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Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
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!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
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
December 1, 2014
Otter Tail County man injured in fire
A home was damaged and a man suffered burns to his hands as the result of a fire northeast of New York Mills on Nov. 22. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a garage fire spread to the adjoining house, which received substantial damage. The property is located in a rural...
December 1, 2014 - 10:57am
November 17, 2014
Frazee man sentenced for choking his girlfriend
A Frazee man was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for assaulting and choking his girlfriend at a Fourth of July party this past summer. Brian Todd Thunstedt, 34, was arrested at Acorn Lake Trailer Park on Highway 10, where officers found him lying in a ditch, intoxicated...
November 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
SWAT team called to Ottertail for false alarm, arrest made
The Otter Tail County SWAT team was called out to a home in rural Ottertail early Monday morning for what turned out to be a false alarm. At about 3:50 a.m., 22-year-old Jordan Kawlewski, of Andover, Minn., called 911 to report that a handgun and long gun had been used to threaten...
November 17, 2014 - 1:42pm
October 27, 2014
Underwood man burned in fire
A 64-year-old rural Underwood man was burned after an electric pump ignited and caused an explosion near a large burn pile and drums of oil last Thursday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a Jensen Lake property, near East Lost Lake, was the location of what ultimately...
October 27, 2014 - 3:05pm
Plea deal reached in crossbow death
The Detroit Lakes man accused of shooting two arrows into a rural Dent woman with a crossbow, killing her, has entered into a plea agreement. In that agreement, David Lee Stensrud, 58, would plead guilty to second degree murder (with the count of first degree murder dropped)...
October 27, 2014 - 11:47am
September 22, 2014
Guilty verdict in salmonella case; Tainted peanut butter led to the deaths of Perham woman, eight others
Three former peanut company officials have been found guilty in connection with a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people in 2008 and 2009,...
September 22, 2014 - 3:54pm
September 15, 2014
SUV hits church in Dalton
A 1994 Ford Explorer ran into Our Savior’s Ten Mile Lutheran Church in Dalton on Saturday. A driver suffering from a medical condition went off the road and hit the church at about 10:30 a.m., according to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Steven...
September 15, 2014 - 12:53pm
September 4, 2014
High winds, heavy rain and hail cause damage around the area
A band of severe weather passed through the area last night, downing power lines, knocking down trees and causing damage to buildings and personal...
September 4, 2014 - 11:57am
Reward offered to help catch Schram Cemetery vandals
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $500 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for recent vandalism to Schram Cemetery. The rural Vergas cemetery was reported as vandalized on Aug. 20. According to a press release from the...
September 4, 2014 - 11:26am
September 2, 2014
Two hurt when pickups collide at highway speed near Perham
An Osage man and a New York Mills man were both injured when one Chevy Silverado rear-ended another on Highway 10 Friday afternoon near Perham. Paul E. Myllykangas, 29, of Osage and Olaf C. Hetland, 21, of New York Mills, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according...
September 2, 2014 - 12:08am
Ottertail residents OK after I-94 crash; two from Fargo seriously hurt
Two Fargo residents suffered serious injuries after their vehicle hit a deer, spun out, and was hit broadside by another vehicle on I-94 in Douglas County Saturday evening. Two people from Ottertail were involved, but were not injured, in the crash, according to the Minnesota...
September 2, 2014 - 12:04am
July 14, 2014
Series of unlawful events lands man in jail
A 24-year-old Detroit Lakes man was arrested in Otter Tail County on Sunday after a series of unlawful events, including vehicle theft and DWI. A press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office states: After getting into an argument at a wedding reception in Ottertail,...
July 14, 2014 - 10:55am
July 9, 2014
Dayton seeks presidential disaster declaration for flooded Minnesota counties
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area. Dayton also added 16 counties to the state disaster list, meaning 51 of Minnesota's 87 counties - including Otter Tail County - reported damage...
July 9, 2014 - 4:01pm
July 7, 2014
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
For the 19th year, teams will don purple, walk all night and make their mark on the fight against cancer. The East Otter Tail County Relay...
July 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 5, 2014
Boys and Girls Clubs to host 3rd annual motorcycle ride
On Saturday, July 12, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham will host their Third Annual Ride for the Future motorcycle ride. The ride is held to raise awareness for after school and summer programming provided to Becker and Otter Tail County youth. “Last year...
July 5, 2014 - 10:35am