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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
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
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
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
January 3, 2013
Peterson lashes out against budget legislation deal
ST. PAUL - Rep. Collin Peterson, an accountant before turning politician, could not support budget legislation passed Tuesday because it will...
January 3, 2013 - 9:01am
January 2, 2013
Judge awards custody to Cox family
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A bitter custody battle between the families of a teenage boy and the girlfriend he killed in a murder-suicide, orphaning...
January 2, 2013 - 6:03pm
December 28, 2012
10-year-old dies in Minnesota sledding accident
DASSEL, Minn. - A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents' home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around...
December 28, 2012 - 9:47am
December 7, 2012
Extra DWI enforcement starts this weekend
Minnesota law enforcement officers this weekend are uncorking December-long increased DWI patrols as part of the nationwide effort, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." County sheriff's offices, municipal agencies and the State Patrol will work overtime hours this month to focus on...
December 7, 2012 - 10:37am
December 2, 2012
For Minnesotans, health insurance will be a few clicks away
ST. PAUL -- More than a fifth of Minnesotans will sit down at a computer, or talk to someone using a computer, a year from now answering a series of questions. It may look like they are on Travelocity planning a vacation, or maybe searching Amazon.com for the right gift. Instead,...
December 2, 2012 - 2:15pm
November 18, 2012
Four injured in crash in Otter Tail County
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. - Four people were injured, one critically, in a two-vehicle crash Saturday at Highway 10 and County Road 75 here. Elizabeth A. Flanagan-Montie, 23, of Verndale, was southbound on Highway 10 around 5:30 p.m. when Jacklyn J. Irwin, 22, of Wadena, struck her...
November 18, 2012 - 10:53pm
Farm bill could be part of solution
ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars...
November 18, 2012 - 5:54pm
November 7, 2012
Marriage amendment defeated
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota made history in this election as the first state to reject a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. Since a state law still remains on the books, the vote does not automatically allow same-sex weddings. However, with a newly elected Democratic-Farmer-Laborite...
November 7, 2012 - 1:38pm
November 6, 2012
Court incumbents do well
Incumbents were expected to win all three Minnesota Supreme Court justice elections as of late Tuesday. With half of all precincts reporting, each incumbent had about 60 percent of the vote. Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea, a Plummer native and former University of Minnesota attorney,...
November 6, 2012 - 11:53pm
Obama wins in nation, Minnesota
Minnesota went for President Barack Obama for the second time, following his win nationwide. While, pre-election polls offered conflicting views about whether Minnesota was in play in the presidential election, the president did will in Minnesota, collecting nearly 52 percent of...
November 6, 2012 - 11:48pm
Late trends good for DFL legislative hopes
November 6, 2012 - 11:40pm
November 2, 2012
Parties prepare for campaign's final days; Ritchie cleared of misleading voters on voter ID
Minnesota Democrats are launching what they call the most ambitious get-out-the-vote campaign ever, including sending around the state a tour bus featuring gigantic photos of President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen.
November 2, 2012 - 10:37am
October 4, 2012
GOP senators accuse Ritchie of being misleading about Voter ID
ST. PAUL -- Two Republican state senators today filed paperwork alleging that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has misled Minnesotans about a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photographic identification. Sens.
October 4, 2012 - 12:00pm
September 12, 2012
Week 2 AP football poll bumps Perham to No. 6-3A
Minneapolis -- The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 12, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers: Class 6A School Total Points Prv 1. Eden Prairie (9) (2-0) 90 1 2....
September 12, 2012 - 8:02pm
September 3, 2012
Canadian couple hurt in Otter Tail County crash
PERHAM, Minn. - A married couple from Canada were injured in a broadside-type accident today between Perham and New York Mills in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Inge Pechous and her husband, Zdenek Pechous, both 70 and from Elliot Lake, Ontario, were taken...
September 3, 2012 - 4:36pm