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Update: Victim's name in fatal Audubon shooting released
Catholic Daughters hold 50th annual style show, featuring Red, White & Blue
From around the county: County resident input will be part of long-range planning
The end of a chapter? Perham school leaders discuss whether to keep publishing yearbooks
With only a six-vote spread, Otter Tail set to recount race for sheriff
Fairmont stifles Perham in Class AAA semifinals
Fischer moves up to 11th at Class A Championships
Perham's Ty Moser excelling on field and in classroom
EGF downs Lakers in home opener
Jordahl, three others recognized for academics
Leonard P. Diederichs
Josephine Elizabeth Petru
Maxine June Mittag
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Lakeshore real estate market up, down in town
New car and pet wash in Perham is a first for LAC
MNsure open enrollment begins with new software
Mall of America has splashy plans for water park upgrade; nonprofit financing proposed
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
Cool weather fails to drive off Harvest Fest crowd
Lions scholarship deadline Nov. 15
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes
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
Ask a Trooper: Is my ride too low?
Perham Community Musical "Aida" premieres November 16th
Perham Area calendar
Perham Area calendar
Solo show about Walt Whitman explores male relationships: Cultural Center to host 'Leaves of Grass -- Illuminated" on Nov. 3
Perham Area calendar
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 13, 2018
Detroit Lakes man dies in one-car rollover
A single-car rollover on Highway 59 killed a 24-year-old Detroit Lakes resident Saturday afternoon. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, the victim, Brandon Rounsville, was driving along the highway at approximately 3:35 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle,...
November 13, 2018 - 11:22am
November 12, 2018
Sheriff: Apparent stray bullet kills former northwest Minn. police chief on forest hunting trail
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Authorities are asking for the public's assistance in an investigation into the apparent hunting-related death of a...
November 12, 2018 - 7:11pm
Autopsy: Former Minnesota police chief died from gunshot wound in hunting-related incident
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Authorities are asking for the public's assistance in an investigation into the apparent hunting-related death of Jay...
November 12, 2018 - 12:41pm
November 5, 2018
Man dies after being hit by train in northwest Minnesota
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A train struck and killed a person on railroad tracks in downtown Moorhead, according to Moorhead Police Capt. Deric Swenson....
November 5, 2018 - 6:21pm
Man hurt after flipping his pickup on Highway 78
A driver was injured on Halloween day after flipping his pickup truck on Highway 78 south of Battle Lake. According to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol, Benjamin Henry Erholtz, age 44, of Morris, Minn., was traveling northbound down the highway when his Ford F150 hit an approach...
November 5, 2018 - 10:46am
October 30, 2018
Students escape serious injury in Bemidji school bus crash
HELGA TOWNSHIP, Minn. — All 19 students on a Bemidji school bus escaped serious injury after a collision with another vehicle Tuesday morning,...
October 30, 2018 - 10:16am
Perham man arrested after fatal crash in Frazee
A longtime driver for Anderson Bus and Coach Co. in Frazee died Monday after his parked car was hit by another vehicle outside the bus garage...
October 30, 2018 - 8:49am
October 24, 2018
Ottertail man injured in two-vehicle crash
A 60-year-old male from Ottertail was injured Wednesday morning, Oct. 24, in a two-vehicle crash east of Detroit Lakes, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the State Patrol report: The crash happened about 6:50 a.m. when a tractor truck that was westbound on Highway...
October 24, 2018 - 12:48pm
Driver killed after collision with tractor in eastern North Dakota
HANKINSON, N.D. -- A 59-year-old Hankinson man was killed after he tried to pass a tractor Tuesday night and his vehicle struck a towed disc...
October 24, 2018 - 9:20am
October 23, 2018
Two roadway accidents reported
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies reported two separate roadway accidents with injuries over the weekend of Oct. 19 to 21.On Oct. 20, just west of New York Mills, one person was injured in a truck rollover at the intersection of 385th Street and 520th Avenue at 1:43 p.m. The...
October 23, 2018 - 3:04pm
October 22, 2018
Minnesota figures show more than 300 roadway deaths so far this year
ST. PAUL -- More than 300 people have died on Minnesota roads so far this year, an increase over 2017 figures by Oct. 22, preliminary numbers...
October 22, 2018 - 2:02pm
October 19, 2018
Clitherall man hurt when his own truck backs over him
A Clitherall resident, 73-year-old Wayne Springer, was injured Oct. 12 at German Lake, southeast of Underwood.Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies said Springer left his truck to check his mailbox, but did not put his vehicle into the park position before doing so. He was behind...
October 19, 2018 - 11:10am
October 9, 2018
ATV driver dies after fatal two-vehicle crash in Norman County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A 72-year-old man, of Twin Valley, Minn., driving an ATV died after a fatal two vehicle crash in Norman County. About...
October 9, 2018 - 8:06am
October 5, 2018
Mother, children killed in car crash near Thief River Falls identified
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - Authorities have released the identities of three killed in a fatal accident near Thief River Falls on Wednesday....
October 5, 2018 - 8:42am
October 4, 2018
Mom, 2 kids killed in two-vehicle crash in northwestern Minn.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A mom and her two children were killed in a car crash Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 3, at an intersection near Minnesota...
October 4, 2018 - 9:31am