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Otter Tail County evolves with emergency management plan
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
Perham grapplers storm through triangular
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls in loss to Prairie Centre
Perham girls stifle Breckenridge in first HOL win
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
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
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