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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
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
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
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 25, 2013
20 cows killed in barn roof collapse
About 55 firefighters from five different area fire departments rescued dozens of cows that were trapped under a collapsed roof last Friday morning....
March 25, 2013 - 12:08pm
March 7, 2013
Monday’s snowfall caused crashes
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has reported numerous traffic accidents linked to snowfall on Monday, March 4, and during the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 5. Many of the accidents were along Interstate 94, near Fergus Falls. At 5:58 p.m. on Monday, a driver lost...
March 7, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 4, 2013
Officers nab alleged serial burglars
Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Adam Sundby and Adam Devorak,...
March 4, 2013 - 1:08pm
February 24, 2013
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Charles Beck's home doesn't just house his art, it frames it, inspires it, and has become one of his finest pieces. The view of his property...
February 24, 2013 - 5:32pm
Wife of Ottertail man killed in plane crash says he left behind six kids
A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he discovered the wreckage of a plane in some trees about 90 yards from his home. Otter Tail...
February 24, 2013 - 5:17pm
February 21, 2013
UPDATED: Ottertail pilot killed in plane crash
A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When...
February 21, 2013 - 10:57am
February 18, 2013
Underwood home lost in fire
A rural Underwood home burned to the ground last Wednesday evening. No one was injured in the fire, which may have started around the home's heating unit, but officials deemed the house a complete loss. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, dispatch...
February 18, 2013 - 10:55am
February 17, 2013
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
At 65-pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master's bed every night. "He smells really well but doesn't see...
February 17, 2013 - 8:04am
February 11, 2013
Missing woman's body found near home in rural Fertile
The body of a 58-year-old missing woman from Fertile, Minn., was found Saturday a half-mile from her home, Polk County officials said Saturday. The Polk County Sheriff's Office received a report Saturday that Regina Larson had not been heard from since Wednesday, a release from the...
February 11, 2013 - 11:21am
February 1, 2013
Driver who killed baby in Glenwood crash sentenced
February 1, 2013 - 1:35pm
January 25, 2013
Angler in Otter Tail County poaches nearly 250 fish
A conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently netted an angler in Otter Tail County with nearly 250 fish...
January 25, 2013 - 10:18am
January 16, 2013
Troopers report multiple crashes, remind drivers to be safe
The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe and drive slowly when roads are bad. In an email to media outlets, Public Information Trooper Sgt. Jesse Grabow said troopers in northwest and west central Minnesota had been very busy yesterday, responding to 33 crashes...
January 16, 2013 - 4:59pm
January 10, 2013
Ottertail man sentenced for sex with underage girl
Ottertail, MN (WDAY TV) - An Ottertail, Minnesota man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for engaging in sex acts with a girl under the...
January 10, 2013 - 11:11pm
Storm could create difficult driving conditions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises drivers to be extremely careful on the roads as a mix of winter weather is on its way. Motorists in west central Minnesota, including the Detroit Lakes area, should prepare for the possibility of difficult driving conditions tonight...
January 10, 2013 - 3:25pm
January 6, 2013
Schools try different tacks to collect on lunches -- one stamped childrens' hands
In early December, some young students from Win-E-Mac School in Erskine, Minn., returned home with their hands stamped. It was a reminder to...
January 6, 2013 - 6:26pm