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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
Perham grapplers storm through triangular
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls in loss to Prairie Centre
Perham girls stifle Breckenridge in first HOL win
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
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'
February 27, 2013
Column: Upping the odds for humanity
It's been a while since we visited the Darwin Awards, which are awarded posthumously (or is that "post-humorously?") to those adults who, because...
February 27, 2013 - 4:53pm
February 21, 2013
Column: The tradition of the mystery cake
"So the cones are the nails? And the cupcakes must be... fingers?" That was the comment from my nine-year-old son last weekend as he checked...
February 21, 2013 - 6:15pm
February 15, 2013
Column: Aging appliances create a soap opera set in the basement
There was another ruckus down in the basement last night, about the fourth or fifth one these last two weeks. I went down to see what the heck...
February 15, 2013 - 10:51am
January 25, 2013
Column: A 13-year-old with a bumptious bite has Dad bracing himself for the bill
First, let me say: I love dentists. Now this story, from a daughter who needed braces, way back when she was 13. I took her and her bumptious...
January 25, 2013 - 1:20pm
January 18, 2013
Column: Diving for Fish
I'm honestly not sure which hit the icy water first - the fish or my husband. The line snapped just as the Northern was coming up out of the...
January 18, 2013 - 1:35pm
January 4, 2013
Columnists: A yodeling pickle, you say? The worst gifts possible
At Christmas time, I find myself missing my hardware store, which always saw a panicky influx of male shoppers the day before Christmas. They...
January 4, 2013 - 9:20am
December 31, 2012
Column: Happy Dog Year!
It was my very own season of the itch this past summer when I up and decided it was finally time I got a dog. My year 2012 will be remembered...
December 31, 2012 - 5:15pm
December 27, 2012
Column: 'Merry Christmas,' I shouted
This column is a repeat of my 2011 greeting. Three hundred one Americans died in Afghanistan in 2012. In the last month, one Minnesotan, Dale Means, 23, of Jordan, died there. Beyond those numbers, deaths of service personnel from suicide exceed combat deaths. What a tragic, painful...
December 27, 2012 - 12:57pm
Column: Wrapping up hope for kids at Christmas
Ask my kids what their favorite thing about Christmas is, and they will probably say, "Presents." I'm not saying my kids are abnormally greedy....
December 27, 2012 - 12:50pm
December 19, 2012
Columnists: Bad bosses
According to Forbes magazine, in an article entitled, "Jerk Alert - Bad Boss Walking," bad bosses are everywhere. Before I go any further...
December 19, 2012 - 1:10pm
December 13, 2012
Columnists: An almost magnetic attraction to naps
Back on the farm growing up, dad was a big napper, and I can remember him snoozing a few minutes after a huge midday meal, there on the living...
December 13, 2012 - 12:45pm
December 11, 2012
Column: To Tweet or not to Tweet
WWW - With the advent and release of Twitter in the summer of 2006, I swore, as a freelancer who did much of his work on a barstool, I shall...
December 11, 2012 - 12:29pm
December 6, 2012
Columnists: Painting myself into the picture
It wasn't a flattering picture of me. I wore a shapeless outfit cut from old newspapers. My stick-thin legs stuck out the bottom of my skirt,...
December 6, 2012 - 10:03am
Columnists: A lesson in bad English
All writers that do what I do walk a fine line between correct English and English the way it is often used. Almost always, I'll look at something...
December 6, 2012 - 9:50am
November 29, 2012
Columnists: Computers and other complications
So I'm sitting at this computer in my office, trying to get Windows 8 figured out. This new computer home page, as most of you PC owners will...
November 29, 2012 - 1:08pm