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To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
Men had blood alcohol levels double legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
Body found frozen in Red River in Grand Forks
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
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Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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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