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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Laraine M. Paulsen
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
May 2, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
State health officials are concerned about a sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According to a Minnesota...
May 2, 2017 - 9:46am
April 20, 2017
Tornado drills scheduled today in Minnesota
It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota, and there will be a statewide tornado drill today (April 20, 2017). The National Weather Service will issue a simulated tornado warning for Minnesota counties - at 1:45 p.m. today. Most cities and counties will activate outdoor warning...
April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 17, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting officials...
April 17, 2017 - 8:58am
April 5, 2017
Spring burning restrictions in effect
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions...
April 5, 2017 - 9:21am
December 8, 2016
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Minnesota has been named the second best run state, according to a company that distributes financial news and opinion articles. In a 24/7 Wall St. study released Tuesday, Dec. 6, North Dakota received top marks for its oil resources, unemployment rate and median home value. Rounding...
December 8, 2016 - 9:48am
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS -- Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday that he abducted and killed the 11-year-old boy some 27 years ago, according to The Associated Press. Heinrich was asked to describe during the court...
September 6, 2016 - 1:57pm
September 1, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in Spicer had been angry at the bar’s bouncers for telling him to pour out his half-finished drink. That’s according to a criminal complaint...
September 1, 2016 - 12:31pm
August 19, 2016
No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session
ST. PAUL -- Farmers can forget about tax breaks to lighten their burden in funding new schools. Drivers on some of Minnesota's most dangerous...
August 19, 2016 - 12:36pm
August 10, 2016
Some Minnesota U.S. House races in national spotlight
ST. PAUL -- Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota's eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake in November.
August 10, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 8, 2016
Fergus Falls man dies after being pulled from grain bin
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A Fergus Falls man who was trapped in a grain bin died Saturday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says it happened around 12:45 p.m. Friday off of County Road 82, about a mile south of Fergus Falls. Emergency crews responded and freed the man from the grain...
August 8, 2016 - 1:42pm
August 5, 2016
Surge in job growth brightens economic outlook
WASHINGTON - - U.S. employment rose more than expected for the second month in a row in July and wages picked up, bolstering expectations of faster economic growth, and raising the probability of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase this year. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 255,000...
August 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
MORGAN, Minn. -- A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls,...
August 5, 2016 - 1:43pm
Names released in officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles...
August 5, 2016 - 9:54am
July 25, 2016
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
Muskellunge will be released this fall in the Gull Lake chain of lakes near Brainerd and the Fairmont chain of lakes in southern Minnesota as part of an effort to establish new muskie angling opportunities throughout the state.
July 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
July 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce...
July 22, 2016 - 12:22pm