otter tail county

Fergus Falls Man Identified in Fatal Rollover Crash

The minivan went into the ditch, struck an embankment, and rolled onto its top

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A Fergus Falls man has died after a rollover crash south of the city late Wednesday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says 67-year-old Thomas Milbrandt was southbound on Highway 1, about two miles south of I-94, when he apparently lost control. The minivan went into the ditch, struck an embankment, and rolled…

Teenager Killed in Otter Tail County Crash

It happened on Highway 210 near Vining around 6 this morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 16-year-old boy was killed in a foggy crash in Otter Tail County. The victim was in a car that was hit by a semi. It happened on Highway 210 near Vining around 6 this morning. The name of the victim hasn’t been released. The state patrol says the semi was driven by 34 year-old…

Sauk Rapids Man Taken to Hospital After Breaking Through Ice in Otter Tail County

He broke through the ice while fishing

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Crews rushed to West Silent Lake in Otter Tail County in the noon hour on a report of a man in the water. They found a 69-year-old man from Sauk Rapids clinging to the side of the ice. He broke through the ice while fishing. The man was taken to the hospital in Detroit…

Three Arrested in Otter Tail County Drug Bust

After a search, authorities found nearly $2 million worth of high grade marijuana in 18 duffle bags

From L to R: Anthony Williams, 21, Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Three St. Paul men have been charged in Otter Tail County after a major drug bust on I-94. Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22 and Anthony Williams, 21, were arrested on March 1 after a traffic stop near Fergus Falls. The pickup…

Done Deal? The Star Lake Casino Project

The project would construct a third Shooting Star location on Star Lake in Otter Tail County

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A proposed casino on an undeveloped portion of Star Lake is raising concerns and leaving questions unanswered. Members of White Earth Nation and people of Otter Tail County are asking two questions: what does progress look like and what price are they willing to pay for it? Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, and 25…

Fatal Crash in Otter Tail County

The state patrol says the only survivor of the crash is a two-year-old passenger

  Two women are dead after a head-on crash in Otter Tail County. It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 29 just east of Deer Creek. The state patrol says 31-year-old Jessica Lannes of Wadena was attempting to pass another vehicle when she collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 63-year-old Lucille Rehm of Parkers Prairie. Both women were killed. A…