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No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
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
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!)
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
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
May 13, 2013
Barn blaze near Perham kills 40 cattle
A barn and 40 head of cattle were destroyed in a fire just north of Perham Friday evening. Area firefighters were called to the scene of...
May 13, 2013 - 3:36pm
April 25, 2013
Moorhead man faces felony charge linked to shop fire in which Dilworth firefighter had heart attack
DILWORTH – A shop fire here that sent a volunteer firefighter to the hospital with a heart attack has led to criminal charges against the man...
April 25, 2013 - 11:45am
April 20, 2013
New York Mills family puts out fire in their home
NEW YORK MILLS – A family here put out a fire in their own home that was reported about 7:30 p.m. Friday. When Ryan and Rachel Stout arrived at their home, 53435 376th St., with their three children, they saw flames in their dining room, according to an Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
April 20, 2013 - 11:19am
March 29, 2013
Glyndon fire chief stresses good alarms after his home burns GLYNDON, MN
GLYNDON – When someone’s house catches on fire in the city, it’s important to get the fire chief on the phone right away. It’s especially...
March 29, 2013 - 9:47am
March 4, 2013
Minnesota barn fire kills 1,800 hogs
MORRIS, Minn. -- A barn fire in western Minnesota on Saturday morning killed about 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage,...
March 4, 2013 - 2:27pm
February 28, 2013
Vehicle lost to fire
A vehicle fire on Highway 33, north of Dalton, was extinguished by the Dalton Fire Department after an emergency call came in at 3:39 p.m.on Feb. 21. The owner of the vehicle was plowing snow when a transmission cooler line failed, causing fluid to spray onto hot engine and exhaust...
February 28, 2013 - 3:38pm
February 21, 2013
Underwood home lost in fire
A rural Underwood home burned to the ground last Wednesday evening. No one was injured in the fire, which may have started around the home's heating unit, but officials deemed the house a complete loss. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, dispatch...
February 21, 2013 - 11:53am
February 20, 2013
12 cows die in rural Hawley barn fire
HAWLEY, Minn. - Firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures as they battled a barn fire that killed 12 cows this morning in rural Hawley. The Hawley, Hitterdal and Ulen volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported about 3:30 a.m. at 11149 210th St. N. Crews...
February 20, 2013 - 11:14am
February 7, 2013
Wadena, Bluffton fire departments respond to fire
The Wadena and Bluffton fire departments responded Wednesday afternoon to a fire at 39923 County Highway 75 that Bluffton Fire Chief Ken Theisen...
February 7, 2013 - 9:19am
January 31, 2013
Firefighters respond to chimney fire
The Perham Fire Department was called to a residence on 405th Avenue in Gorman Township, north of Perham, early Saturday morning to respond to...
January 31, 2013 - 1:45pm
January 21, 2013
Firefighters respond to sawmill fire in Otter Tail County
A chimney was believed to be the source of a fire Monday morning at a sawmill owned by John Henry Mast. The sawmill is located on County Highway...
January 21, 2013 - 4:20pm
January 10, 2013
Barn burns to ground near Pelican
Fire destroyed a barn at the Becky Radtke residence near Pelican Rapids on Jan. 5. The call came in to the Pelican Rapids Fire Department at 2:17 p.m., according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The barn, on Loan Acres Road, was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters...
January 10, 2013 - 12:02pm
January 2, 2013
Otter Tail Lake bait shop destroyed by fire
An early-morning fire on Dec. 26 destroyed Ken's Tackle on the southwest side of Otter Tail Lake. A passerby, at 4:19 a.m., called emergency personnel, reporting that smoke and flames were visible and coming through the roof. The roof had already caved in when first responders...
January 2, 2013 - 12:58pm
Fire damages home in Otter Tail County
VERGAS, Minn. - No one was injured in a fire that damaged a home early Tuesday in Otter Tail County. The Vergas and Dent fire departments and Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded at 2:39 a.m. to a report of a fire in the wall of a house in the 32000 block of Mallard Drive. Vergas...
January 2, 2013 - 5:14am
October 4, 2012
Grass fires throughout area Wednesday, snow to fall Thursday
According to a report from the New York Mills Fire Department, grass fires were battled north and south of New York Mills simultaneously Wednesday...
October 4, 2012 - 7:05am