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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
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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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
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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
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A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
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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
December 11, 2013
Fire claims home on Little Cormorant
Another Becker County family has been left homeless by fire. Flames were coming through the roof of an older two-story house when Audubon...
December 11, 2013 - 4:24pm
Family IDs victims in Beltrami/Hubbard County line fire
Two people who died in a home destroyed by fire Tuesday night in Hubbard County have been identified. Phyllis Kleeb, 79, and her son, Frank...
December 11, 2013 - 4:11pm
December 9, 2013
Fire destroys home at Rocky's Resort
A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near Dent. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the sheriff’s department...
December 9, 2013 - 10:20am
October 11, 2013
Fire destroys building at mink farm near Detroit Lakes
A spark from an incinerator was believed to have started a fire Friday morning that destroyed the office and feed mixing building at the Sonnenberg...
October 11, 2013 - 3:06pm
July 26, 2013
Remer lumber yard burns extensively
On July 24, 2013 at approximately 8:43 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fire at Remer Cut-Stock Lumber. Upon arrival, the mill was engulfed in flames. The Remer Fire Department requested mutual aid from Crooked Lake Fire Department, Federal Dam Fire...
July 26, 2013 - 9:09am
July 18, 2013
Abandoned house destroyed by fire
An abandoned house near Vergas was destroyed by fire late last Thursday evening. The blaze took place near Highway 4 and 460th Street, southwest of town near Loon Lake. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said the house had been abandoned since the 1980s. Cause of the fire...
July 18, 2013 - 3:12pm
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
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of Wednesday morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids near Menahga...
May 15, 2013 - 1:03pm
May 14, 2013
Wildfire triggers evacuation in southwest Hubbard County
Due to a large fire burning southwest of Park Rapids, residents are being evacuated within a five-mile radius from 110th Street to Highway 71...
May 14, 2013 - 6:33pm