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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Pirates jump on Esox for opening round win
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
February 9, 2014
Fishing: Not too early to look ahead to open water season
I know we are still weeks away from the end of the ice fishing season, but it is not too early to pay attention to what is in store for us for this upcoming open water season. The ice bite can be a good lake indicator for the potential bite for the open water season. The good bite...
February 9, 2014 - 12:38pm
January 18, 2014
License available for rough fish removal in OTC
People interested in applying for the commercial fishing license that allows the removal of rough fish from lakes and streams in northwestern Otter Tail County should contact the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by Friday, Jan. 31. An application to transfer the license...
January 18, 2014 - 12:57pm
January 15, 2014
102 Metrodome seats to be installed at Tuffy’s Stadium
The Perham Stadium Committee has secured the purchase of 102 Metrodome seats to be installed at Tuffy's Stadium/Al Krueger Field. The cost...
January 15, 2014 - 4:35pm
January 10, 2014
M State Line Worker program fishing for scholarship support
BAUDETTE, Minn. – Holes for Poles is back. After a one-year hiatus, the popular Holes for Poles ice fishing fundraiser is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23, on Lake of the Woods. The event will help fund scholarships for students in Minnesota State Community and...
January 10, 2014 - 5:04pm
January 7, 2014
Mark Ceynowa named to 2013 All-State Trapshooting Team
BUFFALO, Minn. — The Minnesota Trapshooting Association recently named the 2013 All-State Trapshooting Teams. Mark Ceynowa, of Perham, was honored for his shooting ability by placement on the 2013 Minnesota All-State Veteran’s second team. To qualify for this prestigious...
January 7, 2014 - 4:12pm
December 10, 2013
Winner of Big Buck Contest Announced
Scott McCall of Baxter, MN, shot this 15-point buck on opening morning, south of NY Mills. For his winning entry, McCall will receive $25 in...
December 10, 2013 - 11:12am
November 26, 2013
Spearing bans on Beers and West Battle Lake rescinded Dec. 2
According to Minnesota DNR Area Fisheries Supervisor Jim Wolters, the spearing bans on Beers and West Battle Lakes will be rescinded effective Dec. 2. However, the special protected slot length regulation for northern pike (no harvest of pike from 24-36”, one over 36” in possession)...
November 26, 2013 - 4:37pm
October 30, 2013
Wolf Lake Shooting Club Sight-in-Days
Wolf Lake Shooting Club Sight-in-Days Nov 2 1:00pm -Dark Nov 3 1:00pm -Dark Nov 6 3:00pm -Dark Nov 7 3:00pm -Dark Nov 8 1:00pm -Dark Cost is $5 a gun this includes: covered range, targets and use of spotting scope and to replace backstops as needed. Range will...
October 30, 2013 - 2:40pm
October 10, 2013
Rice guy: Backman watches and shoots ducks from his layout boat on one of Minnesota’s popular wild rice lakes
ON BIG RICE LAKE, NEAR VIRGINIA, Minn. — Morning is just breaking over Big Rice Lake, and John Backman is right where he loves to be. He’s semi-reclined in his layout boat, surrounded by more than 2,000 acres of golden wild rice and three dozen bobbing decoys. His Winchester...
October 10, 2013 - 11:03am
October 8, 2013
Minnesota sees fewer applicants for wolf hunting licenses
The allure of shooting or trapping a wolf in Minnesota may be declining - See more at: http://www.dl-online.com/content/minnesota-sees-fewer-applicants-wolf-hunting-licenses#sthash.fn7WaFX9.dpuf Applications...
October 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
September 5, 2013
Well shoot! Shooting event open to Perham area youth
Boys and girls ages 12 to 16 are invited to participate in Youth Day at the Fort Thunder Road Shooting Center in Perham this Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by the East Otter Tail Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, the event will feature a meal,...
September 5, 2013 - 10:05am
August 19, 2013
Trappers education course this week
The Minnesota Trappers Association is holding a Trappers Education Course. It will be held at Dewey’s Taxidermy located at 63539 340th Street in Wadena on August 19 and 21 from 6-9 p.m. and also on Saturday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone born after December 31, 1989...
August 19, 2013 - 12:51pm
Deer Hunting: Lottery coming to NW MN permit areas
By Brad Dokken/FORUM News Service GRAND FORKS – Hunters in many permit areas of far northwest Minnesota, where the Department of Natural Resources was offering as many as five deer tags just a few years ago, will have to watch the calendar this year if they want a shot at a permit...
August 19, 2013 - 10:11am
August 13, 2013
Column: Balmy August day on the lake; life lessons and a few pikes
DETROIT LAKES — I have lived two separate lives in my 42 years on the planet. A decade as a non-Minnesotan and the rest as a borderline upstanding tundra dweller. One would not notice the three-quarters Minnesota influence in my lifestyle when it comes to the outdoors. Once...
August 13, 2013 - 1:13pm
August 9, 2013
Waterfowl season kicks off Sept. 21; early goose hunting begins Sept. 1
Minnesota’s waterfowl season will open a half-hour before sunrise on Sept. 21 and continue for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This is the same...
August 9, 2013 - 2:15pm