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Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
Patrol: One westbound lane reopens after fatal 3-vehicle crash on I-94 near Alexandria
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Herbert H. Limmer
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
December 9, 2013
Fire destroys home at Rocky's Resort
A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near Dent. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the sheriff’s department...
December 9, 2013 - 10:20am
November 25, 2013
Dent couple takes first place at international syrup competition
A pair of Dent maple syrup makers celebrated a sweet victory at this year’s international maple syrup competition. Stu and Corinne Peterson,...
November 25, 2013 - 2:36pm
Dent hits a home run with new ballpark playground
Kids in Dent have a nice new place to slide, climb and monkey around. After two years of fundraising, the Dent Community Club has installed...
November 25, 2013 - 2:31pm
September 4, 2013
Local kids take 15th at national Junior Bible Quiz
Two young brothers from Dent have made an impressive showing at the 2013 National Junior Bible Quiz competition. Caleb and David Blomberg, as...
September 4, 2013 - 1:04pm
August 1, 2013
Perham, Dent UMC welcome new minister
“When you look at the positions I’ve held, people might say, ‘Gee, you’ve had a lot of different jobs,’ and I say I’ve had one job my whole life: I’ve been a teacher my whole life – I just keep changing the subjects I’ve been teaching about,” said Jerry Bass, the...
August 1, 2013 - 3:21pm
Dent man gets jail for vehicle negligence
Christopher Stephen McIlvain, 35, of Dent, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on July 24 following a gross misdemeanor conviction of operating a vehicle with negligence while under the influence of alcohol. His conviction follows an incident that took place June...
August 1, 2013 - 12:40pm
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in...
August 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
July 15, 2013
Speicher wins Dent Daze 5K
DENT — Recent graduate and Perham cross country and track standout Brady Speicher held off this summer’s Turtlefest 5k winner, Connor Danielson...
July 15, 2013 - 1:57pm
July 11, 2013
Dent man nabbed after hit-and-run
A 35-year-old Dent man has been apprehended and arrested after fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run accident in which another man was hurt. Christopher McIlvain was arrested on June 30, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with criminal vehicular...
July 11, 2013 - 11:16am
Dent Daze: races, games, tug-of-war and much more
Close to 500 people flock to Dent for the annual Dent Daze, more than doubling the town's normal population of 194. This year's "Beach Party"...
July 11, 2012 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2012
Dent resort featured in new book
East Silent Lake Resort, nestled on 50 peaceful acres just outside of Dent, has been featured in the new book, "Resorts of Minnesota." One of...
June 28, 2012 - 10:00am
June 21, 2012
Richville, Dent mailboxes vandalized
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department is investigating vandalism of several mailboxes in the Richville and Dent areas. Deputies said the mailboxes were hit with a blunt object and knocked down from their posts. Vandalism in the Dent area included mailboxes on 390th Street,...
June 21, 2012 - 2:39pm
August 10, 2011
Man charged for breaking woman's jaw
A Dent man is facing a felony assault charge after allegedly breaking a woman's jaw. Samuel Lee Gilles, 25, pleaded not guilty in Otter Tail County Court to one count of assault in the third degree for causing substantial bodily harm. According to the criminal complaint, Perham...
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 27, 2011
Fire near Dent destroys vehicle, 5 acres
A fire destroyed a pickup truck and five acres of grass Tuesday morning in Dent. The fire was caused by the vehicle, which was being used to rake hay off Hwy 44 in Dent around 10:30 a.m., according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Dent Fire Department responded to the...
July 27, 2011 - 10:37am
July 20, 2011
Milk truck rolls
The driver of a freightliner milk truck was injured in a rollover Tuesday morning. Kyle Femline, 22, of Dent, was driving on Hwy 75 around 11 a.m. when the milk truck rolled, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Femling was transported by Tri-County Ambulance to...
July 20, 2011 - 11:41am