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State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
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Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
Otters rush past Perham in regular season finale
Perham/NYM swimmers add to its section total
Perham Cross Country closes out with sweep
Yellowjackets capture HOL Title
Perham football rolls over Roseau
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'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Perham's Therouxs sell Birds, Blossoms and Beyond to Lakes Country Landscaping
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
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
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'
It's a dirty job
June 17, 2016
Fresh out of prison, Ottertail man nabbed for Dilworth Wal-Mart theft
An Ottertail, Minn., man who was arrested at the Dilworth Wal-Mart on Tuesday, June 14, on suspicion of attempting to make off with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise he didn't pay for told the arresting officer he had just got out of prison and was on parole. According to court...
June 17, 2016 - 10:24am
January 2, 2016
Detroit Lakes woman must repay $143,000 she stole from employer
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- For the second time in 10 years, a Detroit Lakes woman has been found guilty of embezzlement. Late last month, Stephanie Jo Disse, 45, was sentenced for stealing about $143,000 from her employer in Becker County district court. She was sentenced on one felony...
January 2, 2016 - 11:24am
December 14, 2015
Woman gets year in prison for stealing TVs from Walmart
DETROIT LAKES,Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes woman has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for stealing several televisions from Walmart. Tonya Love Lee Arthur, 36, was found guilty of felony theft and sentenced to one year and one day in prison. She was also fined $1,000 and...
December 14, 2015 - 12:16pm
December 3, 2015
Thefts recently reported in Otter Tail County
Military-type items stolen near Vergas Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies said a vehicle break-in near Vergas resulted in the theft of approximately $4,000 worth of military-type items, including clothing. Law enforcement officials were informed of the incident on Nov. 28. The...
December 3, 2015 - 12:43pm
November 27, 2015
Multiple thefts reported in OTC
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports recently of thefts and burglaries in various corners of the county. On Nov. 16, a shed was broken into at Leek Lake, northwest of Vergas. Several items totaling $6,000 were taken, including a generator, snow blower,...
November 27, 2015 - 11:00am
October 19, 2015
Disse pleads to felony theft
Detroit Lakes-A Detroit Lakes woman accused of stealing about $143,000 from her employer has pleaded guilty to one felony count of theft or diversion of corporate property. Six other felony counts will be dismissed in a plea agreement. Stephanie Jo Disse, 44, of Detroit Lakes,...
October 19, 2015 - 3:58pm
September 14, 2015
Dalton first responder pleads not guilty to cash theft after Kvalvog accident
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Dalton first responder accused of stealing money from a fatal crash scene is pleading not guilty. Tara Lindquist...
September 14, 2015 - 4:14pm
April 8, 2015
Police have suspect in Detroit Lakes M State burglary
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A suspect believed to be responsible for a burglary at M State was in custody Tuesday and police are crediting the...
April 8, 2015 - 11:16am
February 25, 2015
Minnesotans, North Dakotans affected by data security breach
BISMARCK - Health insurer Anthem Inc. is sending letters to more than 27,000 North Dakotans and 300,000 Minnesotans who were affected by the recent data security breach. Officials say hackers broke into the database of the nation’s second largest health insurer between Dec....
February 25, 2015 - 11:14am
February 3, 2015
Perham woman pleads guilty to robbing Moorhead CVS
MOORHEAD – A 31-year-old Perham woman pleaded guilty Monday to one of the numerous robbery charges she faces in connection with a spree...
February 3, 2015 - 9:40am
January 26, 2015
DL man gets jail for stealing from parents
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 10 year supervised probation for burglarizing his parent’s house. Sean Patrick Menard, 28, was granted a stay of imposition, which means if he does not violate his probation, the felony conviction will not go...
January 26, 2015 - 9:55am
December 9, 2014
Villa St. Vincent nursing home found noncompliant with federal, state regulations
COOOKSTON, Minn. -- A Crookston nurse's license was suspended after administrators at the Villa St. Vincent nursing home in Crookston discovered he was peeling pain patches from residents' backs, affixing them to his tongue and sticking them back onto residents an hour later,...
December 9, 2014 - 10:14am
April 17, 2014
Man found guilty of stealing from his ex
A Menahga area man who took items belonging to his girlfriend and then after the relationship ended told her she “was never going to get her things back” has been found guilty of theft. An Otter Tail County District Court jury issued its verdict on April 10 against Richard...
April 17, 2014 - 11:41am
March 27, 2014
Perham man arrested for illegal sale of dock, boat lift
A man who was renting a cabin near Perham has been arrested for allegedly selling a dock system and boat lift that belonged to the property owner he was renting from. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday that the dock system and boat lift were sold illegally,...
March 27, 2014 - 2:49pm
Street signs stolen near Bluffton
Several road signs have been stolen near Bluffton. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported the thefts on Friday. The signs were taken from locations in Compton Township, south of Bluffton. Sheriff’s Lt. Matt McGuire said the stolen items include curve signs, stop...
March 27, 2014 - 2:47pm