Weekly Safety Report: Two Incidents - Crash on Interstate 94 and Vehicle Collision in Fergus Falls
This week in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, two incidents occurred that required attention for the weekly safety report. The first incident involved a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 94, where a man was injured but suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The second incident was a collision between two vehicles at the intersection of N Union Ave and W Fir Ave, resulting from one vehicle running a stop sign. Both incidents occurred in Fergus Falls and required immediate attention.
Richland County Sheriff issues anniversary badges marking 150 years of service
WAHPETON, N.D. (KFGO) – Richland County Sheriff Gary Ruhl and his deputies will be wearing special badges next year to mark the department’s 150th anniversary. The badges are based on the two most common styles used in Richland County over the years, with a gold five-point star inside a silver ring.
Crash in western Minnesota injures Beardsley man
(Wheaton, MN)--One person is injured in a crash in western Minnesota on Thursday morning. Officials say the crash took place on Highway 27 in Lake Valley Township near Wheaton. A Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Drew Sykora, 16, of Beardsley, was traveling eastbound on Highway 27 when it lost control on slippery roadways and rolled into the ditch. Sykora reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries and wask taken to the Wheaton hospital.
“Where to Eat” Episode 9 – Zen’s Steak & Seafood
“Where to Eat” Episode 9 – Zen’s Steak & Seafood. Hello and Welcome to the 9th installment of “Where to Eat”, Brought to you by Vergas 66 Gas & Convenience in Vergas, MN. The captivating culinary journey that continues to expand your where to eat...
Giant Sports Show 12-02
Talking to Twin Town coaches as basketball season begins. Head Coach Jeff Ralph, Jordan Christianson and Tony Bogenreif all talk about how their teams are doing to start the season. Listen to the Giant Sports Show every Saturday morning at 9am.
Hot Shooting Leads Otters to Opening Night Victory Over Cowboys
Fergus Falls shot the ball at a 54% clip on the night and made 9-of-21 3-pointers as they won their season opening game over the Breckenridge Cowboys 83-38 on Friday night at the Kennedy Secondary School Gold Gymnasium. The Otters had 18 assisted baskets in the game. “It was great...
Local Park Region Offices to Shut Down for Christmas 2023 and New Year 2024; 24/7 Help Desk Remains Open
Park Region has confirmed that its offices will be closed on December 25, 2023, and January 1, 2024, for Christmas and New Year's Day. Despite the closure, the company's 24/7 help desk will continue to be available at 800.247.2706.
Local Spartans Triumph Over Minnesota North-Hibbing with 28 Assists in Basketball Victory
Minnesota State Community and Technical College's Spartans won 95-76 against Minnesota North-Hibbing in a basketball game in Fergus Falls. The Spartans shot 54.4% from the field and made 45.8% of their 3-point attempts. They also made 28 assists, led by Javin Tindal with 7.
Echoes of the Frontier: The Legacy of Fort Larned and Great Bend, Kansas
The Great Bend of Kansas, with its haunting history, stands as a testament to the resolve of its first settlers in the late 19th century. These pioneers, braving the challenges of frontier life and the tension with Native American tribes, laid the groundwork for the thriving town of Great Bend. The area's oldest buildings and historical sites, rich with tales of past struggles and violent cowtown days, fuel local legends and the eerie feeling that the spirits of early settlers linger still.
National Scholarship Opportunity for Local Telecommunication Customers' Graduating Seniors
The Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) is partnering with the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) to offer a national scholarship for rural students. This program targets high school seniors whose families are customers of local telecommunications service providers.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Elbow Lake as of 2023-12-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Bells are ringing
Christmas and the Salvation Army are Christmas traditions. Jean Freden with the Salvation Army and Breanna Koval speaking for our local scout troops talked about this years “kettle campaign” on Friday morning. Listen to the KBMW podcast below.
Man is injured in a crash west of Fergus Falls Tuesday
(Otter Tail County, MN)--One person is injured in a crash early Tuesday morning in Otter Tail County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash took place in Oscar Township. A Mercedes C sedan, driven by Lloyd Donkor, 47, of Lakeville, was traveling westbound on Interstate 94 when it entered the median, crossed the eastbound lanes and came to rest in the south ditch.
Exploring Minnesota's Central Lakes Trail: A Journey Through Nature and History
Minnesota's Central Lakes Trail offers a harmonious blend of natural splendor and historical narrative, creating a unique recreational corridor that stretches 55 miles from Osakis to Fergus Falls. Opened in 2005, this paved path, once the Burlington Northern Railroad, is now a haven for bikers, walkers, and inline skaters, delivering breathtaking vistas of lakes, prairies, and countryside. The trail weaves through ten welcoming communities, each providing its own array of amenities and attractions, ensuring that visitors can relish in the comfort of local hospitality.
East Grand Forks Green Wave's winning run ended after game against Fergus Falls Otters
The East Grand Forks Green Wave's run of five straight wins ended on the road against the Fergus Falls Otters. Saturday's game at Fergus Falls High School Community Arena finished 4-1. The hosting Otters started off strong and took the lead right after the puck drop with Ella Starzl scoring...
Friday, December 1st Weather
TODAY: DECREASING CLOUDS BUT REMAINING COOL. LIGHT SOUTHWEST BREEZE HAS A CHILL TO IT. HIGH: MID 30S. SATURDAY: CLOUDY MORNING, SUNNY AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH: MID 30S. WIND: SOUTH/SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20, GUSTING HIGHER. SUNDAY: CLEAR START AND A SUNNY AFTERNOON. LOW: 20. HIGH: 35. WIND: LIGHT SOUTHEAST. MONDAY: PARTLY SUNNY...
Twin Town Villa finds their holiday spirit
Twin Town Villa is decking the halls for Christmas these days! Decorations, music and holiday cheer are in huge supply. Director Mary Wolfgram talked about the many holiday activities going on at TTV on her Thursday radio segment. Listen to the KBMW podcast below.
Park Region Offers Local Children Opportunity to Contact Santa and Enjoy Holiday Festivities
Park Region is providing children a chance to reach out to Santa Claus through phone or email. They can leave a voicemail at 218.998.1225 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Park Region is also hosting the Dalton Christmas Fest at the Lake Region Pioneer Thresherman’s Grounds in Dalton. The event will take place from Thanksgiving to New Years.
Gronewold Scores 20 to Lead Lady Spartans Past Rainy River
The M State lady Spartans improved to 3-2 on the season with a 65-47 victory over Minnesota North-Rainy River on Saturday in Fergus Falls. Jayna Gronewold returned to the lineup, scoring 20 points, snagging 5 rebounds, dishing out 3 assists and coming away with 4 steals. Itzel Salazar added 11 points and Mia Blaskowski came off the bench to score 11 points and grab 9 rebounds.
Fergus Falls YMCA to Host 'Conquering the Winter Blues' Presentation on Dec 11
The Fergus Falls YMCA will be hosting a presentation on Conquering the Winter Blues on Dec 11, 2023 at 11:30 am. Aaron Cadayong will be presenting. Light refreshments will be served. This free community event is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Let’s conquer the winter blues together at the Y!Visit here for more details.