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Driver of potato truck injured in crash near Perham
Crew cleans hazardous material at Otter Tail County Recycling Center
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Yellowjackets ready for homecoming game with Park Rapids
Perham swimmers continue to cut time
Serena Langen reaches career milestone
Perham volleyball runs winning streak to nine with sweep of Hawley
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Herbert H. Limmer
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
December 13, 2012
Bettcher back in jail after just 40 days of freedom
Just 40 days out of prison, repeat DWI offender, Danny Bettcher, is back behind bars. The New York Mills man is being held at the Wadena County...
December 13, 2012 - 10:03am
December 11, 2012
Lock your car doors: Increase in thefts in Perham
There have been six separate reports of things stolen out of people's parked cars in Perham since Dec. 1. The Perham Police Department said Monday that it has seen an increase in thefts from vehicles this month, and is asking the public to report any suspicious activity. The thefts...
December 11, 2012 - 10:30am
Two hit and runs in one day in Perham
Two separate hit and run car accidents took place Monday, Dec. 3 in Perham. The first incident occurred at 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Coney Street and Third Avenue. According to Perham police, the suspected driver drove a green Nissan Altima with the beginning license plate...
December 11, 2012 - 9:39am
November 30, 2012
Henning theft suspect on the loose
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating Jeffrey Kampsula, 45, of Henning, a suspect in numerous thefts. He was last known to be in the Henning area and had been avoiding law enforcement. People who might know the whereabouts of...
November 30, 2012 - 12:50pm
November 15, 2012
Ottertail woman is a lottery winner
Brenda Dunn of Ottertail is a $25,000 lottery winner. Dunn claimed the prize Nov. 7. The winning 5 Star Cash scratch game ticket was purchased at Orton's Staples BP in Staples, Minn. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery go toward state programs. Since 1990, the lottery has...
November 15, 2012 - 1:01pm
November 12, 2012
Perham, NY Mills recognize Veterans Day
City and county offices are closed today in recognition of Veterans Day, which was yesterday, Nov. 11. The communities of Perham and New York...
November 12, 2012 - 1:37pm
11 neglected horses rescued near Perham (with video)
Authorities in Otter Tail county executed a large animal rescue mission just north of Perham on Friday. Deputies got the search warrant that day, and ended up taking 11 neglected horses off the farmstead, some in better shape than others. Authorities say the caretaker ignored previous...
November 12, 2012 - 10:26am
November 7, 2012
Perham city, school board election results
Candidates for Perham School Board faced one of the most competitive local races, with eight - including all three incumbents - vying for just three open seats. With 100 percent of precincts reporting late Tuesday, it was revealed that incumbents Cindy Huber and Sue Von Ruden will...
November 7, 2012 - 3:07am
Newcomers elected to NYM School Board
Amy Wallgren, Kristina Ehnert, Julie Adams, and Wendy Hetland will be four newcomers on the New York Mills school board. With 13 of the 14 precinct totals at 11 p.m. on Tuesday night, Wallgren had the most votes with 1,297, followed by Ehnert with 1,119, then Adams with 1,111 and...
November 7, 2012 - 3:05am
Gerber to be first female mayor in NYM; Roder and Schik take open council seats
Julie Gerber will be the first female mayor of New York Mills. Gerber won the seat with 315 votes against candidate Kenny Friese, who had 254 votes, according to unofficial totals on Tuesday night. Gerber has previously served a four-year term on the city council. Betsy Roder...
November 7, 2012 - 3:04am
Ottertail, Richville, Dent and Township election results
With little to no competition, incumbents easily won their seats back in elections in Ottertail, Richville, Dent and most area townships. Ottertail In Ottertail, Heather Rosenthal was reelected to her position on the city council with 215 votes. This will be her second 4-year term...
November 7, 2012 - 3:03am
Steady stream at the polls: Voter turnout strong in state, county
A remarkable 91 percent of all eligible voters in Otter Tail County poured into the polls Tuesday, mirroring reports of high turnout around Minnesota...
November 7, 2012 - 2:59am
November 2, 2012
Three burglaries reported yesterday in Otter Tail County; Perham area resident awakens to find intruder in the house
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department responded to three reports of burglaries yesterday. A resident near Perham, on Aerovilla Road, was awakened shortly after midnight on Thursday, Nov. 1 after hearing the dog bark. The resident heard a door shut, turned on the lights, and...
November 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
October 26, 2012
After 27 DWIs, Bettcher to go free once more
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. - People here know Danny Bettcher for all the wrong reasons. Many also know the number: He's had 27 convictions for drinking...
October 26, 2012 - 8:44am
October 23, 2012
Vergas man, New York Mills teen injured in accident
Two drivers were injured in an accident between New York Mills and Bluffton on Saturday, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1990 Chevrolet pickup, driven by a 17-year-old from New York Mills, was southbound on 570th Ave. and failed to yield the right of way, entering...
October 23, 2012 - 9:32am