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Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
March 21, 2017
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 21, 2017 - 10:35pm
October 20, 2016
State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
Candidates for Minnesota Senate District 8 and State House District 8A agree that maintaining roadways in Otter Tail County and across the state needs to be addressed, though disagree about how to fund transportation. Incumbent State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, opposed by Shawn Olson,...
October 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
September 27, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin...
September 27, 2016 - 4:41pm
September 21, 2016
Special session to address Minnesota public works projects remains possible
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22,...
September 21, 2016 - 5:07pm
November 12, 2014
Customers get a first look at the new aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F150 truck
FARGO – Brothers Dell Ray and Steven Johnson came all the way from Fergus Falls, Minn., Tuesday to get a look at the new 2015 aluminum-bodied...
November 12, 2014 - 1:55pm
May 16, 2014
Long-range county highway plans in the works
Otter Tail County leaders want to get more people involved in making a long-term plan for the county’s roadways. Last Tuesday, county commissioners approved the formation of two new transportation-related committees. The committees will include a mix of elected officials, consultants,...
May 16, 2014 - 12:07pm
April 7, 2014
Next up: Construction season
Construction on the roundabout at the intersection of Highway 59 and Willow Street will start next month and should be finished before the WE...
April 7, 2014 - 12:39pm
April 2, 2014
Perham officials fear dangerous results from never-ending rail traffic
Every day, as many as 10 oil trains a day leave North Dakota and six to eight travel through Minnesota. They pass through places like Perham,...
April 2, 2014 - 1:58pm
February 28, 2014
Get home safely: Joyride
Perham, Battle Lake and Ottertail are taking part in a safe ride alternative transportation program. The program, called Joyride, is run in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office. Expansion of the program to other parts of Otter Tail County will likely...
February 28, 2014 - 10:34am
December 5, 2013
Another bump in the gas tax?
It’s common knowledge that maintaining and rebuilding roadways costs a lot of money. Much of this funding currently comes from gasoline taxes, but with more money still needed to fix roadways across Minnesota, a major question arises: Would drivers be willing to pay more for...
December 5, 2013 - 5:03pm
November 15, 2013
Minnesota schedules 10 extra transportation projects
ST. PAUL -- The Dayton administration plans to construct 10 highway projects around Minnesota to improve commerce transportation. The projects...
November 15, 2013 - 9:30am