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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'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
May 2, 2017
Motorcycle chase starts and ends in Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies and Fergus Falls police were involved in a three-mile chase of a man on a motorcycle April 29 in Fergus Falls. Speeds reached 60 miles per hour. The chase of 19-year-old Walker Buchholz of Fergus Falls began on North Tower Road on the northwest...
May 2, 2017 - 11:05am
Two Otter Tail County men arrested for assault
A man from Erhard and another from Vergas have been arrested and charged with felony assaults by strangulation. Sean Patrick McKeag, 29, of Erhard, was arrested on April 28. Two days later, on April 30, Dustin Paul Dahring, 34, of Vergas, was arrested. They were taken to the Otter...
May 2, 2017 - 11:04am
Woman, 3-year-old hurt in Fergus Falls accident
A Battle Lake woman and 3-year-old girl were injured in an accident in Fergus Falls on Monday.
May 2, 2017 - 9:34am
April 27, 2017
UPDATE: Authorities ID man in fatal New York Mills crash
A Deer Creek man died in a rollover accident on Highway 10 in New York Mills Wednesday morning. The man, age 50, was driving west on Highway...
April 27, 2017 - 2:39pm
April 26, 2017
Man hurt in rollover east of Perham
A New York Mills man was hurt in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 10 east of Perham this morning. Robert Kyle Wiggins, age 38, was driving a 2002 Chevy Trailblazer west down the highway when he lost control on the snowy, icy road, went into the center median and rolled, according...
April 26, 2017 - 10:51am
April 24, 2017
Transit system receives MnDOT Expansion Funding
Friendly Rider continues to grow and expand its service, now serving 17 communities in Wadena, Todd, Otter Tail, Morrison and Cass Counties....
April 24, 2017 - 10:04am
April 20, 2017
The small town of Henning has celebrated the life of 16-year-old Jacob Quam, a sophomore killed in a car crash last week, in many different ways....
April 20, 2017 - 11:54am
March 27, 2017
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Aiming to do whatever it can for homeless people in the area, Mahube-Otwa has developed several programs over the years to target specific problems. But it isn't getting any easier, said Marcia Otte, family development director for Mahube-Otwa community action agency, which serves...
March 27, 2017 - 11:34am
March 20, 2017
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
FARGO -- Family and friends have gathered here and in Minnesota’s Otter Tail County to deal with the sudden, untimely deaths of two women who...
March 20, 2017 - 8:03am
March 17, 2017
A new plan, and new hope, for flood relief west of Perham: Little McDonald, Kerbs, Paul and Devils lakes are working together on a permanent solution to a long-standing problem
After more than a decade of repeatedly dashed hopes and millions of dollars in damages, frustrated property owners on high-water lakes west of...
March 17, 2017 - 11:30am
March 8, 2017
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
Blandin Foundation announced today that it has awarded five grants totaling $149,000 that assist rural Minnesota communities in advancing high-speed Internet access and use in their communities. Otter Tail County will benefit from grant funding that will map existing fiber, towers...
March 8, 2017 - 4:37pm
Winds overturn dock on Big Pine Lake
Gale-force winds over the past couple of days have done more than cause residents to hold onto anything loose on their person, it also overturned...
March 8, 2017 - 3:35pm
March 4, 2017
Bridge work: Report shows 10 bridges in Otter Tail County are 'structurally deficient'; that's better than average
Otter Tail County is doing slightly better than most when it comes to the condition of its bridges. According to a report released last week...
March 4, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
Cell tower ordinance adopted in Ottertail
A new cell tower ordinance was approved for the city of Ottertail at the Feb. 16 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. The meeting opened with a public hearing regarding the ordinance. The hearing was closed with no comments received from the public.
March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
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