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Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
January 16, 2013
Troopers report multiple crashes, remind drivers to be safe
The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe and drive slowly when roads are bad. In an email to media outlets, Public Information Trooper Sgt. Jesse Grabow said troopers in northwest and west central Minnesota had been very busy yesterday, responding to 33 crashes...
January 16, 2013 - 4:59pm
January 10, 2013
Ottertail man sentenced for sex with underage girl
Ottertail, MN (WDAY TV) - An Ottertail, Minnesota man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for engaging in sex acts with a girl under the...
January 10, 2013 - 11:11pm
Storm could create difficult driving conditions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises drivers to be extremely careful on the roads as a mix of winter weather is on its way. Motorists in west central Minnesota, including the Detroit Lakes area, should prepare for the possibility of difficult driving conditions tonight...
January 10, 2013 - 3:25pm
January 6, 2013
Schools try different tacks to collect on lunches -- one stamped childrens' hands
In early December, some young students from Win-E-Mac School in Erskine, Minn., returned home with their hands stamped. It was a reminder to...
January 6, 2013 - 6:26pm
January 3, 2013
Dodge pickup goes up in flames
A pickup truck went up in flames New Year's Day after its owner left a propane heater inside the cab. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office and first responders were called to 51201 U.S. Highway 59, near the Otter Tail and Becker County line, at about 7 p.m. with a report of a diesel...
January 3, 2013 - 11:54am
January 2, 2013
2013 Think-Off question revealed
The 21st annual Great American Think-Off announces its question for 2013: "Which is more ethical: Sticking to your principles or being willing...
January 2, 2013 - 1:27pm
Multiple accidents reported between Christmas and New Year's
At least eight separate car accidents occurred in the area this holiday season. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported seven accidents between Christmas and New Year's Eve, and the Minnesota State Patrol also reported one. Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported...
January 2, 2013 - 11:41am
December 30, 2012
TCHC secures $3 million expansion
Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) officials announced Dec.
December 30, 2012 - 10:15am
December 28, 2012
10-year-old dies in Minnesota sledding accident
DASSEL, Minn. - A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents' home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around...
December 28, 2012 - 9:47am
December 27, 2012
DL police officer resigns, is charged with gun crime
A former Detroit Lakes police officer has been charged with a gun crime. Mathew Brun, 33, has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, a gross misdemeanor. Brun resigned from the police department Dec. 20, prior to the gun charge being filed by the Hubbard County Attorney's...
December 27, 2012 - 12:34pm
Otter Tail Lake bait shop destroyed by fire
An early-morning fire on Wednesday destroyed Ken's Tackle on the southwest side of Otter Tail Lake. A passerby, at 4:19 a.m., called emergency personnel, reporting that smoke and flames were visible and coming through the roof. The roof had already caved in when first responders...
December 27, 2012 - 11:10am
December 20, 2012
Minnesota schools dealing with rumors, threats
One arrest, rumors and reports of more potential school violence in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting caused disruptions in Minnesota schools Wednesday.
December 20, 2012 - 10:08am
December 17, 2012
Icy roads lead to accidents in Otter Tail County
Icy roads led to several accidents over the weekend in many areas of Otter Tail County. Fortunately, according to the sheriff's department,...
December 17, 2012 - 12:10pm
Park Rapids man to fulfill 'lifetime dream' after winning lottery
Gary Holk will be heading to Alaska on a moose hunt with his son next fall, thanks to a lucky number. The fulfillment of a "lifetime dream"...
December 17, 2012 - 11:12am
December 15, 2012
Minnesota schools do what they can to prevent shootings
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials say they have tried to prepare for school shootings like one Friday in Connecticut, but there always is more they can do. "We need to collaboratively do a better job of securing those kids," said state Sen.
December 15, 2012 - 3:23pm