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Man reported missing in Otter Tail County
Perham seniors participate in Choral Festival
Purchase agreement reached for Thrifty White building in Perham
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Perham opens 8AA play with a playoff rematch
Records fall as Yellowjackets roll in season finale
Yellowjackets secure the top seed for Section 8AAA
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Get your 'eek!' on: Area Halloween happenings promise fun and light frights for the whole family
Right on target: Perham Sportsman’s Club keeps growing
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
October 4, 2013
Tuffy’s buys land for more truck parking
Further evidence of the continued growth of KLN Family Brands: Tuffy’s Pet Food has bought more land. At a special meeting in September, the Perham City Council rezoned and sold property to Tuffy’s for additional truck and trailer parking. Two currently empty parcels along...
October 4, 2013 - 10:55am
October 3, 2013
New York Mills man charged with sexual misconduct
A New York Mills man, 26-year-old John Jacob Heinonen, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Sept. 23 to face a charge of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree. According to court documents, Heinonen allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a minor under...
October 3, 2013 - 12:15pm
Perham man put on probation for terroristic threats
Thirty-year-old Todd Allen Handt, of Perham, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court last Monday after a conviction of terroristic threats during a domestic dispute. Handt was placed on supervised probation for five years, monitored by the Minnesota Department of Corrections,...
October 3, 2013 - 12:13pm
Stolen vehicle spotted in Perham, man arrested
What started as the theft of a vehicle in the Twin Cities area ended with the arrest of a suspect after the stolen vehicle was spotted in Perham. The incident began Sept. 24 when the suspect, 32-year-old Paul Wayne Krause of Arden Hills, Minn., reportedly took a motor vehicle from...
October 3, 2013 - 12:11pm
October 2, 2013
$50K in cattle believed stolen near Henning
Twenty-three head of Black Angus cows and 32 Black Angus calves, valued at approximately $50,000, are missing from a farm near Henning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department said the owner noticed the missing cattle when he was moving the herd and conducted a head count. Authorities...
October 2, 2013 - 3:28pm
Two Vergas residents hurt in accident
Two people were injured in an accident near Vergas yesterday morning. Torey Sonnenberg, age 36, of Vergas, was parked in an approach along Highway 17 when his vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck driven by Doreen Richard, 68, also of Vergas, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
October 2, 2013 - 3:24pm
March 7, 2013
Monday’s snowfall caused crashes
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has reported numerous traffic accidents linked to snowfall on Monday, March 4, and during the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 5. Many of the accidents were along Interstate 94, near Fergus Falls. At 5:58 p.m. on Monday, a driver lost...
March 7, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 4, 2013
Shed, skidsteer lost in New York Mills fire
A shed, skidsteer, about 30 bales of hay and several other farm items were lost in a fire in New York Mills on Friday. Charles Jacobson, of...
March 4, 2013 - 1:35pm
Officers nab alleged serial burglars
Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Adam Sundby and Adam Devorak,...
March 4, 2013 - 1:08pm
February 27, 2013
VIDEO: Neglected horses find new home near Vergas
A dozen neglected horses tonight are in a warm barn with hay and water after a massive rescue on a farm near Vergas Tuesday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of six horses, including one overnight. No charges have been filed. By midafternoon the...
February 27, 2013 - 10:05am
February 25, 2013
Two horses dead in neglect case near Vergas
Two horses are dead, and two others reportedly near death, in an animal neglect case on a farm seven miles southwest of Vergas. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department received a call about the animals Sunday morning. As many as 10 horses at the site need rescuing, though that...
February 25, 2013 - 5:14pm
February 18, 2013
Conversations on spirituality: At the cultural center this Wednesday
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center's Continental Divide Folk School is offering the opportunity for a group conversation on today's many expressions of spirituality. The purpose is to bring a wide variety of faiths and perspectives comfortably together. Each member will...
February 18, 2013 - 3:56pm
February 12, 2013
Train collides with semi-trailer in downtown Perham
A westbound train smashed into an empty semi-trailer in Perham on Monday afternoon. There were no injuries, but the stopped train blocked passage...
February 12, 2013 - 11:51am
February 11, 2013
Flurry of activity: People and plows are out and about after yesterday's blizzard
The Perham area was pummeled with well over 12 inches of snow on Sunday, keeping many people snowed in at home and leading to school cancellations...
February 11, 2013 - 11:29am
January 31, 2013
Did you get one of these? If so, you're not alone
Dozens of Perham residents felt the sting of the city's snow emergency parking ordinance yesterday when they opened their mail and found $50...
January 31, 2013 - 1:12pm