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From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
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Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Perham girl places 3rd in state art contest
Perham student places eighth at Class A State Speech meet
Fargo South baseball player with Down syndrome gets varsity hit
Lakes Area Penguin Swimmers Registration
Three straight conference wins for Perham boys golf
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Mary Ann A. Paavola
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Papacito's expanding into Detroit Lakes
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
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
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
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
June 28, 2016
DL firefighters battle apartment fire near old Anglo American gas station
Detroit Lakes firefighters were called to battle a blaze in an unoccupied two-story building near the old Anglo-American gas station early Monday...
June 28, 2016 - 2:06pm
June 27, 2016
Bemidji kidnapping suspect formally charged
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was arraigned shortly after he was officially charged with one count of kidnapping. Kinn was arrested Thursday in connection with the...
June 27, 2016 - 1:33pm
June 3, 2016
Fergus Falls man charged with father's murder
Fergus Falls, MN - The suspect in an apparent murder has been identified by the Fergus Falls Police Department. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second degree murder of his father, Ricardo Defiel. The Fergus Falls Police Department reports they were dispatched to the home at 1900...
June 3, 2016 - 12:54pm
June 2, 2016
Yes, this western Minnesota family bought a zoo
VERGAS, Minn. -- "We Bought a Zoo" wasn't just a 2011 family film for Dusty Ebersviller and his family. It's a reality. After 16 years of purchasing,...
June 2, 2016 - 9:51am
May 28, 2016
Three to four funnel clouds spotted east of Moorhead
FARGO - Emergency sirens sounded off just before 3 p.m. on May 27 in Fargo-Moorhead after funnel clouds were spotted east of Moorhead causing a scare to residents mostly at work. Pete Speicher, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Grand Forks, estimated that three to four funnel...
May 28, 2016 - 10:45am
May 12, 2016
Franklin Lake burglary cases solved
A 16-year-old male is being charged with close to 15 burglaries in the past several months on the east side of Franklin Lake, northeast of Pelican Rapids. "Detectives have also linked this same juvenile to other burglaries in the Lida Shores Loop area on the north side of Lake Lida,...
May 12, 2016 - 11:36am
Minnesota taekwondo master escapes violent bear encounter
BRAINERD - A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block of Graydon Avenue in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away. Officers...
May 12, 2016 - 11:25am
May 5, 2016
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
STAPLES, Minn. -- A wildfire ignited northwest of Staples in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, sending out an air and ground attack by firefighters. Forestry crews with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and area firefighters responded to the wildfire reported at...
May 5, 2016 - 10:22am
April 29, 2016
Tree planting set for May 21 in Ottertail
The third and final phase of the Ottertail Landscaping Project will soon be completed. "Fifty-nine trees will be planted," reported Council member Ron Grobeck at the April 14 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. Local volunteers are scheduled to plant the trees on Saturday, May...
April 29, 2016 - 11:41am
April 21, 2016
False threats at New York Mills school scares community
It was a scary morning for some parents and students in New York Mills on Wednesday, April 20, as a post to a swap-and-shop Facebook page said...
April 21, 2016 - 1:38pm
April 20, 2016
How the Wadena community is handling the loss of 15 year old Stacy Hundeby
Wadena-A small Minnesota community is still in shock after a high school freshman was hit and killed by a train. 15-year-old Stacy Hundeby died...
April 20, 2016 - 4:33pm
April 16, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped on the tracks after the...
April 16, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 12, 2016
Do you know these men? Detroit Lakes Police look to identify persons of interest in death investigation
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Detroit Lakes police are looking for two men who they believe may have the answers in the mysterious death of a 32-year-old...
April 12, 2016 - 3:33pm
April 7, 2016
County residents falling victim to IRS refund fraud
Residents of Otter Tail County are among those nationwide becoming victims of identity theft refund fraud. People who expected a federal tax refund find that someone else has already filed for and received a tax return in their names. On March 31, a Henning area resident called...
April 7, 2016 - 11:21am
Ice off dates early this year, fishing may also be good by opener
The early temperate weather this year has led to more than early crop plantings; it has also allowed for some of the earliest ice off dates and walleye egg harvesting since 2012. A couple of lakes located farther south have even set new records, though cooler temperatures of late...
April 7, 2016 - 11:20am