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Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
Woman dies in train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday night
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Little Pine lake home windows shot out
Vergas area man falls victim to jail scam pitch
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Large and small changes equal emotional upheaval
Grief must be experienced and processed
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
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
February 12, 2013
Train collides with semi-trailer in downtown Perham
A westbound train smashed into an empty semi-trailer in Perham on Monday afternoon. There were no injuries, but the stopped train blocked passage...
February 12, 2013 - 11:51am
February 5, 2013
Oversized load hits bridge and falls on car, killing driver in west-central Minnesota
MILAN, Minn. -- A Granite Falls, Minn., man was killed early Monday morning when a truck carrying an oversized load struck an overhead railroad bridge, causing the load to smash into the man's car. George J. Piasecki, 61, was killed when the load came off a semitrailer on Minnesota...
February 5, 2013 - 11:21am
January 28, 2013
Six involved in Perham crash
A victim was extricated from a car using the Jaws of Life after a two-car accident in Perham at noon on Sunday. A total of six people were involved...
January 28, 2013 - 3:23pm
January 25, 2013
Warren man missing a week found dead in field
WARREN, Minn. - A Warren man missing for perhaps a week was found dead Thursday morning, apparently from exposure to the cold, only a quarter-mile from his rural home. It isn't known yet how long his body had been lying there, about 11 miles east of Warren, said Jim Duckstad, manager...
January 25, 2013 - 1:47pm
January 24, 2013
Four hurt in Perham crash at uncontrolled intersection
Four people were injured in a two-car accident at an uncontrolled intersection in Perham on Monday afternoon. According to the Perham Police Department, two juveniles and two adults were taken by ambulance to Perham Health with unspecified injuries. One juvenile refused treatment...
January 24, 2013 - 1:20pm
January 21, 2013
Firefighters respond to sawmill fire in Otter Tail County
A chimney was believed to be the source of a fire Monday morning at a sawmill owned by John Henry Mast. The sawmill is located on County Highway...
January 21, 2013 - 4:20pm
Brother, sister rescue sibling from lake
Mark Harmon admitted that New Year's Day call to wife Kim was one of the hardest of his life. He and his father had taken Mark's three kids...
January 21, 2013 - 10:24am