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Driver of potato truck injured in crash near Perham
Crew cleans hazardous material at Otter Tail County Recycling Center
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
Yellowjackets ready for homecoming game with Park Rapids
Perham swimmers continue to cut time
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
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
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
January 22, 2014
LATEST UPDATE: Warehouse still smoldering after all-night fire fight
What was yesterday a large potato storage warehouse has been reduced to a smoldering heap of rubble and wreckage after an all-night fire consumed...
January 22, 2014 - 12:04pm
January 21, 2014
Fire burns potato warehouse near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- Fire crews battled a large blaze Tuesday night at an R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse near Perham. A Perham police officer...
January 21, 2014 - 11:40pm
January 8, 2014
UPDATE: Rural Hawley home destroyed by fire
HAWLEY, Minn. – A fire destroyed a 100-year-old farmhouse near here Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported by a rural mail carrier,...
January 8, 2014 - 4:43pm
Residents escape fire in Ottertail
A fire was reported at an Ottertail residence along Lynn Road on New Year’s Eve. Residents were able to escape without injury. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, a resident was in his garage at 6:09 p.m., making repairs on a four-wheeler, when he started the...
January 8, 2014 - 1:35pm
January 2, 2014
Update: Murder charges filed in Ponsford death
Ponsford man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson in the death of a woman who lived...
January 2, 2014 - 4:19pm
December 18, 2013
Sebeka Business engulfed in flames Dec. 11
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a structure fire at Olson's Custom Farm Services in Sebeka early Dec.11. Within minutes, police and firefighters arrived on scene to find the main building was fully engulfed with flames. Fire departments from Sebeka, Menahga,...
December 18, 2013 - 3:58pm