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Retail curtails my workout at the mall
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GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
November 21, 2017
High school zombie homework causes controversy
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. — A hypothetical zombie apocalypse is to blame for recent controversy at Parkers Prairie High School. A teacher gave ninth-grade geography students an assignment that Principal Carey Johnson initially said is part of a nationally recognized curriculum...
November 21, 2017 - 12:42pm
November 2, 2017
Patrol releases name of Henning man, 71, killed in western Minn. crash
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn.—The person killed in a two-vehicle crash north of Parkers Prairie Wednesday has been identified as Kenneth Arthur...
November 2, 2017 - 3:12pm
October 20, 2017
Finding Lucas' heart: Minnesota mother tracks down family that received son’s heart
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. — It was Oct. 8, 2013, when two women — strangers at the time — received the phone calls they had been...
October 20, 2017 - 8:51am
February 6, 2017
Patrol IDs drivers in fatal Otter Tail County crash survived only by toddler
DEER CREEK, Minn. – A 2-year-old boy is the only survivor of a head-on crash Sunday, Feb. 5, that killed two drivers near here in Otter Tail...
February 6, 2017 - 4:07pm
February 5, 2017
Three people, including child, involved in fatal head-on crash in western Minn.
DEER CREEK, Minn. — Three people, including a 2-year-old boy, were involved in a fatal head-on car crash Sunday afternoon near here in...
February 5, 2017 - 10:44pm
September 12, 2016
Minn. funeral director says clown life not as different as you might think
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- What do you get when you cross a funeral director with a clown? You get Curt Lind, owner of Lind Funeral Home and Cubby...
September 12, 2016 - 8:37pm
November 15, 2013
Bicyclist dies in crash near Parkers Prairie
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. – A bicyclist is dead after riding into traffic Thursday evening near this Otter Tail County town. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a bicyclist was riding west on 145th Street about 4 p.m. when the cyclist entered traffic and broadsided a...
November 15, 2013 - 8:42am
June 10, 2013
Minnesota man dies in tractor rollover
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A 53-year-old Parkers Prairie man has died in a tractor accident over the weekend. Otter Tail County sheriff's officials say Steven Ferdelman was found trapped beneath a tractor Saturday. Ferdelman told his son several hours earlier that he...
June 10, 2013 - 8:38pm
March 29, 2013
Agency says less oil spilled in derailment
PARKERS PRAIRIE - Minnesota officials have reduced their estimate of how much Canadian crude oil spilled Wednesday when a train derailed in Otter Tail County, Minn. And the track was cleaned off, fixed and back in use by about noon Thursday.
March 29, 2013 - 8:34am
February 21, 2013
One dead in plane crash near Parkers Prairie
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. – A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he discovered the wreckage of a plane in some trees about 90 yards...
February 21, 2013 - 2:32pm