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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.)