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'We gotta go, there is a bear': Bear chases F-M couple near Detroit Lakes
Iowa State golf star stabbed to death by homeless man who had an 'urge to rape and kill a woman,' police say
MnDOT reminds residents where political signs aren’t allowed
Holby pleads guilty in Jasmine Block kidnapping case
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
Thielen learned trick from Randy Moss
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Bemidji and Park Rapids
Hurley transitions from distance running to triathlon
Vikings to waive kicker Daniel Carlson, sign Dan Bailey
Perham erases second half deficit for home win
Frances "Lucille" Newton
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Second Hand Rose to close Perham store
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Emergency medicine physician joins Tri-County Health Care
Arvig named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 50 Best Places to Work
Shearer's Foods plans to invest more than $8 million in Perham facility
A spirited kickoff to the year
Perham Health Foundation to host Blue at the Barn
Looking Back - Sept. 13, 2018
Looking Back - Sept. 6 Edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Linda: In the mail
Ask A Trooper: Are are school bus arm violations handled?
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
Ask A trooper: What are your thoughts about the "Kiki Challenge?"
Your letters: Thanks for the help with the corn feed
Lindquist to perform Sept. 16 at Trinity Lutheran in NYM
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Noa Fort concert Sept. 8 at NYM Cultural Center
'Otter Tales: The musical' to be performed Sept. 14-16
Western Minnesota roosters have something to crow about at state fair
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
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
August 3, 2018
County residents warned about pop-up computer scam
On July 20 a county resident, using his computer north of Henning, received a pop-up page with a replica of a Microsoft screen. An audio told the resident to provide a money card for $100 in order to clear up computer infections. Unfortunately, the Henning area resident took the bait...
August 3, 2018 - 10:04am
May 19, 2018
Sheriff's report - May 17 edition
Thefts in rural Perham, Henning Appliances were taken from a vacant dairy farm north of Perham. The incident was reported to sheriff deputies on May 9. The location of the theft was along Highway 51, near Little Pine Lake. Two gopher traps were taken from a garage south of Ottertail...
May 19, 2018 - 9:06am
May 6, 2018
Passenger injured in ATV accident
A teenage passenger on an ATV was injured at 6:30 p.m. on April 25 on 500th Street northeast of New York Mills, in the extreme northeastern section of Otter Tail County. Another teenager, age 16, was driving the ATV but was not injured. The injured passenger was transported by ambulance...
May 6, 2018 - 12:48pm
March 30, 2018
Money recovered after OT County resident falls victim to scammer
Some of the money stolen by scammers from an 85-year-old female resident of Otter Tail County has been recovered. After an investigation took place, $29,000 was recovered. How much money was not recovered was not immediately available. On March 5 the victim received phone calls informing...
March 30, 2018 - 8:54am
March 23, 2018
Sheriff's Report: Scams averted, Perham car accidents cause injuries
Sheriff deputies heard from a Clitherall resident on March 13 who reported that someone used his Social Security number to obtain two cell phones that were charged to the account of the Clitherall resident. The total bill was $500 but Verizon said the Clitherall resident will not...
March 23, 2018 - 11:31am
Man dies after paraskiing on West Battle Lake
Sheriff deputies reported on Feb. 19 that a Richville man died after paraskiing on West Battle Lake on Saturday, Feb. 17. The man was identified as 64-year-old Dennis Stanford of Richville, a community located southwest of Perham. "He was found unconscious and unresponsive on the...
February 23, 2018 - 12:06pm
February 1, 2018
Stolen vehicle reported near New York Mills
A resident near New York Mills reported a stolen vehicle on Jan. 23. According to sheriff deputies, it appears someone close to the suspect forged a signature on the vehicle title during a sales transaction. In Minnesota, law requires that the original owner sign the title certificate...
February 1, 2018 - 2:38pm
January 6, 2018
Perham area resident loses $9,000 to scam artist
A Perham area resident was scammed and lost $9,000, thinking there would be a large inheritance. Sheriff deputies on Dec. 29 said they have suspects in mind. Authorities warn residents of Otter Tail County to beware of people who contact you posing as attorneys or banking personnel,...
January 6, 2018 - 11:13am
February 17, 2017
Vergas area man falls victim to jail scam pitch
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported on Feb. 15 that a rural Vergas resident lost an undisclosed amount of money when he became the victim of a fraudulent scam via telephone. "The male resident was contacted by a party who claimed to be a jailer in Green Bay, Wis., and...
February 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 24, 2015
Arvig reports online scam
Arvig has received reports of a potential online scam where someone claims to be doing market research by Arvig. Customers have reported...
June 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
November 1, 2013
Their View: New bill aims to put a stop to scams targeting seniors
For Duluth resident Peggy Hiestand-Harri, it all started when her mother received repeated phone calls promising a Mercedes Benz that would be shipped to her if she would first wire money to Jamaica. Over time these criminals were able to learn more about her mother’s assets and...
November 1, 2013 - 11:40am
November 14, 2008
Perham college-bound students, families targeted in phone scam
Now is the season when students are preparing for college by filling out applications and taking the required tests. Scam artists are taking advantage of this time by phoning families with bogus sales of college entrance exam study materials. Scammers "...ask to sell you resources...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am