Class 8AA Minnesota Girls Basketball Chip Set

Pelican Rapids defeated Hawley while Fergus Falls topped Roseau

MOORHEAD, MN – The Minnesota Class 8AA Girls Basketball Semifinals saw Pelican Rapids take down Hawley 51-42 and Fergus Falls roll past Roseau 89-59. Both games took place at Williams Arena on the campus of Concordia College. The Vikings and Otters will play in the title game on Friday at 7:00pm. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: 2020 Section…

MN High School Football Section Finals Roundup

Barnesville, Underwood, Moorhead, Rocori took home wins on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Section Championship games continued in Minnesota High School football: Section 8AA: Barnesville 65, Pelican Rapids 14 Section 6A: Breckenridge 18, Underwood 44 Section 8AAAA: Detroit Lakes 6, Rocori 14 Section 8AAAAA: Moorhead 17, Bemidji 14 Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: BARNESVILLE, BEMIDJI, breckenridge, Detroit Lakes, High School Football, KVRR Sports Extra, moorhead,…

Pelican Rapids Area Farmer Buried in Grain Bin Rescued Without Injury

The man was given oxygen while still trapped but came out unharmed.

PELICAN RAPIDS, M.N.–Some luck and good training saved the life of a farmer trapped at the bottom of a bin, buried by hundreds of bushels of ground corn at a farm just south of Pelican Rapids. Fire Chief Trevor Steeves says the victim was cleaning out a plugged feed line when he tripped a sensor, which flooded the bin with…

Pelican Rapids Woman To Plead Guilty To Embezzling From Fargo Rental Company

Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties

FARGO, ND — A Pelican Rapids, Minnesota woman has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling large amounts of money from a Fargo property management company. Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties. She faces a maximum of 30 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, but prosecutors plan to ask for a sentence at…

Fire At Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids

Firefighters responded on Monday morning

PELICAN RAPIDS, MN — Fire has heavily damaged the Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids. Firefighters from Pelican Rapids and Vergas were called to the fire Monday morning. No one was hurt. The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Fire, HILLSIDE APARTMENTS, minnesota, PELICAN RAPIDS, Vergas

Federal Charges Added Against Kidnapping And Sexual Assault Suspect

The convicted felon had a 12-gauge shotgun during the crime

FERGUS FALLS, MN — A federal indictment has charged 39-year-old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids with illegally possessing a firearm. The charge is the result of a July 22 incident in which Randklev is already charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a rural Fergus Falls woman. The convicted felon had a 12-gauge shotgun during the crime. He faces a mandatory minimum…

Rural Pelican Rapids Man Arrested In Murder Of His Roommate

The body of 28-year-old Dylan Butler was found buried on Jordan Dalman's property

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A man who informed sheriff’s deputies of a death at his home near Pelican Rapids has been arrested. 25-year-old Jordan Dalman was taken into custody on Friday. On Saturday, the body of 28-year-old Dylan Butler was found buried on his property. Authorities say it appeared Butler, who lived at the house with Dalman since May, had…

Homicide Investigation Begins After Body Is Found Buried In Pelican Rapids

A person came to the sheriff's office to report an "incident" that occurred at his home

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide. Around 3:00 p.m. Friday, a person came to the sheriff’s office to report an “incident” that occurred at his home near Pelican Rapids. The sheriff’s office says the man reported that there was a dead person at that location. Authorities responded to the scene and found the…

MN Football Round Up: Barnesville, Hawley Pick Up Home Wins

Moorhead falls to Bemidji 43-28

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Barnesville hosted Pelican Rapids in Friday’s contest. The Trojans shut out the Vikings 53-0. Over in Hawley, the Nuggets topped Long Prairie-GE 42-14. Hawley improves to 3-1 on the season and will face Breckenridge next Friday. Moorhead couldn’t hold on to its halftime lead. The Spuds fall to Bemidji 43-28.   Other Football Scores: DGF 20 Pequot…

Bringing History Alive: Local Actors Perform “Otter Tales: The Musical” in Perham

The performance commemorates the 150th anniversary of Otter Tail County

PERHAM, Minn. — If you walk down the streets of downtown Perham, you might hear a musical spin on how the county’s seat moved from Otter Tail City to Fergus Falls in 1872, or how the town of Clitherall, founded by Mormon settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, first was settled. All of these musical numbers come together to commemorate the 150th…