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Richland County Farmer Leaves Millions To School In His Will
COLFAX, N.D. (KFGO) – Darrel Hendrickson passed away at the age of 83 in 2016, but in his will, the retired Richland County farmer donated millions of dollars to the Richland 44 School District, his hometown and his church in Colfax.
Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone For Wahpeton
The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Wahpeton for five additional years. The Renaissance Zone Program is a tool for community redevelopment and economic investment that incorporates tax incentives to business and resident
Local Roundup: Card wrestlers win two at triangular
FERGUS FALLS — Seven Willmar wrestlers won two matches by fall as the Cardinals overwhelmed Fergus Falls and Alexandria at the Fergus Falls Triangular on Tuesday. Willmar defeated Fergus Falls 74-3 and beat Alexandria 75-3.
Six injured when car leaves I-94 near Rothsay
ROTHSAY, Minn. — Six people were injured when a car left Interstate 94 near here Monday afternoon, Dec. 10. According to a report released by the Minnesota State Patrol:. The crash happened about 2 p.m., when a car traveling eastbound on I-94 went off the roadway, struck a sign and continued into th
Sex offender arrested for touching two girls in store
FERGUS FALLS, MN (KFGO KBRF) - A level 2 sex offender was arrested after admitting to intentionally touching two girls while at a discount store in Fergus Falls Fri. night. The victims reported to police that a man had touched them while they in the makeup aisle. Video shows a man approaching the tw
Man rescued from Otter Tail County lake
FERGUS FALLS, MINN. (KFGO) - Charges are possible against a Fergus Falls man after he was rescued from Wall Lake east of Fergus Falls. An ATV driven by 65-year-old Leon Engelhardt broke through the lake. He was rescued by two other men.
Two arrested following crash in Grand Forks
Grand Forks, N.D. (KFGO) - Two people were arrested following a crash in Grand Forks Monday morning. The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office says around 6:45 a.m., a deputy witnessed a vehicle crash into the tress on Oxbow Court. As the deputy approached the scene, he saw a passenger exit the vehicl
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Earn a 4-year degree locally at M State's UCenter
Starting in January, it will be possible for students to complete four-year bachelor's degrees on the Minnesota State Community and Technical College campuses in Wadena and Fergus Falls.
FF seventh grade girls’ basketball team competes in 3 road games
The Fergus Falls seventh grade girls’ basketball team played three road games the week of Nov. 26. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the Otters made their first road trip of the season playing one game in Breckenridge.
Topping it off: Ole & Lena’s Pizzeria in Rothsay to close doors at end of year
After becoming a well-known establishment in Rothsay and the surrounding area, Ole & Lena’s Pizzeria will be closing its doors Dec. 31. After 12 years in the business, owner Shane Balken has decided to turn his focus to different ventures. “I am going on almost 12 years of business. I had been mulli
Prowl win Fergus Falls tournament
The Jamestown-Valley City Bantam A boys hockey team went 3-0 in Fergus Falls, Minn., on Dec. 1-2 to notch a tournament victory. The JVC Prowl defeated Red Lake Falls (Minn.) 6-1, Albert Lea (Minn.) 7-3 and Fergus Falls 4-3. Team members pictured: Back row, l-r, Brooks Roaldson, Kody Krause and Gavin
Hi-Liners Split Triangular with Wahpeton and Lisbon
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)- Three matches were held at The HAC Thursday night as part of a triangular with Valley City, Wahpeton and Lisbon. The Hi-Liners split with a win against The Huskies and a loss to The Broncos.
Big Run Lifts Hi-Liner Girls to Victory; Boys Struggle to Find Offense
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)- On opening night of the 2018-19 season The Hi-Liners earned a split with The Wahpeton Huskies. The girls won 64-49 while the boys fell 76-39. Both teams will travel to Lisbon Saturday for another doubleheader. The boys play at 2:30 with the girls to follow. The ga
Breckenridge students taking unique class in Wahpeton
Countless people cross the Red River from Wahpeton to Breckenridge, Minnesota, and vice versa. That’s normal.
Ethiopian prophet Demissie visits Fergus Falls
Invited to Fergus Falls by several local churches and hosted in the auditorium of Kennedy Secondary School over the weekend were several church services conducted by Suraphel Demissie, a self-proclaimed prophet from Ethiopia. What unfolded were events unusual to find in 21st century American churche
Wadena-DC strikes often in win over Breckenridge/Wahpeton
The top line of Lleyten Pettit, Colby Schertler and Max Phillips set the tone as the Wadena-Deer Creek boys hockey team picked up a convincing 6-3 victory over Breckenridge/Wahpeton on Nov. 27 at Sterns arena in Wahpeton, N.D.
Cold temperatures were a bonus for outdoor ice rink in Breckenridge
The outdoor ice rink at the Breckenridge Community Center is beckoning skaters with perfect ice conditions created recently by the lingering stretch of frigid weather. The recent cold snap has produced excellent ice conditions for the skating rink at 525 Sixth St. N, Breckenridge, Minnesota. There m
Lakers post first shutout, fourth straight victory
Detroit Lakes sealed its fourth straight win to open the season on an early game-winner by Roland Cormier less than three minutes into the first period of a 2-0 Mid-State Conference victory over visiting Prairie Centre Friday, Dec. 7 at Kent Freeman Arena.
ATV rider pulled from lake
A 65-year-old Fergus Falls man is said to be in stable condition after being pulled from the icy waters of Wall Lake, late Thursday evening. In a new release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, authorities say that witnesses observed an ATV drive into open waters just before 10:30 p.m., on