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Driver's medical issue lands vehicle in pond near Perham
Driver's medical issue lands vehicle in pond near Perham
Man arrested second time in month for eluding police
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session
Yellowjackets fall to state ranked Foley
Local team wins Class D State Championship
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Yellowjacket swimmers bond during Rio Olympic Games
AYA returns to Little Pine Lake with a splash
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Conrad L. Johnsen
Don Robert Schnoor, Jr.
Conrad Lynn Johnsen
Harry Paul Cornell
Another successful year for Stuff the Bus
Luella Jane Malone
Emmett John Bruns
Unique Fitness incentive in Perham this month
'Working Land' photographs on display at Perham Library
Two businesses move into former Perham bakery building
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Debbie's Digest: Change is just a part of life
Ban smoking in rental housing
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Beauty of lakes part of fishing in Otter Tail County
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
February 13, 2016
Minnesota DNR rejects environmental review for irrigation wells
FARGO--The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided Friday not to carry out an environmental review of two permits affecting about 195 acres of former forestland that R.D. Offutt Co. plans to convert to potato fields. R.D. Offutt Co., based here, planned extensive conversion...
February 13, 2016 - 1:13pm
February 12, 2016
'It's absolutely horrifying': North Fargo neighborhood reacts to overnight shootout that left officer, suspect dead
FARGO -- Residents in a neighborhood just north of downtown Fargo say they hid in terror during a shootout overnight Wednesday that left a police officer and a suspected gunman dead. Paige Smith, 23, said she grabbed her two babies after hearing the first of an estimated 50 gunshots...
February 12, 2016 - 11:30am
February 11, 2016
Man suspected of shooting officer identified
FARGO -- Investigating an armed standoff Wednesday night that left a Fargo police officer with a gunshot wound expected to be fatal could take a month, authorities say. Officer Jason Moszer, 33, a six-year veteran with the Police Department, was shot by a suspect near the start of...
February 11, 2016 - 2:23pm
February 4, 2016
County board supports family collaborative
The vision of the Otter Tail Family Services Collaborative is to respond to and focus on family weaknesses and strengths throughout the county, by providing education and support. The county board lent its support to the organization during last week’s meeting. Collaborative partners...
February 4, 2016 - 2:10pm
February 3, 2016
18-year-old faces felony charge in nude photos case
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Detroit Lakes teen faces felony charges after being accused of forwarding nude photos of an underage Detroit Lakes student to other people. Stephanie Raelyn Johnson-Jonason, 18, faces a felony disseminating pornographic work charge. According to the complaint...
February 3, 2016 - 12:20pm
January 29, 2016
Sheriff’s reports: Deer/car crashes, underage drinking, burglary and vandalism
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies urge county residents to beware of deer on roadways, particularly during darkness. They urge drivers to slow down a little, especially when driving in wooded areas. One resident near Vergas swerved to avoid a deer shortly after midnight in the...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
County wants roadway funds added to bonding bill
Otter Tail County Engineer Rick West told county commissioners Tuesday, Jan. 19, he is disappointed that no money for proposed road maintenance is included in the governor’s $1.4 million bonding bill proposal, which means fewer projects will be completed this year. “Roadway funds...
January 29, 2016 - 10:00am
January 28, 2016
Perham man arrested for burglary
A Perham man has been arrested after a construction company west of the city, on Harvest Avenue, reported a burglary to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 20. The number of items and what was taken was not immediately available. The call came in to sheriff’s deputies...
January 28, 2016 - 4:57pm
Wadena man trips on tracks, hit by train
WADENA, Minn. -- A Wadena man has suffered significant injuries to his leg after he tripped on the railroad tracks and was hit by a train. The Wadena Police Department reported receiving a report of a man lying near the railroad tracks shortly after 10 p.m. Monday in Wadena. After...
January 28, 2016 - 9:28am
January 26, 2016
House and garage destroyed in Compton Township fire
By Brian Hansel A house and garage owned by Randy Mills of Wadena was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in Compton Township of Otter Tail County....
January 26, 2016 - 3:32pm
January 23, 2016
No charges to be filed for now in death of Detroit Lakes woman
MENAHGA, Minn. -- The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reports no charges will be filed for now in the death of a Detroit Lakes woman who was found dead in a tent in Menahga in the summer of 2014. Previous reports said family members found Kelly Marie Lund, 32, dead in a...
January 23, 2016 - 1:00am
January 21, 2016
Arrest warrant issued for Indiana man in fatal crash near Barnesville
BARNESVILLE, Minn. -- An arrest warrant on criminal vehicular homicide charges has been issued for an Anderson, Indiana, man who prosecutors say admitted smoking methamphetamines the day before driving his car into the back of the semi ahead of him on Interstate 94 near Barnesville...
January 21, 2016 - 12:43pm
January 14, 2016
10-bed Detox Center may reopen by Feb. 1
The 10-bed Detoxification Center, closed by Productive Alternatives in late December 2015, will hopefully reopen on Feb. 1. The center would be operated by Otter Tail County on a temporary basis. “Details still need to be worked out, but things look promising,” County Human...
January 14, 2016 - 1:24pm
Rogness to lead county board this year
Lee Rogness of Fergus Falls will head the county board of commissioners as chairman for 2016. Vice chairman will be Doug Huebsch of Perham. The other county commissioners are outgoing chairman John Lindquist of Dalton, Wayne Johnson of Pelican Rapids and Roger Froemming of Parkers...
January 14, 2016 - 1:08pm
Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
FARGO -- Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands of north-central Minnesota say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 14, 2016 - 12:44pm