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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
November 18, 2017
Dent man injured when car leaves roadway
A Dent man was hurt when the 2005 Nissan Sentra he was driving left the roadway and went into a ravine Friday afternoon. Gregory Joseph Lague, 55, of Dent was westbound on Highway 108 in Otter Tail County when he drove into the north ditch, hit a sign, and then drove into a ravine....
November 18, 2017 - 10:57pm
October 23, 2017
Update: Missing Otter Tail County man found
UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department reports that Paul Baker has been located and isn't in any danger. The report says that...
October 23, 2017 - 8:18am
February 13, 2017
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea--don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
You'd never realize from that Detroit Lakes Tribune's promotional piece about the Star Lake Casino that the South Arm of Star Lake is a big slough. A swamp. A wetland. A marsh. Sorry, all you developers who were meant to get all excited, there's no magic wand that will turn mud bottoms...
February 13, 2017 - 9:23am
December 14, 2016
Fast-growing fire engulfs Minnesota tire store, six communities respond
PERHAM, Minn. — Fire crews and emergency response teams from Perham, Dent, New York Mills, Vergas, Bluffton and Detroit Lakes, along with...
December 14, 2016 - 11:09am
July 5, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Dent shuts out Perham 1-0
The Dent Wildcats used strong defense and just enough offense to spoil the annual Fourth of July baseball game at Krueger Field at Tuffy's Stadium in Perham, earning a 1-0 victory in Hi-10/Countryside action. Dent's Taylor Doll was at home on the mound at Krueger Field. Doll, a former...
July 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
March 18, 2015
Dent family wants further charges for ATV driver who hit child, fled
A Dent family is looking for answers after their son was allegedly run over by a person on a four wheeler who drove off without stopping. Six-year-old Jaxn Heintzelman sustained minor injuries, but his family says it could have been a lot worse and that they want the person responsible...
March 18, 2015 - 10:02am
June 23, 2014
Rollover crash near Dent injures 2
DENT, Minn. – A rollover crash that happened early Sunday west of Dent left two people with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Sergio Garcia, 25, of Pelican Rapids was driving west in a 1999 BMW on Highway 108 when the car went off...
June 23, 2014 - 1:12pm
December 7, 2013
Fire destroys home at rural Dent resort
DENT, Minn. – A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near here. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the Sheriff’s...
December 7, 2013 - 6:30pm
August 3, 2013
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in...
August 3, 2013 - 1:00pm
September 6, 2012
Dent boy on bike a victim of hit-and-run
A 13-year-old boy from Dent was riding a bike when struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 78 and Thunder Road last week. The juvenile had minor injuries and was treated and released from an area hospital, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department. The vehicle...
September 6, 2012 - 8:41am
December 29, 2011
Minnesota teens from Perham, Dent injured in rollover crash
ROSEAU, Minn. - Two teenagers from Perham and Dent were injured in a rollover-type crash Wednesday night in Roseau County, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. A 1998 Chevy Cavalier was eastbound on State Highway 11 just before 8 p.m. when the driver failed to negotiate a curve....
December 29, 2011 - 8:46am
November 21, 2011
Perham-Dent School DIstrict: Millions in cuts, but few answers
PERHAM, Minn. - When science teacher Shawn Stafki was a 10th-grader here three decades ago, there were 17 students in his biology class. The...
November 21, 2011 - 8:42am
May 3, 2011
Dent man drowns when vehicle goes into slough
UNDERWOOD, Minn. - A Dent man drowned when his pickup went off a township road and became submerged in a slough early Saturday, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. Paul Whitman, 35, and his dog both drowned in the slough, located along 310th Avenue near 240th Street about...
May 3, 2011 - 8:28am
January 8, 2011
Masked gunman robs Dent, Minn. convenience store
A person with a gun and wearing a mask allegedly robbed a convenience store in Dent, Minn., last night. The incident happened around 9:51 p.m. Friday. According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the suspect entered the Dent Oasis with a handgun and a...
January 8, 2011 - 12:33pm
October 3, 2010
Driftwood art: Dent resident Dick DuBord brings art and education to students
Dick DuBord's piece "Howling at the Moon" sits in the front right of the exhibit. It's comprised of two pieces of driftwood he spotted at Long...
October 3, 2010 - 11:29am