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JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
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Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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December 8, 2014
Two dead, three injured in northern Minnesota fire
DEER RIVER, Minn. -- Two people died in a fire early Saturday at a home in northeastern Cass County, authorities reported Sunday. Three other people escaped with minor injuries from the rural Deer River residence, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported. According...
December 8, 2014 - 10:11am
November 28, 2014
Crosby couple, granddaughter thankful for men who awoke them during fire
CROSBY, Minn. - John and Jan Young have no house. A fire claimed most of their clothes, their pine wood furniture and loon figurines they've...
November 28, 2014 - 10:38am
November 26, 2014
Fire damages Richville house
The Perham Fire Department responded to a house fire at about 10 a.m. in Richville on Sunday. According to Perham’s Fire Chief, Mark Schmidt,...
November 26, 2014 - 12:12pm
November 13, 2014
Patient, staff member injured in Sanford fire; 10 patients moved
FARGO – A patient and a staff member were hurt and 10 patients are displaced following an early-morning fire at Sanford Medical Center Thursday morning. Sanford spokeswoman Nadine Aljets said the fire started at around 5:40 a.m. on the third floor medical unit. A...
November 13, 2014 - 9:47am
November 6, 2014
Update: Owner of destroyed County 17 Bar & Grill talks about loss
Fire destroyed The County 17 Bar & Grill just off Highway 59 south near Lake Melissa over the weekend. One employee and two patrons escaped...
November 6, 2014 - 10:54am
September 15, 2014
Dorset fire cause will be left undetermined
By Sarah Smith email@example.com The investigation into the Sept. 4 fires in Dorset has gone inactive. ...
September 15, 2014 - 9:44am
July 3, 2014
Rural Perham home sustains fire, smoke damage
The Perham Fire Department responded to a house fire on June 26 at 8:15 a.m. on 440th Street in rural Perham, near Big Pine Lake. According...
July 3, 2014 - 3:18pm
April 7, 2014
Dispatchers win award for keeping cool during potato warehouse fire
Otter Tail County 911 Dispatchers have been recognized for their outstanding service on the night of the R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse fire in Perham. At a recent Minnesota Sheriff’s Association Conference in Alexandria, Minn., the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office was...
April 7, 2014 - 8:37am
March 10, 2014
North Dakota community left with questions after principal is charged with setting fire to school
DICKINSON, N.D. – Thomas Sander had been working toward becoming a principal for a while. So when he got that job at Trinity High School in Dickinson, N.D., last summer, he emailed some academic contacts, telling them the good news. “He told me he got this principalship...
March 10, 2014 - 1:13pm
March 6, 2014
Garbage fire leads to damage, restitution
Edward Wynn Jay of New York Mills was convicted in connection with an illegal fire that spread and destroyed trees on a neighbor’s property in Newton Township, in the New York Mills area. Jay appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Feb. 26 and accepted a plea agreement...
March 6, 2014 - 3:15pm
Goats killed in barn fire near Perham
A barn and several goats that were inside it were lost in a fire north of Perham on Wednesday. Several calves, as well as a pig, were able...
March 6, 2014 - 1:18pm
February 28, 2014
Fire destroys rural NYM shed
Fire destroyed a shed in rural New York Mills the afternoon of Feb. 27. No one was injured in the fire, but the shed was destroyed, along...
February 28, 2014 - 12:12pm
February 27, 2014
Cleanup begins at site of R.D. Offutt potato fire, investigation completed
Investigators have finished their work at what used to be an R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse, located northwest of Perham. The fire, which...
February 27, 2014 - 3:53pm
February 15, 2014
Update: Victims of fire near Wadena identified; blaze ruled accidental
Authorities have released the names of two people who died early Friday in a fire south of Wadena. Daniel Suhl and Anne Carlson, both 21 and recently from Wadena, died when the camper trailer they were staying in caught fire and they were unable to escape, according to the Wadena...
February 15, 2014 - 10:28am
January 29, 2014
Reduced to rubble
Fire at potato warehouse consumes building, sets records It’s been just over a week since a large R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse near...
January 29, 2014 - 3:55pm