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Vergas child airlifted to Fargo after lawn mowing accident
Driver of potato truck injured in crash near Perham
Crew cleans hazardous material at Otter Tail County Recycling Center
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
Late touchdown lifts Perham football past Park Rapids
Perham volleyball knocks off Barnesville in HOL clash
Perham tennis gets win over rival, Wadena-Deer Creek
A leader on and off the field
Yellowjackets ready for homecoming game with Park Rapids
Herbert H. Limmer
Mac J. Tobkin
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
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
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'
It's a dirty job
Vergas child airlifted to Fargo after lawn mowing accident
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
Suspect sought in bank robbery
ROTHSAY, Minn. – Authorities are searching for a white male suspect after a robbery at Farmers State Bank in Rothsay on Tuesday afternoon. Officials said the suspect showed a gun to a teller about 1:20 p.m. and took off with an undisclosed amount of money. They said the suspect...
January 14, 2016 - 12:32pm
January 2, 2016
Detroit Lakes woman must repay $143,000 she stole from employer
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- For the second time in 10 years, a Detroit Lakes woman has been found guilty of embezzlement. Late last month, Stephanie Jo Disse, 45, was sentenced for stealing about $143,000 from her employer in Becker County district court. She was sentenced on one felony...
January 2, 2016 - 11:24am
December 19, 2015
Landlord who shot at tenant pleads guilty
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord pleaded guilty Thursday in Otter Tail County District Court to an attempted murder charge for shooting a tenant in September. Gerald Duane Skolte pleaded guilty to second-degree intent to commit murder to Otter...
December 19, 2015 - 11:22am
December 17, 2015
Sheriff’s reports: Accidents and a high-speed chase
Woman injured in traffic mishap northwest of Fergus Falls A 49-year-old rural Fergus Falls woman, Tanya Jane Hanstad, struck her head and sustained an arm injury in an accident at 2:56 p.m. on Dec. 3 northwest of Fergus Falls. “A 17-year-old male was westbound on Highway 88 and...
December 17, 2015 - 1:34pm
December 14, 2015
Woman gets year in prison for stealing TVs from Walmart
DETROIT LAKES,Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes woman has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for stealing several televisions from Walmart. Tonya Love Lee Arthur, 36, was found guilty of felony theft and sentenced to one year and one day in prison. She was also fined $1,000 and...
December 14, 2015 - 12:16pm