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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Calvin Mayfield Sr.
Rose Marie Guck
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
May 30, 2018
Minnesota martial arts fighter sentenced for assault while tubing on Otter Tail River
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A martial arts fighter from Hawley has been sentenced to 32 months in state prison in St. Cloud for a brutal assault...
May 30, 2018 - 5:17pm
March 16, 2018
Perham resident reports credit card ID theft
Sheriff deputies said a Perham resident, on March 6, reported that several credit cards were opened by a thief in the name of the county resident. In cases such as this, law enforcement informs victims to contact the individual credit card fraud department to have the account closed....
March 16, 2018 - 12:10pm
March 10, 2018
Minor injuries in car crash near Pelican Rapids
A vehicle crash near Pelican Rapids, at the intersection of 190th Avenue and 410th Street near the south side of town, resulted in minor injuries to three juveniles. There were four juveniles in the car which included a juvenile driver. The single-vehicle accident took place at 4:13...
March 10, 2018 - 1:52pm
February 17, 2018
Drug bust near Fergus Falls
A drug bust took place Saturday afternoon, Feb. 10, about 1:30 p.m. near the Big Chief truck stop south of Fergus Falls, close to Interstate 94. County sheriff deputies referred media outlets to the State Highway Patrol. Later, area news outlets reported that State Patrol officers,...
February 17, 2018 - 9:06am
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