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Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
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December 20, 2012
Utility worker injured after bucket truck tips
A Lake Region Electric Cooperative employee was injured while performing utility work Wednesday morning after a bucket truck tipped over. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department, the employee of the Pelican Rapids-based co-op suffered minor head and foot injuries. The...
December 20, 2012 - 2:46pm
December 17, 2012
Icy roads lead to accidents in Otter Tail County
Icy roads led to several accidents over the weekend in many areas of Otter Tail County. Fortunately, according to the sheriff's department,...
December 17, 2012 - 12:10pm
December 13, 2012
Frazee woman critical after vehicle hits tree
A Frazee woman is in critical condition in a Fargo hospital following a one-vehicle car crash in Otter Tail County Saturday. Kim Benke, 21, was traveling near Erhard when she lost control of the car and struck a tree, resulting in serious life-threatening injuries, according to the...
December 13, 2012 - 11:20am
NYM woman uninjured in crash
Sandra Rounsville, 58, of New York Mills, escaped injury after she swerved to avoid a deer and her car went into a drainage ditch, breaking through the ice. The accident took place at 5:49 p.m. on Dec. 7, near the intersection of Highways 135 and 52, south of NY Mills. The Otter...
December 13, 2012 - 11:10am
December 12, 2012
Car runs over, injures New York Mills woman
A 77-year-old New York Mills woman suffered injuries to her right leg after she exited her moving vehicle and slipped underneath it. The accident occurred outside of Farmer and Merchant's State Bank on Centennial Drive in NY Mills, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, shortly before noon. According...
December 12, 2012 - 4:47pm
December 11, 2012
Two hit and runs in one day in Perham
Two separate hit and run car accidents took place Monday, Dec. 3 in Perham. The first incident occurred at 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Coney Street and Third Avenue. According to Perham police, the suspected driver drove a green Nissan Altima with the beginning license plate...
December 11, 2012 - 9:39am
December 10, 2012
Two fall through ice on Grove Lake
Two men escaped injury after falling through the ice on a lake in Otter Tail County on Friday. Colton Kellen, age 20, of Fargo, N.D., and Jacob Stevens, also age 20 and of Fargo, fell through the ice on Grove Lake after a night out ice fishing. In a report from the Otter Tail County...
December 10, 2012 - 10:02am
December 6, 2012
Minnesota man, uncle of NHL player, killed in ATV-car crash
A Roseau, Minn., man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an ATV accident on a town frontage road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Don Byfuglien, 53, was driving a recreational vehicle along the frontage road of state Highway 11 in Roseau when the ATV hit a 1997 Ford Aspire driven...
December 6, 2012 - 3:48pm
(UPDATE) Underwood male struck by pickup in Perham dies; wife treated and released
An Underwood male died Thursday night from injuries he received when he was struck by a pickup truck on Main Street in Perham Thursday afternoon....
December 6, 2012 - 2:42pm
December 5, 2012
No injuries in minor accident near Pelican Rapids
Samuel Aschnewitz, 25, of Fergus Falls, escaped injury last Monday during a single-vehicle accident on Highway 3, southeast of Pelican Rapids. The incident took place about 3 p.m., north of 34805 County Highway 3. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department said Aschnewitz was heading...
December 5, 2012 - 2:46pm
December 3, 2012
Nevis responders inch out on thin ice to rescue despondent woman
A despondent Nevis woman was rescued unconscious Sunday night on the ice north of Little Sand Lake. Three Nevis First Responders braved the ice and conditions in cold-water wetsuits to rescue the woman, who was 50 yards from the shore. Hubbard County Chief Dep. Scott Parks said...
December 3, 2012 - 4:35pm
November 30, 2012
Patrol identifies pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Lake Park
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified a pedestrian who died after he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 10 in Lake Park on Thursday night. Shelby E. Somerville, 25, of Lake Park, was walking south across the highway and was struck in the right lane by an eastbound 2012 GMC Acadia,...
November 30, 2012 - 8:46am
November 21, 2012
Woman suffers minor injuries in car crash
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department reported a two-vehicle accident that took place at West Main Street and Otter Avenue in Parkers Prairie, at 11:33 a.m. Nov. 17. Both drivers are from Parkers Prairie. Vehicle one, driven by Rebecca Koep, was at a stop sign facing east. She...
November 21, 2012 - 12:15pm
Worker injured in 20-foot fall from rooftop
Emergency personnel were called to the north side of Lake Lida, near Pelican Rapids, last week after 55-year-old Timothy Pierce fell 20 feet from a rooftop. He suffered injuries to his face and shoulder and was taken to Perham Health. Pierce, working as a contractor, was placing...
November 21, 2012 - 12:10pm
Column: Tips to avoid a head-on collision
Question: I am wondering what the best procedure is when you see an oncoming car headed right for you. If you steer to the left and have a passenger,...
November 21, 2012 - 11:45am