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VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
December 3, 2013
Slick roads lead to dozens of crashes, vehicles in ditches
With slick and snowy roads around the Fargo-Moorhead area, local law enforcement agencies have been dealing with a slew of crashes. The Minnesota State Patrol counted 111 crashes Monday in the west-central and northwest regions. Two of the crashes were fatal, six were rollovers,...
December 3, 2013 - 5:24pm
October 10, 2013
Churches targeted in burglary spree
Hubbard County authorities responded to a litany of burglary calls at rural churches Sunday morning. Pastors at churches in Akeley, Nevis and Guthrie all experienced weekend break-ins. In some cases, burglars broke glass to gain entry to the buildings. Besides the damages, valuables...
October 10, 2013 - 8:59am
October 4, 2013
DL man sentenced to 34 years in prison for murder
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 34½ years in prison, the maximum amount, after being found guilty of second degree murder with intent in the death of Travis Buckanaga. Ronald Quiceno, 39, was sentenced this afternoon to 415 months in prison for the shooting of Buckanaga on...
October 4, 2013 - 11:11am
MnDOT Commissioner visits Otter Tail County, talks funding
Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle believes most people understand that highway maintenance comes with a high price tag, and would be willing to pay a little more in gasoline taxes to pay for that maintenance. “A 10 cent increase in the gasoline...
October 4, 2013 - 11:08am
August 7, 2013
Crash kills one teen, injures four others
A 15-year-old from Erhard was killed, and four others injured, in a one-vehicle rollover on Vergas Trails Road south of Detroit Lakes last Wednesday. Four of the five individuals in the vehicle were minors, according to a press release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office. The...
August 7, 2013 - 10:26am
August 4, 2013
Three Willmar teens arrested in killing
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A 2012 Willmar High School graduate, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year boy, all from Willmar, are in custody and awaiting formal charges in the fatal stabbing of 79-year-old Lila Warwick, who was found dead in her home Monday evening. According to the Kandiyohi...
August 4, 2013 - 2:04pm
May 29, 2013
Glad they were wearing helmets
In the words of Becker County Deputy Sid Canham, you never see anything good at the scene of a motorcycle-deer accident. He was the first...
May 29, 2013 - 9:28am
August 8, 2011
25 cited for drunk driving during WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Law enforcement officials arrested 25 people for drunk driving during WE Fest, authorities reported today. Sgt.
August 8, 2011 - 8:56am
August 1, 2011
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
Hauntings in Detroit Lakes, NY Mills found in book
The thrill of being scared is an attraction of listening to stories about spooky things going bump in the night, but the comfort comes to people after the fact because the story's origin usually isn't in their backyard. But what if that safety net is yanked away and these hauntings...
November 1, 2010 - 2:04pm
October 22, 2009
Flu campaign mobilizing in Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County's H1N1 vaccination campaign is underway. Otter Tail County Public Health will be the coordinating agency. Vaccine shipments are scheduled soon and will continue over the next months. Priority will be given to those most at risk for complications of H1N1 infl...
October 22, 2009 - 2:43pm
October 15, 2009
Heavy snow causing power outages in region
FARGO - Heavy snow weighing down power lines and tree branches is being blamed for power outages overnight in rural Becker County, Cass County and Valley City, N.D. Cass County Electric Cooperative line crews are working to restore power to about 250 customers who lost power during...
October 15, 2009 - 10:39am
October 14, 2009
H1N1 fears hit area schools, sports teams
Perhaps even more contagious than the virus itself is the rapidly spreading hype over this season's H1N1 "swine flu" outbreak. East Otter Tail hospitals, clinics, and even the "phone nurse" are being inundated with questions from concerned citizens, spouting off symptoms and clamoring...
October 14, 2009 - 1:30pm
September 9, 2009
Burglars smash holes in walls at Perham St. Paul's church
Burglars smashed through a window, a door and three walls to get to the safe at a Perham church--and got away with only about a hundred bucks...
September 9, 2009 - 1:27pm
September 7, 2009
HAM radio fans 'tune in to Perham' for regional meeting
HAM radio operators from throughout the region will be converging on Perham Sept. 19. The group is meeting at the Cactus, about 10-11 a.m., with a lunch at about noon. "HAM radio operators from all over the upper Midwest will be attending, some will be coming a day early, and some...
September 7, 2009 - 7:00am