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Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Perham earns a pair of road wins
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
crime and courts
March 31, 2018
Weekly police report - March 29 edition
March 19 • Complainant reported possible identity theft; referred to appropriate agency. • Responded to Perham address for 911 hangup; all okay. March 20 • Perham resident reported possible identity theft. • Perham resident arrested on warrant out of Moorhead. • Attempt...
March 31, 2018 - 9:57am
March 30, 2018
UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Alexandria girl found safe
UPDATE: A 15-year-old runaway from Alexandria has been found and is safe. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office issued a news release Friday morning,...
March 30, 2018 - 9:38am
Money recovered after OT County resident falls victim to scammer
Some of the money stolen by scammers from an 85-year-old female resident of Otter Tail County has been recovered. After an investigation took place, $29,000 was recovered. How much money was not recovered was not immediately available. On March 5 the victim received phone calls informing...
March 30, 2018 - 8:54am
March 23, 2018
Sheriff's Report: Scams averted, Perham car accidents cause injuries
Sheriff deputies heard from a Clitherall resident on March 13 who reported that someone used his Social Security number to obtain two cell phones that were charged to the account of the Clitherall resident. The total bill was $500 but Verizon said the Clitherall resident will not...
March 23, 2018 - 11:31am
March 22, 2018
Weekly police report - March 22 edition
March 12 • Perham resident transported for evaluation. • Responded to Perham resident for verbal dispute; all okay. March 13 • Complainant reported vehicle blocking the alley. • Perham resident reported scam. • Caller reported dog ran away. • Citation issued for No Minnesota...
March 22, 2018 - 12:37pm
City of Detroit Lakes, Wadena involved in possible 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits
The cities of Perham, Wadena and Detroit Lakes could be the latest victims in what some believe is a 'drive-by' lawsuit; in other words, lawsuits in which an attorney and/or their clients grab onto a certain type of case and seek to apply it up and down the road they travel. In this...
March 22, 2018 - 11:36am
March 18, 2018
Henning residents sentenced in felony drug convictions
A judge in Otter Tail County ordered Stays of Impositions on Feb. 26 for two Henning residents who had been charged with felonies. Under a Stay of Imposition, a person will have his or her felony conviction reduced to a misdemeanor if the person stays law abiding during a probationary...
March 18, 2018 - 8:26am
March 17, 2018
Weekly police report - March 15 edition
March 7 • Issued warning ticket for 24-hour parking/snow removal. • Caller reported threatening messages/phone calls; advised on OFP process. • Issued written warning for parking the wrong way and expired registration. March 8 • Perham merchant reported gas drive-off. •...
March 17, 2018 - 10:48am
March 16, 2018
Perham resident reports credit card ID theft
Sheriff deputies said a Perham resident, on March 6, reported that several credit cards were opened by a thief in the name of the county resident. In cases such as this, law enforcement informs victims to contact the individual credit card fraud department to have the account closed....
March 16, 2018 - 12:10pm
March 9, 2018
Weekly police report - March 8 edition
Feb. 26 • City worker reported damage to light pole. • Adult male arrested on Crow Wing County warrant. • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with a driving complaint. Feb. 27 • Assist with vehicle unlock. • Two-vehicle crash in private parking lot; no injuries....
March 9, 2018 - 12:48pm
Reports: 1 dead, 14 injured after drunk driver hits van full of Twins fans after spring training game
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An Andover, Minn. woman is dead and 14 others were injured after a van full of Twins fans leaving a spring training game...
March 9, 2018 - 11:24am
March 7, 2018
Charges in Vining gas station theft
Felony sentencing has been handed down in a theft case which was first investigated early September of last year, according to Otter Tail County court records. On Sept. 7, a representative of the Big Foot Gas and Grocery, of Vining, informed investigators that an employee, identified...
March 7, 2018 - 1:40pm
March 3, 2018
Semi/tanker driver injured near Rush Lake
A semi/tanker driver from Herman, Minnesota was injured Feb. 23 near Rush Lake, south of Perham, when he lost control and entered the ditch near Highway 78. Taken to the Perham hospital with minor injuries was David Sibley, 57. He was driving the unit for Bongards, which is a cheese...
March 3, 2018 - 9:06am
March 1, 2018
Emily Dewey’s family raising money for legal fight against man they claim took advantage of her just before she died
MADISON, Wis. – The family of Emily Dewey, the widow of a murdered Mahnomen County sheriff’s deputy, has launched an online fundraiser to...
March 1, 2018 - 3:13pm
February 23, 2018
Police report - Feb. 22 edition
Feb. 12 • Issued verbal warning for passing on the right. • Issued verbal warning for stop sign violation. Feb. 13 • Stood by for property exchange. • Responded to Perham address for alarm; cleared and secured building. • Retrieved backpack and carry-on bag from area of...
February 23, 2018 - 11:04am