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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
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
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
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
May 12, 2014
50 coal train cars derail in Pillager
PILLAGER, Minn. — Coal and crushed metal littered the train tracks early Monday as crews worked to clear the scene of a massive train derailment...
May 12, 2014 - 11:25am
March 20, 2014
Slick MN roads add to deadly crash total
Two fatal crashes in Minnesota on Monday, one west of Eden Valley and one south of Winthrop, are the latest incidents making March a deadly month on the state’s highways. According to the State Patrol’s preliminary numbers, there have been 19 deaths on Minnesota highways since...
March 20, 2014 - 12:53pm
February 19, 2014
Bemidji driver dies in Monday collision
Kelly A. Olson. 32, of Bemidji, died Monday in a two-vehicle broadside crash on Highway 71 and Balsam Road in BeltramiCounty. The other driver, Jason Stubbe, 27, also of Bemidji, suffered serious injuries. According to the State Patrol, Olson, driving a Town & Country, was...
February 19, 2014 - 11:40am
January 31, 2014
Blizzard behind weekend crashes, injuries
Poor visibility, icy roads and other adverse weather conditions contributed to several accidents over the weekend in Otter Tail County. Many injuries were reported as a result of the accidents, but no fatalities. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said the worst crashes...
January 31, 2014 - 12:57pm
January 17, 2014
Icy roads, fog lead to weekend accidents
Freezing rain, fog and icy roads resulted in multiple accidents in Otter Tail County last weekend, Jan. 10 through Jan. 12. Injuries were reported but none were life-threatening. Following is a summary of the incidents. One injured near Perham, spends several hours in car A...
January 17, 2014 - 10:58am
December 26, 2013
Boat driver gets jail time for West McDonald tubing accident
The drunk driver involved in a boating accident that seriously injured a tuber on West McDonald Lake on July 4, 2012 has been sentenced. Lucas Michael Buerkley, 21, of Fargo, N.D., appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Dec. 23. He was sentenced to one year in jail, with...
December 26, 2013 - 11:51am
December 19, 2013
Icy roads and speeding contribute to accidents
Slick roads and driving too fast were contributing factors in a number of accidents around Otter Tail County. The county sheriff’s office reported five recent accidents, including one at the intersection of Highway 60 and 425th Avenue in Perham, and another just southeast of...
December 19, 2013 - 12:14pm
September 20, 2013
Services set for Sean and Pamella Campbell; fund set up for couple’s children
Sean P. Campbell, 34, and Pamella Whyte-Campbell, 26, of Deer Creek, Minn., died on Sept. 11 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident...
September 20, 2013 - 9:31am
September 3, 2013
UPDATE: Boaters died of carbon monoxide poisoning on Lake of the Woods, autopsy says
Two men found dead in a boat on Lake of the Woods died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, according to preliminary autopsy results. The victims were identified by the Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office as Lonnie Ray Norberg, 44, of Champlin, and Jeffrey Edward...
September 3, 2013 - 12:16pm