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Holby pleads guilty in Jasmine Block kidnapping case
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
One person dies in crash near Frazee
MnDOT awards New York Mills with fleet of 40 bikes
State gas tax increase, road tax on auto parts explored
Thielen learned trick from Randy Moss
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Bemidji and Park Rapids
Hurley transitions from distance running to triathlon
Vikings to waive kicker Daniel Carlson, sign Dan Bailey
Perham erases second half deficit for home win
Frances "Lucille" Newton
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Addie Jo Baumgart
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Emergency medicine physician joins Tri-County Health Care
Arvig named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 50 Best Places to Work
Shearer's Foods plans to invest more than $8 million in Perham facility
Las Ranitas to open Monday in Perham
A spirited kickoff to the year
Perham Health Foundation to host Blue at the Barn
Looking Back - Sept. 13, 2018
Looking Back - Sept. 6 Edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Linda: In the mail
Ask A Trooper: Are are school bus arm violations handled?
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
Ask A trooper: What are your thoughts about the "Kiki Challenge?"
Your letters: Thanks for the help with the corn feed
Lindquist to perform Sept. 16 at Trinity Lutheran in NYM
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Noa Fort concert Sept. 8 at NYM Cultural Center
'Otter Tales: The musical' to be performed Sept. 14-16
Western Minnesota roosters have something to crow about at state fair
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
crime and courts
August 31, 2018
Weekly police report - Aug. 30 edition
Aug. 20 • Assisted stranded motorist. • Caller reported hitting parked vehicle in private parking lot. • Unlocked vehicle due to unlock services all unavailable. • Report of a fight in progress; unfounded. • Complainant turned in red portable charger. • Assisted Otter...
August 31, 2018 - 9:06am
August 29, 2018
In drug-infused rage, Minnesota man allegedly bit off man's finger, tried pulling woman's face apart 'as hard as he could'
GRAND MARAIS, Minn.—A Northfield, Minn., man was charged with assault after he allegedly tried to strangle a woman, bite off part of a...
August 29, 2018 - 8:10am
August 28, 2018
Phone scammers preying on Minnesota Nice, but the key is don't answer
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn.—Foreign scammers have been hammering Dakota County, authorities say, preying on the Minnesota Nice culture where...
August 28, 2018 - 8:58pm
August 25, 2018
Minnesota man charged with murder of 13-day-old son
Murder charges have been filed against an Apple Valley father accused of killing his 13-day-old son. Michael Anthony Herkal, 32, was originally...
August 25, 2018 - 11:49am
August 24, 2018
Man suspected of firing gun, admits to using firework
On Aug. 17, at approximately 9:22 a.m., the Battle Lake Police Department was called to the intersection of N. Lincoln Ave. and W. Bowman Street for a disturbance. A complainant and a witness reported they believed a subject had discharged a small caliber handgun one time while walking...
August 24, 2018 - 10:02am
Sheriff office gives scam warnings at Aging Expo
County Sheriff Detective Sergeant Reed Reinbold addressed senior citizens on Aug. 15 at the Aging Expo in Fergus Falls. He told senior citizens how to avoid becoming the victims of scams. "If something seems too good to be true it probably is untrue," said Reinbold at the Bigwood...
August 24, 2018 - 9:57am
Weekly police report - Aug. 23 edition
Aug. 13 • Two-vehicle crash at SW 5th Ave/SW 4th St; no injuries. • Two-vehicle crash at Pine Cone Park/Paul Lake Rd; no injuries. • Received complaint of dog overheating in parked vehicle; gone on arrival. • Border Patrol requested BOLO for individual believed to be residing...
August 24, 2018 - 8:59am
August 22, 2018
Minnesota woman admits to shooting 2 dogs
WADENA, Minn.—A Wadena woman is facing two felonies after admitting she shot two dogs earlier this month. Patricia K. Strayer, 57, admitted...
August 22, 2018 - 12:55pm
August 20, 2018
Minnesota man accused of assisting in wife's suicide
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—An Eden Prairie man is accused of helping his apparently ailing wife kill herself, authorities say. Thomas James Houck,...
August 20, 2018 - 9:05pm
'I should've called police that night': Hoehn breaks silence before his trial in the murder of LaFontaine-Greywind
FARGO — William Hoehn admits he made a life-changing mistake on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. "I should've called police that night," he said...
August 20, 2018 - 6:49am
August 17, 2018
Weekly police report - Aug. 16 edition
Aug. 7 • Adult female arrested on Otter Tail County warrant. • Adult male arrested for Fleeing a Peace Officer by Means Other Than a Motor Vehicle. Aug. 8 • Adult male issued citation and arrested for Trespassing. • Issued parking ticket for Semi Parking in Residential Area....
August 17, 2018 - 8:52am
August 16, 2018
Around the county: Cabin break-in suspect caught
Sheriff deputies reported that a thief who broke into a cabin and stole items at Swan Lake south of Fergus Falls was later caught at a nearby cabin. Deputies conducted a search warrant on the east side of the lake the evening of Aug. 5, found the stolen items and arrested 28-year-old...
August 16, 2018 - 9:30am
August 14, 2018
Charge: Minnesota baby dies after abuse; father looked on Google for excuses
An infant boy has died two days after his Apple Valley father was arrested on suspicion of child abuse. Michael Anthony Herkal, 32, told police...
August 14, 2018 - 4:09pm
Man allegedly tried to kill coworker by stabbing him in the neck
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls man was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 8, for stabbing a coworker in the neck, according to court...
August 14, 2018 - 3:35pm
August 10, 2018
Be careful with financial transactions online
Sheriff deputies warn county residents that, before completing financial transactions online, be sure to obtain verification of a buyer or seller. A resident of Ottertail, on Aug. 2, prevented being scammed by insisting on verification from a seller regarding a classic vehicle transaction....
August 10, 2018 - 11:14am