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Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
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
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
October 20, 2015
One person killed in car crash
Battle Lake-One person died in a car-semi truck crash about two miles west of Battle Lake near the Solid Waste Transfer Station on State Highway 210. The driver of the semi, Donald Becker, 64, of Park Rapids, sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow...
October 20, 2015 - 10:47am
October 19, 2015
Frazee man among three injured in fatal accident in Wadena
A Little Falls man died and three others were injured, including a Frazee man, in a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Highway 71 in Wadena. Adam J. Denny, 23, of Little Falls died in the crash. He was a passenger in a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Charles E....
October 19, 2015 - 1:12pm
October 16, 2015
Fargo man taken to hospital after accident in Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County-A Fargo man is in the hospital after his pickup vaulted over an approach and hit a fence in Otter Tail County. 73-year-old CG Pramhus was driving a 1989 Toyota Xtraca west on Highway 34 and went into the ditch. The pickup continued until it reached the approach...
October 16, 2015 - 1:32pm
October 14, 2015
Two hurt in crash near Frazee
Frazee-Two people were hurt in a two-car broadside crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 87 near Frazee. According to the State Patrol, The accident occurred when a Pontiac G6 passenger car was eastbound on Highway 87 and was making a left turn into a driveway. A Pontiac Montana...
October 14, 2015 - 11:10pm
January 28, 2013
Six involved in Perham crash
A victim was extricated from a car using the Jaws of Life after a two-car accident in Perham at noon on Sunday. A total of six people were involved...
January 28, 2013 - 3:23pm
Two injured in Perham crash
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident near Perham on Thursday. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 34 and 410th Avenue...
December 28, 2012 - 12:56pm
August 29, 2012
New York Mills man sentenced for 2011 fatal crash
The driver in the crash that killed Ty Bell and injured a 15-year-old girl last summer has been sentenced. Daniel Resch, now 22, of NY Mills, was convicted of operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner, a felony offense. He was sentenced Aug. 20 to four years at the...
August 29, 2012 - 4:46pm
August 23, 2012
Boats seized in July 4 hit-and-run investigation; Authorities looking for boats with recent repairs
MOORHEAD - Authorities have seized two boats and may seize more as they continue to search for the suspects involved with a July 4 hit-and-run crash in Becker County that seriously injured a West Fargo man. Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said Tuesday that his office is looking...
August 23, 2012 - 10:02am
August 2, 2012
Hit-and-run near Battle Lake
A juvenile male has been apprehended by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office following a hit-and-run accident in Battle Lake. The accident occurred along 380th Avenue at about 10:15 p.m. on July 25. The juvenile hit another vehicle with his own car, then fled the scene. The juvenile...
August 2, 2012 - 11:12am
July 30, 2012
Becker County authorities still seeking public's help with hit-and-run
Witnesses have provided a detailed drawing/conception of the boat that may have been involved in a hit-and-run accident on Big Cormorant Lake on July 4, the Becker County Sheriff's Office reports. The accident, which occurred at about 10 p.m., left a West Fargo man seriously injured...
July 30, 2012 - 1:01pm
July 6, 2012
Hit-and-run boating accident leaves one seriously injured; public's help sought
A West Fargo man was seriously injured, and his 4-year-old daughter suffered minor injuries, in a hit-and-run boating accident on Big Cormorant Lake in southwest Becker County July 4. At approximately 10:18 p.m., the Becker County Sheriff's Office was notified that a boat had been...
July 6, 2012 - 10:04am
June 23, 2012
Verndale man faces felony counts after crashing into electrical pole
William Gene Skarka of Verndale faces two counts, one felony charge of first degree damage to property, and one misdemeanor DWI after hitting an electrical pole on April 29. According to court records, at approximately 12:19 a.m., Wadena County Sheriff's office was informed by Menahga...
June 23, 2012 - 7:46pm
May 16, 2012
Ottertail resident hurt in accident
An Ottertail resident was injured in a two-vehicle traffic accident May 10 at the intersection of State Highway 78 and State Highway 108, south of Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's reported that 52-year-old Robyn Hagel was taken to Perham Health with injuries not believed...
May 16, 2012 - 4:35pm
October 6, 2009
Vergas man injured by falling tree
A Vergas man was taken to the hospital Sunday after a tree fell on his leg, according to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. Todd Bunkowski, 53, was cutting wood near the intersection of Leek Lake Drive and Candor Hall Road shortly before 1 p.m. when a falling tree struck his leg, according...
October 6, 2009 - 2:52pm
September 30, 2009
Elderly patient walks away from Park Rapids facility, prompts nearly 6-hour search
PARK RAPIDS - An elderly dementia patient who wandered away from an assisted care facility Tuesday night was found after authorities used a thermal imager from the Minnesota State Patrol airship to locate him. Temperatures were hovering around 40 degrees when the man, 64-year-old...
September 30, 2009 - 1:41pm