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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
June 16, 2014
Squad car thief leads authorities on high-speed chase before arrest
A 22-year-old man who stole a Becker County Sheriff’s squad car led authorities on an 18-mile high-speed chase – in another stolen vehicle – before he was stopped and arrested Saturday night. A Becker County Sheriff’s deputy arrested Dyllon James Glatzmaier of...
June 16, 2014 - 10:23am
May 1, 2014
Two hurt in crash east of Glyndon
GLYNDON, Minn. – Two Detroit Lakes people were taken to the hospital after a broadside crash on Highway 10 east of here Wednesday afternoon. Minnesota State Patrol officials say Ryan and Angela Schute, 31 and 28, were headed east on Highway 10 at about 3 in the afternoon in their...
May 1, 2014 - 10:12am
January 24, 2014
County to explore public transit options
Otter Tail County may be expanding its public transit system to help people get to and from work. After some major employers – including some in Perham – cited transportation as a significant challenge to filling open positions, county commissioners last week agreed to increase...
January 24, 2014 - 11:39am
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