NEW YORK MILLS

Person Out For A Walk Comes Across Possible Human Remains

Out walking in New York Mills near the Lund Boat Company

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Possible human remains have been found by a person out walking in New York Mills near the Lund Boat Company. The person had cut through the woods around 3:30 Sunday afternoon and came across the skeletal remains. The BCA is investigating. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: BCA, HUMAN REMAINS, LUND BOAT COMPANY, NEW YORK…

New York Mills Man Headed Back To Prison After Conviction For 28th DWI

Danny Bettcher Was Arrested In September After Going 10 Miles Per Hour Along Highway 10

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A judge has sentenced a New York Mills man to four-and-a-half years in prison for his 28th DWI conviction. 64-year-old Danny Bettcher was arrested in September after an off-duty Otter Tail County deputy saw him leave the New York Mills VFW and drive off. Bettcher was going 10 miles per hour and swerving on Highway…

Investigators Release Possible Cause of Fire that Destroyed Jennie-O Turkey Barn in New York Mills

The barn was fully engulfed

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — Investigators have released more details of a fire that destroyed a Jennie-O turkey barn in New York Mills. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the fire likely was started by a propane heater in the barn. Fire crews responded to the fire just after midnight. The barn was fully engulfed. There were no…

Former New York Mills Teacher, Accused of Sexual Relationship with a Student, Found Not Guilty

His defense attorney says Koll is an innocent man and that he was wrongly accused

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A former New York Mills teacher, who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student, has been found not guilty. Kris Koll, 38, was acquitted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student while teaching in New York Mills. His defense attorney says Koll…

Minnesota Man Arrested for 28th DWI

An off-duty deputy saw Bettcher drinking at the VFW before getting into his car

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — The man with the record for the most DWI convictions in Minnesota has been arrested again. It is the 28th DWI arrest for 64-year-old Danny Bettcher of rural New York Mills. An off-duty deputy saw Bettcher drinking at the VFW before getting into his car. Another officer followed Bettcher on Highway 10 where he was…

Deer Creek Man Identified After Fatal Crash in New York Mills

The patrol says the road was wet at the time of the crash

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — A 50 year-old Deer Creek, Minnesota man has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash in New York Mills. The state patrol says John Manselle died when he lost control of his pickup on a bridge deck while coming off Highway 10 on Wednesday morning. Manselle’s pickup went into the ditch and…

Deer Creek Man Dies in Rollover Crash in New York Mills

The pickup went into the ditch and rolled down onto the entrance ramp

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — A man from Deer Creek, Minnesota is dead after rolling his pickup along Highway 10. The state patrol says the 50-year-old man lost control on a bridge deck in New York Mills shortly before 8 a.m. The pickup went into the ditch and rolled down onto the entrance ramp. The patrol says the road…