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Health officials investigate listeria outbreak in caramel apples
Otter Tail County man who killed nephew being sentenced today
4 teens arrested in in Halloween night home invasion in Alexandria
HOTL students hold book drive
Second half run propels Battle Lake over Perham
Yellowjacket girls basketball races past Crosby-Ironton
Perham gymnasts top Becker at home
Perham holds off second half surge
Yellowjacket girls fall at Breckenridge
HELEN NURMI BERNU
BRADIE E. BAUCK
JOHN GARTON NIKKARI
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
New Oasis convenience store opens
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
Shop Perham Punch Card promotion week one winners announced
The worst Christmas gifts I could find
Gettin' Lizzie With It: Guide to gift wrap, Christmas edition
Letter to the Editor: This year's musical failed to promote morality
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
Perham's new public art mural unveiling is set for this Sunday
GALLERY: Parade lights up Perham
A holiday bright spot: Perham’s Parade of Lights
December 27, 2012
Otter Tail Lake bait shop destroyed by fire
An early-morning fire on Wednesday 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...
December 27, 2012 - 11:10am
December 7, 2012
Fire destroys pole barn, milking house in Battle Lake
A pole barn, milking house, two sheds and other property were destroyed in a fire in Battle Lake late last night. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the buildings engulfed in flames. A Case tractor, fishing boat and ATV were also lost in the fire. A malfunctioning...
December 7, 2012 - 1:23pm
October 3, 2012
Air attack quells fast moving grass fire in NE Hubbard County as second blaze erupts
A fast moving grass fire in northeastern Hubbard County Tuesday afternoon had authorities issue an evacuation order for nearby residents while...
October 3, 2012 - 11:54am
July 16, 2012
Barn near Perham destroyed in fire; all people, livestock okay
Otter Tail County sheriff's officials believe a late-night fire Saturday that destroyed a barn was accidental. According to the sheriff's department,...
July 16, 2012 - 1:01pm
Boat catches fire on Pelican Lake
No one was hurt when a Fargo woman's boat started on fire on Pelican Lake last Thursday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office received a report of a boat on fire on the north side of the lake at about 10 a.m. The boat belongs to Linda Butler, 66, of Fargo, N.D. Original reports...
July 16, 2012 - 12:55pm
July 3, 2012
Lightning causes apartment fire in Vergas
A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of an apartment fire in Vergas on Tuesday morning. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's...
July 3, 2012 - 3:47pm
June 21, 2012
Minor fire at Ottertail campground
Firefighters from the city of Ottertail responded to a fire June 14 at the Ottertail Campground. Smoke was reported in a trailer about 3:40 p.m. on Robin Road. Authorities said damage was minimal.
June 21, 2012 - 2:38pm
May 20, 2012
Fire scorches Nimrod area again
Authorities do not know what caused a wildfire that burned 93 acres northeast of Nimrod Monday. The blaze, called the Orton Fire by the DNR, scorched property generally northward along Bunny Hill Road and Big Swamp Creek by the south end of Huntersville State Forest. Sebeka firefighters...
May 20, 2012 - 10:37am
October 2, 2008
Levy-lobbying fires up as referendum vote nears
Voters will decide November 4 whether or not to increase funding to the Perham-Dent schools by an estimated $950,000 to $1 million. Campaign efforts on the increased levy have been limited mostly to Together for Kids, a group promoting a "yes" vote to increase local taxes by $695...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am