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Patrol: Freezing Rain Making Travel In NW Minn. Treacherous

The State Patrol is urging drivers in northern Otter Tail and southern Becker counties to be extra cautious Monday morning as freezing rain has made roadways treacherous.

12/15/2014

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Officials Urge Caution On The Ice As Temperatures Rise

Several law enforcement agencies across Minnesota are urging caution on the ice as temperatures over the weekend climbed to unseasonable highs.

12/14/2014

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Group Of Minnesota Women Taking Quilts To Soldiers

A group of western Minnesota women is embarking on a weeklong journey to deliver hundreds of handmade quilts to soldiers at a North Carolina Army base.

10/05/2014

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Mom, Daughter Rescued After Losing Way In State Park

A hike in a Minnesota state park took a scary turn for a mother and daughter Tuesday night. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, the duo was reported missing at about 8:17 p.m. in Maplewood State Park near Pelican Rapids.

08/23/2014

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Officials: Woman Dies In Roll-Over Crash, Alcohol Suspected

Authorities in northern Minnesota say they arrested a man early Friday morning for allegedly driving drunk after he crashed a car into a lake, injuring himself and killing a woman.

07/04/2014

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DNR: 4 Arrested For Violating Deer Hunting Laws, Fleeing Officers

Authorities said four men were arrested last Saturday for fleeing police after they were caught illegally hunting deer in northern Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said four men are in the Otter Tail County Jail after officers pursued them following a vehicle and foot chase.

11/21/2013

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Bicyclist Killed In Otter Tail County

A 75-year-old bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a construction vehicle in Otter Tail County Thursday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened along 145h Street.

11/15/2013

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FedEx Truck Driver Dies In Northern Minn. Crash

A FedEx driver died Friday morning in northwestern Minnesota after the truck left the road and struck an approach, authorities said.

10/11/2013

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2 Dead, 4 Hurt After Head-On Crash In Otter Tail County

Two people were killed and four others were hurt after a head-on collision in Otter Tail County Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 6:40 p.m. near the area of Highway 108 and County Road 16 in Otter Tail County.

09/12/2013

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Cops: Two 3-Year-Old Boys Trampled By Buffaloes

Two 3-year-old boys were trampled by buffaloes Friday in Otter Tail County, and their condition is unknown at the time, according to authorities.

05/10/2013

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Rep. Franson Keeps House Seat

After today’s recount, Republican Rep. Mary Franson will keep her seat in the Minnesota House.

11/29/2012

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Minn. Man With 27 DWIs Released From Prison

Last year, Minnesota police officers, county deputies and state patrol officers arrested nearly 30,000 drivers for driving while intoxicated. Worse yet, for over 40 percent of them it wasn’t their first time.

10/26/2012

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Minn. DNR: Attempt To Kill Zebra Mussels Fails

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a new treatment failed to kill zebra mussels in two lakes.

10/23/2012

DMI Industries Plants In ND, OK To Be Sold

Minnesota-based Otter Tail Corp. is negotiating to sell its wind tower manufacturing plants in North Dakota and Oklahoma for $20 million.

08/07/2012

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2 Ejected, Killed In Crash Near Fergus Falls

Two people were killed in a single-car crash just south of Fergus Falls Friday evening. Otter Tail County authorities say the crash happened on the 16000 block of 215th Avenue at about 9 p.m.

06/23/2012

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Foul Play Suspected In Death Of Man Found In River

Authorities now suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found in the Otter Tail River.

06/17/2012

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Authorities Find Vulnerable Adult Unharmed

Authorities say a 24-year-old vulnerable adult who had gone missing in northwestern Minnesota was found Monday morning.

05/14/2012

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Police: 2 Farms In Otter Tail Co. Sustain ‘Tornado Type’ Damage

The storms that dropped hail and seemed to create cold-weather funnels Saturday damaged two farms near Fergus Falls, authorities said.

04/21/2012

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2 Drivers Die In Head-On Crash

Two drivers died Sunday after their cars collided head-on in Otter Tail County, authorities said.

03/04/2012

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Cass County Official Pleads Guilty To DUI

The administrator of North Dakota’s most populous county has agreed to plead guilty to drunken driving for a Sept. 3 incident in Minnesota’s Otter Tail County.

12/28/2011

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Man Dies After Falling From Party Bus In Minn.

A Pelican Rapids man has died from injuries suffered when he fell off a party bus over Halloween weekend.

11/09/2011

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DNR Fears Zebra Mussels Hitchhiking On Boat Lifts

Biologists at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are concerned zebra mussels may be hitchhiking on boat lifts.

10/11/2011

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DNR To Try To Kill Zebra Mussels With Pesticide

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans to use a pesticide to try to kill zebra mussels recently found in a lake in Otter Tail County.

09/30/2011

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Otter Tail County Crash

An 18-year-old man is dead and two others were injured after a one-vehicle accident in Otter Tail County. Police say two of the victims were not wearing their seat belts.

07/18/2011

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Minn. Woman Accused Of Kicking Police Officers

A Fergus Falls woman is under arrest after she allegedly kicked police officers.

06/09/2011

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