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Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
November 12, 2014
DL man in court for threatening to kill DL officer
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearance after threatening to kill a Detroit Lakes police officer. Burt Gregory Alan Stover, 38, is charged with felony terroristic threats. According to the complaint, the officer responded to a report of a man...
November 12, 2014 - 1:59pm
October 23, 2014
DL man in court for taking car on joy ride and returning it damaged
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearance after police say he took a stranger’s vehicle for “joy ride”, returning it damaged and empty on gas. Andrew John Dahlstad, 21, was charged with felony theft of a vehicle stemming from an incident that occurred...
October 23, 2014 - 11:29am
October 22, 2014
Ottertail, Minn., man accused of molesting two girls
FARGO – An arrest warrant has been issued for an Ottertail, Minn., man accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls repeatedly over a four-year time period. Brian Christopher Washburn, who is 42 or 43, was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with...
October 22, 2014 - 10:39am
October 21, 2014
Man pleads guilty to killing 13-month-old daughter
DULUTH - The father of a 13-month-old girl admitted in a Duluth courtroom Monday that he suffocated his daughter and caused her death. Christopher Dennis Peterson, 30, pleaded guilty in State District Court to second-degree murder in the July 6 death of his daughter,...
October 21, 2014 - 10:29am
October 16, 2014
Man confesses, pleads guilty to murder Victim, his nephew had a gun, too, according to admission
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A man on trial for the murder of nephew confessed to the killing and pleaded guilty Thursday. Michael Alan Burris was accused of murdering Scott Burris, who died from a single gunshot wound in May 2012 in Otter Tail County. He pleaded guilty during the third...
October 16, 2014 - 3:59pm
October 14, 2014
Trial for man accused of killing nephew starts today
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The murder trial of a Fergus Falls man accused of killing his nephew is scheduled to begin today with jury selection. Michael Alan Burris is accused of murdering his nephew, Scott Burris, who died from a single gunshot wound in May 2012. His, son, Michael...
October 14, 2014 - 9:24am
October 9, 2014
Beaten inmate sues Beltrami County jail staff
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A mentally ill man who was allegedly beaten by fellow inmates in Beltrami County jail and then furloughed so the county wouldn't have to pay medical expenses filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday. Theran Stai, 46, filed claims at the U.S. District Court...
October 9, 2014 - 10:36am
September 25, 2014
DL man in court for fleeing police, no license
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearances in two separate cases involving the same incident. Eric Christopher Bakke, 34, was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation. Charges stem...
September 25, 2014 - 10:40am
September 4, 2014
Rural Ogema woman waives right to speedy trial in boyfriend's death
A rural Ogema woman accused of killing her boyfriend waived her right to a speedy trial Tuesday in Becker County District Court. Jessica...
September 4, 2014 - 10:55am
August 29, 2014
Machete, baseball bat attack linked to eBay sale
MOORHEAD, Minn. – An incident Monday night that ended with a Bemidji man being carted off to jail on suspicion of attacking another man...
August 29, 2014 - 2:03pm
August 26, 2014
Fargo woman to plead guilty to killing boyfriend with her car
FARGO – A Fargo woman accused of killing her boyfriend with her car is set to plead guilty. Defense attorney Steve Mottinger...
August 26, 2014 - 9:43am
Moorhead woman wanted for breaking into home of ex-husband's girlfriend and assaulting her, others
MOORHEAD – An arrest warrant has been issued for a Moorhead woman accused of breaking into the home of her soon-to-be-ex-husband’s girlfriend and, with the help of several other people, beating up all the people who were there, including her husband’s girlfriend.
August 26, 2014 - 9:32am
August 25, 2014
Man, woman in court for drugs found in vehicle
A Ponsford woman and Detroit Lakes man made their first court appearances in Becker County District Court after police allegedly found drugs in the vehicle they were in. Sara Jacqueline Annette, 27, of Ponsford and Paul Anthony Smith, 44, of Detroit Lakes were arrested...
August 25, 2014 - 9:44am
August 19, 2014
Group drops legal threats over Warroad Warriors logo
WARROAD, MInn. - Residents here have spoken and an organization threatening to sue its school district over the use of an American Indian logo...
August 19, 2014 - 9:24am
May 14, 2014
Omnibus hearing continued in horse starving case
A June 9 omnibus hearing has been set in the case of a Hubbard County women charged with leaving two horses to die over the winter. As a mostly housekeeping matter, Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne asked Judge Robert Tiffany if the subsections of the Animal Cruelty Act...
May 14, 2014 - 9:25am