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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
February 20, 2017
Woman dies in train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday night
A woman is dead after being hit by a train in Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing at Washington Avenue and U.S. Highway 10, which is within sight of the town’s train...
February 20, 2017 - 10:05am
February 13, 2017
Two killed, one hurt in crash near Glyndon
Two young North Dakota residents were killed, and another injured, in an accident on Interstate 94 near Glyndon on Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Danie Leigh Thomssen, age 18, of Fargo, and Carson Dennis Roney, 19, of Oakes, did not survive the crash. Haley Lynn...
February 13, 2017 - 8:34am
February 8, 2017
Man hurt after rear-ending snow plow in Fergus Falls
A Clitherall man was injured after rear-ending a snow plow on Interstate 94 in Fergus Falls on Tuesday. Kim Douglas Biederman, age 62, was driving a 2006 Chevy Uplander westbound in the left lane of the interstate when he rear-ended a MnDOT 2014 International plow during snow removal...
February 8, 2017 - 8:16am
February 7, 2017
'He has a guardian angel,' relative says of toddler who survived head-on crash
A 2-year-old boy was the only survivor of a head-on crash Sunday, Feb. 5, that killed his mother and another driver in Otter Tail County. The...
February 7, 2017 - 7:30am
February 6, 2017
Drivers in fatal Deer Creek crash identified
A 2-year-old boy is the only survivor of a head-on car crash Sunday afternoon, Feb. 5, that killed two drivers near here in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The boy, who's from Wadena, was hospitalized after the crash, but his injuries were not life-threatening,...
February 6, 2017 - 3:36pm
Toddler is lone survivor of double-fatal crash in western Minnesota
DEER CREEK, Minn. – A 2-year-old boy is the only survivor of a head-on car crash Sunday afternoon, Feb. 5, that killed two drivers near here in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The boy, who’s from Wadena, was hospitalized after the crash, but his injuries...
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 30, 2017
The danger zones: Accidents along Highway 10 reveal higher-risk areas
What do Beyoncé and the stretch of Highway 10 between Lake Park and Frazee have in common? They're both dangerously curvy. The stretch of highway...
January 30, 2017 - 10:13am
January 23, 2017
Frazee woman, teen hurt in rollover
A woman and teenager were injured in a rollover accident just east of Frazee on Saturday. Jennifer Joy Labbe, age 37, and a 17-year-old female passenger were transported to Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, the Minnesota State Patrol...
January 23, 2017 - 12:17pm
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
FARGO—One person was injured in Minnesota's Otter Tail County in a crash involving a semi and a sports utility vehicle with attached trailer. The State Patrol said the crash happened on Highway 10 in Bluffton just before 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. According to Sgt. Jesse...
January 23, 2017 - 11:04am
January 21, 2017
One hurt in I-94 truck crash in Douglas County
One person was injured when a tractor-trailer left the Interstate 94 roadway and entered the ditch in LaGrand Township in Douglas County. On...
January 21, 2017 - 1:51pm
January 17, 2017
Vehicle breaks through ice on West Battle Lake
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported that the wheels of a vehicle and fish house being pulled broke through the ice near a pressure ridge on Jan. 10 at 4:33 p.m. on the west side of West Battle Lake. “The vehicle owner was pulling the fish house onto the lake with a...
January 17, 2017 - 10:46am
Semi full of potatoes tips near Perham
A semi with a trailer full of potatoes tipped onto its right side east of Perham on Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The accident took place at the intersection of Highway 8 and 565th Avenue. A local farmer assisted the owner of the truck, Craig Pietila of Menahga, Minn., with removing the load...
January 17, 2017 - 10:45am
Four hurt in rear-end crash on I-94
Four people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 southeast of Fergus Falls on Sunday. Bobbie Miranda Nutter, age 21, Champlin, Minn., Destiny Nicole Nutter, age 19, Elbow Lake, Minn., Daniel Christopher Knudtson, age 34, West Fargo, N.D., and a five-year-old all...
January 17, 2017 - 9:34am
Fergus Falls man unharmed after rear-end crash in Moorhead
An Otter Tail County man was involved in a rear-end crash in Moorhead on Tuesday. Oliver Dean Anderson, age 53, Fergus Falls, was not hurt when his vehicle was rear-ended while stopped in traffic, the Minnesota State Patrol Reports. The driver of the other vehicle, Michael Aaron Severson,...
January 17, 2017 - 9:26am
January 16, 2017
One hurt in rollover near Fergus Falls
A Fargo woman was injured when her vehicle rolled multiple times on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls last Friday. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Erica Marie Cossette, age 25, was driving a 2009 Toyota Camry eastbound down the interstate, south of Otter Tail County Road 1,...
January 16, 2017 - 9:53am