falls 11-1, 13-1

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In a Thursday night doubleheader, the Moorhead Blues ousted Fergus Falls twice, taking game one 11-1 and game two 13-1. Next up for the Blues is a game against East Grand Forks on Friday at 5:00 p.m. Categories: Top Sports Headlines Tags: FERGUS FALLS, Legion Baseball, Moorhead Blues

Nearly 550 Customers Without Power After Storms Hit Fergus Falls

High winds downed trees and power lines Sunday afternoon

FERGUS FALLS, MN — Severe weather in lakes country takes out power to hundreds of people in Fergus Falls. Otter Tail Power says around 550 customers lost power. High winds downed trees and power lines Sunday afternoon. As of 8:16 p.m., crews were working to restore service.   Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: FERGUS FALLS, OTTER TAIL POWER, trees,…

West Fargo Woman Arrested On Suspicion of Drunk Driving After Two-Vehicle Crash

Minnesota state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59

OTTER TAIL CO., MN — A West Fargo woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday night. The state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59 on Fish Lake Road around 9 p.m. Four people in the SUV, all from Detroit Lakes, were taken…

Fergus Falls Remembers Deadly 1919 Cyclone

The Otter Tail County Historical Society is commemorating those lost in the tornado

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. –It’s been 100 years since the deadly 1919 tornado that ripped through town. The Otter Tail County Historical Society is commemorating those lost in the cyclone. As bells ring across the city, people stop to remember what happened on June 22, 1919 at 4:45 p.m. What’s a serene Lake Alice today was one of the hardest hit…

Two People Rescued From Broken Down Dam East of Fergus Falls

The people were up against the old portion of the Broken Down Dam

OTTER TAIL, MN — First responders had to jump into action this afternoon after a report that two people were trapped on the Otter Tail River. The people were up against the old portion of the Broken Down Dam east of Fergus Falls and couldn’t make it to shore. Members of the Fergus Falls Police Department, Fergus Falls Fire Department, Otter…

One Man Dead After Alleged Assault in Fosston

Police arrested 29-year-old Nicholas Hauge, of Fergus Falls

FOSSTON, Minn. — A Fergus Falls man is arrested after another man was found not breathing along a curb in Fosston, Minnesota. The reported assault happened on 8th Street Northwest at the intersection of North Mark Avenue around 3:45 this morning. 29-year-old Nicholas Hauge was arrested and taken to the North West Regional Correctional Center. Deputies started CPR but the…

Fergus Falls Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Death of Child

Walter Wynhoff pleaded guilty to manslaughter

Bobbie Bishop and Walter WynhoffFERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A judge has sentenced a Fergus Falls man to four years in prison for the death of a 6–year–old boy in his care. In a plea agreement with the Otter Tail County attorney’s office, 45–year–old Walter Wynhoff pleaded guilty to manslaughter for physically abusing and eventually killing Justis Burland. Wynhoff and his girlfriend,…

MN Health Care Access Fund Could End Under GOP Budget, Walz Wants To Keep It

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Gov. Walz held a roundtable at Lake Region Health Care about saving a funding stream for the state’s health care access fund. Minnesota’s 2% provider tax was created to increase access to care, contain health care costs and improve the quality of services for Minnesotans. . The 27-year-old tax with decades of bipartisan support is set…

Gov. Tim Walz Discusses Rural Issues at Fergus Falls’ State of the City Address

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz ends his trip in Fergus Falls by attending the City address with a message of a united Minnesota. The Democrat got a standing ovation when he was introduced at Kennedy Secondary School. People were excited to have him as they believe it shows his commitment to the rural communities of the state. The…

School board votes to buy Target in Fergus Falls

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KFGO) – The Fergus Falls School Board agrees to buy the vacant Target building in Fergus Falls and land nearby. Superintendent Jerry Ness says the space is badly needed for early childhood programming. In a special meeting, the also voted to fully authorize the administration to finalize the purchase. The store, on the west edge of town closed…