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News briefs - July 20 edition
Vehicles collide on Highway 10
Perham man injured in motorcycle crash
Wadena County wanted - July 20 edition
Wadena-DC knocked off by Paynesville
Phillips' RBI single in the 12th lifts W-DC
Vikings must solve identity crisis in training camp
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to District Tournament
Bernice "Bunny" Piepkorn
Delores "Dee" Lugert
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Centennial Realty under new ownership
Weaver entertained full house at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - July 20 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
We can celebrate freedom in Christ every day
Clergy view: True change happens within
Birth announcements - July 13 edition
Cranberry Chicken Avocado Bowls
Can you be charged for window tint for vehicle purchased at dealer?
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Ten tips to lose weight
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
March 17, 2017
Ottertail home destroyed by fire, owner in jail for arson
A rural Ottertail man has been charged with first-degree arson after setting his home on fire Saturday. The Minnesota State Fire Marshall and...
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 16, 2017
Woman rescued after passersby say she jumped from Brainerd bridge
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Rescuers were able to pull a woman from the water after she jumped from a downtown bridge over the Mississippi River Wednesday afternoon in Brainerd. A passerby reported she saw the woman climb over a fence on the south side of the Washington Street bridge and stopped...
March 16, 2017 - 8:17am
Judge rejects plea deal for woman who hit young boy with vehicle
SAUK CENTER, MINN. -- A judge has rejected a plea agreement in the case of a 42-year-old Sauk Centre woman accused of hitting a 23-month-old toddler with her car while driving drunk in Alexandria. Becky Lynn Laforge agreed to plead guilty to one of the three charges – criminal vehicular...
March 16, 2017 - 8:13am
March 10, 2017
Wadena joins United Way of Otter Tail County
United Way is expanding its service area. Effective March 1, 2017, the local nonprofit organization will serve Otter Tail and Wadena Counties.
March 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2017
Motorcyclist hits dog in Mahnomen County
Two people were taken to the hospital after they hit a dog with their motorcycle. It happened on Highway 200 in Clover Township around 2 Saturday...
March 6, 2017 - 10:08am
March 4, 2017
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Pregnancy, even of the "normal" variety, is no easy task. Forty weeks of mood swings, strange cravings and swollen feet being just a few of the...
March 4, 2017 - 11:19am
February 25, 2017
Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
The woman killed Saturday night in a pedestrian train accident has been identified by authorities as 56-year-old Lynn Alexander of Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing...
February 25, 2017 - 11:33am
February 23, 2017
Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Anthony Dwayne Boldt Jr., 17, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for felony first-degree and felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct, victim age 13-15 and 24 months or more younger than the perpetrator. Boldt appeared in court Jan. 23 before District...
February 23, 2017 - 12:44pm
February 22, 2017
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
A 31-year-old Alton, Texas, man was found guilty in Otter Tail District Court Thursday by a jury of committing sexual acts with a child and filming...
February 22, 2017 - 11:23am
February 21, 2017
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
The Osakis School District is now saying that an idea to have girls submit photos of themselves wearing their chosen prom dress in order to attend the April 22 event was "merely a suggestion," not an official action.
February 21, 2017 - 4:19pm
February 18, 2017
Wing River Township residents enjoy long lifespan
Correct or incorrect the thought has crossed my mind that we in Wing River Township have been blessed with more than our share of high-aged resident seniors. Wing River is an area only six miles by six miles, including most of the small town of Bluegrass. I want to share a bit of...
February 18, 2017 - 10:18am
February 16, 2017
Dent teen missing since late January has been found
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says a missing teenager has been found safe. Sixteen-year-old Lucia Garcia was last seen Jan. 27 leaving...
February 16, 2017 - 10:46am
February 15, 2017
Fergus Falls inmate who escaped Tuesday still on the loose
The Fergus Falls Police Department and the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office are still looking for an inmate who left his work crew on Tuesday...
February 15, 2017 - 3:29pm
February 14, 2017
Dent family displaced by fire; home a total loss, but three adults, two babies make it out safe
It's a miracle that Tara Thompson woke up when she did. It was the middle of the night, and she immediately sensed that something wasn't right....
February 14, 2017 - 4:36pm
February 13, 2017
Speaker to discuss water quality in area lakes
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning presents "Water Quality and You" by Sharon Natzel at Armory Square in Park Rapids from 1 to 2:30 p.m....
February 13, 2017 - 2:00pm