Ottertail city receives more than $150,000 in donations
Numerous donations to the city were announced at the August 6 Ottertail City Council meeting.
The recent community auction generated $9,700. The event was hosted in July as a combined effort of the Ottertail Lions, the Ottertail Rod and Gun Club and the Ottertail Business Association.
The Ottertail Lions made several donations:
---$5,000 for Otter Fest fireworks.
---$2,500 for fireworks for the Otter Dazzle winter holiday parade.
---$500 for miscellaneous supplies for the Ottertail Fire Department.
---$2,000 for the recreational trail project.
The city also received $100 from Deborah Loftsgard for the recreational trail.
Topping the list of contributions was $142,737 from the Art and Clarice Espeland Family Foundation. (See accompanying article.)