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Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Two injured, one critically, in three-car crash
Perham Focus offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
A sweet arrangement: Couple develops hardy bees, solar gardens and location-specific honey
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
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
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
New York Mills author releases memoir
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