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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
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
March 17, 2017
Underwood woman dies in fall from horse
A 48-year-old Underwood, Minn., woman died Wednesday afternoon, March 15, after falling from the horse she was riding and sustaining a head injury, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Kirsten Laney, of Oakdale Road near Underwood, was riding a horse with her friend...
March 17, 2017 - 2:09pm
March 16, 2017
Just another con: Frazee man sentenced for not providing truck title has history of scams
A Frazee man who previously hoaxed two Twin Cities TV stations and was convicted of scamming Hummer owners has been sentenced In Becker County...
March 16, 2017 - 9:09am
March 15, 2017
Wadena man survives after car launches, lands upside-down on ice
The fact that 38-year-old James Sundby of Wadena is alive after driving his car off an embankment, flying over 210 feet of open water and coming...
March 15, 2017 - 9:38am
Man dies in Tuesday morning rollover north of DL
A 41-year-old Naytahwaush, Minn., man died in a rollover Tuesday at about 10:30 a.m. seven miles north of Detroit Lakes. Marvin Tibbetts Jr....
March 15, 2017 - 9:31am
March 10, 2017
Deer goes through windshield, injures northwest Minnesota driver
HOLT, Minn.—A 45-year-old motorist was injured Wednesday night by a deer he hit in Marshall County after the animal went through his windshield. The Minnesota State Patrol and Marshall County Sheriff's Office responded at 7:51 p.m. to the crash on Minnesota. Highway 32 on the...
March 10, 2017 - 11:24am
March 8, 2017
Ashby woman hurt in I-94 accident
An 18-year-old Ashby, Minn. female was hurt in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 on Tuesday. Mackenzie Rayn Ecker was driving a 1996 Mercury Sable westbound on I-94, near the Brandon exit, when the vehicle went off the side of the road and struck the median cable barrier, according...
March 8, 2017 - 11:13am
March 7, 2017
Woman airlifted to Fargo hospital after being struck by semi
A Mahnomen woman was airlifted to a Fargo hospital on March 3 after pulling her vehicle out in front of a semi and being struck. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Elisa Elva Bellanger, age 72, was driving a 2010 Dodge Caravan westbound on Highway 200, approaching the intersection...
March 7, 2017 - 9:37am
Motorcyclists hurt after hitting dog
A motorcyclist and his rider were injured after hitting a dog that ran into the road northeast of Bagley, Minn. on Sunday. The driver, Patrick Dale Obryan, age 58, of Bagley, and passenger Sharon Kay Dyrdahl-Obryan, age 62, of Bagley, both sustained non-life-threatening injuries in...
March 7, 2017 - 9:36am
March 2, 2017
MN farmer dies after skid loader submerges in manure pit
FREEPORT, Minn. — A Freeport man rescued Feb. 28 from a skid loader that was submerged in an abandoned manure pit has died. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Duane Herzog, 46, was operating the skid loader when it went through ice that was covering a manure pit on...
March 2, 2017 - 8:57am
Vehicles hit head-on at Highway 59, CR 6 intersection
When two vehicles hit head-on at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 6 in Detroit Lakes just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, employees of...
March 2, 2017 - 8:53am
February 28, 2017
UPDATE: Man dies after being pinned between large trucks in Fargo
FARGO -- A person died Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, after being pinned between two vehicles at a business in south Fargo.
February 28, 2017 - 2:02pm
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save MN snowmobiler who fell through the ice
LAKE VERMILLION, Minn. – Fred Reichel had just sat down in the living room of his Lake Vermilion home Saturday afternoon to watch a little TV when he noticed two snowmobiles buzzing across the ice at Oak Narrows. Only one of the snowmobiles made it. The other, driven by Ronald Hautala...
February 28, 2017 - 9:44am
Minnesota sheriff's deputy sent to hospital after hitting cow with car
KANABEC COUNTY - A sheriff's deputy for Kanabec County in Minnesota was taken to the hospital after he hit a cow with his squad car. Thirty-year-old Dpty. Daniel Steven was looking for a cow reported on the road. As Steven was driving around, the cow ran out of the ditch and was...
February 28, 2017 - 9:38am
February 27, 2017
Icy roads lead to accidents around Otter Tail County Saturday
Snowfall and icy roadways on Saturday evening, Feb. 25, resulted in several accidents in many areas of Otter Tail County. Injuries were minor. Five people were in a vehicle that rolled northwest of Fergus Falls at 8:51 p.m. The vehicle slid into a ditch at the intersection of Highway...
February 27, 2017 - 3:14pm
February 21, 2017
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
Frosty, slippery conditions are behind a one-vehicle rollover that happened on Highway 10 near Verndale Tuesday morning.
February 21, 2017 - 11:43am