Pelican Rapids News


07/23/2018 01:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Abducted Fergus Falls woman found safe; man in custody 

Authorities confirmed Sunday that a Fergus Falls woman who was abducted at gunpoint from her home in front of her four children is safe. Fergus Falls Police said the mother, Amber Simonson, was found and the suspect, Anthony Randklev, is in custody at the Otter Tail County Jail.


07/23/2018 01:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Fergus Falls woman abducted at gunpoint safe; high-risk sex offender... 

A sex offender is in custody after police say he abducted a Fergus Falls woman at gunpoint on Sunday, July 22. Fergus Falls police said the woman, Amber Simonson, was found safe and the suspect, Anthony Randklev, 39, is being held in the Otter Tail County Jail. Formal charges have yet to be filed.


07/10/2018 04:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
One year of healing, mourning and Faith 

Faith Westby, 16, right, of Pelican Rapids, received the liver of Logan Luft, who died in an ATV accident in July 2017 at the age of 15. Since then, the Lufts and the Westbys have become family, and get together often when in Rochester for Faith's many medical appointments. Pictured with Faith are her mother, Jeannie Westby, center, of Pelican Rapids, and Wendy Luft, left, of Charles City, Iowa.


06/19/2018 05:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Teenage boy recovering after ATV accident in Otter Tail Co. 

It happened Saturday, June 16 around 2:30 in the morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says a 17-year-old boy also from Pelican Rapids was driving the ATV with two other people riding in it, when he made a sudden turn, throwing one boy who was riding in the back.