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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
March 3, 2016
Analysis: Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nods Tuesday from those who attended Minnesota Republican and Democratic precinct caucuses, but the victories may not have been as big as they appear at first glance. Headlines like "Rubio and Sanders...
March 3, 2016 - 12:41pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 1:39pm
February 25, 2016
Will Super Tuesday be super in Minnesota?
Minnesota joins Super Tuesday this year, but the question is whether the day will be super for any of the presidential candidates. It has not always been. Super Tuesday, March 1 this year, is the day when several states hold primaries or caucuses, in part to pick delegates to the...
February 25, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 23, 2016
Super Tuesday comes to Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses on a day when more presidential nomination delegates will be picked than any other. It is a day that could make or break a campaign. As part of Super...
February 23, 2016 - 12:00am
February 20, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Will Super Tuesday be super in Minnesota?
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota joins Super Tuesday this year, but the question is whether the day will be super for any of the presidential candidates. It has not always been. Super Tuesday, March 1 this year, is the day when several states hold primaries or caucuses, in part to pick delegates...
February 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 19, 2016
Court says part-year residents owe full-year taxes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who live part of the year in another state could find themselves paying income taxes as if they were full-year residents. Four Minnesota Supreme Court justices this week ruled that a couple who moved to Minnesota on Aug. 1, 2007, owed taxes to the state as...
February 19, 2016 - 12:13pm
Three finalists named for western Minnesota judgeship
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s Commission on Judicial Selection has forwarded the names of three finalists to Gov. Mark Dayton fill the vacancy in the state’s Eighth Judicial District in western Minnesota. The three are Assistant Cass County (N.D.) Attorney Cherie Clark, Morris lawyer...
February 19, 2016 - 12:05pm
February 18, 2016
Dayton to lobby Obama over steel dumping
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to recruit fellow governors this weekend to help convince the president to fight the dumping of foreign cheap steel in this country. "We are going to push on the issue of restricting foreign steel imports," Dayton told reporters Wednesday...
February 18, 2016 - 2:38pm
BNSF to spend $130 million in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- BNSF Railway Co. says it will spend $130 million in Minnesota this year to maintain the railroad's infrastructure -- a huge drop from last year. The largest part of the railroad's Minnesota maintenance spending is for replacing and upgrading rail, rail ties and ballast....
February 18, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 8, 2016
Storm blows into southwest Minnesota
Blizzard-like conditions blew through eastern North Dakota and into western Minnesota, with southwest Minnesota experiencing the worst of the weather Monday. Interstate 90 was closed from Worthington to Fairmont was closed as were state highways in the area surrounding Windom, according...
February 8, 2016 - 12:15pm
February 4, 2016
Minnesota traffic deaths up sharply to start 2016
Deaths on Minnesota roads in January were up nearly threefold from the same month a year earlier, the Minnesota Department of Public safety said. In the first month of 2016, 25 people died in incidents statewide, up from nine in 2015. Over the past five years, an average of 19 people...
February 4, 2016 - 2:12pm
February 2, 2016
Dayton says special session won't happen
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron Rangers, begin the process of matching state identification cards with federal requirements and launch efforts to reduce a financial disparity...
February 2, 2016 - 11:02am
February 1, 2016
Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR, Minn. --Stating that he's not going to allow Minnesota to become "another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,'' Governor Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent "dunking'' on farm buffer requirements....
February 1, 2016 - 11:08am
Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan to require vegetative buffer strips to help protect water from agricultural runoff and erosion. Privately owned drainage ditches are off...
February 1, 2016 - 11:07am
January 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Privacy matters to be in the open
ST. PAUL -- Every Minnesota legislative session seems to produce one issue no one saw coming, at least to the scale it reaches. Perhaps that issue this year will be privacy. When Minnesotans hear comments like from Rep. Peggy Scott, it could attract attention. "In today's schools,...
January 22, 2016 - 10:10pm