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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
September 5, 2013
Their View: Back off the Renewable Fuels Standards — they’re working
If I told you there was a piece of legislation that has reduced America’s dependence on foreign oil by 20 percent, supports 400,000 jobs, adds $43 billion to our gross domestic product, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by at least 34 percent and saves the typical motorist $1,200...
September 5, 2013 - 11:46am
August 21, 2013
Farm tax cancellation not part of Minnesota special legislative session
ST. PAUL -- Farmers will have to wait to see if legislators will overturn a new tax they pay. Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton this...
August 21, 2013 - 3:43pm
August 19, 2013
Republicans aim to unseat Minn.’s Collin Peterson
MOORHEAD – National Republicans are targeting Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in 2014, and Moorhead residents will soon see GOP bull’s-eyes...
August 19, 2013 - 9:31am
August 16, 2013
Sen. Ingebrigtsen wins award
Sen. Bill Ingebrigsten, R-Alexandria, was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities July 25 during the coalition’s summer conference in Bemidji for his positive impact on environmental policy. Ingebrigsten is serving his third term in the Minnesota Senate. The Legislator...
August 16, 2013 - 9:31am
July 23, 2013
State Sen. Ingebrigtsen weighs run for governor
Gov. Bill Ingebrigtsen? State Sen. Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, is contemplating the idea. His name has been popping up in political circles as a possible contender for challenging DFL Gov. Mark Dayton in 2014. When contacted Tuesday, Ingebrigtsen said he’ll make a decision...
July 23, 2013 - 9:14am
July 18, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Tax hikes don’t just impact the rich
Minnesotans were aware democrats raised state taxes and fees by around $2.5 billion this year, but it took until July 1 enactment for many to gather just how far the impacts will reach. The now-majority democrats said they wanted to “tax the rich” and make top earners pay their...
July 18, 2013 - 3:45pm
Letter to the Editor: Increased taxes the doing of the DFL
An article recently caught my attention in the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. It was titled, “State leaders say one thing and do the opposite.” I would always pay attention to these articles, as I pride myself with serving my constituents with honesty and respect. The columnist,...
July 18, 2013 - 3:43pm
July 10, 2013
Senate to vote on federal student loan interest rate plan
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a proposal to roll back the student loan interest rate that increased from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1 because Congress didn’t pass a plan to prevent it. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said the proposal likely won’t...
July 10, 2013 - 10:21am
July 3, 2013
Former Rep. Arlan Stangeland dies
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Arlan Stangeland, who served as Minnesota’s 7th Congressional representative from 1977 to 1990, died Tuesday in Detroit Lakes, Minn., at the age of 83. Dobmeier Funeral Home in Barnesville, Minn., is in charge of arrangements. The funeral home’s...
July 3, 2013 - 12:18pm
July 2, 2013
'People blew it up on purpose,' Peterson says of farm bill
CROOKSTON, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said changes to food stamps sabotaged a new Farm Bill in the House of Representatives, but he is pushing for new legislation. Dozens of area residents gathered Monday at the University of Minnesota-Crookston campus to visit with politicians...
July 2, 2013 - 1:55pm
Gabrielle Giffords to visit Fargo on Wednesday
BISMARCK – Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will be in Fargo on Wednesday during a weeklong tour calling for common-sense gun safety laws. Giffords will speak during the Rights and Responsibilities Tour hosted by Americans for Responsible Solutions, an advocacy...
July 2, 2013 - 8:55am
June 20, 2013
Farm bill fails in House
The U.S. House this afternoon defeated 234-195 a farm bill that would have funded agriculture and nutrition programs for the next five years. The defeat came after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., had agreed to support the bill regardless...
June 20, 2013 - 1:59pm