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Wahpeton renews fight against septic buildup

“If it doesn’t dissolve as fast as toilet paper, it’s not flushable,” a release from Wahpeton Public Works states. “We are asking everyone to please do your part and place these materials where they belong, in the trash.”

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Wahpeton woman warning others after phone scam takes over $1...

"I got a phone call and the guy said he was from Publisher's Clearing House, and that I've won 2.6 million dollars and I've been entering their contests for years, so I didn't think anything about it," says Christine Hansen.The scammers wanted her to pay taxes on those millions before she could get


Most researched piece of land in all of N.D.

Johnson and NDSU combined their resources in what is being called a SHARE farm, found about 2 1/2 miles southwest of Mooreton. Now in year six, the SHARE farm comes down to soil health. The terms soil health were emblazoned on white tents, staff T-shirts and pamphlets handed out Wednesday morning du

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 15:00:00

New York Kammermusiker plays with Tal, at CHI St. Francis

“You never know what will happen,” Zoo Director Kathy Diekman said prior to the concert. “Even in the worst-case scenario, (audiences) still get to hear all this beautiful music.”

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Farmers busy in the fields

Grain harvest is drawing to a close in Richland and Wilkin counties. On Monday, Aug. 13, Richard and Allen Yaggie were harvesting spring wheat near Campbell, Minnesota. Running three combines and a grain cart, the waiting semi trucks quickly filled with grain.

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Thank You to Crazy Days participants

A big thank you is in order to the downtown businesses who participated in Crazy Days in downtown Wahpeton on Aug. 8-11. We would like to extend an even bigger thank you to everyone who came to shop and visit the participating businesses.Your support means so much to us!Shopping and doing business l

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

ND college library stops checking out books to public

WAHPETON, N.D. - The Mildred Johnson Library on the North Dakota State College of Science campus in Wahpeton has stopped checking out books to the public, only students and faculty.

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-08-14 23:38:14

Western Minnesota county may be first to raise tobacco purchase...

The Otter Tail County Board is kicking around the idea of a "T-21" ordinance, meaning customers would need to be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco products or electronic nicotine products.Some opponents of the T-21 ordinance believe banning sales to people under 21 across the entire county would

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 00:08:06

Changes in checkouts at NDSCS’ Johnson Library

The Johnson Library, located on the North Dakota State College of Science campus, Wahpeton, has followed a new policy since July 1.

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 20:31:00

Artists’ reception for rural art show is Aug. 21

Professional artist Grace Haverty of Richville, Minnesota, was this year’s juror. Prizes were awarded for the fine arts category and the photography category, and winners attending the artists’ reception will be on hand to speak about their work.

DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 20:39:00

American Legion baseball: La Crescent qualifies for championship day at Wahpeton

WAHPETON, N.D. — The La Crescent American Legion baseball team scored five runs in the sixth and seventh innings to become the first team to beat Fargo at the Central Plains Division II tournament in Wahpeton, N.D., on Saturday. La Crescent won the game 5-3.The win gives La Crescent (32-8) the chanc


Governor candidate Walz flies in for final push - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Fergus Falls Mayor Ben Schierer, right, speaks in front of the crowd at the Tim Walz rally Sunday at the Fergus Falls Municipal Airport as Walz, left, and Rep. Collin Peterson, center, listen in. Zach Stich/Daily Journal

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 14:55:32

Tal the Orangutan at the Chahinkapa Zoo Makes Music - KVRR Local News

“We learned the classical music really calms them and Tal listens and he starts to react to it,” Chahinkapa Zoo director Kathy Diekman said. “So, we actually gave him a recorder, a little plastic recorder like the children use in school through the grades, and he started to play.”

KVRR.COM - 2018-08-13 23:29:16

Major damage in parking lot collision - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

A complicated chain of events sparked by a comparatively minor mishap left one vehicle with significant damage, Thursday evening, at a church parking lot on the northeast side of Fergus Falls.


Duck banding at the Prairie Wetlands Aug. 25 - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Visitors are invited to join U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 9 a.m. to assist them with banding wood ducks and mallards at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center (PWLC) in Fergus Falls.

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 15:12:36

Prairie Wetlands Learning Center celebrates 20 years - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls will be celebrating 20 years Saturday. As a part of the celebration, the group will be doing monarch tagging, having root beer floats, and listening to a live performance by Corner Booth String Band. Provided.

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 14:43:25

Wilkin County Fair opens this Thursday

The Wilkin County Junior Princess Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 with Renee Fuchs entertaining. The Junior Pageant is open to girls ages 5-7 years old. The girls have had several practices leading up to the pageant – during the practice, they work on an opening dance routine for the


FF YMCA Family Adventure Run traverses M State - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

After sprinting up a hill, you dive headfirst down a 90-foot Slip-N-Slide. Lucky for you, it was broken enough from running through tires but you notice it is a quick jog to a gunny sack race. Breathless you grab water handed to you by a college football player on the way to dive through a kiddie po


Dilworth man beaten, robbed, 'left for dead'

DILWORTH—A 47-year-old Dilworth man was severely beaten early Saturday, Aug. 11, after pulling over off Highway 10 near the Pizza Ranch by assailants who also robbed him.


Second annual Operation Zero next Saturday

Currently, nearly 22 veterans and one active military staffer commits suicide every day. Understanding from the public is important, crisis observers say.