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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
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
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.
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.
June 9, 2015 - 2:55pm
June 8, 2015
Minn. man says cops caused him to miss birth of son, sues
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
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.
April 20, 2015 - 9:55am
April 17, 2015
Pelican Rapids woman accused of hitting boy with ATV facing felony charges
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