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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 sues over opioids
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally...
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 23, 2018
Minnesota man sentenced for beating newborn 'like grown man'
ST. PAUL -- Johnny Taylor repeatedly punched his newborn son’s face like “he was a grown man,” almost killing him, according to a Ramsey...
May 23, 2018 - 7:11pm
May 17, 2018
DL man sentenced for exposing himself to young girls
Brian Trevor Jahnke, 51, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony distributing via electronic communications material that relates/describes sexual conduct to a child. A felony charge of possession of pornographic works and two gross misdemeanor...
May 17, 2018 - 9:13am
Outside detective testifies DL cop may not have struck a punch in bar fight
A hearing was held this past Friday, May 11, on the misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge filed against longtime Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Robert Strand.
May 17, 2018 - 9:13am
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man charged with dangerous chase, fight with officers in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An Alexandria man has been charged in Becker County District court after he allegedly led a deputy on a dangerous...
May 14, 2018 - 10:04pm
March 9, 2018
Reports: 1 dead, 14 injured after drunk driver hits van full of Twins fans after spring training game
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An Andover, Minn. woman is dead and 14 others were injured after a van full of Twins fans leaving a spring training game...
March 9, 2018 - 11:24am
November 27, 2017
Western Minn. police chief sentenced for helping friend avoid DUI; keeps his job
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge,...
November 27, 2017 - 11:06pm
August 28, 2017
'Savanna was the victim of a cruel and vicious act of depravity:' Law enforcement releases more information
FARGO — Law enforcement updated the public Monday, Aug. 28 on Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, whose body was found Sunday in rural Clay County....
August 28, 2017 - 11:51am
June 25, 2017
DL man charged with marijuana-growing operation
Cody Joe Johnson, 32, of rural Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on May 15, a Becker County deputy learned of a large marijuana-growing operation in Becker County, allegedly...
June 25, 2017 - 10:18am
June 8, 2017
Man faces life in prison for sexually assaulting two children
A Grand Forks man accused of sexually assaulting two children faces life in prison.
June 8, 2017 - 1:31pm
June 7, 2017
'Just do it babe': The suicide-encouraging text messages at the heart of a teen manslaughter trial
Sitting in his pickup truck one summer day in 2014, Conrad Roy III wavered about his plan to kill himself. He was scared, he texted his girlfriend....
June 7, 2017 - 7:39am
June 5, 2017
Feds: As many as 50 child victims for former Bemidji assistant principal?
ST. PAUL—The former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal accused of having sexual conversations with—and who received sexual...
June 5, 2017 - 10:12pm
May 15, 2017
Murdered woman's family outraged killer received 22 1/2 years in prison, call him a 'liar'
FARGO — A man accused of raping and murdering a Fargo woman last spring was sentenced to 22½ years in prison Monday, May 15, in Cass County...
May 15, 2017 - 4:38pm
May 3, 2017
Minnesota man sentenced to 60 years for sex crimes involving pre-teen girl
A Hermantown, Minn. man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison for sexually assaulting a pre-teen girl. Brian Arthur Barthman, 47, was...
May 3, 2017 - 9:05pm
May 2, 2017
Elizabeth assault investigated
As of May 1, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies were investigating an alleged assault that took place in Elizabeth on April 30 at 2:05 a.m. No suspect was immediately identified. The victim, a male, reportedly suffered a fractured nose and cheek and sustained a gash on his chin....
May 2, 2017 - 11:06am