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JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
January 2, 2016
Public meeting to center on shoreland, sanitation and docks
Otter Tail County residents will have the opportunity to comment about changes to the shoreland management ordinance and sanitation code during a public meeting set for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the County Government Services Center (West Fir Avenue) in Fergus Falls. Also addressed...
January 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge stocking in any new Otter Tail County lake for a five-year period or until such time that sufficient scientific evidence is presented that...
January 2, 2016 - 11:28am
December 28, 2015
Favorite stories of 2015: people of Henning, MN step up to fund funeral of man that touched many even though he couldn't speak or hear
Henning, MN (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - We are celebrating some of our favorite stories from 2015. One piece from WDAY 6 Reporter Kevin Wallevand happened...
December 28, 2015 - 2:26pm
November 6, 2015
Muskie meeting draws big crowd in Fergus
Fergus Falls-It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered in Fergus Falls. “When a final decision is reached, half of you will be happy and the other half not happy,” said...
November 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 4, 2015
County attorney connects with casino planners
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners, through County Attorney David Hauser, has addressed concerns with planners of a proposed casino at Star Lake. The casino would be located east of Pelican Rapids and southwest of Perham. Hauser has had conversations with the White...
November 4, 2015 - 2:30pm
Prepare your vehicle for winter weather
You may not want to think about it now, but Old Man Winter is heading this way, toting his special bundle of misery--frigid temperatures, sleet, blowing snow and icy roads. But take heart. You can take steps to arm yourself against this cranky visitor and make the time you spend...
November 4, 2015 - 2:23pm
September 28, 2015
Police seek information after Minnesota man killed in apparent hit-and-run
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 35-year-old man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota over the weekend. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:35 p.m. Sunday about a body in a ditch on Lower Rice Lake Road in the south end of the county....
September 28, 2015 - 12:09pm
September 23, 2015
Warroad extends school week to five days from four, meets mixed reaction
WARROAD, Minn. – Warroad Public School's decision to extend its school week this fall has met some mixed reviews. Kyle Kvarnlov, a sixth-grader, said he preferred the four-day week because he wouldn't have to worry about missing school during basketball tournaments. "Instead...
September 23, 2015 - 3:43pm
Minnesota 4th-grader keeps it formal, wearing only suits and ties
BRAINERD, Minn. – If you ever run across local fourth-grader Derek Grady and feel underdressed for the occasion, don't worry, he makes...
September 23, 2015 - 3:41pm
September 21, 2015
Witnesses: Boaters chase deer in Minnesota lake until it tires, drowns
The Minnesota DNR is investigating the death of a large buck that grew tired and eventually drowned in Tulaby Lake after being followed and harassed by a pontoon driver “It was out swimming in the lake, towards the north end of the lake on the Mahnomen County side,” said...
September 21, 2015 - 4:20pm
September 15, 2015
Bolas, Grunewald once again champions of the Minnesota Mile in Duluth
Gabriele Grunewald didn’t let cancer stop her from running when she was first diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2008. Instead,...
September 15, 2015 - 3:29pm
September 14, 2015
Two men identified in Saturday evening shooting in western Minnesota
BRANDON, Minn. -- Authorities have released more details about a Saturday evening shooting that left two men dead in a rural Brandon home Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) received a 9-1-1 call at 5:49 p.m. about two males in a residence that were injured and...
September 14, 2015 - 4:16pm
September 10, 2015
Vintage linotype machine demonstrated at 2015 Minnesota State Fair
This year marked the second year the Minnesota Newspaper Museum has hosted visitors from their new state fair home now located adjacent to the...
September 10, 2015 - 2:40pm
September 9, 2015
Area rescue, law enforcement personnel join together for training situation
“Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no...
September 9, 2015 - 1:35pm
DL man road trips to Chicago to rescue new pup
Dogs have been known to go to the ends of the earth for their people, but every once in a while, a human will show that same kind of blind,...
September 9, 2015 - 1:28pm