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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
May 7, 2010
Birth: April 29
April 29 -- Chelsea and Leland Wegscheid of Bluffton, girl, Hallie Dawn Wegscheid, 7 pounds, 20 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.
May 7, 2010 - 10:11am
April 16, 2010
Woman unhurt in crash with train near Bluffton
A New York Mills woman escaped injury when her 2001 Oldsmobile Alero collided early Saturday morning with an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train. Kimberly Dawn Preuss, 28, was traveling east in the area of the railroad bed, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. The...
April 16, 2010 - 2:56pm
April 8, 2010
Birth March 29
March 29 -- Mary Leehy (Saunders) of Bluffton, girl, Hazel Jean Saunders, 6 pounds, 4 ounces and 18.5 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena....
April 8, 2010 - 8:04pm
March 25, 2010
Bluffton, Verndale, Sebeka have Census participation over 50 percent
As of Thursday evening, Bluffton had 63 percent participation in the U.S. Census, Verndale had 58 percent of its residents return their Census forms, and Sebeka had 52 percent participation rate, three of the higher rates in the area. Rice, Minn. is the leader in the state with 69...
March 25, 2010 - 6:52pm
Bluffton Lions to host pancake breakfast
The Bluffton Lions will hold an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 7 at the Bluffton Community Center. Come and enjoy pancakes, French toast, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Freewill offering is suggested. Proceeds from the breakfast will...
February 25, 2010 - 10:00pm
November 3, 2009
Perham's levy fails, no word yet on WDC
Perham's operating levy failed by a narrow vote Tuesday, 1,746 to 1,622, the East Otter Tail Focus reported on its Web site (http://www.eotfocus.com/event/article/id/13641). There has been no word yet on the two levy questions for Wadena-Deer Creek.
November 3, 2009 - 9:53pm
October 23, 2009
Nineteen nearly lost to history
Doris Sophia Johnson was buried in Pioneer Cemetery 110 years ago, but she is not forgotten. The girl who died Nov. 30, 1899, at age 1 now has...
October 23, 2009 - 11:39am
October 9, 2009
Chili Feed fundraiser set at Sonrise
October 9, 2009 - 10:30am
September 18, 2009
Feel the heat
The Firefighters' Rodeo wasn't all fun and games this year. Area firefighters felt some serious heat during a training exercise where they confronted...
September 18, 2009 - 1:33pm
July 16, 2009
Bluffton couple's death believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning
A Bluffton couple died last weekend, in what appears to be a carbon monoxide poisoning accident. The couple was apparently working on a vehicle in a machine shed when they were overcome by exhaust fumes. "My feeling was that this was a tragic accident," said Otter Tail County Sherrif's...
July 16, 2009 - 8:17am
May 18, 2009
Two hurt in wrong-way crash on U.S. Highway 10
Only minor injuries resulted from a head-on collision involving a semi truck and a pickup early Monday morning in New York Mills. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Joshua C. Klint, 28, of Bluffton, turned the wrong way onto the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 10 and crested...
May 18, 2009 - 3:02pm
April 22, 2009
John Edward "Jack" Wasche, 89, formerly of Bluffton and Perham, passed away April 20, 2009. He was born Jan. 22, 1920, to Edward G. and Helen Wasche in Perham. Shortly thereafter, his parents moved to Bluffton, where his father was a banker. He graduated from the eighth grade in...
April 22, 2009 - 2:21pm
March 25, 2009
Serena Katherine (Greiner) Endres, 95, formerly of Bluffton, passed away March 17, 2009 at Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena. She was born on June...
March 25, 2009 - 1:58pm