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Is the 2010 BP oil spill killing Minnesota's loons?: DNR works to minimize long-term impact of migratory birds' exposure to toxic oil
Frazee native walks away unscathed after vehicle slides off interstate into Devil's Lake
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New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
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Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
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High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band to perform in Perham May 11
July 3, 2014
July Outdoors Events Calendar
Glendalough State Park Beginning Canoeing Wednesday, July 9, 9:30-11:30 a.m. - Learn the basics of canoeing, including safety, strokes and parts of the canoe. Then, go out and practice on Molly Stark Lake. All equipment will be provided. A Minnesota state park vehicle permit...
July 3, 2014 - 3:05pm
Don’t tread on turtles: be aware of them crossing roadways during nesting season
This is the time of year when many turtles cross roadways in Minnesota, including many in Otter Tail County. Early summer is when there’s nesting...
July 3, 2014 - 2:59pm
June 30, 2014
Otter Tail County man drowns on LaSalle Lake
A 78-year-old Otter Tail County man died in a suspected drowning last Thursday night on LaSalle Lake in northern Hubbard County. Shortly after 9 p.m., the Lakes Area Dive Team recovered the body of Francis Peasley, 78, of Elizabeth, Minn., who was pronounced dead at the scene,...
June 30, 2014 - 10:26am
Menahga man indicted on murder charges in strangulation death
A Hubbard County grand jury has indicted a man on murder charges in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Kiela Knowles. Harley Leritz, 21, of Menahga, is accused of first- and second-degree murder. Hubbard County prosecutors presented the case to the grand jury, which...
June 30, 2014 - 10:18am
Bemidji man dies in collision with horses near Park Rapids
One person is dead following a collision with horses on Highway 71 five miles south of Park Rapids early Saturday morning. The name of the victim is Troy Hargreaves, 43, of Bemidji, Minn. He was driving a 2003 Dodge Caravan just before 5 a.m. when the northbound van “struck...
June 30, 2014 - 10:06am
June 26, 2014
Minnesota man drowns on Long Lake
A capsized boat led to the drowning death of a man in Long Lake, east of Maplewood State Park, last Wednesday. According to a statement released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to a call of a capsized boat in Long Lake at about 1:19 p.m. on June...
June 26, 2014 - 11:20am
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