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Chamber Choice recognizes Perham's outstanding residents
‘Suspicious vehicle’ call leads to marijuana charge for Perham man
Fatal crash in New York Mills this morning
Man hurt in rollover east of Perham
Detroit Lakes man suffers gunshot wound
Three straight conference wins for Perham boys golf
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Perham sweeps Anderson-Cole Invitational
Extra inning rally gives Pequot Lakes a road win
Mary Ann A. Paavola
Lyle William Hughes
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Papacito's expanding into Detroit Lakes
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
November 15, 2013
Student charged with terrorizing in Jamestown lockdown
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- The University of Jamestown student whose alleged “satanic” threats prompted a campuswide lockdown last week has been charged with terrorizing. Robert Flores, 18, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., appeared Thursday before Judge John Greenwood and heard the charge,...
November 15, 2013 - 11:12am
November 14, 2013
Dayton suspends Minnesota sex offender releases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sex offenders who remain locked up after their prison terms end are supposed to have a chance to go free, but Gov. Mark...
November 14, 2013 - 12:58pm
October 10, 2013
Man with 44 arrests in 18 Minnesota counties sentenced to prison
DULUTH -- In the annals of crime, Richard Donald Hegquist 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 37-year-old Ham Lake resident finally made the big time in the eyes of...
October 10, 2013 - 9:46am
September 18, 2013
Suspect in Granite Falls double homicide arrested
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. - The suspect in a double homicide two weeks ago in Granite Falls is in custody. Andrew Joseph Dikken was arrested about 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Renville County Sheriff’s Office in Olivia, according to a news release from the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension....
September 18, 2013 - 9:20am
September 11, 2013
Dilworth man sentenced to 20 years in Ada baby's death
ADA, Minn. – A Dilworth man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing his girlfriend’s baby daughter last fall. In pleading guilty July 29 to a charge of second-degree murder, Raul Perez, 25, admitted he became angry at 22-month-old Ariel...
September 11, 2013 - 11:02am
September 6, 2013
$50 copper wire theft causes $30,000 in damage
Near midnight on September 4, emergency responders and Otter Tail Power Company personnel reacted to information from a caller who noticed arcing...
September 6, 2013 - 12:29pm
September 3, 2013
Authorities searching for man after woman found dead
Law enforcement authorities in Yellow Medicine County are searching for a man they say is connected to an early morning homicide in Granite Falls in west central Minnesota. Authorities say Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, should not be approached as he may be armed and dangerous. Dikken...
September 3, 2013 - 10:57am
August 14, 2013
Lake Park mayor charged with stealing thousands from sister with Down's syndrome
LAKE PARK, Minn. – The mayor of this small Minnesota community said Tuesday he’ll continue being mayor while facing felony charges of stealing thousands of dollars from his sister, a Down’s syndrome patient in an assisted-living facility nearby. Aaron Wittnebel, 32, was...
August 14, 2013 - 10:34am
August 8, 2013
Suspect in hit-and-run death of Bemidji man violated probation 3 times
BEMIDJI -- Martin Erwin Ubert, arrested Tuesday for the July 31 hit-and-run death of Christopher Lee Strong, fatally struck a horse with his vehicle in February and fled the scene, according to police. Ubert was on probation for refusing to submit to a breathalyzer test in...
August 8, 2013 - 11:21am
August 7, 2013
Law enforcement reports low crime numbers during WE Fest weekend
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Law enforcement authorities say the number of drunken driving arrests during last weekend’s WE Fest is on par with a downward trend they’ve seen over the past 10 years or so. Otter Tail County Sheriff Kelly Shannon said deputies responded to 329 calls...
August 7, 2013 - 10:05am