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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
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
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
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
May 24, 2014
Volunteers help Battle Lake farmer plant his crops after cow sends him to intensive care
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Lee Evavold still doesn’t know which cow kicked him. The lifelong farmer was delivering a calf last month when one of his animals struck from behind, breaking his shoulder blade and five ribs. Evavold spent the better part of a week in the intensive...
May 24, 2014 - 2:34pm
May 12, 2014
50 coal train cars derail in Pillager
PILLAGER, Minn. — Coal and crushed metal littered the train tracks early Monday as crews worked to clear the scene of a massive train derailment...
May 12, 2014 - 11:25am
April 11, 2014
Minimum wage set to rise
Minnesota's minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. "I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a better life for a great many people in this state,"...
April 11, 2014 - 11:44am
Holl's goal in final second vaults Gophers past UND
PHILADELPHIA – After the final buzzer sounded, and after the postgame handshake ended, the University of North Dakota men’s hockey players...
April 11, 2014 - 8:44am
April 10, 2014
Obtain permits for open burning
Residents are reminded that permits are required for open burning and those permits have limitations, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. An open burning permit is required for any fire larger than 3 feet in diameter and when the ground is not covered by...
April 10, 2014 - 2:22pm
UND looks for its Rocky moment against Gophers
PHILADELPHIA – On Wednesday morning, the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team ran up the famed stairs from the Rocky movie and saw...
April 10, 2014 - 7:43am
March 27, 2014
Area resort owners attend Day on the Hill
Members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts attended the annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul on March 18 and 19, lobbying for legislation important...
March 27, 2014 - 8:53am
March 26, 2014
Pilot error cited in fatal 2013 crash near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – An airplane crash near here last March was the fault of the 48-year-old pilot it killed, according to federal investigators. Kevin Ferris, a Moorhead High School and Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate who owned a flower shop in Duluth, shouldn’t have...
March 26, 2014 - 11:08am
March 9, 2014
Minn. state Class A boys hockey: East Grand Forks wins state title
ST. PAUL — The Green Wave are the Title Wave for the first time in program history. East Grand Forks Senior High won its first...
March 9, 2014 - 10:20am
March 2, 2014
Park Rapids murder victim, suspect had reconnected
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Friends hadn’t been able to contact Kiela Knowles last Sunday. Toward the afternoon, one of them texted Harley Leritz...
March 2, 2014 - 11:16am
March 1, 2014
New fishing licenses needed for fishing Minnesota this weekend
If you’re planning to go fishing in Minnesota this weekend, make sure you buy a new fishing license first. The old licenses expire today. If my experience is any indication, there’s going to be some confusion about this. Like pretty much everyone else, I’d been under...
March 1, 2014 - 11:52am
February 27, 2014
Seventh-graders finish season undefeated
The seventh-grade boys basketball team finished a perfect season winning the Heart O' Lakes tournament and ending the year with an unblemished record of 15-0. Coach Carstens was extremely proud of the team's defense, passing, intensity and shooting abilities. "They have a lot...
February 27, 2014 - 5:09pm
Woman found dead in snow in Motley
MOTLEY, Minn. -- A 36-year-old Staples woman was found dead Tuesday in the snow near an apartment complex in Motley. Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel said Anna Eakle’s body was discovered around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. He said there was no indication of foul play. Motley...
February 27, 2014 - 8:33am
Fargo couple's deaths after shootout with deputy ruled homicide-suicide
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Two people involved in a shootout with a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy before they were found dead near here on Monday...
February 27, 2014 - 8:30am
February 25, 2014
Minn. House votes to provide $20 million for heating bills
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators opened their 2014 session today battling the polar vortex. Less than an hour after the session started at noon, the House voted 133-0 to provide a $20 million boost to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating costs this winter. Rural lawmakers stood...
February 25, 2014 - 4:59pm