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Dean's Country Market sold to Central Market owners
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
20 measles cases prompts warning from Minnesota officials
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Perham sweeps Anderson-Cole Invitational
Extra inning rally gives Pequot Lakes a road win
Yellowjackets walk off on US Bank Stadium
Perham Tennis earns home win over rival
Perham tennis edges Moorhead, Bemidji
Mary Ann A. Paavola
Lyle William Hughes
Harvey W. Henrikson
Kathleen Kaminski Bickell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
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'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
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!)
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
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
Dean's Country Market sold to Central Market owners
January 4, 2017
OTC judge convicts Sebeka man in shooting incident
An 18-year-old Sebeka man pleaded guilty in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday to shooting a handgun at three people in Perham on Aug. 5. Judge Sharon Benson convicted Taylor Ray Allen Luster of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Initially, Luster was charged...
January 4, 2017 - 2:14pm
Perham man faces felony for discharge of firearm
A Perham man faces a felony charge of reckless discharge of a firearm after an incident Saturday afternoon, Dec. 31, at an apartment building...
January 4, 2017 - 9:01am
December 29, 2016
Pillager man charged with burglary in District Court
A 39-year-old Pillager man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court after he allegedly tried to kill himself in someone’s shed and then broke windows and slept in a bed at the house, according to the criminal complaint.
December 29, 2016 - 4:04pm
December 23, 2016
UPDATED: New York Mills teacher charged with felony sex crime
Kris Koll, an ag teacher listed as a member of the New York Mills High School faculty, is in the Otter Tail County jail in Fergus Falls for alleged...
December 23, 2016 - 1:58pm
December 12, 2016
Suspect twice eludes police after attempted kidnapping of estranged wife in Otter Tail County
A man accused of trying to kidnap his wife early Sunday, Dec. 11, was arrested after outrunning officers twice, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. About 1:45 a.m., sheriff's deputies and Fergus Falls police responded to a report of a domestic dispute and...
December 12, 2016 - 7:42am
November 21, 2016
Wetterling killer sentenced to 20 years in prison
Danny Heinrich, the man who confessed to killing Jacob Wetterling almost three decades ago, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday, Nov....
November 21, 2016 - 11:48am
November 8, 2016
Wadena woman dead, man in hospital after high-speed chase into Otter Tail County
A Wadena woman is dead and the murder suspect in the hospital Monday night after leading authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties. The female found dead in the home has been identified as Maragret St. Marie, 27, of Wadena, Minn. Antonio St. Marie who is being...
November 8, 2016 - 9:10am
November 4, 2016
MN candy tampering finds needles, muscle relaxant after Halloween
A Halloween trick is turning up in treats around Minnesota, including New York Mills. Parents are finding dangerously tainted Halloween candy....
November 4, 2016 - 10:46am
October 27, 2016
Dalton man arrested on allegations of strangling woman
A 44-year-old Dalton man was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting a woman at a Dalton home, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. The law enforcement report states that Rudwaan Jesus-Shabazz Companioni reportedly choked, pushed and cut the finger of a woman early...
October 27, 2016 - 11:39am
October 16, 2016
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
County sheriff deputies continue to alert Otter Tail County residents to beware of scam artists. While most county residents do not take the bait from these illegal contacts via phone, e-mail and letters, every now and then a county resident gets taken in by the scams. The result...
October 16, 2016 - 11:51am
July 15, 2016
Chase from Perham ends in Wadena July 12
A gas drive-off in Perham resulted in the chase of a vehicle that had been stolen in Detroit Lakes on July 12. “The chased ensued along Highway 10 between Perham and Wadena,” said Otter Tail County Sheriff Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons. “The chase ended and an arrest was made at a construction...
July 15, 2016 - 11:03am
July 1, 2016
Charges: Minn. homicide victim was beheaded, stabbed
A 20-year-old Hibbing man was beaten, stabbed and beheaded by an acquaintance — apparently in retribution for an alleged sexual assault — according to charges filed Wednesday. The body of David Alexander Haiman was recovered from a wooded area in the Itasca County community of...
July 1, 2016 - 11:06am
June 17, 2016
Fresh out of prison, Ottertail man nabbed for Dilworth Wal-Mart theft
An Ottertail, Minn., man who was arrested at the Dilworth Wal-Mart on Tuesday, June 14, on suspicion of attempting to make off with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise he didn't pay for told the arresting officer he had just got out of prison and was on parole. According to court...
June 17, 2016 - 10:24am
April 16, 2016
Heroin overdose victim identified
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Police in Detroit Lakes have released the name of the 32-year-old man whose February death due to a heroin overdose spurred an investigation into the two men who might have been the last to see him alive. Christopher Michael Richot was new to Detroit Lakes,...
April 16, 2016 - 11:42pm
April 1, 2016
Dent man caught after leading deputy on 12-mile chase
What began as a seemingly routine arrest Saturday in Swift County ended with a pursuit and $2,000 worth of damage to Sheriff John Holtz’s vehicle. The suspect, Douglas Alan Young, 49, of Dent, had originally been wanted on an Otter Tail County warrant for violating an order for...
April 1, 2016 - 2:33pm