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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
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August 27, 2017
Perham man dies in rollover crash
PERHAM, Minn. - A rural Perham man died in a rollover crash early Sunday, Aug. 27, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported. The driver, Jack Januszewski, 24, 45524 440th St., was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on 450th Street near Perham, the sheriff's office reported....
August 27, 2017 - 3:47pm
August 4, 2017
A Minn. man was stopped for a bad headlight. A police officer was then tased, bit by dog
DILWORTH, Minn. – An early morning patrol went from bad to worse for a Dilworth police officer who stopped a driver for a bad headlight early...
August 4, 2017 - 8:54am
December 29, 2016
Blow ice turns west-central Minnesota roads into ice rinks
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Area roads became unexpectedly slick Thursday, Dec. 29, thanks to a unique combination of sunny weather and gusty, light...
December 29, 2016 - 2:49pm
December 27, 2016
Fire spreads from fish house near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 11:19am
December 21, 2016
UPDATED: Carbon monoxide victim identified; furnace blamed
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Vergas man is confirmed dead and several others, including emergency response personnel, were hospitalized as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday night, Dec. 19, according to Lt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. According...
December 21, 2016 - 8:55am
December 14, 2016
Overnight blaze engulfs Perham tire store
PERHAM, Minn. — A tire store fire in Perham late Tuesday, Dec. 14, prompted firefighters from six communities to respond in an attempt...
December 14, 2016 - 9:41am
June 26, 2012
Speaker in Perham to talk about DNA and genealogy
This summer, the Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County is hosting several workshops and lectures about family history and cultural heritage. On Sunday, July 1 at 3 p.m., Pastor Phil Holtan will present "DNA Research as a Tool for Genealogy". Holtan will present...
June 26, 2012 - 9:15am
Lakes Area Cooperative to merge
Lakes Area Cooperative and Crop Production Services Incorporated will merge to form a new company effective Jan.
December 26, 2010 - 2:29pm
November 9, 2010
Perham man drowns
A 59-year-old Perham man is believed to have drowned northwest of Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 4:06 p.m. Sunday of a person in the water at 45678 Devils Lake Road. First responders located the person, identified as Lloyd William Sanders,...
November 9, 2010 - 1:59pm
October 23, 2010
9-year-old Perham boy waits for transplant
October 23, 2010 - 3:37pm
September 9, 2010
Perham man dies in Itasca County crash
A Perham, Minn., man was killed Tuesday when his pickup was broadsided by a semi in Minnesota's Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, William Doll, 64, was driving east on Itasca County Road 4 when he failed to yield to a northbound semi. Douglas Scheper, 44, of...
September 9, 2010 - 3:04pm
August 26, 2010
$5,000 reward for Perham gun theft info
Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor of the St. Paul Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), recently announced that ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible...
August 26, 2010 - 2:58pm
July 9, 2010
Evansville man, 9-year-old girl die in crash
A 32-year-old Evansville man was one of two victims killed in a crash with a semitrailer near Perham on Monday. Joshua W. Lawson of Evansville, the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, died, along with his front-seat passenger, 9-year-old Kara Westhoff of Troy, Missouri. The crash happened...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Evansville man, 9-year-old passenger killed in crash near Perham
A 32-year-old Evansville man was one of two victims killed in a crash with a semitrailer near Perham on Monday. Joshua W. Lawson of Evansville, the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, was killed, along with his front-seat passenger, 9-year-old Kara Westhoff of Troy, Missouri. The crash...
July 6, 2010 - 3:30pm
June 8, 2010
Two hurt when boats collide near Perham
Two men were injured Saturday when their boat was rear-ended by another boat on Big Pine Lake near Perham, Minn. A boat driven by Donald Piehl, 69, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., was going about 20 mph when it hit the back end of a trolling boat driven by Dennis Voigt, 61, of Perham, according...
June 8, 2010 - 12:09pm