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Holby pleads guilty in Jasmine Block kidnapping case
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
One person dies in crash near Frazee
MnDOT awards New York Mills with fleet of 40 bikes
State gas tax increase, road tax on auto parts explored
Thielen learned trick from Randy Moss
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Bemidji and Park Rapids
Hurley transitions from distance running to triathlon
Vikings to waive kicker Daniel Carlson, sign Dan Bailey
Perham erases second half deficit for home win
Frances "Lucille" Newton
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Addie Jo Baumgart
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Emergency medicine physician joins Tri-County Health Care
Arvig named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 50 Best Places to Work
Shearer's Foods plans to invest more than $8 million in Perham facility
Las Ranitas to open Monday in Perham
A spirited kickoff to the year
Perham Health Foundation to host Blue at the Barn
Looking Back - Sept. 13, 2018
Looking Back - Sept. 6 Edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Linda: In the mail
Ask A Trooper: Are are school bus arm violations handled?
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
Ask A trooper: What are your thoughts about the "Kiki Challenge?"
Your letters: Thanks for the help with the corn feed
Lindquist to perform Sept. 16 at Trinity Lutheran in NYM
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Noa Fort concert Sept. 8 at NYM Cultural Center
'Otter Tales: The musical' to be performed Sept. 14-16
Western Minnesota roosters have something to crow about at state fair
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'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
Otter Tail County
August 12, 2018
Otter Tail County Board approves Wildlife easements
County board members have approved two wildlife habitat protection easements and three waterfowl management easements. The requests came from representatives of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These easement requests will now be considered by the State Land Exchange Board. Owners...
August 12, 2018 - 9:06am
August 11, 2018
Illegal vehicle operation cases can be costly
Speed violations, driving without valid licenses, not using seat belts, driving after license revocation and other illegal activities can be costly for drivers here in Otter Tail County. Here are a few examples from Court Administration employees who provided records from the month...
August 11, 2018 - 9:06am
July 27, 2018
'Our Town' grant approved by county commissioners
County Board members, on July 10, approved a grant that will provide a mobile unit to bring art to various events. Diane Thorson, county public health director, requested a letter of support for the Arts Grant which requires a local government sponsor. "West Central Initiative, which...
July 27, 2018 - 8:21am
July 23, 2018
High-speed chase, shots fired: Details emerge in abduction of Fergus Falls mother
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Authorities have shared more details of the Sunday afternoon abduction of a 34-year-old Fergus Falls mother who was later...
July 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
July 20, 2018
Otter Tail County man charged with blocking only road to lake to take case to jury trial
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Richard Chodek, who erected a fence that is preventing public access to a west-central Minnesota lake, defended himself...
July 20, 2018 - 6:14pm
July 18, 2018
Perham was in tornado warning area Sunday evening, so how does that response happen?
Otter Tail County Emergency Management and Code Red Coordinator Patrick Waletzko was aware Perham was in a tornado warning Sunday evening as a storm struck the northeastern Minnesota community and sirens went off. "There was some rotation in the clouds but no actual tornado formation...
July 18, 2018 - 6:36am
July 11, 2018
Perham area calendar - July 12 Edition
Friday, July 13 Relay for Life of Otter Tail County Perham: Perham High School Track. Contact Lisa Peterson 346-4747. Saturday, July 14 Dent Daze
July 11, 2018 - 1:26pm
July 3, 2018
Otter Tail County jail inmate on the loose
The Fergus Falls Police Department and the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office are looking for an inmate who left his work crew on Tuesday afternoon. At about 12:14 p.m. on Valentine's Day, inmate James Fitzpatrick Helps was on a Sentence to Serve crew when he slipped away unseen and...
July 3, 2018 - 11:41am
Perham area calendar - July 5 Edition
Wednesday, July 12 Freedom of the Pen Detroit Lakes: Detroit Lakes Christian Women's Club. Wednesday, July 11 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. Holiday Inn of Detroit Lakes. Highway 10 East. Luncheon Cost: $12.50. Reservations by Sunday, July 8. Call Norma at 846-1977, Esther at 847-5443 or...
July 3, 2018 - 11:28am
June 30, 2018
2 injured in Otter Tail County crash
FARGO — Two men were injured in a crash Saturday morning, June 30, on Interstate 94 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Scott Lee Brevig, 46, Anoka, Minn., was eastbound in a Ford pickup around 8 a.m. when he rear ended a Peterbilt semi driven by Mike...
June 30, 2018 - 7:45pm
June 29, 2018
Lake volunteers provide much needed data to state agencies
Lake association volunteers throughout Otter Tail County, by collecting lake water samples, provide the necessary data to state agencies which...
June 29, 2018 - 9:06am
June 28, 2018
County board discusses ditch southeast of Vergas
Kevin Fellbaum, county ditch inspector, informed county board members about clean-out work completed in Ditch 25 from Highway 35 to the outlet of Wendt Lake, southeast of Vergas. Bill and Elaine Schepper spoke to the board about standing water on their property which they believe...
June 28, 2018 - 9:06am
June 16, 2018
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
County Board Chairman Wayne Johnson of Pelican Rapids called a public hearing to order on June 5 to obtain comments regarding the proposed amendment to the current Dock and Riparian Use Ordinance. The public meeting was held at the county Government Services Center in Fergus Falls....
June 16, 2018 - 9:57am
May 26, 2018
River dam relicensing reviewed in Otter Tail County
County Commissioner Lee Rogness of Fergus Falls reported on a meeting regarding the process for Otter Tail Power Company to relicense its five dams along the Otter Tail River. This is a long process and the scope of the project has input from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
May 20, 2018
Court orders stay of imposition
A judge in Otter Tail County ordered a Stay of Imposition on March 30 for a Pelican Rapids man, 55-year-old William Donald Dayton. He will have a felony charge reduced to a misdemeanor if the he remains law abiding during a five-year probationary period. Dayton had been convicted...
May 20, 2018 - 9:06am