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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
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
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
October 12, 2015
Perham drops regular season finale
Fergus Falls-The Perham Yellowjacket football team ran into a buzz saw on Oct. 8 when they traveled to Fergus Falls to take on the Otters in...
October 12, 2015 - 6:31pm
September 29, 2015
17-month-old hit, killed by car
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 17-month-old child was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after being hit by a car in Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls police say Avah Mae Dirkman was struck about 12:30 p.m. by a 2009 Dodge Journey driven by Katie Diane Black, 29, of Fergus Falls. Reports...
September 29, 2015 - 1:17pm
September 28, 2015
Fergus Falls police kill estranged husband who shot at his wife’s vehicle on I-94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An estranged husband suspected of shooting at his wife as they were driving in separate vehicles on Interstate 94 near here early Sunday was shot and killed by Fergus Falls police after being tracked down by State Patrol helicopters. The husband...
September 28, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 18, 2015
The Perham Focus hired new lead write
Debbie Irmen, of Fergus Falls, has joined the news team at the Perham Focus. She will cover Perham schools, businesses, police and fire...
September 18, 2015 - 11:09am
July 2, 2015
Pirates continue streak with rout of Hurricanes
Perham-The formula for the Perham Pirates has been simple. Good pitching and good defense win ball games. The Pirates continued that trend when...
July 2, 2015 - 1:02pm
June 23, 2015
Vigil planned at 7 after two Park Christian students killed, two hospitalized in I-94 rollover
RGUS FALLS, Minn. – Brothers and Park Christian students Zach and Connor Kvalvog died in a rollover crash Tuesday morning on Interstate 94 while traveling to a basketball camp in Wisconsin, according to Moorhead Park Christian boys high school basketball coach Josh Lee. Park...
June 23, 2015 - 2:56pm
June 8, 2015
Minn. man says cops caused him to miss birth of son, sues
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Battle Lake man is suing the city of Fergus Falls, the Fergus Falls Police Department and two police officers alleging that officers caused him to miss the birth of his child by wrongfully detaining him while he was enroute to the hospital. However,...
June 8, 2015 - 2:04pm
May 19, 2015
SB: Yellowjackets rally in playoff opener
Perham-Yellowjacket senior Brittany Miller said she was nervous before her final at bat at Arvig Park. The senior leadoff hitter hid her nerves...
May 19, 2015 - 9:49pm
April 24, 2015
Man loses arm at Fergus Falls industrial plant
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 38-year-old employee at Northern Contours in Fergus Falls had his right arm ripped from his body around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The arm got entangled in a moving industrial router at the Northern Contours thermofoil plant, according to CEO Larry Skow. “This...
April 24, 2015 - 12:01pm
April 17, 2015
Fergus Falls Man dead in crash near St. Peter
ST. PETER, Minn. - A Fergus Falls man is dead after a rollover crash north here shortly before noon on Thursday. Minnesota State Patrol officials said a Dodge Ram was headed north on Nicollet County Road 20 at about 11:51 a.m. when it went off the roadway north of...
April 17, 2015 - 2:22pm