Fergus Falls, city (1990 pop. 12,362), seat of Otter Tail co., W central Minn., on the Otter Tail River; inc. 1872. Agriculture is central to the economy. Poultry, livestock, grain, sunflowers, and sugar beets are produced, and there is dairying. A Lutheran seminary is in the city.
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