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Minnesota briefs - June 22 edition
UPDATE: Man dies of injuries sustained in Monday morning crash
Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
71-year-old man injured in motorcycle crash
One injured in rear-end collision on Highway 10
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
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
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
April 7, 2016
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
March 25, 2016
Evacuation order lifted after propane fire, train derailment
CALLAWAY, Minn. -- The evacuation of the town of Callaway was lifted as of 10 a.m. Friday. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says the threat...
March 25, 2016 - 11:05am
Explosion shakes western Minn. town after tanker truck-train collision
CALLAWAY, Minn. - An explosion shot a ball of flames into the air late Thursday, March 24, hours after a propane tanker truck and train collided...
March 25, 2016 - 10:18am
March 21, 2016
For Detroit Lakes T-shirt maker, it’s also March Madness
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- When Kansas beat West Virginia to win the Big 12 Conference men’s basketball title a week ago before their journies to the NCAA Tournament, those pumped-up Jayhawk players appeared on court right after the game wearing blue T-shirts made by Lakeshirts in...
March 21, 2016 - 2:47pm
March 11, 2016
Sheriff’s reports: 10-year-old assaults school staff member, tractor-trailer tips over, three burgleries and more
Deer Creek school staff member assaulted On March 1, officials at the Deer Creek school reported the assault of a staff member by a 10-year-old male juvenile. The juvenile was cited for fifth degree assault, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities later...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 22, 2016
Fallen Fargo officer mourned: ‘We have a hole in our hearts’
FARGO – Twelve days after he was fatally shot in the line of duty, thousands gathered Monday at Scheels Arena to say goodbye to Officer Jason Moszer. “We have a hole in our hearts that we don’t know how to fill,” Fargo Police Chief David Todd said at the funeral, which was...
February 22, 2016 - 3:23pm
February 13, 2016
Minnesota DNR rejects environmental review for irrigation wells
FARGO--The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided Friday not to carry out an environmental review of two permits affecting about 195 acres of former forestland that R.D. Offutt Co. plans to convert to potato fields. R.D. Offutt Co., based here, planned extensive conversion...
February 13, 2016 - 1:13pm
February 12, 2016
'It's absolutely horrifying': North Fargo neighborhood reacts to overnight shootout that left officer, suspect dead
FARGO -- Residents in a neighborhood just north of downtown Fargo say they hid in terror during a shootout overnight Wednesday that left a police officer and a suspected gunman dead. Paige Smith, 23, said she grabbed her two babies after hearing the first of an estimated 50 gunshots...
February 12, 2016 - 11:30am
February 11, 2016
Man suspected of shooting officer identified
FARGO -- Investigating an armed standoff Wednesday night that left a Fargo police officer with a gunshot wound expected to be fatal could take a month, authorities say. Officer Jason Moszer, 33, a six-year veteran with the Police Department, was shot by a suspect near the start of...
February 11, 2016 - 2:23pm
February 4, 2016
County board supports family collaborative
The vision of the Otter Tail Family Services Collaborative is to respond to and focus on family weaknesses and strengths throughout the county, by providing education and support. The county board lent its support to the organization during last week’s meeting. Collaborative partners...
February 4, 2016 - 2:10pm
February 3, 2016
18-year-old faces felony charge in nude photos case
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Detroit Lakes teen faces felony charges after being accused of forwarding nude photos of an underage Detroit Lakes student to other people. Stephanie Raelyn Johnson-Jonason, 18, faces a felony disseminating pornographic work charge. According to the complaint...
February 3, 2016 - 12:20pm
January 29, 2016
Sheriff’s reports: Deer/car crashes, underage drinking, burglary and vandalism
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies urge county residents to beware of deer on roadways, particularly during darkness. They urge drivers to slow down a little, especially when driving in wooded areas. One resident near Vergas swerved to avoid a deer shortly after midnight in the...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
County wants roadway funds added to bonding bill
Otter Tail County Engineer Rick West told county commissioners Tuesday, Jan. 19, he is disappointed that no money for proposed road maintenance is included in the governor’s $1.4 million bonding bill proposal, which means fewer projects will be completed this year. “Roadway funds...
January 29, 2016 - 10:00am