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Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
Weekly police report - June 21 edition
Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
Looking for a little loot? You might find it at Arvig Park
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
crime and courts
Weekly police report - June 21 edition
June 11 • Two-vehicle crash in private parking lot; no injuries. • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with cattle on the roadway. • Issued verbal warning for no driver's side brake light. June 12 • Perham merchant reported theft of merchandise. • Perham business...
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June 17, 2018
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reminds county residents to be aware of a person making telephone calls and claiming to be from the IRS regarding delinquent taxes. A county resident recently received a voicemail from a person claiming to be Mary Ann Robinson. She asked the...
June 17, 2018 - 11:08am
June 16, 2018
Weekly police report - June 14 edition
June 4 • Transported dog at large to Lakeland Vet Hospital. • Issued verbal warning for failure to yield. • Issued verbal warning for stop sign violation. • Issued verbal warning for parking on wrong side of the road. • Issued verbal warning for speed. June 5 • Perham...
June 16, 2018 - 8:20am
June 13, 2018
Fergus Falls police looking to identify trespasser at Kirkbride property
Police here are searching for a woman who was caught on camera May 20 trespassing at the former Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center. The Fergus...
June 13, 2018 - 8:00am
June 11, 2018
Family identifies body found in Henning
HENNING—The man found dead in Henning, Friday, June 8, has been identified. According to family spokeswoman and aunt of the victim, Rebecca...
June 11, 2018 - 11:17am
June 9, 2018
Weekly police report - June 7 edition
May 28 • Issued verbal warning for speed. • Responded to Perham residence for verbal domestic; parties were separated. • Issued verbal warning for stop sign violation. • Issued verbal warning for speed. • Citation issued for Speed. • Issued verbal warning for speed. •...
June 9, 2018 - 8:57am
June 6, 2018
Sister of Fargo woman killed in suicide pact says health problems robbed her of happiness'
FARGO—Ila Mae Lou Averson was a baseball fan and a fun-loving person. She built a 40-year career as a secretary for Northern States Power...
June 6, 2018 - 9:45pm
June 5, 2018
Court papers reveal details of elderly Fargo couple's suicide attempt
FARGO—The case of an elderly Fargo couple, who authorities say entered into a suicide pact that ended with the husband shooting the wife,...
June 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
June 4, 2018
Watch: Wild vehicle pursuit goes through Wisconsin farm field before tires are shot out
Officers from Hudson, Wis., and the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office were injured and two squad cars were damaged in a high-speed chase through...
June 4, 2018 - 1:33pm
May 31, 2018
Weekly police report - May 31 edition
May 21 • Perham resident reported runaway dog. • Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay. • Assisted Perham resident with child behavior issues. • Arrested adult female for probation violation. • issued for Seatbelt Violation. • Two-vehicle crash at...
May 31, 2018 - 10:47am
May 30, 2018
Minnesota martial arts fighter sentenced for assault while tubing on Otter Tail River
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A martial arts fighter from Hawley has been sentenced to 32 months in state prison in St. Cloud for a brutal assault...
May 30, 2018 - 5:17pm
Minnesota sues over opioids
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally...
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 25, 2018
Weekly police report - May 24 edition
May 14 • Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay. • Issued verbal warning for stop sign violation. • Dog at large transported to Lakeland Vet Hospital. • Perham resident reported vehicles cutting across vacant lot. • Issued verbal warning for stop sign...
May 25, 2018 - 11:17am
May 24, 2018
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will use extra law enforcement to target speeding motorists July 6-22, the Department of Public Safety announced Thursday,...
May 24, 2018 - 9:51am
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
Camper destroyed by fire Fire destroyed a camper at Sybil Lake, south of Vergas. The incident was reported to sheriff deputies on May 14. The Vergas fire chief, in communication with County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke, said the items lost inside the 8-by-24-foot camper...
May 24, 2018 - 9:06am