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Newly released security video shows exact moment bomb goes off inside Minn. mosque
Huge floating bog that damaged docks still on northern Minn. lake
Minnesota launches rural helpline
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
County artist Charles Beck remembered
Records fall as Yellowjackets roll in season finale
Yellowjackets secure the top seed for Section 8AAA
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Top-ranked Yellowjackets run out in front in Bemidji
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
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
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Right on target
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
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
February 21, 2012
6 die in area crashes; 4 women in one car identified as NDSU students
February 21, 2012 - 8:09am