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Otter Tail County evolves with emergency management plan
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
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