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County artist Charles Beck remembered
State officials sick about feds slashing MinnesotaCare
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
DGF outlasts Perham on the gridiron
Yellowjackets respond with road sweep of Frazee
Yellowjackets fall to defending champs
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Mary Lu Thomas
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Jaxton Dean Lynnes
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
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
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
Otter Tail County
February 27, 2017
Icy roads lead to accidents around Otter Tail County Saturday
Snowfall and icy roadways on Saturday evening, Feb. 25, resulted in several accidents in many areas of Otter Tail County. Injuries were minor. Five people were in a vehicle that rolled northwest of Fergus Falls at 8:51 p.m. The vehicle slid into a ditch at the intersection of Highway...
February 27, 2017 - 3:14pm
February 24, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Imagine if the state of Minnesota told a small business owner in Perham or elsewhere in Otter Tail County; "We don't think you can profit selling sandwiches or hardware or gasoline or doughnuts or pizza on Wednesdays, so you and all other businesses that sell those items have to...
February 24, 2017 - 12:22pm
February 15, 2017
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...
February 15, 2017 - 3:39pm
Fergus Falls man faces two felony drug charges
Teddy Raymond Millage Jr., 24, of Fergus Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 4, law enforcement officers were looking for a red car occupied by a suspect in a...
February 15, 2017 - 9:53am
February 13, 2017
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Originally published in the Detroit Lakes Tribune, a Forum Communications Co. newspaper. You'd never realize from that Detroit Lakes Tribune's promotional piece about the Star Lake Casino that the South Arm of Star Lake is a big slough. A swamp. A wetland. A marsh.
February 13, 2017 - 1:26pm
Fire destroys house at Marion Lake near Dent
Fire destroyed a house at Marion Lake, southeast of Dent, early Friday morning, Feb. 10. Sheriff deputies and firefighters from Dent, Perham...
February 13, 2017 - 11:34am
February 11, 2017
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Three Lake Region Electric Cooperative linemen volunteered their time to help bring power to the nation of Haiti in December. Anthony Spaeth,...
February 11, 2017 - 11:00am
February 8, 2017
Star Lake Casino opponents say the project is still not a done deal
Opponents of the Star Lake Casino say the White Earth Nation project is still a long ways from being built. Ty Dayton, president of the Star...
February 8, 2017 - 4:18pm
Man hurt after rear-ending snow plow in Fergus Falls
A Clitherall man was injured after rear-ending a snow plow on Interstate 94 in Fergus Falls on Tuesday. Kim Douglas Biederman, age 62, was driving a 2006 Chevy Uplander westbound in the left lane of the interstate when he rear-ended a MnDOT 2014 International plow during snow removal...
February 8, 2017 - 8:16am
February 7, 2017
'He has a guardian angel,' relative says of toddler who survived head-on crash
A 2-year-old boy was the only survivor of a head-on crash Sunday, Feb. 5, that killed his mother and another driver in Otter Tail County. The...
February 7, 2017 - 7:30am
February 3, 2017
Fargo man accused of hitting a man with pool cue
A 27-year-old Fargo man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting a man with a pool cue and causing multiple fractures, according to the court complaint. Brian Keith Smith reportedly hit a man over the head with a pool cue on Dec. 17 at a house southwest...
February 3, 2017 - 8:44am
January 25, 2017
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
It's really hard not to call these guys the 'dynamic duo.' The tongue-in-cheek moniker would fit, given the pair's complementary skill sets and...
January 25, 2017 - 12:13pm
January 23, 2017
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
FARGO—One person was injured in Minnesota's Otter Tail County in a crash involving a semi and a sports utility vehicle with attached trailer. The State Patrol said the crash happened on Highway 10 in Bluffton just before 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. According to Sgt. Jesse...
January 23, 2017 - 11:04am
January 19, 2017
The waiting game: all's quiet on the casino front as processes play out
A longer-than-expected permitting and environmental review process has temporarily stalled the Star Lake Casino project, and has caused its original opening date to be pushed back. Representatives for the proposed Shooting Star development had first said the facility would be complete...
January 19, 2017 - 11:35am
January 17, 2017
Vehicle breaks through ice on West Battle Lake
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported that the wheels of a vehicle and fish house being pulled broke through the ice near a pressure ridge on Jan. 10 at 4:33 p.m. on the west side of West Battle Lake. “The vehicle owner was pulling the fish house onto the lake with a...
January 17, 2017 - 10:46am