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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
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
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
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
January 16, 2013
Troopers report multiple crashes, remind drivers to be safe
The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe and drive slowly when roads are bad. In an email to media outlets, Public Information Trooper Sgt. Jesse Grabow said troopers in northwest and west central Minnesota had been very busy yesterday, responding to 33 crashes...
January 16, 2013 - 4:59pm
January 15, 2013
Man receives non-life threatening injuries in Highway 71 collision
Two southbound vehicles collided Monday afternoon seven miles south of Wadena on Highway 71. According to information from the Minnesota State...
January 15, 2013 - 12:37pm
January 14, 2013
Woman, two children killed in Highway 2 rollover crash near Cass Lake
A 27-year-old Mississippi woman and two children, ages 1 and 3, were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash Saturday on U.S. Highway 2 near Cass Lake. The woman's 28-year-old husband, the driver of the Dodge Dakota pickup, was reported in critical condition at a Duluth hospital,...
January 14, 2013 - 9:44am
January 8, 2013
Erhard driver hurt when pickup pulling livestock trailer crashes
ERHARD, Minn. - The driver of a pickup truck pulling a livestock trailer was hurt when the vehicle jackknifed while going down a hill, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported. The accident happened at about 9:49 p.m. Sunday on 170th Avenue half a mile north of County Highway...
January 8, 2013 - 8:39am
January 7, 2013
Loader hits railway bridge
The cab of a front-end loader struck the underside of a railroad bridge at Highway 36 and Sybil Lake Road, near Vergas, at around 10 a.m. on Jan. 4. The cab was sheared off and came to rest on the roadway, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. The loader was a total loss. The...
January 7, 2013 - 2:19pm
Man pinned between tractor and pickup
A 32-year-old male suffered injuries to his pelvic area and legs after being pinned between a tractor and pickup truck in a farm accident west of Erhard early Monday. Travis Tollerud, of Pelican Rapids, was doing his morning chores when he walked between the tractor and pickup, according...
January 7, 2013 - 2:05pm
January 3, 2013
Dodge pickup goes up in flames
A pickup truck went up in flames New Year's Day after its owner left a propane heater inside the cab. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office and first responders were called to 51201 U.S. Highway 59, near the Otter Tail and Becker County line, at about 7 p.m. with a report of a diesel...
January 3, 2013 - 11:54am
January 2, 2013
Multiple accidents reported between Christmas and New Year's
At least eight separate car accidents occurred in the area this holiday season. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported seven accidents between Christmas and New Year's Eve, and the Minnesota State Patrol also reported one. Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported...
January 2, 2013 - 11:41am
5 hurt, 3 critically, in Lake of the Woods ice house blast
Five people were injured Sunday morning in an apparent propane explosion in an ice fishing house on the shore of Lake of the Woods at Zippel...
January 2, 2013 - 11:31am
December 28, 2012
Minn. man dies in machinery accident in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A 50-year-old Evansville man died in work-related machinery accident at the Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management facility Thursday night. Alexandria police officers responded to the scene at 2115 Jefferson Street in Alexandria about 9 p.m.
December 28, 2012 - 1:44pm
Two injured in Perham crash
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident near Perham on Thursday. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 34 and 410th Avenue...
December 28, 2012 - 12:56pm
10-year-old dies in Minnesota sledding accident
DASSEL, Minn. - A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents' home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around...
December 28, 2012 - 9:47am
December 27, 2012
One hurt in broadside crash in New York Mills
One person was injured and three others were unharmed in a broadside car accident in New York Mills on Wednesday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2002 Chrysler Sebring was traveling west on Highway 10 when it struck a 2000 Chevy Blazer broadside while attempting to turn...
December 27, 2012 - 1:43pm
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