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Otter Tail County evolves with emergency management plan
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
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
March 14, 2016
Wadena man accused of sexual assault of minor
WADENA, Minn. -- A 39-year-old Wadena man is accused of making sexual advances toward a female juvenile under age 13. Jason Lee Bergeson, 39,...
March 14, 2016 - 11:20am
February 29, 2016
DL motel evacuated during standoff with Dent man
A Detroit Lakes motel was evacuated Sunday night after a Dent man said he had a gun and threatened to shoot officers. The Becker County Sheriff's Office was trying to pick up the 49-year-old man around 7:30 p.m. at the 59er Motel at 19389 Frontage Road on a harassment restraining...
February 29, 2016 - 12:12pm
February 24, 2016
Perham man accused of assaulting, threatening woman with blowtorch
Perham– A 25-year-old Perham man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting and also threatening a woman with various weapons and a blowtorch on Saturday, according to his case file. David Wilson Powell reportedly got into an argument with a woman...
February 24, 2016 - 10:57pm
February 11, 2016
Fargo officer shot during stand off
FARGO – A Fargo officer shot Wednesday night during a standoff in north Fargo is expected to die, and the suspected shooter is also dead, Police Chief David Todd says. Todd said at a 2 a.m. Thursday news conference at police headquarters that Officer Jason Moszer, 33, is a six-year...
February 11, 2016 - 2:19pm
January 14, 2016
Perham man arrested for terroristic threats
On Jan. 8, an Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputy arrested 71-year-old Paul Mart of Perham who was later charged in court with terroristic threats in the second degree and DWI test refusal. At 1:30 a.m. on the day of the arrest the sheriff’s office and Perham police responded to...
January 14, 2016 - 1:06pm