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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
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!)
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
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
October 12, 2010
Sebeka police chief's rifle/ammo found in fort
Police Chief Eric Swenson of Sebeka had reported a burglary and theft of items from his home on October 8. The items included stun grenades, gas shotgun rounds, loaded magazines for both a handgun and an AR-15 rifle, a police radio and a pair of night vision goggles. Swenson informed...
October 12, 2010 - 8:50pm
September 24, 2010
UPDATE: suspect arrested: Armed standoff ends in Detroit Lakes
A 37-year-old man was arrested without incident after holding police at bay in a Detroit Lakes motel for nearly five hours. David William Buethner,...
September 24, 2010 - 9:43pm
June 3, 2010
Jewel wants to put foot down in Fargo-Moorhead
Pop/country singer/guitarist Jewel was so taken with her trip to Fargo-Moorhead on Tuesday that she sang a brand new song dedicated to the area's...
June 3, 2010 - 9:14am
ATV driver airlifted to hospital after accident in Wadena County
The driver of an all-terrain vehicle was taken to a Staples hospital and later airlifted to the St. Cloud trauma center after an ATV accident early Sunday morning. Jay Braith, 34, of Minneapolis, was injured while operating a three-wheeler near Wahoo Valley in northeast Wadena County,...
June 3, 2010 - 9:11am
June 2, 2010
Three hurt in Battle Lake crash
Three people suffered minor injuries in a two-car accident at the junction of Highway 210 and Highway 78 in Battle Lake Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred when a southbound 2004 Buick LeSabre at a stop sign on Highway 78 pulled out in front of an eastbound 2007 Chevy Impala...
June 2, 2010 - 12:30pm
Three injured as Explorer pulling boat plunges into lake in Otter Tail County
An SUV pulling a boat on Highway 78 Sunday in Otter Tail County left the roadway and entered a body of water, leaving three people injured. The accident was reported at 4 p.m. on Middle Lake Road and Highway 78 near the town of Battle Lake, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The...
June 2, 2010 - 12:29pm
Car hit broadside while doing U-turn on Highway 10 near Frazee
An Elbow Lake man was injured Monday afternoon when his car was struck broadside while doing a U-turn on Highway 10 near Frazee. David B. Wellnitz, 34, of Elbow Lake was transported by St. Mary's EMS to St. Mary's Innovis Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to...
June 2, 2010 - 12:26pm
December 14, 2009
Detroit Lakes man gets prison for drugging girl, misconduct, DWI
DETROIT LAKES -- Justin Duane Puttbrese, 26, of 818 Rossman Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to court records, On June 27 Detroit Lakes police officers responded to St.
December 14, 2009 - 7:25am
October 6, 2009
Minnesota geologist maintains authenticity of Kensington Rune Stone
GRAND FORKS -- Many Scandinavian-Americans hold it as an article of faith, or at least reason enough to ignore Columbus Day: A rock plucked from roots of a tree in Minnesota in 1898 proves the Vikings were here first. Ever since a Swedish immigrant farmer claimed to have unearthed...
October 6, 2009 - 2:55pm
September 4, 2009
Burglars smash walls, take safe from Perham church
Burglars smashed through a window, a door and three walls to get to the safe at a Perham church--and got away with only about a hundred bucks for all their labor. The break-in occurred early morning, Sept. 3. Though the cash losses were minimal, St. Paul's Lutheran Church Council...
September 4, 2009 - 7:25am
September 2, 2009
Bank heist suspect turned over to FBI after Frazee-area traffic stop
In the late evening hours of September 01 on Hwy 10 east of Detroit Lakes a State Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding. Upon further investigation it was learned there was a warrant, from the FBI, for the driver in relation to a bank robbery in Sibley, ND. T he driver, William...
September 2, 2009 - 3:22pm
July 27, 2009
Toad Lake man run over by tractor, airlifted to Fargo hospital
A Toad Lake man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after being run over by a tractor in the Toad Lake area. Michael Leroy Horstmann, 57, was taken by air ambulance to Innovis Hospital in Fargo. No condition report was available Friday afternoon. The accident happened while...
July 27, 2009 - 4:23pm
July 22, 2009
Frazee man passes out on way to hospital, rolls pickup truck
A Frazee man escaped serious injury Monday morning when he passed out while driving himself to the hospital and rolled his pickup truck on Highway 10 East. Robert John Mayfield, 49, was driving himself to the emergency room in Detroit Lakes after a piece of wire pierced a finger,...
July 22, 2009 - 1:06pm