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January 10, 2019
Truck rolls atop legs of ice fisherman
January 10, 2019 - 1:25pm
January 7, 2019
A load of adult turkeys headed through Hewitt Monday morning overturned on the icy roads leaving crews to pluck the birds from the snowy ditch. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
Turkeys tossed when semi overturns near Hewitt, Minn.
January 7, 2019 - 4:15pm
January 1, 2019
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Report
January 1, 2019 - 10:16am
December 25, 2018
Crime spikes during the holiday season, including theft, DWIs and domestic assaults. (Adobe Stock Art)
The grinches come out during the holiday season: Crime spikes this time of year
December 25, 2018 - 5:59am
December 23, 2018
Train versus car crash near Perham: One adult and two children life-flighted
December 23, 2018 - 3:50pm
December 21, 2018
New York Mills man killed in pickup rollover near Perham
December 21, 2018 - 9:34am
October 30, 2018
Marlin Miller, a popular bus driver in Frazee, was killed Monday when a driver crashed into his parked car.
Beloved school bus driver killed while in parked car
October 30, 2018 - 9:23am
September 16, 2018
One person dies in crash near Frazee
September 16, 2018 - 6:40pm
August 2, 2018
Truck drives through Perham Dairy Queen
August 2, 2018 - 8:44am
June 28, 2018
Chris Schafer, right, a 1994 graduate of Perham High School, was presented the Citizen's Award of Merit for the part he played in saving the life of a 16-year-old boy last August near Blunt, S.D. Presenting the award was Watertown Police Chief Lee McPeak. Submitted photo
Perham graduate's life-saving heroics recognized by S.D. law enforcement associations
June 28, 2018 - 1:37pm
May 22, 2018
At least two people were injured Monday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 108 and Harvest Ave. 4.6 miles southwest of Perham. An eastbound Ford SUV reportedly collided with a black BMW and both vehicles went into a ditch. Perham ambulance, police and fire units responded along with the Minnesota State Patrol and Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Brian Hansel/Perham Focus
Unlicensed driver was at the wheel in injury crash southwest of Perham
May 22, 2018 - 9:31am
May 15, 2018
Minnesota trooper, motorist injured in head-on crash
May 15, 2018 - 9:31pm
April 16, 2018
Man injured in one-vehicle accident on Hwy 29
April 16, 2018 - 10:55am
January 20, 2018
This was the scene on Green Lake in east-central Minnesota where two fishermen went through the ice on Friday night. Photo courtesy of Linda K Fostervold Eisenreich
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
January 9, 2018
Four members of the Buck family of St. Paul were seriously injured during a snowstorm in Iowa on Dec. 29, 2017 when their Toyota Camry was struck from behind by a semitractor-trailer on the northbound lane of Interstate 380 near Waterloo, Iowa. Marshal Buck, 14, remains in critical condition at the intensive-care unit at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.  (Courtesy of the Buck family)
Minnesota family's horrific crash in Iowa leads to an outpouring of love
January 9, 2018 - 9:44pm