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June 7, 2013
Minnesota man dies after being pinned under van
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Fergus Falls man has died after becoming pinned beneath a van he was working on. Fifty-four-year-old Glen Allen Detienne was working on the van in the driveway of his home when the accident happened Thursday. Police say the parking brake...
news / region
June 7, 2013 - 3:43pm
March 28, 2013
Judge orders man to remove wetland road
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal magistrate judge has ordered a Fergus Falls man to remove the road he built on federally-protected wetland. Forty-nine-year-old James Bosek was also sentenced to two years of probation Wednesday and was ordered to restore the wetland on his rural Douglas...
news / region
March 28, 2013 - 8:40am
January 3, 2013
Custody awarded after parents' murder-suicide near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A judge in Otter Tail County has awarded custody of an orphaned child to the parents of a teen who killed the toddler's mother and then himself. Darrin and Catherine Cox sought custody of the girl after their 17-year-old son, Dylan Cox, shot and killed...
news / region
January 3, 2013 - 8:37am
October 23, 2012
11-year-old dies from crash injuries
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – An 11-year-old girl injured in a crash near Spitzer Lake on Oct. 14 died Monday, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department. The girl was identified as Claire Turner, of Ashby. The Sheriff’s Office reported earlier that a female driving an...
October 23, 2012 - 7:23am
September 18, 2012
Fergus Falls man sentenced in mom’s machete death
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than 34 years in prison for a machete attack that killed his 68-year-old mother. James Howard of Dalton told the court that “God is forgiving me” before sentencing Monday. Judge Mark Hanson told Howard: “Your...
September 18, 2012 - 9:21am
September 11, 2012
State hospital tour set in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Historical Society will host the season’s final Stories from the state Hospital tour at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Stories from the State Hospital takes people around the outside of the facility while providing a behind the scenes look at some...
September 11, 2012 - 9:22am
March 1, 2012
Man faces charge for Red Lake assault
A 31-year-old Fergus Falls, Minn., man faces a federal charge for the sexual assault of a Red Lake woman, according to a federal indictment. Court papers claim Kevin John Ehrich committed one count of aggravated sexual abuse on March 28, 2010. The indictment was unsealed following...
March 1, 2012 - 2:39pm
January 19, 2012
Goat that fled Fergus Falls Nativity scene found safe after 25 days
UNDERWOOD, Minn. - Curly the fugitive Angora goat who fled a Nativity scene and defied capture is now safe at home. She was found Wednesday afternoon near Fergus Falls among her own kind at the Tony Loomer farm. "They found Curly eating oats with their goats," said Karen Aakre,...
January 19, 2012 - 7:17am
November 9, 2011
Fergus Falls man, thinking deer was dead, targeted by buck while hunting
A Fergus Falls man is a little stiff and sore, but thankful to be alive after a buck charged and threw him to the ground during a hunt near his...
news / outdoors
November 9, 2011 - 12:53pm
October 31, 2011
Former Fergus Falls State Hospital source of many legends
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Not long after the Fergus Falls State Hospital opened in the summer of 1890, a local newspaper reporter took a tour of the place. In an article titled "Among the Lunatics," he gave this account of his visit: I was greeted at the entrance by a patient, who with...
October 31, 2011 - 6:21am