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Otter Tail County man died of natural causes
OTC crash causes serious injury; woman transported to Fargo hospital
State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
Perham grad shares a day in the life a diplomat in China
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
Otters rush past Perham in regular season finale
Perham/NYM swimmers add to its section total
Perham Cross Country closes out with sweep
Yellowjackets capture HOL Title
Perham football rolls over Roseau
Ronald Allen Anderson
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Alex Nick Guck
Alex Nick Guck
Julia "Judy" Curtis
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Perham's Therouxs sell Birds, Blossoms and Beyond to Lakes Country Landscaping
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
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
June 3, 2016
Fergus Falls man charged with father's murder
Fergus Falls, MN - The suspect in an apparent murder has been identified by the Fergus Falls Police Department. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second degree murder of his father, Ricardo Defiel. The Fergus Falls Police Department reports they were dispatched to the home at 1900...
June 3, 2016 - 12:54pm
June 2, 2016
Yes, this western Minnesota family bought a zoo
VERGAS, Minn. -- "We Bought a Zoo" wasn't just a 2011 family film for Dusty Ebersviller and his family. It's a reality. After 16 years of purchasing,...
June 2, 2016 - 9:51am
May 28, 2016
Three to four funnel clouds spotted east of Moorhead
FARGO - Emergency sirens sounded off just before 3 p.m. on May 27 in Fargo-Moorhead after funnel clouds were spotted east of Moorhead causing a scare to residents mostly at work. Pete Speicher, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Grand Forks, estimated that three to four funnel...
May 28, 2016 - 10:45am
May 12, 2016
Franklin Lake burglary cases solved
A 16-year-old male is being charged with close to 15 burglaries in the past several months on the east side of Franklin Lake, northeast of Pelican Rapids. "Detectives have also linked this same juvenile to other burglaries in the Lida Shores Loop area on the north side of Lake Lida,...
May 12, 2016 - 11:36am
Minnesota taekwondo master escapes violent bear encounter
BRAINERD - A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block of Graydon Avenue in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away. Officers...
May 12, 2016 - 11:25am
May 5, 2016
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
STAPLES, Minn. -- A wildfire ignited northwest of Staples in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, sending out an air and ground attack by firefighters. Forestry crews with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and area firefighters responded to the wildfire reported at...
May 5, 2016 - 10:22am
April 29, 2016
Tree planting set for May 21 in Ottertail
The third and final phase of the Ottertail Landscaping Project will soon be completed. "Fifty-nine trees will be planted," reported Council member Ron Grobeck at the April 14 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. Local volunteers are scheduled to plant the trees on Saturday, May...
April 29, 2016 - 11:41am
April 21, 2016
False threats at New York Mills school scares community
It was a scary morning for some parents and students in New York Mills on Wednesday, April 20, as a post to a swap-and-shop Facebook page said...
April 21, 2016 - 1:38pm
April 20, 2016
How the Wadena community is handling the loss of 15 year old Stacy Hundeby
Wadena-A small Minnesota community is still in shock after a high school freshman was hit and killed by a train. 15-year-old Stacy Hundeby died...
April 20, 2016 - 4:33pm
April 16, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped on the tracks after the...
April 16, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 12, 2016
Do you know these men? Detroit Lakes Police look to identify persons of interest in death investigation
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Detroit Lakes police are looking for two men who they believe may have the answers in the mysterious death of a 32-year-old...
April 12, 2016 - 3:33pm
April 7, 2016
County residents falling victim to IRS refund fraud
Residents of Otter Tail County are among those nationwide becoming victims of identity theft refund fraud. People who expected a federal tax refund find that someone else has already filed for and received a tax return in their names. On March 31, a Henning area resident called...
April 7, 2016 - 11:21am
Ice off dates early this year, fishing may also be good by opener
The early temperate weather this year has led to more than early crop plantings; it has also allowed for some of the earliest ice off dates and walleye egg harvesting since 2012. A couple of lakes located farther south have even set new records, though cooler temperatures of late...
April 7, 2016 - 11:20am
April 1, 2016
Callaway officials praise drone in helping fight derailment, propane explosion
CALLAWAY, Minn. -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway on Thursday and was a little surprised to hear...
April 1, 2016 - 4:20pm
Otter Tail County hires its first AIS specialist
Spencer McGrew, 27, a native of Rollag, Minn., was hired as Otter Tail County’s first Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force Specialist. McGrew was introduced to county commissioners at a March 22 meeting by County Land and Resource Director Bill Kalar. Kalar and Marsha Bowman of the...
April 1, 2016 - 2:31pm