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UPDATED: Fleeing motorist killed in Otter Tail County identified as Fergus Falls City Council member
FERGUS FALLS, MN - The person killed following an 11 mile police chase in Otter Tail County has been identified as Fergus Falls City Council member Timothy Rundquist. It happened just after 5:00 p.m.
December 23, 2014 - 10:44am
August 29, 2014
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A woman who triggered a police standoff after reporting a man threatening her with a gun in her home may have been hallucinating, a Fergus Falls police said Thursday. Witnesses who spoke with the woman before the standoff told police she “was experiencing...
August 29, 2014 - 9:47am
June 27, 2014
Man drowns in Otter Tail County boating accident
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a fishing boat capsized near here Wednesday, drowning one man and forcing the other to swim for shore. Otter Tail Deputy Jim Iverson said deputies responded at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday to a report of...
June 27, 2014 - 8:36am
May 9, 2014
Ex-Mille Lacs County deputy gets 33 years for child sex crimes
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A former Mille Lacs County deputy received a 33-year prison sentence Thursday for sexually assaulting children on fishing trips in Otter Tail County.
May 9, 2014 - 10:52am
March 10, 2014
Fire breaks out at Fergus Falls ethanol plant
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Fire crews responded late Monday afternoon to a fire at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Fire...
March 10, 2014 - 7:45pm
February 7, 2014
Man accused of killing nephew near Fergus Falls returned to Minnesota
Forum News Service FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Michael Alan Burris, who is accused of killing his nephew over a drug debt, has been returned to Otter Tail County to face murder charges. The 65-year-old was returned to Minnesota on a governor’s warrant and...
February 7, 2014 - 9:06pm
November 1, 2013
Minn. man dies in stolen car chase
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — The driver of a car reported stolen in Fergus Falls is dead after crashing during a police chase in western Minnesota. A Becker County sheriff's officer spotted the car early Friday and started to chase it. The stolen vehicle sped up, lost control...
November 1, 2013 - 1:59pm
September 13, 2013
FOOTBALL: Bemidji recovers from slow start to batter Fergus Falls 52-29
FERGUS FALLS -- Bemidji's football roster is filled with talented athletes who can impact an outcome in many ways. Friday night at Fergus Falls...
September 13, 2013 - 11:02pm
September 12, 2013
FOOTBALL: Bemidji seeks third win today at Fergus Falls
BEMIDJI — With two impressive victories under its belt the Bemidji High School football team will head to Fergus Falls tonight seeking to up its record to 3-0. The Lumberjacks began the fall with a 39-7 pasting of Grand Rapids and last week BHS made the most of its home opener...
September 12, 2013 - 10:50pm
July 8, 2013
Two firefighters injured, five businesses damaged in Fergus Falls fire
By Ryan Johnson Forum News Service
July 8, 2013 - 9:23am
June 12, 2013
Vergas couple charged in dead horses case
FERGUS FALLS — Bill and Penny Fick, the owners of six horses found dead in rural Vergas in February, have each been charged with 21 counts of animal mistreatment in Otter Tail County District Court. After failing to appear at a court hearing May 6, a warrant was issued for...
June 12, 2013 - 7:54pm
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.
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...
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...
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