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Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Yellowjackets capture fourth straight Section 8AA Championship
Dennis William Stanford
Donald J. Sweere
Mary Joanne Lischke
Reverend Robert Charles Landsberger
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
October 3, 2013
Murder suspect now faces porn charges
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - The suspect in a Lake Hattie killing has been charged with possession of pornography. Fredrick William Bachman, 27, formerly of Laporte, faces seven counts of possession of pornographic works, each punishable by a maximum of five years in prison and/or a $5,000...
October 3, 2013 - 1:45pm
June 26, 2013
Taco Bell worker accused of groping drive-thru customers
FARGO – A Taco Bell worker here is accused of groping the breasts of two customers who ordered food in the drive-thru, offering to give at least one of the women free tacos in exchange. Austin James Brady, 20, is scheduled to appear today in Cass County District Court on charges...
June 26, 2013 - 9:53am
June 21, 2013
Perham area hit hard by storms
Massive hail, 60-70 mph winds and heavy rainfall hit the Perham area overnight last night, creating power outages, flooding, some road closures...
June 21, 2013 - 11:20am
June 3, 2013
Man killed in Alexandria stabbing attack
One man is dead after a stabbing attack Saturday in Alexandria, Minn. Alexandria police and Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call around 1 p.m. that a man had been stabbed in the chest at 1705 6th Ave. E., Lincoln Estates. The county medical examiner was...
June 3, 2013 - 11:43am
April 21, 2013
Two inmates' jailbreak short-lived
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Two Becker County jail inmates are back in custody after a short-lived escape Saturday. Sheriff Kelly Shannon said 30-year-old Scott Allan Sellers and 20-year-old Arlan Ray Bergstrom escaped from the jail by removing a metal plate from the handicap shower,...
April 21, 2013 - 4:07pm
March 29, 2013
Plane crashes on Lake Latoka in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A single-engine, fixed-wing airplane crashed on northwest Lake Latoka in Alexandria shortly after 10:30 a.m. this morning....
March 29, 2013 - 12:19pm
Agency says less oil spilled in derailment
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota officials have reduced their estimate of how much Canadian crude oil spilled Wednesday when a train derailed in Otter Tail County, Minn. And the track was cleaned off, fixed and back in use by about noon Thursday.
March 29, 2013 - 12:03pm
March 25, 2013
20 cows killed in barn roof collapse
About 55 firefighters from five different area fire departments rescued dozens of cows that were trapped under a collapsed roof last Friday morning....
March 25, 2013 - 12:08pm
March 7, 2013
Monday’s snowfall caused crashes
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has reported numerous traffic accidents linked to snowfall on Monday, March 4, and during the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 5. Many of the accidents were along Interstate 94, near Fergus Falls. At 5:58 p.m. on Monday, a driver lost...
March 7, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 4, 2013
Officers nab alleged serial burglars
Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Adam Sundby and Adam Devorak,...
March 4, 2013 - 1:08pm
February 24, 2013
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Charles Beck's home doesn't just house his art, it frames it, inspires it, and has become one of his finest pieces. The view of his property...
February 24, 2013 - 5:32pm
Wife of Ottertail man killed in plane crash says he left behind six kids
A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he discovered the wreckage of a plane in some trees about 90 yards from his home. Otter Tail...
February 24, 2013 - 5:17pm
February 21, 2013
UPDATED: Ottertail pilot killed in plane crash
A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When...
February 21, 2013 - 10:57am
February 18, 2013
Underwood home lost in fire
A rural Underwood home burned to the ground last Wednesday evening. No one was injured in the fire, which may have started around the home's heating unit, but officials deemed the house a complete loss. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, dispatch...
February 18, 2013 - 10:55am
February 17, 2013
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
At 65-pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master's bed every night. "He smells really well but doesn't see...
February 17, 2013 - 8:04am