The Hennepin County judge overseeing the trial of four former police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd last month warned elected officials against making public statements about the merits of the case, saying they endanger the defendants’ right to a fair trial and could lead to…

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A former Midway school administrator charged in the 2016 hit-and-run crash that killed a Baylor University sophomore who was cycling on Franklin Avenue was indicted Wednesday on two felony counts.

Chief of Public Safety Kile Bergren and the Fergus Falls Police Department have been aware for several weeks of an online fraud employing the name of two former Fergus Falls transportation companies. 



In an interactive video conference carried out Monday at the Otter Tail County Courthouse, Judge Barbara Hanson sentenced Bobbie Christine Bishop to 10 years of prison in Shakopee for the murder of 6-year-old Justis Burland.

With the changing dynamics on the state and nationwide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office is taking proactive steps to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus. Effective immediately, the list below will be implemented to mitigate as many risks as p…

Local city officials, law enforcement and healthcare providers are letting the community of Fergus Falls know they have been working toward a plan and preparing for the COVID-19 pandemics.

The Otter Tail County Safe Communities Coalition is a group of individuals and agencies who work together under funding from the Toward Zero Deaths Safe Roads Program via the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The mission of the coalition is to raise awareness of traffic safety issues an…

Tyler Robert Janovsky, the man who seriously wounded Waseca police officer Arik Matson Monday evening in the southern Minnesota community, has a long criminal history, including a felony conviction in Otter Tail County in 2017.

A hearing held in Seventh District Court Thursday for Jordan Jerome Dalman resulted in a jury trial date of April 20 being set for the former Vergas man.

After a Monday morning session in Otter Tail County District Court Judge Barbara Hanson set a 3:15 p.m. review hearing on Jan. 16 for Anthony Dale Randklev.

The Fergus Falls Police Department received a call from a father at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday seeking advice about his 17-year-old daughter’s recent activity. According to a police officer, the caller wanted to know if a registered predatory offender could get into trouble for having sexual relati…