Fergus Falls News


07/20/2018 08:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Fairmont Opera House: - Gus and Dolls' comes to town 

David Holmes of Mankato tries to avoid a slap from Kristin Tietje of Fairmont as the they rehearse their roles of Sky Masterson and Sarah Brown for Fairmont Civic Summer Theatre's "Guys and Dolls." Chronic gamblers, prayerful missionaries and star-crossed lovers sing and dance their way across the Fairmont Opera House stage in this year's Fairmont Civic Summer Theatre production of Performance times for are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.


07/14/2018 02:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
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Police say no charges will be filed against a business owner who shot and killed a suspected burglar outside his business in southern Des Moines. Des Moines police said Friday that 67-year-old Thomas Kraft checked security cameras at this business from his home Wednesday morning and saw the shop had been burglarized.


07/13/2018 01:18 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota man fatally shot during attempted burglary, Des Moines police say 

A stolen tow truck from Minnesota was found at a Des Moines auto shop where police say a Fergus Falls man was killed during an attempted burglary. The truck, which has company logos on the side, was found Wednesday morning at Kraft 5-Star Muffler in Des Moines.


07/12/2018 08:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man accused of giving man a ride to Fargo after police pursuit Thursday, July 12 

FERGUS FALLS, MN - A Fergus Falls man has been charged with helping a Fargo man escape after a high-speed chase in Fergus Falls last Saturday. 44 year-old Shilo Buchanan is accused of giving Kristopher Wilkins a ride to Fargo after Wilkins spent the night hiding near a slough.


07/12/2018 04:05 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man dies in single car crash 

Deputies say Stephen Talley from Fergus Falls, Minnesota was driving by himself on Interstate 96 west near Jones Road in Eagle Township when he went off the road, hit several trees, and ended up in a corn field. Deputies say they got the call at 5:12 p.m. on Wednesday, and that relatives had tracked his signal to the area.


07/11/2018 11:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Release Name of Alleged Burglar Killed in Wednesday Morning Shooting 

Police say 37-year old Amund Haarstad of Fergus Falls, Minnesota was shot and killed around 7:17am at "Kraft Imports and 5 Star Muffler." Shop owner Thomas Kraft tells police he was opening his business for the day when he discovered Haarstad already inside, burglarizing the auto shop.


07/11/2018 09:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police ID suspected burglar, shop owner in deadly shooting 

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07/09/2018 03:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
3. Driver in Fergus Falls chase sought 

FERGUS FALLS, Minn.-As of Saturday night, July 7, authorities in Fergus Falls were continuing to search for the driver of a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through the city earlier in the day that resulted in a call for people in some parts of town to shelter in place.


07/09/2018 10:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
MN farmer carries on, despite Parkinson's disease 

David Holt, an Elizabeth, Minn., farmer, continues to successfully battle his Parkinson's disease. He raises corn, wheat and soybeans; this year's crops, especially his corn, are faring well.


07/08/2018 12:47 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Plenty Hot - But It Can Always Be (Much) Worse 

Thanks to a dominate area of high pressure over the Great Lakes, mostly sunny skies were found across much of the Upper Midwest on Saturday. It sure made for a beautiful day of baseball at Target Field! By the way kudos to the grounds crew for the brilliant work they did after hosting the the Eagles/Jimmy Buffett concert last Saturday! Hard to believe there was a massive stage and flooring tiles that covered nearly the entire field last weekend.


07/07/2018 08:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Shelter in place issued for parts of Fergus Falls, authorities looking for possibly 'dangerous man' 

Fergus Falls Police have issued a shelter in place for residents that live along Lincoln Avenue between Tower and Broadway in Fergus Falls. An officer tells us, a man was involved in a vehicle pursuit Saturday afternoon and then fled from police on foot.


06/26/2018 03:08 PM  ~~~Source~~~
BCA: Fergus Falls Girl, 16, Goes Missing 

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