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Perham Health hosts Just For Women event Oct. 17
Minn. women caught in California wildfires are home safe, looking to help
Motorcycles crash north of Clitherall
High School Construction Update
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
DGF outlasts Perham on the gridiron
Yellowjackets respond with road sweep of Frazee
Yellowjackets fall to defending champs
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Carl F. Bjelland
Mary Lu Thomas
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Jaxton Dean Lynnes
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
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
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
October 11, 2017
Man sentenced after tipping boat while drunk, endangering lives of passengers
The driver of a duck boat that tipped on a Minnesota lake a year ago will be going to jail for drunk driving and child endangerment. Ronald Haugrud...
October 11, 2017 - 9:06am
September 29, 2017
UPDATE: Suspect, officers named following a high-speed chase that resulted in shots fired
Audubon, MN—The Becker County Sheriff's Office has confirmed an officer-involved shooting on Highway 10. According to a press release, just...
September 29, 2017 - 6:25pm
September 18, 2017
Perham police investigate three recent burglaries
Perham police are investigating three separate burglaries that have occurred over the past three weeks. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby said burglaries were reported Sept. 1, 2 and 11 at three different locations around town: Jean’s the Right Plant Place, Ma’s Little Red Barn...
September 18, 2017 - 9:50am
August 22, 2017
Burglary takes place south of NY Mills
A spool of copper wire and welders were among the items taken from property on 535th Avenue, south of New York Mills. The incident was reported on Aug. 7 but the burglary likely took place several days earlier. The theft took placed at abandoned farm property near Highway 135. "The...
August 22, 2017 - 4:48pm
Aug. 8 Issued verbal warning for speed. Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; transported for evaluation. Aug. 9 Transported dog at large to Lakeland Vet Hospital. Caller reported losing billfold. Transported injured dog at large to Lakeland Vet Hospital. Responded...
August 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 7, 2017
Frazee man gets 25 months after disturbance at Human Services
A rural Frazee man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after bringing three knives to the Becker County Human Services Department, causing a disturbance, and being caught with Fentanyl patches. Donald Arthur Merrill, 45, of rural Frazee has been sentenced in Becker...
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
June 28, 2017
Video: Minnesota woman foreshadowed risky YouTube stunt before shooting boyfriend
HALSTAD, Minn. — A fatal shooting that happened here Monday evening, June 26, was captured on video for YouTube while a tweet posted before...
June 28, 2017 - 4:52pm
June 25, 2017
DL man charged with marijuana-growing operation
Cody Joe Johnson, 32, of rural Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on May 15, a Becker County deputy learned of a large marijuana-growing operation in Becker County, allegedly...
June 25, 2017 - 10:18am
June 14, 2017
Moorhead man accused of putting hot sauce in 2-month-old daughter's eyes, throwing fireworks in her face
A Moorhead man is accused of abusing his 2-month-old daughter, including rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in her eyes and blocking her airway...
June 14, 2017 - 8:42am
Former Hawley church treasurer sentenced for theft admits to using church money to pay women for sex
A Hawley, Minn., man was sentenced June 12 to 20 days on electronic home monitoring at his own expense for his earlier guilty plea to a theft charge of taking thousands of dollars from the church where he used to be treasurer. As part of a plea agreement, Allan W. Fenske, 54, will...
June 14, 2017 - 8:35am
Man sentenced for grabbing, trying to bite people
Cristian Alex Cahlin, 22, of Wadena has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fourth-degree assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. According to court records, on the evening of Dec. 13, during a sporting event, police were called to Audubon Elementary School,...
June 14, 2017 - 8:31am
June 8, 2017
Charges: Brainerd man says sheriff 'as good as dead'
A 71-year-old Brainerd man faces eight criminal charges after he allegedly threatened to kill a private citizen and law enforcement officers,...
June 8, 2017 - 2:09pm
UPDATE: Missing Dent flags found
UPDATE: The 20 American flags that had gone missing in Dent have been found.
June 8, 2017 - 12:34pm
June 2, 2017
Underwood man accused of firing 20-gauge shotgun into home near Dent
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A 35-year-old man was arrested Wednesday, May 31, for allegedly firing a gun into a home near Dent. About 1 p.m....
June 2, 2017 - 11:57am
May 30, 2017
Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
Just after 1 p.m. on Memorial Day, May 29, Walmart in Detroit Lakes received a phone call that, according to reports, alleged a bomb threat....
May 30, 2017 - 9:38am