Underwood

Apartment burglar steals laptop

The sheriff’s office is investigating the burglary of an apartment in Underwood sometime during the last two days. Law enforcement was first notified of the burglary on Tuesday, when the 71-year-old resident of an apartment at 101 East Street discovered that her Dell laptop was missing. It is believed the burglary occurred between 11 a.m. […]

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Woman charged for hitting man with beer mug

An Underwood woman who called the police about an assault on May 3 has found herself in more trouble than the person she called the police to get. Margaret Northrup, 36, has been charged with one count of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon, one count of third degree assault, and two counts of […]

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Two arrested during domestic assault

A man and a woman from Underwood were arrested Tuesday night during an alleged domestic assault. At about 9:30 p.m., Margaret Northrup, 38, called law enforcement to report that Terry Krog, 50, was assaulting her. Upon arriving at Northrup’s residence on County Highway 1, deputies found that Northrup had struck Krog in the head with […]

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Second hotel thief convicted, sentenced

The Fergus Falls man charged with helping to steal over $14,000 worth of property from parked cars in Fergus Falls parking lots (usually in front of hotels) and garages in Underwood last summer will have to pay about $5,000 in restitution after being convicted on two felony counts each of burglary and theft. Kalyn Thomas […]

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Underwood teen’s death investigated

A teenage girl from Underwood died Monday from what appeared to be a medical problem, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department reported today. The teenager’s name has not been released. The girl was transported from Underwood by ambulance to Lake Region Hospital. Though the cause of the girl’s death appears to be medically related, sheriff’s […]

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Car fire extinguished near Underwood

Underwood firefighters quickly extinguished a car fire at 28240 Redhead Drive this morning. The fire started shortly after 7 a.m., ccording to law enforcement, when the car’s owner left the car running outside to warm up. The engine ignited, and the resulting fire destroyed the car but did not injure anyone or damage any other […]

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Underwood Lions help Salvation Army

Through Dec. 23, the Underwood Lions Club had raised $18,384 by manning the kettles for the Salvation Army. Since 1999, the club has been the number one organization for bell ringing in the Fergus Falls area. And this year they went the extra mile. On Friday noon of Christmas Eve, at the Salvation Army on […]

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Underwood apartment broken into – again

A woman who reported Monday that several thousand dollars worth of cash and jewelry had been stolen from her Underwood apartment alerted law enforcement that an intruder was in her house again on Tuesday. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, the woman, who lives at 106 East Old Creamery Ave., reported at about […]

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Teens go off road in slough

Two teens managed to get out of a partially submerged car east of Elizabeth on Monday without receiving any injuries, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported. A 16-year-old female was driving east on a slick roadway on County Highway 10, just west of County Highway 27, when she tried to negotiate a long left […]

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Cash and jewelry stolen from Underwood

An apartment resident is out more than $1,000 in cash and jewelry after a burglar broke into an Underwood apartment and made off with the contents of a safe. The burglary from the apartment building on 106 East Old Creamery Ave., was reported Monday but occurred sometime in the last two weeks, according to the […]

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