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Weekly police report - April 26 edition
Lake ice out expected to break records
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
LaFond qualifies for Hamline Elite Meet
Perham earns a pair of road wins
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Kathryn "Katie" Eickschen
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
December 10, 2014
Minnesota college student suffered head trauma in Wisconsin dumbwaiter death
FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. - A 21-year-old college student died of severe head trauma after being struck by the cab of a dumbwaiter at a bar and grill in western Wisconsin, an autopsy released on Tuesday found. Brooke Baures, a student at Winona State University and former...
December 10, 2014 - 11:14am
December 1, 2014
Monticello teenager dies in crash near St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A 19-year-old woman from Monticello is dead and three others injured, following a crash on Minnesota 23 outside of St. Cloud on Saturday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the head-on collision occurred just before 9 a.m. near where Minnesota...
December 1, 2014 - 10:12am
September 30, 2014
Fergus Falls man dies in one-vehicle rollover near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. – The driver of a Ford pickup truck died Monday when the horse trailer he was pulling had a mechanical failure, causing his truck to roll, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Dennis Pedersen, 51, of Fergus Falls was eastbound on Highway 10 west...
September 30, 2014 - 9:46am
July 17, 2014
Van rollover kills Vergas, Minn., man
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A Vergas, Minn. man died Thursday morning after his van rolled several times on the highway and caught fire. Kevin James Evans, 57, was driving north on County Highway 17 south of State Highway 59 around 8 a.m., according to the Becker County Sheriff’s...
July 17, 2014 - 2:25pm
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