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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
Otter Tail County
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 8, 2017
Opponents say Star Lake Casino is far from a done deal
VERGAS, Minn. — Opponents of the Star Lake Casino say the White Earth Nation project is still a long ways from being built. It faces environmental...
February 8, 2017 - 12:27pm
February 6, 2017
Build it and they will come: Casino could lead to housing boom in Otter Tail County
The new White Earth-owned Star Lake Casino near Dent could be the catalyst for developing the Star Lake, Dead Lake and Mud Lake area in Otter...
February 6, 2017 - 7:51pm
December 12, 2016
Minnesota man accused of trying to kidnap wife on Interstate 94
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A man accused of trying to kidnap his wife early Sunday, Dec. 11, was arrested after out running officers twice,...
December 12, 2016 - 12:53pm
November 11, 2015
Minnesota woman bags 11-point buck
OTTER TAIL COUNTY - Michele Stroud of rural Underwood did not even blink an eye. She bagged monster buck near her home in Otter...
November 11, 2015 - 9:36am
September 28, 2015
Officers shoot, kill man suspected of firing at wife while driving on I-94 near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An estranged husband suspected of shooting at his wife as they were driving in separate vehicles on Interstate 94 near here early Sunday was shot and killed by Fergus Falls police after being tracked down by State Patrol helicopters. The husband wasn’t...
September 28, 2015 - 11:55am
August 12, 2015
Three injured in crash with horse-drawn wagon
OTTER TAIL COUNTY — A collision involving a horse-drawn wagon Tuesday morning in Otter Tail County left three men with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. About 10:50 a.m., a Ford F-150 pickup truck was slowing down for the horse-drawn...
August 12, 2015 - 6:00am
December 23, 2014
Update: Assistant Stevens County attorney, Fergus Falls official killed in crash following high-speed chase
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The person killed following an 11-mile police chase in Otter Tail County has been identified as Timothy Rundquist, a Fergus...
December 23, 2014 - 1:18pm
Fergus Falls council member dead following high-speed chase
ELBOW LAKE -- A Fergus Falls man died Monday evening in a pursuit with officers near Elbow Lake in which he crashed into a police squad car....
December 23, 2014 - 10:45am
February 19, 2014
Murder suspect’s attorney allowed more time to prepare
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The attorney for a man accused of murdering his nephew over a $20,000 drug debt will get more time to prepare for the case. Michael Alan Burris, 65, appeared Tuesday in Otter Tail County District Court on charges of killing Scott Burris in May 2012 before...
February 19, 2014 - 9:00am
January 14, 2014
Blind man in Otter Tail County claims he's victim of moved mail box (with video)
Vergas, Minn (WDAY TV) - A blind man from Otter Tail County says he feels victimized by one of his neighbors and the county.
January 14, 2014 - 1:19pm
August 13, 2013
Father, son from Fergus Falls, Minn., suspected of murdering relative
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Otter Tail County authorities say a father and son from Fergus Falls suspected of a drug-related murder of a fellow family member were arrested Monday night in Arizona. Michael Alan Burris, the 64-year-old father, and Michael Kyle Burris, his 23-year-old...
August 13, 2013 - 11:22am
August 7, 2013
Mille Lacs County, Minn., deputy could face more abuse allegations, prosecutor says
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An Otter Tail County prosecutor believes more victims may have been sexually abused by a Mille Lacs County deputy at summer camp. Aaron Heuer, 29, is accused of having sexual contact with four boys while volunteering as a fishing guide at Lutheran Island...
August 7, 2013 - 11:00am