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Fish house removal deadlines near
Old McDonald had a... robot? Technology brings big changes, efficiencies to agriculture
Rural Perham man in jail after shooting at son with rifle
Telling a somber truth: ‘Always Lost’ opens at ITOW
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
BBB: Yellowjackets advance with victory over Hornets
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
PAUL RANDALL HOAR ROSE
KENNETH "KENNY" EUGENE FEMLING
JULIE MARIE DAVIDSON
MIKE A. HEMMELGARN
Zion Mary Aho
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Kaylee Ann Marie Godding
Bryan Alexander Alcaraz
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
A popular local watering hole gets revived: Playtime Bar and Grill reopens
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Expecting the unexpected
Frozen creeks and stiff cheeks: memories of youth
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
New York Mills is set for the second annual Winter Light Festival on Feb. 2
January 30, 2013
Terry Frost is WPD's newest officer
Terry Frost is the latest full-time police officer to join the ranks of the Wadena Police Department. A former Marine, Frost is a veteran of...
January 30, 2013 - 1:08pm
July 12, 2012
Perham Police Report, July 1-8
July 1 2:15 p.m. Moorhead man issued citation for speed. 3:01 p.m. Woodbury man issued citation for speed. 3:12 p.m. Lake Park man issued citation for speed. 4:13 p.m. Yuba City woman issued citation for speed. 4:26 p.m. Perham man issued citation for speed. 8:20 p.m. Elk River...
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July 12, 2012 - 10:17am
New York Mills Police Report, July 2-7
July 2 8:00 a.m. Assisted EMS with an ambulance call. 10:59 a.m. Cited a motorist for speeding. 11:28 a.m. Assisted with a civil matter. 2:19 p.m. Took several reports of a temporary sign obstructing view of traffic at an intersection. The sign was moved to an alternate location....
news / crime
July 12, 2012 - 10:08am
June 27, 2012
Perham Police Report, June 18-24
June 18 9:23 a.m. Complaint of a car blocking handicap parking space in private parking lot. 9:35 a.m. Caller requesting information on previous contact. 11:00 a.m. Adult male turned himself in on a warrant. 12:30 p.m. Two-vehicle crash in a private parking lot. 2:00 p.m. Perham...
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June 27, 2012 - 2:52pm
New York Mills Police Report, June 18-25
June 18 6:12 p.m. Assisted with ARMER Radio System training at Dent Fire Department. 6:42 p.m. Cited a motorist for speed. 10:16 p.m. Took a report of one group of people harassing another. The matter was resolved without charges. June 19 8:57 a.m. Took a report of evidence...
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June 27, 2012 - 2:51pm
February 2, 2012
Minnesota bill to end teacher seniority sparks debate
MOORHEAD - A bill introduced in the Legislature to end the use of seniority in determining teachers' job security is getting mixed reviews from administrators and teachers in Moorhead and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton schools. The pending legislation, sponsored by Rep.
news / education
February 2, 2012 - 12:37pm
May 20, 2009
18-year-old held for ink pen stabbing at Wadena-Deer Creek High School
An 18-year-old man was arrested Monday night in Wadena after allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old girl with an ink pen. The Wadena Police Department responded to the Wadena-Deer Creek high school parking lot at 8:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an altercation. Officers learned the man...
May 20, 2009 - 12:03pm
May 14, 2009
LETTER TO EDITOR: Offended by disrespect for law enforcement
Last week Louis Hoglund used a column to recognize that Todd Sandahl retired from the Perham Police Department. Todd was a good police officer who spent a major part of his life serving our area. Todd certainly deserves recognition. I think it is unfortunate, however, that Hoglund...
May 14, 2009 - 10:15am
May 8, 2009
COLUMN: Todd Sandahl was an uncommon cop
Cops, for the most part, are little boys who just got bigger. An exception to that gross exaggeration, however, is the guy who just retired from the Perham Police Department: Todd Sandahl. I've had lots of contacts with police officers over the years. For the most part, those...
May 8, 2009 - 7:00am
March 11, 2009
Suspects in Fergus Falls kidnapping appear in court
An Elbow Lake man and his stepson made their first court appearances Tuesday in connection with the weekend abduction of a 17-year-old girl. David Randy Sabby, 46, faces 10 criminal charges ranging from kidnapping to sexual assault to violating an order for protection. Sabby is...
March 11, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 8, 2009
Girl, 17, found after Amber Alert issued in Fergus Falls kidnapping
A 17-year-old girl reportedly abducted at gunpoint Saturday night by her step-father in Fergus Falls, Minn., was located just after 1 a.m.
March 8, 2009 - 5:11pm
March 4, 2009
Moorhead man assaulted with police-style baton while using urinal at local bar
Moorhead police say an assault victim suffered head lacerations when he was struck with a police-style baton while using a urinal at Chumley's Bar on Tuesday night. Officers responded just before midnight to a report of an assault with a pool cue at the bar. Lt.
crime / news
March 4, 2009 - 10:49am
February 18, 2009
Former OTC cop now chief in Menahga
A familiar face in law enforcement in the New York Mills and the East Otter Tail County area will be the top cop for the city of Menahga. Former Otter Tail County Deputy Scott Koennicke has accepted the Chief of Police position in Menahga. "I see this as a new opportunity, and...
February 18, 2009 - 3:39pm
January 14, 2009
Man tells police God ordered him to stab truck driver at rest stop
When Harmit Bhangu arrived at a Moorhead rest stop on Sunday, he heard God order him to kill another truck driver who looked abnormal to him. Without saying a word, Bhangu approached Dale Morigeau and began repeatedly stabbing him, swinging the knife in a circular motion. Morigeau...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am