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No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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
Marijuana smell leads to drug bust
DULUTH, Minn. -- A strong odor emanating from a home in led to the disruption of a $100,000 marijuana operation in northeast Minnesota on Thursday. Charges are pending against a father and son, ages 57 and 26, who were arrested after a search-and-seizure by police and other agencies...
March 24, 2015 - 10:04am
March 18, 2015
Gunman in standoff identified
ST. PAUL -- Police have released the identity of the man who was killed after an hour-long standoff in a St. Paul neighborhood Monday. Justin Todd Tolkinen, 28, of St. Paul died after wielding an assault rifle Monday afternoon near White Bear Avenue. After shouting obscenities...
March 18, 2015 - 10:49am
March 17, 2015
Ogema woman sentenced to 30 years for gruesome murder of boyfriend
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – An Ogema woman who murdered her boyfriend by strapping him behind his own pickup and dragging him down the road...
March 17, 2015 - 10:12am
March 4, 2015
Willmar man admits stabbing stepgrandmother
WILLMAR, Minn. - Ex-Savor Rene Cruz pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of second-degree attempted murder for stabbing his stepgrandmother...
March 4, 2015 - 10:45am
February 3, 2015
Bullying incident investigated at Osakis High School
OSAKIS, Minn. -- An alleged bullying incident at Osakis High School in mid-January remains under investigation by the school district and...
February 3, 2015 - 9:52am
Perham woman pleads guilty to robbing Moorhead CVS
MOORHEAD – A 31-year-old Perham woman pleaded guilty Monday to one of the numerous robbery charges she faces in connection with a spree...
February 3, 2015 - 9:40am
January 22, 2015
Moorhead man says quick-thinking rookie cop 'saved my life'
MOORHEAD - When Moorhead Police got a call from dispatch of an intoxicated man at the M&H gas station, officers responding expected it...
January 22, 2015 - 10:54am
January 20, 2015
Two men facing explosives possession following high-speed chase near Sabin
SABIN, Minn. - Two men were arrested early Sunday morning near Sabin for fleeing police and possession of explosives. At about 12:30...
January 20, 2015 - 10:03am