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Weekly police report - Dec. 14 edition
Perham man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
Students Making a Difference Donation Drive Dec. 11-22
AgweekTV: Food blogger Molly Yeh makes the big time
Yellowjackets dismantle Minneota, Pierz
Hawley outlasts Perham in conference tilt
Perham stifles Battle Lake
Yellowjackets roll in home opener
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Roy Allen Weber
Roy Allen Weber
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
KLN, Tuffy's sponsoring PPD K9 unit
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Rethemeiers named as Outstanding Agriculturists from Otter Tail County
Feeding Backpack program helps close to 200 children a week in Perham schools
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
Open flame heaters allowed when heating cargo of tank motor vehicles
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
February 29, 2016
Two hurt in crash near Deer Creek
Two people were injured, one seriously, in a broadside crash Thursday morning on Highway 106 near Deer Creek. Joshua S. Weekley, 20, of Bertha, Minn. was seriously injured and was transported to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.
February 29, 2016 - 12:08pm
January 6, 2016
Minnesota traffic deaths worst since 2010
ST. PAUL – Traffic deaths increased rather dramatically last year compared to 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Preliminary numbers from the department showed 396 people died on Minnesota roads last year compared with 361 for 2014. After all reports...
January 6, 2016 - 1:29pm
July 21, 2015
Minnesota traffic fatalities surpass 200 for the year
ST. PAUL -- After reporting the lowest number of traffic deaths since 1944 last year, 201 people have lost their lives on Minnesota roads so far this year. That’s a 21 percent increase compared with 166 deaths this time last year Driver inattention/distraction is quickly...
July 21, 2015 - 3:07pm
February 23, 2015
Perham fire department responds to calls over cold weekend
Saturday was a busy, cold day for members of the Perham Fire Department, as they responded to two fires in subzero temperatures. At 5:30...
February 23, 2015 - 4:13pm
January 27, 2015
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji firefighters responded to a report of an explosion heard for miles Monday night at a residence southwest of Bemidji. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office issued a preliminary release Monday night that included a caller at 5:49 p.m. reporting...
January 27, 2015 - 9:58am
November 17, 2014
Bluffton 14-year-old dies from injuries in accidental shooting
WADENA, Minn. -- A 14-year-old Bluffton, Minn., boy who was accidentally shot in the head while playing a game with a .38 caliber revolver at his home five miles north of Bluffton has died from his injuries. Levi Roggenkamp was transported first to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena...
November 17, 2014 - 10:41am
September 16, 2014
One in 88 Minnesota drivers will hit a deer this year
Minnesota drivers will face a 1-in-88 chance of hitting a deer on the state’s highways this year, according to a report released Monday by the nation’s largest auto insurance company. State Farm’s annual report estimates that Minnesota drivers will collide with...
September 16, 2014 - 9:48am
July 14, 2014
Series of unlawful events lands man in jail
A 24-year-old Detroit Lakes man was arrested in Otter Tail County on Sunday after a series of unlawful events, including vehicle theft and DWI. A press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office states: After getting into an argument at a wedding reception in Ottertail,...
July 14, 2014 - 10:55am
July 3, 2014
Vehicle hits Perham Health wall
A southeast-facing exterior wall at Perham Health was hit by a vehicle on June 26. According to a representative from Perham Health, the wall...
July 3, 2014 - 3:21pm
July 1, 2014
New rail safety rules now in effect in Minnesota
Laws designed to improve the safety of Minnesotans who live and work near railways that carry crude oil and other hazardous materials go into effect July 1. The Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Department of Public Safety and the railroads will carry out the new rail...
July 1, 2014 - 12:15pm
June 30, 2014
Otter Tail County man drowns on LaSalle Lake
A 78-year-old Otter Tail County man died in a suspected drowning last Thursday night on LaSalle Lake in northern Hubbard County. Shortly after 9 p.m., the Lakes Area Dive Team recovered the body of Francis Peasley, 78, of Elizabeth, Minn., who was pronounced dead at the scene,...
June 30, 2014 - 10:26am
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