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Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
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A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
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17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
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Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
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
June 13, 2013
Man charged after hit and run with horse-drawn buggy
Anthony James Swanson, 35, of Deer Creek, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on June 4, charged with leaving the scene of an accident and criminally-related vehicular use resulting in injuries to others. Court records state that at 6:14 p.m. on May 30, a Dodge pickup...
June 13, 2013 - 4:26pm
May 9, 2013
Semi driver in Diet Coke spill had been put out of service
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.- The driver of a semi that rolled and spilled its load of Diet Coke bottles on Interstate 94 near Alexandria early Wednesday had been put out of service at the I-94 weigh station in Moorhead about six hours before the crash, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The...
May 9, 2013 - 10:53am
March 4, 2013
Minivan rolls in Wadena Friday
Authorities responded late Friday morning to a two-vehicle accident involving a rolled-over minivan at the intersection of First Street Northeast...
March 4, 2013 - 9:57am
February 27, 2013
Head-on crash kills teen near Fertile
A head-on collision on state Highway 32 killed a teenage boy from Fertile on Tuesday afternoon, the State Patrol said. Cody W. Christianson, 16, was southbound in a Mitsubishi Montero Sport when the SUV crossed the centerline and crashed into a Freightliner semi, the patrol said. The...
February 27, 2013 - 12:26pm
February 26, 2013
Friends, family remember Ottertail pilot lost in crash
Friends and family of Adam Menze, the Ottertail pilot who died in a plane crash last week, remember him as an "amazing" family man who was full...
February 26, 2013 - 12:57pm
February 24, 2013
Wife of Ottertail man killed in plane crash says he left behind six kids
A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he discovered the wreckage of a plane in some trees about 90 yards from his home. Otter Tail...
February 24, 2013 - 5:17pm
February 21, 2013
Slick roadways cause of minor accidents
Snowfall on Valentine's Day resulted in slick roadways throughout the area once again, resulting in many minor traffic accidents that day and the next. While most of the mishaps reported involved vehicles in ditches or other minor fender benders, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department...
February 21, 2013 - 11:52am
Train derails near Dent
A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed Friday morning between Dent and Vergas. All train cars were upright and no injuries were reported, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department. Officials with Canadian Pacific said the tanker cars were empty, though they had...
February 21, 2013 - 11:50am
UPDATED: Ottertail pilot killed in plane crash
A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When...
February 21, 2013 - 10:57am
February 20, 2013
Minnetonka couple killed in interstate crash on their way to a funeral
FARGO - A Monday gathering to celebrate the life of a late artist became the unexpected scene of more tragic news. Wayne Gudmundson, a friend...
February 20, 2013 - 11:17am