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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
Late rally lifts Snurdbirds over Pirates in Region 14C playoffs.
Millers top Shockers in Region 14C playoffs
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
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
November 15, 2012
Funny, no one asked me to go hunting this year
I've gone hunting once, a long time ago. Here's how it went. With everyone carrying guns, we were like desperadoes headed to hold up a train...
November 15, 2012 - 1:23pm
November 8, 2012
Sometimes the best hunting tales hardly involve hunting
Deer hunting is here. Now is when the best part of deer season starts. Now is when hunters get their $27 worth, spinning yarns about how they...
November 8, 2012 - 11:36am
November 1, 2012
Don't let your water heater leave home without you
I went downstairs and delivered the bad news to Sir Nautilus the Water Heater. He, of aristocratic snooty upbringing, sometimes delivers to us...
November 1, 2012 - 1:45pm
October 25, 2012
Columnist: Words and phrases to look out for
There is one thing for certain: You must watch what people do, not what they say. Words don't jibe with actions. Here are some examples of words...
October 25, 2012 - 1:25pm
October 18, 2012
Potbellied pig, anyone?
Just recently, I saw an ad in a paper: "Needed, home for a potbellied pig. House trained. Nice pet." Etc. Etc. We once got a baby pot bellied...
October 18, 2012 - 10:18am
October 11, 2012
Forgetfulness doesn't just happen to grown-ups
We can blame old age for a lot of our inability to remember whatever it is we're trying to think of at any given moment. It turns out, according...
October 11, 2012 - 4:13pm
September 27, 2012
Columnists: Dear Sophie
Dear Sophie, I haven't had a raise in two years. I work hard and think I'm doing a good job. At least my boss hasn't complained about anything. With gas prices and everything else going up, I can use a bigger paycheck. I'd also like a pat on the back. How do I ask for more money...
September 27, 2012 - 3:14pm
September 13, 2012
Retirement is like a long weekend
Many, many people have asked me, now that I'm retired: "What's it like, being retired?" or, "How does it feel, being retired?" or, "What are...
September 13, 2012 - 12:41pm
Ask Sophie: Why must some people pour on the perfume?
Dear Sophie, What's with women and men who pour on the perfume, cologne, aftershave, deodorant, and body wash smells? It's become impossible to be with a group of people and not gag from the odors. Good old-fashioned sweaty body odor would be better. I'm ready to resort to a face...
September 13, 2012 - 11:54am
August 17, 2012
One 50-year reunion, two old girlfriends
It was threatening to rain; a sign from the heavens or something, I thought to myself as I climbed onto the class of 1962's parade float last...
August 17, 2012 - 12:46pm
August 9, 2012
Cardinal nation vacation in the heartland's "hot" box
ST. LOUIS - Vacations come few and far between for one-man sports departments. Careful planning never spares the fact that some events will...
August 9, 2012 - 2:31pm
State park cabins provide solace
If you'd like to spend a night or two at Maplewood or Glendalough State Parks but don't want to use a tent, and don't have a camper, have some...
August 9, 2012 - 11:42am
August 8, 2012
Gender equity week is coming... some day, maybe
Gender Equity Week is coming again. It's a period of time when men and women pay hypocritical homage to the myth that both sexes were created...
August 8, 2012 - 3:16pm
August 2, 2012
Score two for the raccoons (and maybe one for us humans)
Five minutes after my husband said, "All I know is, if they come in the tent, we are packing up and going home," we heard one scurry up and begin...
August 2, 2012 - 12:08pm
July 26, 2012
In search of a subsidy
I hadn't been in the hardware business long before I realized I was making my living with a handicap, like boxing with one hand, or high jumping...
July 26, 2012 - 11:39am