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Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
East Otter Tail County 4-H Recognition and Awards Program
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Prairie Wind Middle School First Quarter Outstanding Students
Perham Police Reports
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Mulcahy named new head baseball coach
Fischer moves on to state
Prowlers control final period for section victory over DL
Lakers get early goal but fall to Otters in season opener
John Richard Beringer
James Edward Bistrum
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Payson Leaving Lakes Region Arts Council
Porath named Perham-Dent Teacher of the Year
Perham Community Play Children of Eden runs November 16-19
From high school to 'hub'
New Perham dog park to celebrate grrrrrand opening
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Deer hunting time to tell tales
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
Left turns and intersection etiquette
Perham area calendar
Right on target: Perham Sportsman’s Club keeps growing
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Huus ends Yellowjacket golf career at state
Gopher coach announces scholarship for Perham athlete
January 30, 2017
Fergus Falls man charged for causing near overdose
An 18-year-old Fergus Falls man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly providing a mixture of heroin and fentanyl that...
January 30, 2017 - 1:11pm
January 20, 2017
Fergus Falls worker allegedly stole about $43,000 from business
A man who worked for Braun's Vending in Fergus Falls for more than four years is accused in Otter Tail County District Court of embezzling money, according to a court complaint. It says owner Sharon Braun and manager Lori Barry told authorities that Jason Allen Waasdorp, 36, has stolen...
January 20, 2017 - 9:20am
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