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Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
20 measles cases prompt warning from Minnesota officials
Man in jail after 100 mph chase through Otter Tail County
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Perham sweeps Anderson-Cole Invitational
Extra inning rally gives Pequot Lakes a road win
Yellowjackets walk off on US Bank Stadium
Perham Tennis earns home win over rival
Harvey W. Henrikson
Mary Ann A. Paavola
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
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
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!)
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
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
April 20, 2017
Tornado drills scheduled today in Minnesota
It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota, and there will be a statewide tornado drill today (April 20, 2017). The National Weather Service will issue a simulated tornado warning for Minnesota counties - at 1:45 p.m. today. Most cities and counties will activate outdoor warning...
April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 17, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting officials...
April 17, 2017 - 8:58am
April 5, 2017
Spring burning restrictions in effect
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions...
April 5, 2017 - 9:21am
December 8, 2016
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Minnesota has been named the second best run state, according to a company that distributes financial news and opinion articles. In a 24/7 Wall St. study released Tuesday, Dec. 6, North Dakota received top marks for its oil resources, unemployment rate and median home value. Rounding...
December 8, 2016 - 9:48am
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS -- Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday that he abducted and killed the 11-year-old boy some 27 years ago, according to The Associated Press. Heinrich was asked to describe during the court...
September 6, 2016 - 1:57pm
September 1, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in Spicer had been angry at the bar’s bouncers for telling him to pour out his half-finished drink. That’s according to a criminal complaint...
September 1, 2016 - 12:31pm
August 19, 2016
No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session
ST. PAUL -- Farmers can forget about tax breaks to lighten their burden in funding new schools. Drivers on some of Minnesota's most dangerous...
August 19, 2016 - 12:36pm
August 10, 2016
Some Minnesota U.S. House races in national spotlight
ST. PAUL -- Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota's eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake in November. Well-known Republican Jason Lewis' win in the 2nd Congressional District, in the southern Twin Cities and to the...
August 10, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 8, 2016
Fergus Falls man dies after being pulled from grain bin
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A Fergus Falls man who was trapped in a grain bin died Saturday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says it happened around 12:45 p.m. Friday off of County Road 82, about a mile south of Fergus Falls. Emergency crews responded and freed the man from the grain...
August 8, 2016 - 1:42pm
August 5, 2016
Surge in job growth brightens economic outlook
WASHINGTON - - U.S. employment rose more than expected for the second month in a row in July and wages picked up, bolstering expectations of faster economic growth, and raising the probability of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase this year. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 255,000...
August 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
MORGAN, Minn. -- A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls,...
August 5, 2016 - 1:43pm
Names released in officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles...
August 5, 2016 - 9:54am
July 25, 2016
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
Muskellunge will be released this fall in the Gull Lake chain of lakes near Brainerd and the Fairmont chain of lakes in southern Minnesota as part of an effort to establish new muskie angling opportunities throughout the state. “We listened to and considered the more than 1,800...
July 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
July 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce...
July 22, 2016 - 12:22pm
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in June as jobless rates stays at 3.8 percent
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those gains, however, were largely offset by figures from May that were revised from 1,900 jobs lost...
July 22, 2016 - 9:48am