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Taxes going down? Otter Tail County board likely to reduce 2018 tax levy
Perham takes step towards local option sales tax
Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Perham's Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
Perham’s Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Carol I. Bade
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights tonight
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
July 11, 2014
Man seriously hurt in tractor accident
Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent A rural Parkers Prairie man was seriously injured Saturday after a tractor he was driving tipped over and rolled down a hill. Roman Koep, 72, was driving a tractor on the side of a hill when it tipped onto its side and rolled...
July 11, 2014 - 3:32pm
February 24, 2014
Small explosion injures 1 at soon-to-open Sanford clinic in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – A small explosion Monday at a new Sanford Health clinic here set to open next week will delay its opening. Sanford’s new $17 million Moorhead clinic at 4000 28th Ave. S. was set to open March 3. But Monday’s explosion will push that date back, said Jeff Hoss,...
February 24, 2014 - 5:12pm
January 2, 2014
Federal agency issues safety alert on Bakken crude
A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration...
January 2, 2014 - 4:25pm
December 15, 2013
UPDATE: Semi struck by train in Perham; three escape just before impact
A train hit a semi-truck and trailer at the Sixth Avenue NW railroad crossing in Perham at about 10 p.m. on Saturday. According to the Perham...
December 15, 2013 - 11:27am
Vehicle hits steer
A vehicle struck a Black Angus steer just before midnight on Aug. 8 near the intersection of Highway 210 and Kolstad Road, west of Battle Lake, Minn. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said there was extensive damage to the vehicle but no apparent injury to the driver. The...
August 15, 2013 - 2:06pm
July 11, 2013
Vehicle crashes in downtown Wadena while allegedly fleeing police
Authorities responded to a one vehicle-crash during the noon hour Wednesday in downtown Wadena near the intersection of Aldrich Avenue and Highway...
July 11, 2013 - 12:00pm
February 28, 2013
Woman hurt in forklift accident
The Perham Police Department responded to an incident at Barrel O' Fun last week after a report that a woman had been hurt in a forklift accident. Around 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19, 52-year-old Karen Christiansen suffered unspecified injuries when a pallet full of boxes she was pulling...
February 28, 2013 - 3:22pm
October 3, 2012
Man critically injured when pickup rolls on Highway 71 near Sebeka
A 20-year-old Sebeka man is in critical condition after his pickup truck went into the ditch and rolled on Highway 71 early Sunday morning. Nathan D. Schumaker was driving a 1998 Ford F150 northbound on Highway 71 north of Sebeka when the truck hit a mailbox, went into the east ditch...
October 3, 2012 - 9:09am
Update: Woman dies, man in critical condition after crash near Pelican Rapids
A Pelican Rapids woman has died and a man is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Otter Tail County. Family members say Luverne D. Peterson, 82, of Pelican Rapids died in the hospital as a result of the accident. She was originally reported to have suffered...
October 3, 2012 - 9:06am
August 23, 2012
Woman injured in rollover
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department reported the rollover of a vehicle at 9:16 p.m. on Aug. 16 along Highway 23 northwest of Pelican Rapids. Leanna Lunde, address not listed, was taken to the hospital in Detroit Lakes. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threaten...
August 23, 2012 - 11:03am
August 2, 2012
Frazee man seriously injured after Highway 71 crash into tree
A Frazee man was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when he apparently fell asleep at the wheel, crossed the opposing lane of traffic and...
August 2, 2012 - 10:06am
July 27, 2012
UPDATED: Chopper pilot walks away from crash near Chamberlain
A helicopter pilot walked away when his crop-spraying chopper crashed in a field Wednesday noon near Chamberlain. "He was lucky," said a deputy...
July 27, 2012 - 12:17pm
July 19, 2012
Boy injured in ATV-pickup truck collision on Highway 59
A 10-year-old Mahnomen County boy suffered minor injuries when the ATV he was driving came out of a ditch and hit the side of a pickup truck on Highway 59 Wednesday morning. Caleb A. Holland, 10, of Bejou was treated and released after the accident. The Polaris RZRS 800 ATV he was...
July 19, 2012 - 11:30am
March 5, 2012
UPDATED: Three rescued Saturday from icy Hubbard County lake after hovercraft sinks
A daring and dangerous rescue mission by a platoon of EMTs, ambulance personnel, firefighters and a cold water rescue team successfully pulled...
March 5, 2012 - 2:58pm
UPDATED: Two Rothsay residents killed in head-on crash
Two Rothsay residents who died Sunday morning in a head-on car collision on County Highway 88 have been identified. Debra Louise Jorgenson, 48, and Dale Allen Larson, 46, died on the scene of the accident, three miles southeast of Rothsay, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's...
March 5, 2012 - 7:18am