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Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Perham earns a pair of road wins
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
April 18, 2018
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
PERHAM, Minn. — Two people were found dead in a rural Perham home early Tuesday, April 17, and a suspect has been arrested in connection...
April 18, 2018 - 8:23am
April 10, 2018
Fergus Falls police charge 2 with murder of 6-year-old boy
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Two people have been arrested and charged with Third Degree Murder in connection with the death of a 6-year-old boy here,...
April 10, 2018 - 9:51pm
Minn. man who killed intruder, then never reported it, sentenced
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for repeatedly striking an intruder he discovered in his garage last...
April 10, 2018 - 3:49pm
March 9, 2018
Reports: 1 dead, 14 injured after drunk driver hits van full of Twins fans after spring training game
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An Andover, Minn. woman is dead and 14 others were injured after a van full of Twins fans leaving a spring training game...
March 9, 2018 - 11:24am
March 3, 2018
Semi/tanker driver injured near Rush Lake
A semi/tanker driver from Herman, Minnesota was injured Feb. 23 near Rush Lake, south of Perham, when he lost control and entered the ditch near Highway 78. Taken to the Perham hospital with minor injuries was David Sibley, 57. He was driving the unit for Bongards, which is a cheese...
March 3, 2018 - 9:06am
February 12, 2018
Minn. man with history of DUIs charged in hit-and-run death of pedestrian
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A 47-year-old northwest Minnesota man who has been convicted of drunken driving at least six times appeared in district...
February 12, 2018 - 9:48pm
Detroit Lakes police officer, man both charged after barroom fight
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Longtime Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Robert Strand, 40, has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct, brawling...
February 12, 2018 - 9:41pm
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
December 25, 2017
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Reports
Man pulled from icy waters at Walker Lake A man was pulled from cold water at Walker Lake, just north of Otter Tail Lake, after his snowmobile crashed through thin ice on Dec. 16 close to noon. Ottertail city rescue crews pulled the man, Hubert Hovland, out of the water and transported...
December 25, 2017 - 11:08am
November 24, 2017
Weekly Sheriff's Department briefs - Nov. 23 edition
Threats made at residences in Deer Creek, New York Mills Sheriff deputies, on Nov. 14, responded to potentially dangerous domestic disturbances in Deer Creek and New York Mills. Threats had been made before calls came into the county sheriff office. "Law enforcement settled down a...
November 24, 2017 - 1:52pm
November 12, 2017
Scam averted near Pelican Rapids
A woman in rural Pelican Rapids was called by a scam artist saying he was employed with the state of Minnesota. He then ordered the woman to purchase iTunes and send them to a specific address. The woman contacted her son who in turn contacted the Otter Tail County sheriff's office...
November 12, 2017 - 9:57am
November 11, 2017
Weekly police report - Nov. 9 edition
Oct. 30 • Perham merchant reported receiving threatening voicemail. Oct. 31 • Provide traffic control due to power outage causing traffic lights to malfunction. • Two vehicle crash in private parking lot; no injuries. • Issued verbal warning for passing on the right. Nov....
November 11, 2017 - 10:18am
November 4, 2017
Weekly police report - Nov. 2 edition
Oct. 23 • Perham business reported gas drive-off. • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with vehicle theft. Oct. 24 • Two-vehicle crash on SE 2nd Ave/SE 3rd St; no injuries reported on scene. • Assisted West Fargo Police Department with attempt to locate. • Assisted...
November 4, 2017 - 9:22am
October 27, 2017
Vandal uses shotgun, damages vehicle in Ottertail
Sheriff deputies said a vandal used a shotgun to shoot at a Ford Explorer in the town of Ottertail. The incident was reported on Oct. 19. "A slug was found inside the vehicle," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke. "There were no immediate suspects." Van Dyke said...
October 27, 2017 - 3:32pm
October 22, 2017
Weekly police report - Oct. 19 edition
Oct. 9 • False alarm; security was testing alarms and failed to notify dispatch. • Perham resident reported theft of personal property. • Responded to Perham address for 911 hangup call; all okay. Oct. 10 • Perham business reported motorcycle parked on private property. •...
October 22, 2017 - 10:18am