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Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Serena Langen reaches career milestone
Perham volleyball runs winning streak to nine with sweep of Hawley
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
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
March 20, 2014
Plea agreements set in theft cases
Plea agreements were reached in Otter Tail County District Court last week in two separate cases involving theft. Gregory Joseph Schizzano, 56, of Fergus Falls, took a plea agreement on March 14 after being found guilty to theft from a garage on Maple Avenue in Fergus Falls. Court...
March 20, 2014 - 12:49pm
Fergus Falls girls basketball team headed to state semifinals
MINNEAPOLIS – The Fergus Falls girls basketball team was not going to leave state with the same sour taste in its mouth from last season. Bailey Strand and the rest of the Otters were going to make sure of it. Led by Strand’s 23 points, five rebounds and five assists, second-seeded...
March 20, 2014 - 9:03am
March 18, 2014
Tight-knit Otters have their eyes on a state title
Fergus Falls senior power forward Anna Monke does not remember the first 18 months of her life in which senior point guard Brianna Rasmusson...
March 18, 2014 - 11:30am
March 15, 2014
Fergus Falls wins third straight section title
MOORHEAD – Last season, the Fergus Falls girls basketball team was ranked No. 1 throughout the entire season, taking an undefeated record into the Minnesota Class 3A state tournament. The Otters were rewarded with a No. 3 seed. Friday, the No. 1-ranked Otters made a statement...
March 15, 2014 - 11:32am
February 19, 2014
Murder suspect's attorney allowed more time to prepare
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The attorney for a man accused of murdering his nephew over a $20,000 drug debt will get more time to prepare for the case. Michael Alan Burris, 65, appeared Tuesday in Otter Tail District Court on charges of killing Scott Burris in May 2012 before dumping...
February 19, 2014 - 11:50am
February 1, 2014
Wrestlers cruise to victory over Otters
FERGUS FALLS — The host Otters forfeited more points than they scored in a 57-17 trouncing by the Perham Yellowjackets in Section 8AA wrestling Friday night. Perham improves to 19-7 in duals as they prepare for sections coming up in mid-February and a return to the state tournament...
February 1, 2014 - 11:54am
January 15, 2014
Swimming: Cullen, Brown, Jr. win at Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS — Jayden Cullen continued his winning ways taking the 500-freestyle and Todd Brown, Jr. added a win in the butterfly as Perham fell to Fergus Falls 96-64 in swimming and diving competition Tuesday. “Boys are still dropping time and the future looks bright,” Head...
January 15, 2014 - 12:04am
October 29, 2013
Otters eliminate Yellowjackets 3-1 in Subsection final
WADENA — Drastic switches in momentum and adapting strategies highlighted a 3-1 Fergus Falls Otters victory over No. 1 seed Perham in the South...
October 29, 2013 - 10:35pm
September 26, 2013
Chief Deputy Stacy Paulseth named Law Officer of the Year
Otter Tail County Sheriff Department Chief Deputy Stacy Paulseth has been selected to receive the Henkes-Mortensen Law Officer of the Year Award. The award, given annually by Fergus Falls Adamson Norman Post 30 of Fergus Falls, recognizes an officer who is nominated by fellow officers...
September 26, 2013 - 1:28pm
September 5, 2013
Lakeland Hospice Ride happening Saturday
The 12th Annual Lakeland Hospice Motorcycle Ride is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 7. The ride will begin at the corner of Pebble Lake Road and Highway 210 in Fergus Falls at noon, rain or shine. Registration will start earlier, at 10:30 a.m. Free-will donations will be accepted,...
September 5, 2013 - 9:48am
September 4, 2013
Company breathes new life into Fergus Falls' Kirkbride building
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The newly formed Historic Kirkbride LLC is expected to bring new life to the former Regional Treatment Center here, along...
September 4, 2013 - 9:52am
August 13, 2013
Father and son arrested for the murder of Fergus Falls man
A father and son suspected of shooting and killing one of their own relatives over drug money in Otter Tail County last May were located and arrested in Arizona on Monday evening. Michael Alan Burris, age 64, and Michael Kyle Burris, age 23, are in custody in the Maricopa County...
August 13, 2013 - 11:13am
July 27, 2013
VFW: Stingers advance to championship game
PERHAM — The Perham Stingers have proven in three playoff games they can find a way to win in a variety of ways. No. 4 Perham pulled off a...
July 27, 2013 - 3:33pm
July 24, 2013
Otter Tail group to host State Hospital tour
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Historical Society will host “Myths & Legends: Stories from the State Hospital” at 5:30...
July 24, 2013 - 10:25am
July 8, 2013
Fire damages 5 businesses, displaces 5 families in downtown Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A fire that started in a downtown Fergus Falls apartment Sunday night has grown to displace five families and damage...
July 8, 2013 - 10:18am