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Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
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Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
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Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
January 26, 2015
DL man gets jail for stealing from parents
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 10 year supervised probation for burglarizing his parent’s house. Sean Patrick Menard, 28, was granted a stay of imposition, which means if he does not violate his probation, the felony conviction will not go...
January 26, 2015 - 9:55am
December 30, 2014
Ottertail home broken into
A man returned to his home in Ottertail after being gone over the holidays and found his house had been broken into. The main door to the Long Lake Road residence had a glass window broken out of it, through which the burglar or burglars were able to unlock the door. The...
December 30, 2014 - 2:35pm
June 6, 2014
Locker units burglarized
Four storage locker units were broken into in the city of Ottertail sometime between the late evening hours of May 28 and the early morning hours of May 29, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Several items were reportedly missing. Anyone with tips on the...
June 6, 2014 - 11:52am
May 8, 2014
Burglary on Big McDonald
A cabin on Big McDonald Lake, southwest of Perham, was burglarized recently. The burglary was reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office the morning of May 2. Miscellaneous items were missing from the cabin, the sheriff’s office said. There were no immediate suspects. An...
May 8, 2014 - 3:29pm
April 10, 2014
Lake cabin robbed near Vergas
Three television sets, a Polaris ATV, power tools and liquor were stolen from a lake cabin at Jolly Fisherman Road, Long Lake, east of Vergas, recently. The call came in to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office at 6:32 p.m. on April 4. The case remains under investigation. ...
April 10, 2014 - 11:15am
April 3, 2014
Two burglaries reported in OTC
Two burglaries were reported to the Otter Tail Sheriff’s Office last week. One was reported at 8:01 a.m. on March 27, at Ugstad Plumbing near Fergus Falls. No details were available at press time. The other incident was the theft of a shotgun on Eagle Lake Road, south of Battle...
April 3, 2014 - 1:31pm
March 27, 2014
Burglar to spend 45 days in jail
Jon Chauncey Sheldon, 31, of Fergus Falls, was sentenced March 21 in Otter Tail County District Court. He was previously convicted of burglary in the second degree. Sheldon was sentenced to 45 days in the county jail, according to court records. Credit for time already served is...
March 27, 2014 - 2:52pm
January 23, 2014
Man faces felony for trying to steal from family member
A 56-year-old man caught breaking into an extended family member’s home in Vergas has been charged with felony burglary in the first degree. The man, Wayne Alvin Archer of Detroit Lakes, allegedly entered the home without permission and rummaged through drawers and cabinets in...
January 23, 2014 - 4:14pm
January 9, 2014
Rewind Center burglarized
On Dec. 31, the Otter Tail Sheriff’s Office reported a theft at the Rewind Center at 840 East Main Street in Perham. Taken was a 30-inch Husqvarna snow blower valued at $1,200. There were no suspects immediately after the theft was reported. Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County...
January 9, 2014 - 4:19pm
January 8, 2014
Fish houses burglarized on Rusch Lake
Four fish houses were the target of recent burglaries on Rusch Lake, north of Dent. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies said padlocks on the doors of each fish house had been cut, allowing the thief or thieves to gain entry inside. The break-ins likely took place Dec. 27...
January 8, 2014 - 1:32pm
January 2, 2014
Dent man arrested for two burglaries
A 27-year-old Dent man has been arrested for his involvement in two burglaries, including one at Nootzie’s Café on Christmas morning. Justin Michael Lemon was arrested by Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputies on Dec. 26, in connection with burglaries at Dent Equity and Nootzies...
January 2, 2014 - 1:19pm
September 18, 2013
DL man sentenced to prison for multiple area burglaries
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 30 months in prison Friday in Becker County District Court, on multiple counts of second and third degree burglary. Nicholas Wallace Johnson, 22, of 26783 Lidstrom Road, Detroit Lakes, was also ordered to pay almost $500 in court fines and fees,...
September 18, 2013 - 2:18pm
September 12, 2013
Man sentenced to jail for Richville burglary
Daniel Lee Conklin, 29, of Detroit Lakes, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on Friday after a conviction of burglary in the second degree. He was an accomplice in a theft west of Richville in May. Conklin was committed to serve in the Minnesota Correctional Facility...
September 12, 2013 - 11:03am
August 22, 2013
Cabin burglaries reported
Two cabin burglaries were reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office in the last few days. Last Friday afternoon, a cabin owner at 380th Street, in central Otter Tail County, reported a break-in and theft of fishing equipment (rods and reels) as well as liquor. A suspect...
August 22, 2013 - 3:46pm
March 6, 2013
Sheriff’s officers nab alleged serial burglars
Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Adam Sundby and Adam Devorak, both age 25, were arrested Friday after early morning burglaries that day at homes along Highway 78 near Otter Tail Lake, which they were...
March 6, 2013 - 4:45pm