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Level 3 offender sought by Minnesota Department of Corrections
Minnesota keeping Mille Lacs walleye fishing closed
Three injured in two-car crash on Highway 10
Moorhead woman hurt in crash near Detroit Lakes
Wildcats roll in season finale: Region 16C field set
Perham earns the fourth seed for 14C playoffs
Swenson swims to championships
New Vikings campus in Eagan to feature areas for fans to walk, sit, play and interact
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Eileen Loretta Schmidt
Raymond M. Schroder
Delores M. Wasche
Deitra "DeeDee" Smith
Scout Campbell Palubicki
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Hailey Jean Kopveiler and Grant Jacob Kopveiler
Leona Grace Silk
Henry Robert Kertscher
Arvig Donates to Kinship of Perham
Health screenings coming to Perham
From family to family: New York Mills Dean’s Country Market has new local owners
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
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
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Can you be charged for window tint for vehicle purchased at dealer?
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Letter: Wood Tick
Contributions of many lead to $10,000 to Project New Hope
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
'Art in Your Park' in New Yorks Mills offered to area kids
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
January 19, 2017
Fergus man sentenced for breaking windows and vandalizing car
A 35-year-old Fergus Falls man was given five years of probation in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday for vandalizing a car in a garage and breaking windows at West Fir Avenue last spring. Otter Tail County Judge Waldemar Senyk sentenced Isaiah Lorrell Gross on felony-level...
January 19, 2017 - 9:07am
January 12, 2017
Ottertail Telcom receives grant to expand broadband
Otter Tail County’s Ottertail Telcom in Battle Lake and the Fergus Falls area was one of 42 benefactors of a state grant to expand broadband internet service as announced this morning by Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
January 12, 2017 - 9:15am
December 30, 2016
Boomgaarden, Green help Lakers to tie with Fergus Falls
Things were much closer for the Detroit Lakes Laker boys hockey team when they skated with the Fergus Falls Otters on Thursday, Dec. 29. The Lakers skated to a 1-1 tie with the Otters, dropping the contest in a shootout for tournament purposes. It was a much closer contest than their...
December 30, 2016 - 2:50pm
November 26, 2016
Otters score six to spoil Laker home opener
The Fergus Falls got timely goals to start each period and outplayed a young Detroit Lakes squad in a 6-2 victory to open the season at Kent...
November 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 11, 2016
Laker girls hockey set to open season
The winter season begins Saturday, Nov. 12 when the Detroit Lakes girls hockey team faces the Otters in Fergus Falls in the season opener for both teams. "The biggest thing is we have to score goals and that's something we worked on all week," Laker head coach Gretchen Norby said....
November 11, 2016 - 1:59pm
September 29, 2016
Crew cleans hazardous material at Otter Tail County Recycling Center
Authorities are wondering what was spilled yesterday at a recycling center in Fergus Falls. Workers say a chemical leaked out of a recycling container, and what happened next forced them to evacuate. Officials told Forum News Service that when the material spilled on the ground, it...
September 29, 2016 - 8:40am
September 21, 2016
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
LAS MIGAS is unique among Spanish music groups, a fascinating blend of Flamenco and Mediterranean styles combine classic and contemporary rhythms,...
September 21, 2016 - 11:48am
Ottertail, county approve tax abatements for Thumper Pond
Local governments are helping Thumper Pond Resort get back on its feet after a catastrophic roof collapse last year. Leaders from both Otter...
September 21, 2016 - 11:08am
September 7, 2016
'Christmas Box' author to speak in Fergus Falls
Richard Paul Evans, author of "The Christmas Box," and other books, will speak Saturday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. at Kennedy Secondary School auditorium...
September 7, 2016 - 11:13am
It's a dirty job
About five years ago, after visiting a couple of Dirty Girl runs, Bjorn Ringdahl decided he could create something similar, but gear it toward...
September 7, 2016 - 10:35am
August 18, 2016
Another successful year for Stuff the Bus
The annual Stuff the Bus event, held Aug. 9 in Perham, garnered enough donations to provide about 200 area kids with needed school supplies,...
August 18, 2016 - 8:58am
June 9, 2016
Suicide prevention group foreshadowed shooting
Troubling details have emerged regarding the mental health of Dustin Defiel, the suspect in the shooting death of his father, Rick Defiel. Four years ago, a local suicide prevention organization foreshadowed a shooting while pleading Defiel's heartbreaking story to leaders in Washington,...
June 9, 2016 - 4:06pm
June 2, 2016
Death prompts homicide investigation in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A homicide investigation is underway after police found someone dead in a Fergus Falls home. Police responded to a call for assistance around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1.Officers said it appears the victim died of homicidal violence.The suspect ran from the...
June 2, 2016 - 2:20pm
May 16, 2016
Yellowjackets return to win column
The Perham Yellowjackets offense returned to form with a convincing 10-3 victory over the Fergus Falls Otters at Al Krueger Field at Tuffy's...
May 16, 2016 - 11:25pm
April 28, 2016
Hospitals struggling after closure of county detox center
Otter Tail County has been without a detox program since January, and local hospitals are feeling the strain. Detox patients often sit in emergency departments for hours, or even days, before a spot opens up at a detoxification facility. With the county's detox center shuttered, the...
April 28, 2016 - 1:10pm