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Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Video: Pregnant Minnesota woman kills boyfriend while filming YouTube stunt
Dupuis and Witt are 2017 Relay for Life Honorary Co-Chairpersons
Rewind Center offers unique job opportunities to residents
Area Lions offering several $1,000 youth scholarships
Buzz split with Detroit Lakes Area
Alexandria, Moorhead win Highway 10 Classic
Buzz earn sweep of Thief River Falls
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Roger H. Kawlewski
James 'JJ' Wilcox
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Dominick Drake Muer
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
From family to family: New York Mills Dean’s Country Market has new local owners
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Your letters - June 22 edition
Newspapers still top choice for news
McFeely: Commissioners get an earful on northern Minn. casino project
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
Otter Tail County District Court
March 7, 2017
Men arrested with 570 pounds of drugs near Fergus Falls: Street value worth $1.75M
Three men from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area face charges in Otter Tail County District Court after they were pulled over Wednesday in a truck...
March 7, 2017 - 9:05am
February 20, 2017
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
A 31-year-old Alton, Texas, man was found guilty in Otter Tail District Court Thursday by a jury of committing sexual acts with a child and filming...
February 20, 2017 - 2:29pm
Fergus Falls worker allegedly stole about $43,000 from business
A man who worked for Braun's Vending in Fergus Falls for more than four years is accused in Otter Tail County District Court of embezzling money, according to a court complaint. It says owner Sharon Braun and manager Lori Barry told authorities that Jason Allen Waasdorp, 36, has stolen...
January 20, 2017 - 9:20am
January 19, 2017
Fergus man sentenced for breaking windows and vandalizing car
A 35-year-old Fergus Falls man was given five years of probation in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday for vandalizing a car in a garage and breaking windows at West Fir Avenue last spring. Otter Tail County Judge Waldemar Senyk sentenced Isaiah Lorrell Gross on felony-level...
January 19, 2017 - 9:07am
January 4, 2017
OTC judge convicts Sebeka man in shooting incident
An 18-year-old Sebeka man pleaded guilty in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday to shooting a handgun at three people in Perham on Aug. 5. Judge Sharon Benson convicted Taylor Ray Allen Luster of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Initially, Luster was charged...
January 4, 2017 - 2:14pm
December 19, 2015
Landlord who shot at tenant pleads guilty
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord pleaded guilty Thursday in Otter Tail County District Court to an attempted murder charge for shooting a tenant in September. Gerald Duane Skolte pleaded guilty to second-degree intent to commit murder to Otter...
December 19, 2015 - 11:22am
March 27, 2014
Burglar to spend 45 days in jail
Jon Chauncey Sheldon, 31, of Fergus Falls, was sentenced March 21 in Otter Tail County District Court. He was previously convicted of burglary in the second degree. Sheldon was sentenced to 45 days in the county jail, according to court records. Credit for time already served is...
March 27, 2014 - 2:52pm
Erhard man sentenced to one year in jail for drug possession
Terry Al Krog, 51, of Erhard, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on Friday for drug possession in the fourth degree. Court records show Krog was sentenced to 365 days in the county jail, with credit for time already served amounting to 241 days. He also will pay...
March 27, 2014 - 2:43pm
February 6, 2014
Frazee man sentenced to jail for felony theft
A 19-year-old Frazee man will be spending 20 days in jail after making a plea agreement on felony charges of theft and moving property. Robert Leroy Scheiben was sentenced Jan. 30 in Otter Tail County District Court. Under the plea agreement, he will serve the time in jail, make...
February 6, 2014 - 3:07pm
Man arrested after sledge hammering two vehicles
Benjamin Anthony Ruther, 23, of Perham, was arrested near Vergas last Sunday on charges of felony criminal damage and disorderly conduct. After an argument, Ruther allegedly used a sledge hammer to damage two vehicles. The incident took place at 293rd Avenue, southwest of Vergas....
February 6, 2014 - 2:34pm
Perham man sent to prison for criminal sexual conduct
A Perham man will do time in prison for felony criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Larry Leo Geleneau, 46, was sentenced on Jan. 30 in Otter Tail County District Court to 144 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud. An early release will be dependent on good...
February 6, 2014 - 2:33pm
May 9, 2013
Wrong-way DWI driver facing three separate charges
The man who was recently caught driving drunk the wrong way down Highway 10 after sending officers on a short chase is now facing charges. Taylor (J.D.) Steiner, age 32, of Rothsay, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on May 1. According to court documents, he is being...
May 9, 2013 - 1:47pm
Burglar caught red-handed charged
The burglar who was caught red-handed while stealing from a residence in rural Dalton has been charged with burglary in the second degree. On April 28, Jon Chauncey Sheldon, age 30, of Fergus Falls, was taken by surprise when three owners of the residence he was burglarizing returned...
May 9, 2013 - 1:31pm
April 25, 2013
Man charged for strangulation
Jacob Fredrick Salomonson, 31, of Battle Lake, appeared in Otter Tail County District Court last Thursday on a charge of domestic assault by strangulation. The charge relates to an incident in Battle Lake on April 17 in which an unidentified victim was allegedly assaulted and strangled...
April 25, 2013 - 2:04pm