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Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Serena Langen reaches career milestone
Perham volleyball runs winning streak to nine with sweep of Hawley
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Charlotte June Huddleston
Herbert H. Limmer
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
August 11, 2015
Thief River Falls man in serious condition following shooting
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — After being shot twice in the chest, a Thief River Falls man was recovering in a Fargo hospital Monday, while prosecutors were still compiling charges against the alleged shooter. Ryan Houle, 28, was identified Monday as the man shot at...
August 11, 2015 - 9:56am
July 10, 2015
Perham Police Reserves short on members
At the most recent Committee of the Whole Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby noted the lack of numbers in the Perham Police Reserves. The Reserves is a volunteer group of people that help out with the Perham Police Department with special events “Right...
July 10, 2015 - 10:54am
July 6, 2015
Sheriff's Posse lends the law a hand
On foot, four-wheeler and horseback, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Posse has assisted local law enforcement for almost 50 years. Comprised...
July 6, 2015 - 10:56am
June 24, 2015
Area man sought in domestic assault, fleeing officer case
An area man, who has yet to be arrested, is being charged with fleeing an officer, domestic assault and more. At about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence several miles southeast...
June 24, 2015 - 10:50am
June 12, 2015
Domestic disturbance turns into standoff at Thief River Falls farmstead
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Authorities were still at a farmstead southeast of Thief River Falls late Thursday night after a reported domestic disturbance, although a woman at the home was released and safe. The incident started at about 10:20 a.m. when the Pennington County Sheriff's...
June 12, 2015 - 12:19pm
June 9, 2015
Sheriff's deputy on leave after apparently entering home while intoxicated
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Clearwater County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on unpaid leave after allegedly entering a Clearbrook, Minn., residence while intoxicated. According to a release from Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson, the sheriff's office received...
June 9, 2015 - 2:55pm
June 8, 2015
Minn. man says cops caused him to miss birth of son, sues
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Battle Lake man is suing the city of Fergus Falls, the Fergus Falls Police Department and two police officers alleging that officers caused him to miss the birth of his child by wrongfully detaining him while he was enroute to the hospital. However,...
June 8, 2015 - 2:04pm
May 26, 2015
2 dead, including shooter, after gunshots at Grand Forks Walmart
Two people are dead after a shooting at the Walmart in south Grand Forks early this morning. The Grand Forks Air Force Base said a local...
May 26, 2015 - 1:44pm
May 6, 2015
Sheriff’s office car stolen stolen from college campus
DULUTH, Minn. -- Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a St. Louis County Sheriff's Office squad car stolen Monday night while it was parked on the University of Wisconsin-Superior campus. The black, unmarked car is a 2013 Chevrolet Impala with Minnesota license...
May 6, 2015 - 11:00am
May 1, 2015
Man arrested for allegedly threatening hit-and-run victim with chainsaw
WEST FARGO--The victim of a hit-and-run crash in West Fargo followed the suspect Thursday afternoon, and the car chase ended when the suspect pulled over, got out and approached the victim's vehicle with a chainsaw, police said. James E. Parker of Swansea, Ill., allegedly threw...
May 1, 2015 - 11:56am
April 28, 2015
Park Rapids BP station robbed Friday night
The BP station at Main and Highway 34 in Park Rapids was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night. The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash and no injuries were reported during the incident, according to Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers. The incident...
April 28, 2015 - 10:01am
April 20, 2015
Facebook messages land Detroit Lakes man in jail
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – James Bradley McCain, 29, of Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of violating a restraining order. A second felony charge of violating a no-contact order was dropped in a plea agreement. According...
April 20, 2015 - 9:55am
April 17, 2015
Pelican Rapids woman accused of hitting boy with ATV facing felony charges
DENT, Minn. - A Pelican Rapids woman, accused of hitting a 6-year-old boy with her ATV, is scheduled to make her first court appearance Monday. Abigail Lynn Feist, 23, is charged in Otter Tail County with a felony for criminal vehicular operation, leaving the scene after...
April 17, 2015 - 2:20pm
March 25, 2015
Minnesota man caught with meth in pocket at Dakota County courthouse
HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Hastings man has been accused of trying to enter the Dakota County courthouse with methamphetamine, according to a criminal complaint. Donald Sherry III, 27, was stopped by officers March 16 after they saw him hesitate outside the front door of the Hastings...
March 25, 2015 - 11:13am
March 24, 2015
Pair who hit boy with ATV and then took off will be charged, attorney says
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The Otter Tail County attorney’s office is still gathering information, but does plan to charge two people who were on an ATV that allegedly hit a 6-year-old boy from Dent in the Pelican Supper Club parking lot in Pelican Rapids last week and then took off...
March 24, 2015 - 10:38am