FERGUS FALLS

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption SALEM, OR — We are getting an update on the firefighting crews from North Dakota and Minnesota who are just arriving on the West coast to help fight wildfires. The…

Fergus Falls, Breckenridge Pizza Hut Restaurants Close

"We're Sorry But This Location Has Been Permanently Closed"

BRECKENRIDGE & FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two area Pizza Hut restaurants close. Both the Fergus Falls and Breckenridge locations are no longer open. On the Pizza Hut website, there’s a message that says they have permanently closed. One customer in Breckenridge says she ordered last night. North Dakota also has locations in the area that have closed, including Fargo, Grand…

Federal Officials: “Slither Gang” Leader “Boogie” & Others Indicted

FARGO, N.D. — The leader of the Slither Gang is indicted by a federal grand jury. 26-year-old Abbot Aho, also known as Boogie, from Fergus Falls faces a number of charges including robbery, use of a firearm and aiding and abetting. Other members indicted include 21-year-old Josiah Aguilar of Dilworth, 21-year-old Jared Kaul of Fridley and 21-year-old Sarah Carlson of…

Boater Admits To Drinking Beer And Taking Pills Before Deadly Crash

Boat collision killed the man's neighbor on Otter Tail Lake

Charles Gramith / Neil BakerOTTER TAIL LAKE, Minn. — A Roseville, Minnesota man is now facing three felony charges following a deadly boat collision that killed a neighbor on Otter Tail Lake. 72-year-old Charles Gramith told deputies that he drank three beers and also took medication prior to the collision that killed 52-year-old Neil Baker of Elysian, Minnesota. Baker and…

Fargo Invaders Player Remembered After Fatal Crash

FARGO, N.D. — A player with the Fargo Invaders of the Northern Elite Football League has died in a car crash. The team posting on Facebook on Saturday that Sekou Doukoure did not make it through the night after the crash and sent thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones. The crash happened late Friday night near his…

Severe Weather Creates Severe Damage for Fergus Falls

The severe thunderstorm that ripped through the region early in the morning did some severe damage as well, ripping off massive branches and uprooting trees.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Fergus Falls public works crews were out early this morning, working hard to get the city back in shape. The severe thunderstorm that ripped through the region early in the morning did some severe damage as well, ripping off massive branches and uprooting trees. People here told me that the wind was loud enough to wake…

Fergus Falls Band Teacher Performs Five Part 4th Of July Song All By Himself

He says his marching band has played this song for the past 2 decades and wanted to create his own version.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls band teacher who made national headlines for his creative work is back again with a patriotic salute. Scott Kummrow plays a five part performance of Yankee Doodle Dandy all by himself. He says his marching band has played this song for the past two decades and wanted to create his own version. Kummrow…

Fergus Falls High School Teacher Becomes One-Man-Band For Graduating Seniors

Kummrow says he sent a different version to students with a personal message wishing them well.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — It’s a new take on a one-man band. Fergus Falls High School band teacher Scott Kummrow performed “Pomp and Circumstance” for his graduating seniors. The Fergus Falls teacher played over 22 different parts in the song including conducting himself. The video has been going viral with over 13,000 views and continues to grow. Kummrow says he…

Social Distancing: Supporting Local Favorites

Viewers Are Telling Us The Businesses They're Supporting During COVID-19

  On Monday we asked you to highlight your favorite local places who are still offering takeout or delivery. A lot of restaurants are struggling right now, and we can still help them out while staying safe. Jason told us about one of his favorites on Twitter. He says, “I live here in Fergus Falls. The small restaurant that I…