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Looking Back - Sept. 14 edition
Local students attend Camp Ryla
They're all a 'buzz'
Funeral gesture appreciated
County farmers have more buffer funding assistance
Perham's depth shines through at Bagley Invitational
Perham/NYM swimmers edged by Thief River Falls
Perham scores 14 points on Monday to put away Pequot Lakes after three-day lightning delay
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Park Rapids Invitational
Perham defends Minnewaska Tournament title
Norb & Carol
Connor Lyle Tumberg
Emil Frank Pickar
Celebration of Life for Bob Finstrom
Brynlee Quinn Zierke
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
Perham Knights of Columbus donate $500 to community pantry
COLA honors Star Lake Association
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Volunteering has many benefits
Letter: My experience with an act of kindness
Some things just aren't countable
How to make left turn on bike
Don't buy produce treated with pesticides
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
December 19, 2015
Landlord who shot at tenant pleads guilty
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord pleaded guilty Thursday in Otter Tail County District Court to an attempted murder charge for shooting a tenant in September. Gerald Duane Skolte pleaded guilty to second-degree intent to commit murder to Otter...
December 19, 2015 - 11:22am
November 4, 2015
Perham landlord accused of shooting tenant to plead guilty
Perham-A Perham landlord accused of shooting a tenant in September has taken a plea deal that calls for a 15 year prison sentence. Gerald Duane Skolte, 63, is set to plead guilty to second degree attempted murder in the shooting of Mike Marcell Jr. Charges of first-degree attempted...
November 4, 2015 - 2:42pm
September 28, 2015
Fergus Falls police kill estranged husband who shot at his wife’s vehicle on I-94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An estranged husband suspected of shooting at his wife as they were driving in separate vehicles on Interstate 94 near here early Sunday was shot and killed by Fergus Falls police after being tracked down by State Patrol helicopters. The husband...
September 28, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 24, 2015
Judge denies Skolte’s request to reduce bail
Upon entering the courtroom for a second hearing, Gerald D. Skolte, 63, the man who allegedly shot his tenant over an eviction notice near...
September 24, 2015 - 1:48pm
Minnesota native recalls the harrowing events of being caught up in the recent Delta State Shooting
Mondays are tough for most people. For Vergas native Abby Berven, Monday, Sept. 14, was one of her most difficult ever. A new...
September 24, 2015 - 11:23am
September 11, 2015
Marcell recounts events on day of shooting
Perham- With a notorized eviction notice on his front door, Mike Marcell Jr. walked the 20 yards to his landlord’s home to say he needed more...
September 11, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 4, 2015
VIDEO: Shooting incident in Perham
Video from the scene.
September 4, 2015 - 12:40pm
Landlord in custody after shooting tenant east of Perham
Perham, MN (WDAY/WDAZ TV) – One person is in custody after an early morning shooting east of Perham today. Otter Tail County officials...
September 4, 2015 - 12:28pm
May 26, 2015
2 dead, including shooter, after gunshots at Grand Forks Walmart
Two people are dead after a shooting at the Walmart in south Grand Forks early this morning. The Grand Forks Air Force Base said a local...
May 26, 2015 - 1:44pm
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been...
March 26, 2015 - 12:23pm
March 18, 2015
Gunman in standoff identified
ST. PAUL -- Police have released the identity of the man who was killed after an hour-long standoff in a St. Paul neighborhood Monday. Justin Todd Tolkinen, 28, of St. Paul died after wielding an assault rifle Monday afternoon near White Bear Avenue. After shouting obscenities...
March 18, 2015 - 10:49am
January 27, 2015
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
NEW HOPE, Minn. - Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, authorities said. The incident happened outside the council chambers after two new officers were sworn...
January 27, 2015 - 10:16am
January 6, 2015
1 dead, 1 victim in stable condition in Brainerd shootings
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A man is dead, a woman is in stable condition at a Twin Cities hospital and two men are in Crow Wing County Jail after...
January 6, 2015 - 10:14am
October 13, 2014
Woman's home shot at in the night
An 83-year-old Bluffton woman was awakened just after midnight on Friday after someone shot at her home. Agnes Geiser told the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office that a window of her house was broken. She had been sleeping in the next room when she heard the glass break.
October 13, 2014 - 10:17am
September 19, 2014
Man in custody after shooting deputy near Crookston; officer wearing bulletproof vest uninjured
CROOKSTON, Minn. - A man who shot but did not wound a Polk County sheriff’s deputy near Crookston on Thursday afternoon is in custody,...
September 19, 2014 - 10:34am