FERGUS FALLS

Man Dies of Injuries Suffered in Fergus Falls Fire

56-year-old Kraig Weinrich died at a Minneapolis hospital.

FERGUS FALLS, MINN. (KFGO) – A Fergus Falls man has died of injuries suffered in a mobile home fire earlier this month. 56-year-old Kraig Weinrich died at a Minneapolis hospital. Police, the fire department, a deputy state fire marshal and a federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms investigator have not been able to pinpoint a cause for the fire. There’s no…

Fergus Falls Community Pulls Together to Get Local Kids School-Ready

Blessing Closet is hosting its second annual school drive

FERGUS FALLS, MINN. — It’s the ordinary school supplies shopping trip… at a not–so–ordinary shop. “We are opening up our doors for the community kids that are in need of school supplies. They’re going to come with their school supplies list, and we’re going to give them a backpack with what they need,” said event organizer Shawna Zelinsky. Community members…

Man Plants Patriotism In His Front Yard With 25 American Flags

Moorhead Man Hopes To Grown Veterans Memorial And Continue Family Tradition

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something that pops up in a quiet Moorhead neighborhood during the summer. At a house on the corner of 13th Street and 4th Avenue South, just a couple blocks north of MSUM. Dozens of American flags stand tall in a single yard. It’s a striking visual. Behind that display is a man with a lot…

Bemidji, East Grand Forks Secure Wins in Sub-State 14 Legion Tournament

Bemidji defeated Fergus Falls 6-3, East Grand Forks shutout Detroit Lakes 3-0

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Action began in the Sub-State 14 American Legion Baseball Tournament on Wednesday at Washington Park in Detroit Lakes. Bemidji got the better of Fergus Falls with a 6-3 win to advance in the winner’s bracket. East Grand Forks finished the day with a shutout over the host team, as they took down Detroit Lakes 3-0. Bemidji…

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…