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Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
East Otter Tail County 4-H Recognition and Awards Program
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Prairie Wind Middle School First Quarter Outstanding Students
Perham Police Reports
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Mulcahy named new head baseball coach
Fischer moves on to state
Prowlers control final period for section victory over DL
Lakers get early goal but fall to Otters in season opener
James Edward Bistrum
Esther Helen Johnson
Martin Bruce Hicks
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Payson Leaving Lakes Region Arts Council
Porath named Perham-Dent Teacher of the Year
Perham Community Play Children of Eden runs November 16-19
From high school to 'hub'
New Perham dog park to celebrate grrrrrand opening
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Deer hunting time to tell tales
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
Left turns and intersection etiquette
Perham area calendar
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
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Huus ends Yellowjacket golf career at state
Gopher coach announces scholarship for Perham athlete
November 13, 2017
County approves $1 million superheater replacement in Perham
Assistant Solid Waste Director Zach Fjestad reported to county board members that a superheater at the Perham Resource Recovery Facility (PRRF)...
November 13, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 12, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 12, 2017 - 10:18am
Scam averted near Pelican Rapids
A woman in rural Pelican Rapids was called by a scam artist saying he was employed with the state of Minnesota. He then ordered the woman to purchase iTunes and send them to a specific address. The woman contacted her son who in turn contacted the Otter Tail County sheriff's office...
November 12, 2017 - 9:57am
November 11, 2017
Important property tax homestead notice
Below is important property tax homestead information. This will affect your 2018 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund. Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year? Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying...
November 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
Weekly police report - Nov. 9 edition
Oct. 30 • Perham merchant reported receiving threatening voicemail. Oct. 31 • Provide traffic control due to power outage causing traffic lights to malfunction. • Two vehicle crash in private parking lot; no injuries. • Issued verbal warning for passing on the right. Nov....
November 11, 2017 - 10:18am
November 7, 2017
Lawmakers propose 'I'm victim, not thief' cards for ID theft
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Dave Senjem held up his well-used black wallet containing his identification and credit cards, and explained...
November 7, 2017 - 5:47pm
November 4, 2017
Northern Minn. girl, 8, in long-term recovery after bonfire explosion
MENAHGA, Minn. — An 8-year-old girl is expected to be at a Minneapolis hospital for another three or four months after she and two other...
November 4, 2017 - 1:45pm
Otter Tail County sets legislative recommendations
County commissioners and division (department) directors met on Oct. 24 to develop recommendations for Minnesota state legislators. The upcoming...
November 4, 2017 - 10:18am
Weekly police report - Nov. 2 edition
Oct. 23 • Perham business reported gas drive-off. • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with vehicle theft. Oct. 24 • Two-vehicle crash on SE 2nd Ave/SE 3rd St; no injuries reported on scene. • Assisted West Fargo Police Department with attempt to locate. • Assisted...
November 4, 2017 - 9:22am
November 2, 2017
Before his last year in office, Dayton reflects
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is about to enter his last year in public office after more than four decades in Minnesota public life, but...
November 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 27, 2017
Vandal uses shotgun, damages vehicle in Ottertail
Sheriff deputies said a vandal used a shotgun to shoot at a Ford Explorer in the town of Ottertail. The incident was reported on Oct. 19. "A slug was found inside the vehicle," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke. "There were no immediate suspects." Van Dyke said...
October 27, 2017 - 3:32pm
October 23, 2017
Update: Missing Otter Tail County man found
UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department reports that Paul Baker has been located and isn't in any danger. The report says that...
October 23, 2017 - 8:18am
October 22, 2017
Fire destroys garage north of Ottertail city
Fire destroyed a detached garage, which contained living quarters, Saturday afternoon, Oct. 7, at Buchanan Lake north of Ottertail city. "The adjacent home did not catch fire, but there was significant heat damage to the exterior of the house," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt....
October 22, 2017 - 11:57am
Weekly police report - Oct. 19 edition
Oct. 9 • False alarm; security was testing alarms and failed to notify dispatch. • Perham resident reported theft of personal property. • Responded to Perham address for 911 hangup call; all okay. Oct. 10 • Perham business reported motorcycle parked on private property. •...
October 22, 2017 - 10:18am
October 20, 2017
Beware of deer on roads this time of year
With the deer hunting firearm season less than a month away, county residents should beware of more deer on roadways, especially at dawn and dusk. At least five deer-vehicle accidents took place on county roads from Oct, 10 to Oct. 12. Fortunately, no driver or pedestrian injuries...
October 20, 2017 - 4:56pm