Henning

Henning home hit several times by burglar

A burglar or burglars hit a rural Henning residence several times over the weekend, stealing various items from the property each time. The latest burglary from 52347 State Highway 210 was reported Monday morning. Items were stolen from an old, unlocked building on the property on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Items taken include two […]

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Man seriously injured in four-vehicle crash

Randy Maland, 54, of Henning, was taken to a metro hospital by air Monday after sustaining serious injuries in a four-vehicle crash near Underwood. The accident occurred just before 2 p.m., the sheriff’s office reported. A Dodge Caravan driven by Courtney Sem, 61, of Underwood, was facing east and stopped at the intersection of County […]

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Henning woman hurt in rollover

A Henning woman received minor injuries Wednesday when the truck she was driving rolled at the intersection of County Highways 67 and 142. Sarah Oday, 36, rolled her 2005 Chevrolet Colorado around 10:15 a.m. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Oday went to a clinic in New York Mills to be examined for […]

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Brothers charged for alleged police officer assault

Two brothers were charged Tuesday after they allegedly assaulted a Henning police officer over the weekend. Joshua Gene Ard, 30, of Perham, and Jeremiah Elwin Ard, 25, of Dent, were charged with fourth degree assault of a peace officer. The Ards are accused of violently resisting arrest for their part in a bar fight in […]

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Henning man charged with domestic assault

A Henning man was put in jail on a warrant Sunday after allegedly violating a protection order and assaulting an ex-girlfriend earlier in June. Joshua Ben Anderson, 25, was charged on June 15 with felony domestic assault and domestic abuse by violating an order for protection. A warrant was issued for his arrest after he […]

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Henning school levies up for renewal

Two levies for Henning Public School, approved nine and 10 years ago, are up for renewal later this year. School district residents will cast their votes on Tuesday, Nov. 8. If the levies fail, the school district will lose about $142,800 next year and $212,800 the following year, in 2013. All told, said the Henning […]

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Henning students praise school’s DARE program

As part of this spring’s DARE program, Henning Police Chief Mike Helle arranged for sixth graders to visit the county jail and courtroom at the county courthouse in Fergus Falls. Many of the students talked about the effects of drugs and what they really do to people. “I hope this is the first and last […]

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Two injured in Parkers Prairie

A Henning mother and son were injured Monday in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 29. Patrick Despard, 41, was driving his Chrysler Sebring north on the highway, about one mile north of Parkers Prairie, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. As he was driving, he had a seizure and lost control of the vehicle. […]

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Intoxicated male arrested

After receiving a call late Thursday evening, a sheriff’s deputy arrested a man leaving an establishment in Ottertail. A caller was concerned that the male and female were leaving a bar with two small children. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Mark Everet Fitzsimmons, 48, of Henning, with second degree DWI. The vehicle was impounded and Fitzsimmons was […]

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Henning man crashes truck

Alcohol is thought to be a factor in the pickup truck crash of a Henning man on Saturday at about 9 a.m., the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported. Robert Scott Taylor, 52, was driving his pickup truck east on County Highway 40, south of Henning, when the truck drifted to the south side of […]

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