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Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Weekly police report - June 14 edition
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Laraine M. Paulsen
Curtis C. Morken
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Turtle Fest events dodge raindrops Saturday
Perham Health awards scholarships
Grand Parade highlights Friday’s Turtle Fest
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
March 2, 2017
Ponsford man pleads guilty to murder of Fargo woman
FARGO — A man accused of raping and murdering a Fargo woman pleaded guilty Wednesday, March 1, in Clay County District Court to Class AA felony...
March 2, 2017 - 9:03am
MN farmer dies after skid loader submerges in manure pit
FREEPORT, Minn. — A Freeport man rescued Feb. 28 from a skid loader that was submerged in an abandoned manure pit has died. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Duane Herzog, 46, was operating the skid loader when it went through ice that was covering a manure pit on...
March 2, 2017 - 8:57am
February 28, 2017
UPDATE: Man dies after being pinned between large trucks in Fargo
FARGO -- A person died Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, after being pinned between two vehicles at a business in south Fargo.
February 28, 2017 - 2:02pm
January 10, 2017
Be careful out there: Snowy, slippery roads a hazard today
There have been multiple reports this morning of vehicles stalling and sliding into the ditch as drivers contend with blustery, slippery, snowy...
January 10, 2017 - 9:58am
October 29, 2016
Celebrate Recovery celebrates two years in Perham
A program in Perham has been offering people a ray of light as they struggle through dark times. For the past two years, Celebrate Recovery has provided a sense of human connection, empathy and support to those feeling unhappy, scared and alone. Every Tuesday evening at Calvary Lutheran...
October 29, 2016 - 10:30am
August 25, 2016
Heartland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 40 years of classical music
With the upcoming 2016-2017 season, the Heartland Symphony Orchestra commemorates 40 years of bringing classical music to the North Central Lakes Region of Minnesota. A fall concert entitled "Celebration" under the direction of new conductor, Dr. Alexander Corbett, will be performed...
August 25, 2016 - 10:32am
November 17, 2014
Bluffton 14-year-old dies from injuries in accidental shooting
WADENA, Minn. -- A 14-year-old Bluffton, Minn., boy who was accidentally shot in the head while playing a game with a .38 caliber revolver at his home five miles north of Bluffton has died from his injuries. Levi Roggenkamp was transported first to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena...
November 17, 2014 - 10:41am
July 30, 2014
Man accused of exchanging nude pictures with minor
A Detroit Lakes man is facing two felony charges in Becker County after allegedly exchanging nude pictures with a 15-year-old girl via Facebook. Dallas Dale Petree, 19, made his initial court appearance on the charges of possessing pornographic work-computer disk/electronic/magnetic/optical...
July 30, 2014 - 2:31pm
July 25, 2014
Alexandria couple killed in rollover in Kansas
An Alexandria, Minn., couple died in a rollover north in Kansas on Thursday. The victims were Kay Dianne Pautz, 69, the driver, and her passenger, Gary Walter Pautz, 70. The accident happened at 3:55 p.m., north of McPherson, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Pamela...
July 25, 2014 - 1:45pm
July 18, 2014
Perham Living now a VA-certified nursing home
Every day at about 2:30 in the afternoon, like clockwork, Margaret Huebsch visits her husband, James. A resident of Briarwood assisted living in Perham, Margaret walks the short distance to Perham Living nursing home, where her beloved life partner of 67 years waits, looking...
July 18, 2014 - 9:44am
July 16, 2014
UPDATED: High water levels continue to be a concern
Gov. Mark Dayton and his public safety commissioner made stops in Wadena and Ottertail last week as part of a tour of storm damage in central...
July 16, 2014 - 4:08pm
July 14, 2014
Series of unlawful events lands man in jail
A 24-year-old Detroit Lakes man was arrested in Otter Tail County on Sunday after a series of unlawful events, including vehicle theft and DWI. A press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office states: After getting into an argument at a wedding reception in Ottertail,...
July 14, 2014 - 10:55am
June 19, 2014
Dayton declares state of emergency in 35 counties
Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday in 35 Minnesota counties, including Otter Tail County, in response to flooding and other problems related to heavy rainfall in recent days. Dayton’s executive order makes a range of state resources available and engages...
June 19, 2014 - 2:33pm
March 4, 2014
Sebeka Police Chief accused of DWI
Sebeka Police Chief Eric Swenson is awaiting a court appearance after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. In his latest brush with the law, Swenson was pulled over at about 11 p.m. Feb. 26, New York Mills police officer Bruce Wangsness said Monday. The incident report...
March 4, 2014 - 8:40am
October 7, 2013
Documentary about Detroit Lakes native wins Emmy
A 30-minute documentary featuring a singer/songwriter raised in Detroit Lakes has been awarded an Emmy Award by the Upper Midwest Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The award was announced on Sept. 28 in Minneapolis. “My Way Back Home: Caroline Smith,” won the...
October 7, 2013 - 11:12am