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Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
McFeely: Fergus Falls newspaper drops columnist for 'body-shaming'
Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Large and small changes equal emotional upheaval
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Otter Tail County
November 9, 2016
DL man arrested after Otter Tail County chase early Wednesday morning
A Detroit Lakes was arrested early Wednesday, Nov. 9, after a chase in Otter Tail County. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when the Clay County Sheriff's Office alerted Otter Tail County authorities...
November 9, 2016 - 4:14pm
Huebsch wins county commissioner race
Perham resident Doug Huebsch is keeping his seat on the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners. With all 17 precincts reporting late Tuesday,...
November 9, 2016 - 1:11pm
With win, Nornes happy to continue work in Legislature
Rep.Bud Nornes (R-Fergus Falls) kept his House District 8A seat following Tuesday’s election, handily winning 2-1 over his challenger, CJ Holl, a businessman from Pelican Rapids, who sought to prevent Nornes from serving his 11th term. “You always feel good when it’s over and...
November 9, 2016 - 12:37am
November 8, 2016
Elections include local people who care about city, county and state issues
Aside from the presidential race, which many people have said has them scratching their heads, the local races include qualified people who care about their community, their county and their state.
November 8, 2016 - 10:13am
Wadena woman dead, man in hospital after high-speed chase into Otter Tail County
A Wadena woman is dead and the murder suspect in the hospital Monday night after leading authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties. The female found dead in the home has been identified as Maragret St. Marie, 27, of Wadena, Minn. Antonio St. Marie who is being...
November 8, 2016 - 9:10am
November 3, 2016
Perham's Doug Huebsch seeks another term on Otter Tail County board
, Perham resident Doug Huebsch is running against Richard (Rick) Snelgrove, of New York Mills for the District 1 County Board seat. Here are...
November 3, 2016 - 3:44pm
NYM's Richard Snelgrove hopes to gain Otter Tail County Commissioner seat
Richard (Rick) Snelgrove, of New York Mills, is running against Perham resident Doug Huebsch for the District 1 County Board seat. Here are his...
November 3, 2016 - 3:36pm
November 1, 2016
Dogs shot after chickens killed near NY Mills
Dogs which reportedly killed 30 chickens north of New York Mills were in turn shot and killed by the owner of the chickens. This incident, which occurred along Highway 67 north of New York Mills, was reported to the sheriff's office at 9:11 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. "The owner of...
November 1, 2016 - 2:32pm
October 23, 2016
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in Otter Tail County rollover
Three people were injured after a rollover crash in Otter Tail County. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the crash took place Friday morning around 3:37 a.m. A vehicle being driven by Karmvir Gill, 36, of Winnipeg was traveling eastbound on I-94. The vehicle entered the median...
October 23, 2016 - 12:20pm
October 20, 2016
State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
Candidates for Minnesota Senate District 8 and State House District 8A agree that maintaining roadways in Otter Tail County and across the state needs to be addressed, though disagree about how to fund transportation. Incumbent State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, opposed by Shawn Olson,...
October 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
September 27, 2016
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
The Perham Focus is planning a new series of feature stories, tentatively titled, "Characters, kind folks and curmudgeons: Portraits of some...
September 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
September 18, 2016
Otter Tail County authorities identify body found in parking lot
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - Authorities in Otter Tail County have identified the body found outside a restaurant Friday afternoon. According to an autopsy report, 67-year-old Joseph Brennan died of natural causes while walking from the Hoot N Holler to his home. His body was found east of...
September 18, 2016 - 8:13am
September 16, 2016
Three people face charges for multiple burglaries
PARKERS PRAIRIE — Three people face charges in Otter Tail County District Court stemming from the alleged burglary of several locations in Parkers Prairie and Douglas County. On Sept. 4, Otter Tail County sheriff's deputies found that Cody Allen Church, 29, Tianna Marie Janisch,...
September 16, 2016 - 5:26pm
Dayton praises Otter Tail County for buffers, water quality initiatives
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, meeting with Otter Tail County board members and other local officials in Fergus Falls on Sept. 7, praised the county...
September 16, 2016 - 2:54pm
September 7, 2016
Garden Club installs signs to prevent loss of state flower
Until recently, a stretch of County Highway 49, known locally as Marion Lake Road, could also have been called a kill zone. Numerous Lady Slipper...
September 7, 2016 - 3:46pm