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Man charged in death of former Minnesota police chief makes court appearance
Lakeside Golf Course closing its bar, restaurant for winter
Boys and Girls Club, Red Cross accept donations from Spherion
Brainerd school posts anti-Trump meme to Facebook: Origin unknown, investigation underway
Perham Living warns against taking unnecessary antibiotics
Jordahl named Google Cloud Academic All-American
Laker girls fall to No. 7 Prowlers
Strong second half helps Sebeka over Perham
There is more to the falling numbers of Minnesota high school officials than crowd noise
Lakers stretch opening streak to three wins
Irene M. Bucholz
Jamie Baltezore (Talcott)
Ellis James Schanning
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
Safety net mostly intact in new farm bill, Peterson says
Alzheimer's added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota
Fighting back: Local retailers step up their game as online shopping gives them a run for their money
AgweekTV: World's largest steam engine built in South Dakota
Notice Otter Tail County Highway Department
Bricks and Clicks series message: David can beat Goliath
Letter: Thank you for the Veterans Day program at PHS
Opinion Letter: Tobacco 21 will make it more difficult for young adults to quit smoking
Opinion Letter: Tobacco 21 is a policy designed to fail
I got my first deer 50 years after military training
Fargo store sells winning lottery ticket — $25,000 a year for life
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Perham Community Musical "Aida" premieres November 16th
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
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
November 14, 2018
Frazee man charged with felony burglary
November 14, 2018 - 9:37am
October 10, 2018
Weekly police report
Oct. 1 • 10:14 a.m. Referred caller to appropriate agency for theft/fraud • 2:55 p.m. Complainant reported garbage piling up and causing odor at Perham residence • 3:32 p.m. Received report of possible OFP violation Oct. 2 • 2:50 p.m. Runaway juvenile • 5:07 p.m. Runaway...
October 10, 2018 - 11:17am
October 5, 2018
Weekly police report - Oct. 4 edition
Sept. 24 • 12:14 a.m. Caller reported suspicious individual, unable to locate • 4:15 p.m. Perham businesses reported receiving verbal threats; all okay Sept. 25 • 10:27 a.m. Two-vehicle crash at E. Main St./SE 2nd Ave.; no injuries • 1:36 p.m. Perham business reported vandalism...
October 5, 2018 - 6:20am
September 27, 2018
Weekly police report - Sept. 24 edition
Sept. 17 • 10:39 a.m. Perham merchant reported theft in progress • 3:54 p.m. two vehicle crash at intersection of southwest sixth avenue and southwest fifth street; no injuries Sept. 18 • 4:46 a.m. Perham resident reported person trespassing into private residence • 11:35...
September 27, 2018 - 8:01am
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
June 21, 2018
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
The driver of a motorcycle sustained a broken leg in a cycle-deer accident south of New York Mills at 5:46 p.m. on June 12. The victim, who was taken to the Perham hospital, also sustained other lacerations. Sheriff deputies said the location of the accident was near the intersection...
June 21, 2018 - 8:52am
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
April 15, 2018
House break-in reported northeast of Fergus Falls
Sheriff deputies reported a break-in and thefts near Highway 18, northeast of Fergus Falls, on April 2. Homeowners reported the break-in at 6:26 p.m. Taken were a strong box from a bedroom, cash, collector coins, personal documents and other items. The investigation was continuing...
April 15, 2018 - 10:28am
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 10, 2018
Minor injuries in car crash near Pelican Rapids
A vehicle crash near Pelican Rapids, at the intersection of 190th Avenue and 410th Street near the south side of town, resulted in minor injuries to three juveniles. There were four juveniles in the car which included a juvenile driver. The single-vehicle accident took place at 4:13...
March 10, 2018 - 1:52pm
February 23, 2018
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 17, 2018
Drug bust near Fergus Falls
A drug bust took place Saturday afternoon, Feb. 10, about 1:30 p.m. near the Big Chief truck stop south of Fergus Falls, close to Interstate 94. County sheriff deputies referred media outlets to the State Highway Patrol. Later, area news outlets reported that State Patrol officers,...
February 17, 2018 - 9:06am
January 28, 2018
Fight with brother leads to arrest
A fight between two brothers who were traveling in a vehicle east of Pelican Rapids resulted in the vehicle entering the ditch. Arrested was the driver, 51-year-old Troy Mitchell Dahl, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who had reportedly pointed a handgun toward Tyler Dahl of Pelican Rapids....
January 28, 2018 - 9:57am
January 13, 2018
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Sheriff deputies reported that five John Deere tractors were destroyed Dec. 31 in a fire on the north side of Prairie Lake, north of Pelican Rapids. The location was close to 450th Street and the time of the fire was 11:41 a.m. "Our office and first responders received a report of...
January 13, 2018 - 10:18am