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UPDATE: Suspect charged in fatal shooting in Audubon
Frazee man charged with felony burglary
Officers respond to shooting in Audubon
Otter Tail County first in state to raise tobacco purchasing age
Vergas man sentenced for injury crash
Fischer advances to Class A finals
Fan bus information for Class AAA semifinals
Perham girls basketball to host Jacket Madness
Otters down Laker girls in hockey opener
Perham marches on with 48-17 victory over Two Harbors
Josephine Elizabeth Petru
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Lakeshore real estate market up, down in town
New car and pet wash in Perham is a first for LAC
MNsure open enrollment begins with new software
Mall of America has splashy plans for water park upgrade; nonprofit financing proposed
AgweekTV: 70th Harvest
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
Cool weather fails to drive off Harvest Fest crowd
Lions scholarship deadline Nov. 15
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes
Opinion Letter: Tobacco 21 will make it more difficult for young adults to quit smoking
Opinion Letter: Tobacco 21 is a policy designed to fail
I got my first deer 50 years after military training
Ask a Trooper: Is my ride too low?
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness lights up the space around us
Perham Area calendar
Solo show about Walt Whitman explores male relationships: Cultural Center to host 'Leaves of Grass -- Illuminated" on Nov. 3
Perham Area calendar
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
July 18, 2018
Perham was in tornado warning area Sunday evening, so how does that response happen?
Otter Tail County Emergency Management and Code Red Coordinator Patrick Waletzko was aware Perham was in a tornado warning Sunday evening as a storm struck the northeastern Minnesota community and sirens went off. "There was some rotation in the clouds but no actual tornado formation...
July 18, 2018 - 6:36am
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 17, 2017
Deadly tornadoes claim lives in Wisconsin, Oklahoma
CHETEK, Wis. — Two people died in Wisconsin and Oklahoma after severe storms ravaged the Central United States Tuesday, May 16. The National...
May 17, 2017 - 11:26am
August 21, 2015
Severe Thunderstorms Possible On Saturday
WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV -- A strong low pressure system will move across North Dakota and northern Minnesota on Saturday and Saturday night, causing...
August 21, 2015 - 8:30pm
September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
On the evening of Friday September 19, a few storms moved in from southern Manitoba, and one quickly became severe. A Tornado Warning was issued...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
July 24, 2013
Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about...
July 24, 2013 - 10:05am
June 13, 2012
A house blown apart, a family brought together
Two years ago this week, a tornado rampaged through the New York Mills area, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. Brad and Bridget Weller's...
June 13, 2012 - 2:23pm
June 17, 2011
Last year's Wadena tornado: Rebuilding from the rubble
Wadena, Minn. - It's been one year today since two EF4 tornadoes ripped through the small town of Wadena, leaving behind a widespread trail of...
June 17, 2011 - 8:45am
April 18, 2011
Vergas architect involved in planning for Wadena tornado memorial
Mim Maas presented plans for a tornado memorial garden at Fink Park by the swimming pool to the Wadena City Council Tuesday. The council accepted the recommendation from the Park Board and allowed the project to proceed. The work for the blueprint of the garden was donated. Craig...
April 18, 2011 - 3:20pm
April 6, 2011
NY Mills student plans fundraiser for tornado victims
Michael Meyer, a junior at New York Mills High School, has planned a fundraiser for the Wadena and Otter Tail County tornado victims. The event, which is a talent show called Youth's Got Talent, will take place on Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at St. Ann's Church in Wadena. A free...
April 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 23, 2010
FEMA begins assessment in Wadena
Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were in Wadena, Minn., Tuesday to begin assessing tornado damage to homes and private businesses. FEMA officials are working with the state of Minnesota and the U.S.
June 23, 2010 - 10:37am
June 20, 2010
'Everything's gone': Bluffton family begins the process of starting
Sue and Tim Volkman rushed home from their daughters' volleyball tournament Thursday to find little home actually left. A tornado that raged...
June 20, 2010 - 7:19am
April 16, 2008
Tornadoes and terror
On April 23, the Perham and Otter Tail County Emergency Management Teams will be conducting a drill involving a critical incident at Prairie Wind Middle School.
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am