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MN city council member faces disorderly conduct charge after berating reporter at meeting

A Roosevelt City Council member who allegedly threatened a reporter during a public meeting was charged with disorderly conduct Monday, Oct. 22, said Roseau County Sheriff Steve Gust. Arlyn Stewart ...
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Two roadway accidents reported

Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies reported two separate roadway accidents with injuries over the weekend of Oct. 19 to 21. On Oct. 20, just west of New York Mills, one ...
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Construction site theft near Perham

Three 4-by-4 windows were stolen from a construction site near Perham, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies reported. It is believed that the theft took place on Oct. 18 or Oct. ...
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Minnesota figures show more than 300 roadway deaths so far this year

ST. PAUL -- More than 300 people have died on Minnesota roads so far this year, an increase over 2017 figures by Oct. 22, preliminary numbers released Monday by the ...
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AgweekTV: Ashby, Minn., elevator fraud update

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Co-op members hope to recover assets after former manager made nearly $5 million in unauthorized transactions. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with ...
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Perham wrestler Ty Moser commits to North Dakota State

Perham's Ty Moser looks to the crowd after capturing third place at 195 pounds during the Class A Championships. Moser announced that he is going to further his career at North Dakota State University. Jason Groth/FOCUS
The decision has been made and the weight is off the shoulders of Perham wrestler Ty Moser. Moser announced on Oct. 18 that he will further his wrestling career and ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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Listen Now: Collin Peterson debates Dave Hughes

Minnesota candidates for the state's 7th Congressional District are debating in a Minnesota Public Radio studio show. Democrat Rep. Collin Peterson, who has represented Minnesota's 7th Congressional District since 1991, ...
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Erhard man arrested for assaulting an 80-year-old

A rural Erhard resident, 65-year-old Dennis Brandt, was arrested Oct. 11 by Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies following a physical altercation with a Fergus Falls resident. Ronald Drayton, 80, of ...
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Clitherall man hurt when his own truck backs over him

A Clitherall resident, 73-year-old Wayne Springer, was injured Oct. 12 at German Lake, southeast of Underwood. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies said Springer left his truck to check his mailbox, ...
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Barnesville edges Perham for HOL Championship

Perham's Rachel Muer drives it past the Barnesville block during the Heart O'Lakes Conference Championship game in Barnesville on Oct. 16. Jason Groth/FOCUS1 / 2
It was a battle at the net between Perham's Stella Raser and Barnesville's Elora Passa during the HOL Conference Championship match. Jason Groth/FOCUS2 / 2
Both the Perham Yellowjackets and the Barnesville Trojans were hoping to gain momentum heading into their respective playoffs when they squared off for the Heart O’Lakes Conference Championship on Oct. ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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