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River dam relicensing reviewed in Otter Tail County
Perham students learn about electrical safety
Weekly police report - May 24 edition
Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Perham girls capture conference crown, Bormann Player of the Year
Yellowjackets third in the Heart O'Lakes
Perham closes season with northern sweep, opens 8AA play with S-M
Perham falls in Section 8AA playoffs
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Shearer's sells Barrel O' Fun brand to Old Dutch affiliate
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Looking Back - May 24 Edition
Tour historic downtown New York Mills June 8
Students awarded pizza party for seatbelt safety
Summer beauty bloomin' around Perham, thanks to volunteers and donations
'Why did he do such a crazy thing?': Perham man who nearly died in Vietnam learns firsthand about sacrifice
What good are wood ticks?
Editorial: Remember this on Memorial Day: Life is a gift
Ask A Trooper: Questions about teen drivers
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Otter Tail County Court
May 11, 2018
County DWI court notes 10 years of success
County residents who overcame addiction to alcohol, through the Otter Tail County DWI Court program, conveyed their success stories to county commissioners on May 1. This was part of the 10-year recognition of the county DWI Court. "When we started here in 2008, we were one of only...
May 11, 2018 - 12:22pm
April 21, 2018
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
A Pelican Rapids man, Brian Torres, 23, was sentenced to 90 days in the county jail on March 28 for a felony conviction of theft and transfer of property. However, a 21-month sentence at the state correctional facility in St. Cloud was stayed for 20 years, dependent on good behavior....
April 21, 2018 - 10:12am
April 15, 2018
Judges issue Stays of Imposition for three county residents
Judges in Otter Tail County court, in late March, issued Stays of Imposition for three county residents who had been found guilty of felonies. Under the Stays of Imposition, each person will have his or her felony conviction reduced to a misdemeanor if the person stays law abiding...
April 15, 2018 - 10:39am
March 18, 2018
Henning residents sentenced in felony drug convictions
A judge in Otter Tail County ordered Stays of Impositions on Feb. 26 for two Henning residents who had been charged with felonies. Under a Stay of Imposition, a person will have his or her felony conviction reduced to a misdemeanor if the person stays law abiding during a probationary...
March 18, 2018 - 8:26am
February 23, 2018
Stay of imposition for NY Mills man
A felony conviction of use of a dangerous weapon for Melvin Alan Spooner, 25, of New York Mills, will be reduced to a misdemeanor if he remains law abiding under probation for four years. The judge ruled this procedure as part of a stay of imposition for Spooner during a Feb. 1 court...
February 23, 2018 - 9:06am
February 15, 2018
Court orders Stay of of Impositions
A judge in Otter Tail County ordered Stay of Impositions in late January for three area residents who had faced felony convictions. Each of the three will have a felony charge reduced to a misdemeanor if the person remains law abiding during a probationary period. Amy King, 20, of...
February 15, 2018 - 10:56am
December 17, 2017
Perham man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Eddie Bee Forrest, 49, of Perham, was sentenced to 144 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility, St. Cloud, after a felony conviction of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. He pled not guilty on June 19 but was convicted on Nov. 3. The judge gave the sentence on Nov. 9 The...
December 17, 2017 - 9:10am
November 3, 2017
Stay of Imposition for Pelican Rapids resident
Stephen Michael Halverson, 21, of Pelican Rapids, will have a felony charge of burglary in the second degree reduced to a misdemeanor if he remains law abiding. A county court order of a Stay of Imposition on Oct. 13 calls for the eventual conversion to a misdemeanor. This is dependent...
November 3, 2017 - 4:40pm
October 23, 2017
Richville man pleads guilty to damage to property, risk of bodily harm
Sloan Connor Thurston, 22, of Richville, was sentenced Oct. 2 in county court after pleading guilty for a felony charge of damage to property in the first degree and risk of bodily harm. His guilty plea was made on July 21. The original charge dates back to Oct. 15, 2016. A 15-month...
October 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 5, 2013
Perham man charged after high-speed chase
Joshua Gene Ard, 32, of Perham, will have another court appearance following charges of fleeing a police officer and child endangerment last month in Perham. Until his next court appearance, Ard has been ordered to remain law abiding. His case is being handled by Otter Tail...
September 5, 2013 - 10:18am
August 7, 2013
Deputy charged with sexually touching young boys makes court appearance
The deputy from Mille Lacs County charged with sexually touching young boys at a church camp near Henning appeared in Otter Tail County Court on Monday. Authorities say 29-year-old Aaron Heuer had sexual contact with four boys ages 8-10 at Lutheran Island Camp while volunteering...
August 7, 2013 - 10:21am
June 13, 2013
Man charged after hit and run with horse-drawn buggy
Anthony James Swanson, 35, of Deer Creek, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on June 4, charged with leaving the scene of an accident and criminally-related vehicular use resulting in injuries to others. Court records state that at 6:14 p.m. on May 30, a Dodge pickup...
June 13, 2013 - 4:26pm
Perham man charged with burglary
Malcolm Charles Adams, 27, of Perham, was charged June 6 with burglary in the third degree, according to Otter Tail County court documents. A resident reportedly saw Adams enter a shed in Perham on June 5 and remove an oil can and chain saw. Adams then left the scene in a van with...
June 13, 2013 - 4:23pm
Vergas couple charged in dead horses case
Bill and Penny Fick, the owners of six horses found dead in rural Vergas in February, have each been charged with 21 counts of animal mistreatment in Otter Tail County District Court. After failing to appear at a court hearing May 6, a warrant was issued for their arrests,
June 13, 2013 - 4:20pm
April 11, 2013
Stolen shotguns seized in Rothsay
Christopher Lee Haugen, 26, of Rothsay, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on April 1 to face felony charges of receiving stolen property and possessing a pistol/assault weapon following a previous felony conviction. Haugen is alleged to have stashed some stolen guns, with...
April 11, 2013 - 12:56pm