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Weekly police report - May 24 edition
Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Perham falls in Section 8AA playoffs
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Helen M. Smith
James Robert Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
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
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
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
Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
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?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
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 District Court
April 12, 2018
Charges: Belt, duct tape used to abuse Fergus Falls boy who died
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Papers filed in Otter Tail County District Court paint a painful and disturbing picture of the last days of a young boy’s...
April 12, 2018 - 9:50am
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.
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