Sheriff: Fire Destroys Residence On NW Minnesota LakeAuthorities say nobody was hurt but a home on a northwestern Minnesota lake sustained heavy damage in a fire Saturday night.
Minnesota Man Gets 4.5 Years For 28th DWIBettcher told the officer last September he was "way over" the limit and that he should be taken to jail.
Minnesota Man Arrested For 28th DWIA Minnesota man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated -- for the 28th time.
Minnesota Man Facing 28th Drunk Driving ChargePolice pulled Danny Lee Bettcher over after he ignored a stop sign and drove about 10 to 15 mph on Highway 10 while swerving.
Sheriff: ATV Explodes In Otter Tail County, No InjuriesAuthorities say an ATV is a total loss after an explosion Saturday afternoon in Otter Tail County, but its owner was not injured.
Sheriff: Helicopter Helps Find Toddler Lost In CornfieldA helicopter was able so spot a toddler who went missing in a cornfield Friday afternoon in Otter Tail County. The sheriff's office says a father was working in his field with his 2-year-old son in tow when the boy went missing at about 1 p.m.
First Responder Accused Of Stealing From Otter Tail County Crash VictimA 42-year-old woman who is a first responder is accused of stealing money from a crash victim in an accident that killed two people back in June in Otter Tail County, according to charges filed Monday.
Man Hospitalized After Trying To Swim From Boat To ShoreA 60-year-old man was hospitalized Monday in Otter Tail County after jumping from a boat in an attempt to swim to shore.
Minneapolis Man Killed In Otter Tail Co. Motorcycle CrashA Minneapolis man was killed Friday night in Otter Tail County in an off-road motorcycle accident. Kurt Mason Orphus, 54, lost control of his motorcycle while riding on the 52000 block of Highway 134 at about 8:30 p.m., according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's office.
California Man Drowns In Northwestern Minnesota LakeAuthorities say they've recovered the body of a California man who fell out of a boat and drowned on Jewett Lake near Fergus Falls in northwestern Minnesota. Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says family members heard the victim yelling for help around 10 p.m. Friday but were unable to reach him before he went under.
Patrol Not Sure Why Fergus Falls Councilman FledAuthorities say it's not clear why a Fergus Falls City Council member led police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a squad car and died. The State Patrol says the incident began when 62-year-old Timothy Rundquist fled a state trooper who had stopped him for speeding around 5 p.m. Monday near Elbow Lake.
Sheriff: Woman Died Of HypothermiaOtter Tail County sheriff's officials say hypothermia caused the death of a 27-year-old Pelican Rapids woman. Officials say alcohol was a contributing factor in the death of Jamie Fox.