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January 2, 2013
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...
news / accidents
January 2, 2013 - 11:41am
December 30, 2012
TCHC secures $3 million expansion
Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) officials announced Dec.
news / business
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...
news / accidents
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,...
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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
December 10, 2012
Two fall through ice on Grove Lake
Two men escaped injury after falling through the ice on a lake in Otter Tail County on Friday. Colton Kellen, age 20, of Fargo, N.D., and Jacob Stevens, also age 20 and of Fargo, fell through the ice on Grove Lake after a night out ice fishing. In a report from the Otter Tail County...
news / accidents
December 10, 2012 - 10:02am
December 7, 2012
Winter weather expected this weekend; be safe on the roads
A series of systems are expected to bring snow and strong winds into parts of Minnesota, and the state Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be aware of road conditions before traveling. Updated road conditions are always available online at www.511mn.org or by calling...
December 7, 2012 - 3:12pm
Fire destroys pole barn, milking house in Battle Lake
A pole barn, milking house, two sheds and other property were destroyed in a fire in Battle Lake late last night. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the buildings engulfed in flames. A Case tractor, fishing boat and ATV were also lost in the fire. A malfunctioning...
December 7, 2012 - 1:23pm
Extra DWI enforcement starts this weekend
Minnesota law enforcement officers this weekend are uncorking December-long increased DWI patrols as part of the nationwide effort, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." County sheriff's offices, municipal agencies and the State Patrol will work overtime hours this month to focus on...
December 7, 2012 - 10:37am
December 2, 2012
Father addresses teacher's 'naked' iPad photo
Some Wadena-Deer Creek parents say they are unhappy with the lack of information being provided by WDC leaders in a case involving students who allegedly saw an inappropriate photo on a teacher's iPad. WDC Superintendent Dr.
news / education
December 2, 2012 - 2:24pm
For Minnesotans, health insurance will be a few clicks away
ST. PAUL -- More than a fifth of Minnesotans will sit down at a computer, or talk to someone using a computer, a year from now answering a series of questions. It may look like they are on Travelocity planning a vacation, or maybe searching Amazon.com for the right gift. Instead,...
December 2, 2012 - 2:15pm