Ronald Wayne Johnson was recently pulling his fishing hut off a lake in Otter Tail County, about an hour from Fergus Falls, when a conservation officer stopped to say hey and see how the catching was.Johnson had gotten a few fish, he said, though not many. The officer, Shane Osborne, asked if Johnso ... More >>
In 2012, Michael Williams has allegedly broken into trailers and stolen just everything that wasn't nailed down -- video games, TVs, Hot Pockets, and even a puppy.SEE ALSO:-- Hastings man calls police, reports roommate for stealing ice cream
-- Teens face felonies after allegedly stealing cop radio ... More >>
Timothy Eugene Peterson: Soul CollectorTimothy Eugene Peterson will have to collect souls in prison from now on.
Fittingly just in time for Halloween, Peterson, the self-proclaimed "Soul Collector" who tried to hack up his neighbor, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Peterson was arres ... More >>
Marijuana being confiscated by police in Maplewood State Park.A Maplewood hiker traveled off the beaten path and found himself in a field of green over the weekend.
The hiker was walking through Maplewood State Park Sunday afternoon when he decided to step off the trail and explore the park by F ... More >>
Taylor Gehrking: Peeping tom.Taylor Robert Gehrking has had a busy week.
Tuesday night, he was arrested for staring into a 10-year old girl's bedroom from his roof in Fergus Falls. Earlier in the week, he was busted for masturbating in his apartment -- with the door open for all his neighbors, i ... More >>
Ronald Melius has some peculiar ideas of what a dictatorship looks like.Moammar Qaddafi is the recently deposed Libyan autocrat accused of causing the deaths of thousands of his own citizens during the civil uprising against him. Hal Leland is the mayor of Fergus Falls and the manager of the West ... More >>
Timothy Pearson, soul man.Maybe Timothy Eugene Peterson had the Grim Reaper in mind when he came after neighbor Ivan "Skip" Mallas with a knife, uttering some weird gibberish about being a "soul collector."
Or maybe he thought he was an extra in a George Romero movie.
But in reality, Peterson ... More >>
Benjamin Stavaas is accused of slashing a dog's throat and leaving it to die.Benjamin Stavaas may just be the most heartless worm ever to grace a cell at the Otter Tail County jail, standing accused as he does of slitting the throat of a German Shepherd mix last June in Fergus Falls and leaving t ... More >>
Photo: BanspyRemember that story back in June about Star, the shepherd-mix dog that wandered into a Fergus Falls yard with a slit throat, apparently after being left for dead?
Police think they've found the perp: Benjamin Stavaas has been charged in Otter Tail County with two felony counts, ... More >>