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Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Man charged with gun, ammo, drugs, DWI
The expressionism in her abstract: LP-A woman heals personal pain through painting
Woman charged with having drugs, ammo
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
HOCKEY: Laker girls drop conference opener
This is one of the most incredible encounters you'll see between a hunter and a deer
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Otter Tail County
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
August 31, 2017
Few answers for Grand Forks man's death in Otter Tail County lake
GRAND FORKS — An autopsy is pending for a Grand Forks man who drowned last weekend in a popular Minnesota lake, but a deputy with the local...
August 31, 2017 - 9:04pm
August 29, 2017
Jet skier missing on West Battle Lake
At approximately 6 p.m. on August 26, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office responded to a missing persons report on West Battle Lake. It was reported that Peter Akinboro, 39, had taken a jet-ski out on West Battle Lake and, when a family member later discovered the jet-ski drifting,...
August 29, 2017 - 3:36pm
August 22, 2017
McFeely: Casino opponents get a victory, for now
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Opponents of a proposed casino project on Minnesota's Star Lake won an important victory Tuesday, Aug. 22, but whether...
August 22, 2017 - 9:15pm
July 27, 2017
Zebra mussels confirmed in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County
Zebra mussels have been found in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR said in...
July 27, 2017 - 6:05pm
July 24, 2017
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners earlier this month voted to delay its next decision on a proposed casino/hotel/resort complex on...
July 24, 2017 - 5:02pm
May 13, 2017
Teen hurt in rollover crash near Staples
A Fergus Falls teen was hurt in a one-car rollover Saturday morning near Staples. Kayla Ruby Rastedt, 18, of Fergus Falls suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Staples hospital. According to the State Patrol, she was driving a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis eastbound...
May 13, 2017 - 7:05pm
One hurt when motorcycles collide near Underwood
An Elizabeth man was injured when his motorcycle rear-ended another motorcycle Saturday afternoon on Otter Tail County Road 35 north of Underwood. Thomas David Miranowski, 66, of Breckenridge, was northbound on a 2007 Yamaha. He was slowing to fix a mechanical problem when he was...
May 13, 2017 - 6:54pm
UPDATE: Authorities investigate deadly crash in Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--Authorities in Otter Tail County are investigating a deadly crash. It happened around 6 Thursday morning...
April 13, 2017 - 3:53pm
March 20, 2017
Women who died within days of each other were related
FARGO—Family and friends have gathered here and in Minnesota's Otter Tail County to deal with the sudden, untimely deaths of two women...
March 20, 2017 - 10:17am
March 14, 2017
Homeowner charged with arson after fire destroys Ottertail home
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Fire heavily damaged a home here Saturday night, March 11, resulting in officials calling it a complete loss, an Otter...
March 14, 2017 - 8:26am
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
February 8, 2017
Opponents say Star Lake Casino is far from a done deal
Opponents of the Star Lake Casino say the White Earth Nation project is still along ways from being built. It faces environmental obstacles,...
February 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 6, 2017
Both drivers die in head-on collision near Deer Creek Sunday; 2-year-old boy survives
The drivers of both vehicles were killed in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon near Deer Creek in Otter Tail County. The names were not released pending notification of relatives. According to the State Patrol, a 2001 Chevy Tracker, driven by a 63-year-old Parkers Prairie woman,...
February 6, 2017 - 11:51am