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Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
Woman dies in train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday night
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Little Pine lake home windows shot out
Vergas area man falls victim to jail scam pitch
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Large and small changes equal emotional upheaval
Grief must be experienced and processed
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
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
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