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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
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
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
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
December 15, 2011
Rothsay man rescued after falling through ice on Crystal Lake
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - A 40-year-old Rothsay man is recovering after he fell through the ice on Crystal Lake near here Wednesday night. The man fell around 7 p.m.
December 15, 2011 - 9:25am
November 9, 2011
School levies: Perham-Dent voters reject, Pelican Rapids voters pass referendums
November 9, 2011 - 8:26am
September 21, 2011
Marijuana crop found at Maplewood State Park
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn.
September 21, 2011 - 11:28am
July 28, 2011
18-year-old man dies in crash near Lake Lida
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - An 18-year-old man is dead after the car he was driving crashed head-on into a semitrailer this morning in Otter Tail County, Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family, he said. The accident...
July 28, 2011 - 12:22pm
July 5, 2011
Pelican Lake celebrates Fourth of July with boat parade
PELICAN LAKE - Erupting volcanoes, pirates putting on sunscreen and a traditional military march were some of the scenes at this year's Pelican Lake boat parade. Eight-year-old Kelsey Sparrow was one of the participants, wearing a blue grass skirt to match her family's Hawaiian vacation...
July 5, 2011 - 8:30am
June 1, 2011
Lakeside Haunts: Zorbaz a popular hangout in Minnesota lakes country
PELICAN LAKE, Minn. - The Zorbaz on Little Pine Lake was a memorable part of the lakes experience for Jerilyn Sheryak as she grew up near Perham. When...
June 1, 2011 - 8:28am
December 24, 2008
Pelican Rapids marks close win over Frazee girls' b-ball
The Frazee girls' basketball team traveled to Pelican Rapids Friday night to take on the young Lady Vikings in an HOL Conference tilt, as the host squad pulled out a close 47-44 victory. Pelican Rapids survived a late run by the Lady Hornets to claim their first victory of the...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Voters reject school taxes -- supporters worried in Pelican Rapids, Perham-Dent
Voters in northwest Minnesota balked at raising their own taxes to fulfill pleas for operational or building funds by area school districts. Pelican Rapids and Perham-Dent residents rejected operational levy referendums Tuesday despite spirited campaigns by levy supporters and the...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
LP-A, Pelican voters reject funding proposals
Voters in two west central Minnesota school districts rejected new funding proposals Tuesday, and voters across the region selected representatives to their respective boards. In Lake Park-Audubon, residents rejected a school building bond for the fifth time in roughly three years....
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Pelican Rapids' 11th annual Oktoberfest celebration starts this Thursday
Plans are underway in Pelican Rapids for the 11th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration, Oct. 9-12. This year again promises to be filled with fun and exciting events. There will be dances, food, music, walks, runs, bingo, an auction, wine tasting and silent auction, sausage contest and...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 10, 2008
To build case against kennel owner, accuser used secret tactics
Armed with a cell phone and recorder, and secretly wired to tape his boss's instructions, Jason Smith was prepared to capture evidence against the Minnesota woman he was investigating for animal abuse. What he claims he found - specific incidents of abuse, neglect and inappropriate...
August 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Pelican Rapids hosts art festival
Drop by Sherin and Peterson Parks in Pelican Rapids on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and browse arts, crafts, and food from over 200 vendors. This is the 20th year for Pelican Rapids' Art in the Park, and it's one of the largest in the area.
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Authorities charge Moorhead bus driver in April crash that killed a Pelican Rapids student
Charges have been filed against the driver involved in an April fatal school bus crash near Albertville, Minn. Assistant Wright County Attorney Brian Lutes said he charged Loren Ernst of Moorhead with two counts of criminal vehicular operation and one count of criminal vehicular...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Pelican Rapids school bus accident investigation nears finish
Residents of Pelican Rapids say emotions are still frayed and hearts remain heavy as they wait to learn why a school bus returning from a trip to Chicago in April left the road and crashed, killing one student and injuring others. "It's still very raw. There are certainly questions,...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Comfort blankets go to Pelican Rapids accident victims
Blankets from Project Linus that were recently donated by Fargo and West Fargo students, were distributed to Pelican Rapids High School students following the tragic bus accident that killed 16-year-old Jessica Weishair and injured several band students on April 5. Blankets were...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am