Sheriff: Runaway Girl, 16, May Be In Alexandria AreaThe Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says a 16-year-old girl hasn’t been seen since late January and is considered a runaway.
Sheriff: Perham Man Arrested After Burglary, Indecent Exposure & PursuitA 40-year-old Perham man is in jail after he allegedly burglarized a home, indecently exposed himself to a teen at a Target parking lot, and fled from law enforcement Tuesday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
CO Poisoning Kills Man; Sickens Wife & 7 First RespondersFirst responders hospitalized after responding to a deadly carbon monoxide poisoning near Vergas in Otter Tail County are home Wednesday night.
Fire Destroys Tire Store In PerhamFire departments from 15 communities battled a fire that destroyed a tire store in Perham.
Tap Talk: Disgruntled Brewing, Where 'Grumpy Is Good'For former drywall business owner turned brewmaster Brett Doebbling, being disgruntled has always pushed him to do better. In other words, just being good isn't quite good enough. And for those who enjoy craft beer and can't seem to find their fix in central Minnesota, this is great news.
Salmonella: Sentencing For Managers Who Helped Convict BossThey were star witnesses who helped convict their old boss, a former peanut executive who got the harshest sentence ever for a U.S. producer in a food-borne illness case. Now two ex-managers of a Georgia peanut plant at the center of a deadly salmonella outbreak face the prospect of going to prison themselves. Sammy Lightsey and Danny Kilgore were scheduled to return Thursday to U.S. District Court for sentencing by the same judge who sent their ex-employer, former Peanut Corporation of American owner Stewart Parnell, to prison for 28 years.
Goin' To The Lake Recap: Perham (Day 2)Summer is coming to an end, and so are the WCCO summer road trips to the lakes! Our final stop on our tour across Minnesota is in Perham, a three-hour drive northwest of the cities. Liz Collin and Mike Binkley went to the Perham Lakeside Golf Club Friday. It is a beautiful facility with 27 holes to play. They have had great weather all summer, and Friday is no exception.
Goin' To The Lake Recap: Perham (Day 1)Summer is coming to an end, and so are the WCCO summer road trips to the lakes! Our final stop on our tour across Minnesota is in Perham, a three-hour drive northwest of the cities.
Life Sentence Urged In Peanut Salmonella CaseFederal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called "unprecedented" for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday.
State Patrol: Man Killed In Rollover Crash With Horse TrailerA 51-year-old man was killed Monday in a rollover crash involving a horse trailer in northwestern Minnesota, according to the State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 5 p.m. on Highway 10 west of Perham in Otter Tail County.
MN Highway Reopened After Blizzard ClosureBlizzard conditions temporarily closed a main highway in northwest Minnesota. The State Patrol said about 30 miles of Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston were closed because of heavy, blowing snow.
Kasson-Mantorville Tops Perham For 2A TitleJoey Hyde pitched a complete game to guide the Kasson-Mantorville Komets to an 8-1 victory over the Perham Yellowjackets in the Class 2A state championship at Target Field on Monday. Hyde scattered five singles over seven innings while striking out five, letting in the lone run in the second. Nine different players had at least one hit for the Komets (25-6)