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Resident request may prompt speed study on County Road 51

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In response to a request by at least one local homeowner for a lower speed limit along County Road 51 north of Perham, city councilors will be asking Otter Tail County to conduct a speed study.


The stretch of road at issue is in the Westwind housing area, close to Arvig Park and the golf course.

Anna Aakre, a Westwind resident, publicly raised concerns about the speed limit in a letter sent to city councilors, county commissioners, and the Perham Focus earlier this month.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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