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Perham EMS worker honored in Outstanding Traffic Safety Partners of the Year
Summer activities for kids offered at Perham Area Public Library
AgweekTV: Better grilling
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Yellowjackets drop regular season finale to Barnesville
Cresap fourth in Section 8A Playoffs
Wildcats continue winning ways
Perham captures Section 6AA North Championship
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Corbin David Mattson
Zander Jacob Blom
Hattie Rae Dockter
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
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
The birds and the bees of planting apple trees
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
January 19, 2017
Fishing group finds their tires slashed near Pelican
Tires were slashed on three vehicles owned by fishermen who found the vandalism after returning from a ice fishing outing at Rankle Lake, northwest of Pelican Rapids. The incident took place at the intersection of Highway 34 and 165th Avenue. The vehicle owners called authorities...
January 19, 2017 - 1:25pm
Safe worth $500 reported stolen from Henning home
A 16-inch-by-16-inch safe has reportedly been stolen from a Henning home, according to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.A window was allegedly pulled open at 50496 Otter Tail County Highway 50 on Sunday and the safe was taken. The safe reportedly had money, check...
January 19, 2017 - 9:18am
Fergus man sentenced for breaking windows and vandalizing car
A 35-year-old Fergus Falls man was given five years of probation in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday for vandalizing a car in a garage and breaking windows at West Fir Avenue last spring. Otter Tail County Judge Waldemar Senyk sentenced Isaiah Lorrell Gross on felony-level...
January 19, 2017 - 9:07am
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