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County artist Charles Beck remembered
State officials sick about feds slashing MinnesotaCare
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
DGF outlasts Perham on the gridiron
Yellowjackets respond with road sweep of Frazee
Yellowjackets fall to defending champs
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Mary Lu Thomas
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Jaxton Dean Lynnes
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
February 21, 2014
Former professional wrestler's request to delay molestation trial is denied
February 21, 2014 - 10:15am
February 20, 2014
Judge tells Minnesota Legislature to act on sex offender treatment program
ST. PAUL -- A federal judge is putting pressure on the Minnesota Legislature to change how the state deals with some sex offenders. Thursday, five days before the Minnesota Legislature is to convene for its 2014 session, Judge Donovan Frank wrote in a ruling that state lawmakers...
February 20, 2014 - 4:10pm
February 19, 2014
Murder suspect's attorney allowed more time to prepare
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
February 19, 2014 - 11:50am
February 8, 2014
Man accused of killing nephew returns to Minnesota
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Michael Alan Burris, who is accused of killing his nephew over a drug debt, has been returned to Otter Tail County to face murder charges. The 65-year-old was returned to Minnesota on a governor’s warrant and recently made his first court appearance in...
February 8, 2014 - 12:15pm
December 26, 2013
Prosecutor drops rape charge against Halstad mayor
HALSTAD, Minn. – Sexual assault charges against the mayor here have been dropped after the alleged victim’s credibility was called into question. In...
December 26, 2013 - 3:22pm
November 27, 2013
Man sentenced to jail for Rush Lake burglaries, meth
A Sauk Rapids man will do time in the Otter Tail County jail for his involvement in Rush Lake area burglaries, as well as for a separate meth charge. Chad Allen Kampa, 35, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on Nov. 18 relating to the burglaries, which occurred in...
November 27, 2013 - 9:16am
Vandalism reported near Perham
Windows were shot out of a rental tractor last Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Minnesota Street, south of Perham. The incident was reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office at 7:04 a.m. on Nov. 20. The incident is under investigation. Tom Hintgen,...
November 27, 2013 - 9:12am
Underwood man charged in meth case
Cody James Dahl, 31, of Underwood, was charged in Otter Tail County District Court on Nov. 20 with controlled substance in the fifth degree. Court records state Dahl was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine when stopped by law enforcement along Highway 34 at 11:14 p.m....
November 27, 2013 - 8:57am
November 1, 2013
Cook County (Minn.) attorney charged with criminal sexual conduct
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct today over an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl. While the victim in the case was older than 16 — the age of consent in Minnesota...
November 1, 2013 - 11:02am
October 17, 2013
Fargo woman jailed for refusing to allow parents unsupervised visitation with 7-year-old daughter
FARGO – Thirty-two-year-old Katina Tengesdal of Fargo is in jail but not because of criminal charges. She is in jail because Cass County...
October 17, 2013 - 9:49am
October 11, 2013
Man with 44 arrests in 18 Minnesota counties sentenced to prison
DULUTH, Minn. – In the annals of crime, Richard Donald Hegquist, 37, won’t rank up there with Chicago’s Al Capone or Boston’s Whitey Bulger. But with a string of 44 arrests in 18 Minnesota counties since 1996, the Ham Lake resident finally made the big time in the eyes...
October 11, 2013 - 12:28am
October 9, 2013
DL man sentenced to 34 years in prison for murder
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 34-1/2 years in prison, the maximum amount, after being found guilty of second degree murder with intent in the death of Travis Buckanaga. Ronald Quiceno, 39, was sentenced last Thursday to 415 months in prison for the Jan. 26 shooting of Buckanaga. He...
October 9, 2013 - 1:19pm
October 1, 2013
Fargo woman accused of letting 2 toddlers wander nude and unattended through four city blocks
FARGO – A Fargo woman faces felony child neglect charges after police say a newspaper delivery person reported her 3-year-old and 2-year-old children wandering naked alone through four blocks of a northside neighborhood. Amber Kanowske, 23, of Fargo, was charged Sept. 23 in Cass...
October 1, 2013 - 11:45am
September 20, 2013
Appeals court puts Minnesota day care unionization drive on hold
ST. PAUL – An election to unionize some Minnesota child care providers will be delayed. The National Right to Work Foundation said Thursday evening that a federal appeals court stopped implementation of a new state law that would allow child care providers to decide if they want...
September 20, 2013 - 11:31am
September 19, 2013
Perham man sent to jail for attempted internet chat with 13-year-old girl
John Patrick Flatley, 54, of Perham, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday following a felony conviction of engaging in electronic communication relating to sexual conduct with a child. A deputy in Kalispell, Mont., conducted an undercover computer chat investigation...
September 19, 2013 - 10:12am