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Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
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State recommends 70 percent cut in Otter Tail Power's proposed rate increase
Schoeneberger Funeral Home to build, relocate in 2017
Two businesses move into former Perham bakery building
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Debbie's Digest: Change is just a part of life
Ban smoking in rental housing
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Author to read, sign book in Wadena
Heartland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 40 years of classical music
New York Mills festival an immersion in Finnish culture
Beauty of lakes part of fishing in Otter Tail County
Richville plans summer fun events
January 14, 2016
Environmental groups, DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
FARGO -- Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands of north-central Minnesota say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 14, 2016 - 12:44pm
January 6, 2016
Wadena man, 44, charged with soliciting 13-year-old girl
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. -- A 44-year-old Wadena man who thought he would spend New Year's Eve having sex with a 13-year-old Jenkins girl now faces a felony for soliciting a child. The Pequot Lakes Police Department arrested David Lee Hendershot, 44, at about 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve outside...
January 6, 2016 - 1:01pm
January 2, 2016
County striving to keep detox center operating
The 10-bed detoxification center in northwest Fergus Falls, operated by Productive Alternatives for close to 10 years, is closing the end of December. Financial challenges and difficulty in attracting and maintaining staff are the two main reasons for the closing. Otter Tail County...
January 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
Public meeting to center on shoreland, sanitation and docks
Otter Tail County residents will have the opportunity to comment about changes to the shoreland management ordinance and sanitation code during a public meeting set for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the County Government Services Center (West Fir Avenue) in Fergus Falls. Also addressed...
January 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge stocking in any new Otter Tail County lake for a five-year period or until such time that sufficient scientific evidence is presented that...
January 2, 2016 - 11:28am
December 28, 2015
Favorite stories of 2015: people of Henning, MN step up to fund funeral of man that touched many even though he couldn't speak or hear
Henning, MN (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - We are celebrating some of our favorite stories from 2015. One piece from WDAY 6 Reporter Kevin Wallevand happened...
December 28, 2015 - 2:26pm
November 6, 2015
Muskie meeting draws big crowd in Fergus
Fergus Falls-It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered in Fergus Falls. “When a final decision is reached, half of you will be happy and the other half not happy,” said...
November 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 4, 2015
County attorney connects with casino planners
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners, through County Attorney David Hauser, has addressed concerns with planners of a proposed casino at Star Lake. The casino would be located east of Pelican Rapids and southwest of Perham. Hauser has had conversations with the White...
November 4, 2015 - 2:30pm
Prepare your vehicle for winter weather
You may not want to think about it now, but Old Man Winter is heading this way, toting his special bundle of misery--frigid temperatures, sleet, blowing snow and icy roads. But take heart. You can take steps to arm yourself against this cranky visitor and make the time you spend...
November 4, 2015 - 2:23pm
September 28, 2015
Police seek information after Minnesota man killed in apparent hit-and-run
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 35-year-old man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota over the weekend. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:35 p.m. Sunday about a body in a ditch on Lower Rice Lake Road in the south end of the county....
September 28, 2015 - 12:09pm
September 23, 2015
Warroad extends school week to five days from four, meets mixed reaction
WARROAD, Minn. – Warroad Public School's decision to extend its school week this fall has met some mixed reviews. Kyle Kvarnlov, a sixth-grader, said he preferred the four-day week because he wouldn't have to worry about missing school during basketball tournaments. "Instead...
September 23, 2015 - 3:43pm
Minnesota 4th-grader keeps it formal, wearing only suits and ties
BRAINERD, Minn. – If you ever run across local fourth-grader Derek Grady and feel underdressed for the occasion, don't worry, he makes...
September 23, 2015 - 3:41pm
September 21, 2015
Witnesses: Boaters chase deer in Minnesota lake until it tires, drowns
The Minnesota DNR is investigating the death of a large buck that grew tired and eventually drowned in Tulaby Lake after being followed and harassed by a pontoon driver “It was out swimming in the lake, towards the north end of the lake on the Mahnomen County side,” said...
September 21, 2015 - 4:20pm
September 15, 2015
Bolas, Grunewald once again champions of the Minnesota Mile in Duluth
Gabriele Grunewald didn’t let cancer stop her from running when she was first diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2008. Instead,...
September 15, 2015 - 3:29pm
September 14, 2015
Two men identified in Saturday evening shooting in western Minnesota
BRANDON, Minn. -- Authorities have released more details about a Saturday evening shooting that left two men dead in a rural Brandon home Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) received a 9-1-1 call at 5:49 p.m. about two males in a residence that were injured and...
September 14, 2015 - 4:16pm