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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
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
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
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
October 15, 2016
Perham man assaulted during argument at Pine Lake resort
A 37-year-old Weslaco, Texas, man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting a man violently with a mason jar drinking glass. George Matthew Solis was arguing with man at Cabin No.3 at the Pine Beach Resort in Perham around 3 a.m. Sunday, according...
October 15, 2016 - 7:21am
March 3, 2015
Bemidji man gets 10 years for punching his infant son
BEMIDJI, Minn. - A Bemidji man accused of punching his infant son was convicted of felony first-degree assault and sentenced to 10 years in prison in Beltrami County District Court late last week.. Donny Lee Carlsen, 38, was arrested in July for inflicting injuries on his...
March 3, 2015 - 10:31am
January 23, 2015
Cass Lake man receives 60 months in prison for shooting White Earth man
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Cass Lake man who shot a White Earth man in the leg in September was sentenced this week in Beltrami County District Court for felony assault and possession of an assault weapon. Dwight Thomas Jones, 38, was sentenced to 60 months in the Minnesota Correctional...
January 23, 2015 - 11:58am
November 24, 2014
West Fargo man arrested for assault after allegedly assaulting wife, biting off nose of taxi driver
WEST FARGO – A 22-year-old West Fargo man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly assaulting his wife and biting off a portion of a taxi driver’s nose, according to a release from the West Fargo Police Department. Officers responded to a disturbance call...
November 24, 2014 - 10:22am
May 1, 2014
Woman sentenced for domestic assault
A Fergus Falls woman, 30-year-old Amanda Rose Jenkins, was sentenced April 21 in Otter Tail County District Court for assault in the third degree. Court records state that Jenkins, on Feb. 12, “intentionally inflicted bodily harm on a household member.” Jenkins was sentenced...
May 1, 2014 - 1:17pm
June 27, 2013
Vergas man gets jail time for domestic assault
Kyle William Diederich, 46, of Vergas, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court June 17 after a conviction related to domestic assault. He also had been charged with use of a weapon with intent to cause fear of immediate bodily harm or death. The charges stemmed from...
June 27, 2013 - 12:59pm
March 14, 2013
Man jailed for Rothsay assault
A man who previously made terroristic threats at a motel in Rothsay was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on March 8. Christian Duarte-Lopes, 20, of Indianapolis was staying at the motel while working as a member of a tower construction crew. According to court documents,...
March 14, 2013 - 10:24am
July 26, 2012
Pelican man charged with criminal sexual conduct
Mirsad Saric, 19, of Pelican Rapids, was charged July 19 in Otter Tail County district court with criminal sexual conduct for an alleged assault. Saric's next court appearance will be July 30. This case is the result of an incident that took place in Pelican Rapids on July 17. The...
July 26, 2012 - 10:30am
March 4, 2009
Moorhead man assaulted with police-style baton while using urinal at local bar
Moorhead police say an assault victim suffered head lacerations when he was struck with a police-style baton while using a urinal at Chumley's Bar on Tuesday night. Officers responded just before midnight to a report of an assault with a pool cue at the bar. Lt.
March 4, 2009 - 10:49am
January 1, 2009
East Otter Tail assault on hunger
Perham, with its many food-related industries, appreciates the importance of providing basic nutritional needs to our world. Unfortunately,...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Laundromat dispute leaves unknown victim, suspect
A laundromat altercation caught on video tape has Perham police searching for the suspect, and the victim, captured by a surveillance camera. Police were first notified of the incident on Friday morning, March 21. Maintenance crew members contacted the police after noticing that...
March 25, 2008 - 12:00am