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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
December 27, 2012
Train-semi accident causes rollover
A semi truck collided with a train and rolled over in an accident just outside of Perham last Sunday afternoon. The semi was northbound on 450th...
December 27, 2012 - 12:30pm
December 26, 2012
Man dies in snowmobile accident in Otter Tail County
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn.
December 26, 2012 - 1:19pm
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