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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Taxes going down? Otter Tail County board likely to reduce 2018 tax levy
Perham takes step towards local option sales tax
Perham's Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
Perham’s Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Carol I. Bade
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights tonight
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
February 9, 2011
Otter Tail County to supply sand and sandbags to residents fight flooding
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners voted to provide sand and sandbags for county residents. A total of 300,000 sandbags and poly sheetings will be purchased by the county, in preparation for flooding in Otter Tail County this spring. The decision was made after the Emergency...
February 9, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 5, 2010
Three people in critical condition after two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
UPDATED: 6:50 p.m. Three people are in critical condition and two others suffered other injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling...
July 5, 2010 - 10:39pm
Six injured in two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
Six people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling westbound on Highway 210 broadsided a 2005 Honda Odyssey minivan...
July 5, 2010 - 4:41pm
June 2, 2010
Good news on unemployment numbers
An encouraging drop in the unemployment rate in Wadena County was mixed with some disappointing food support numbers in the May recession report from the county's human services department. Unemployment fell from 12 percent in March to 9.9 percent in April. Unemployment was at 11...
June 2, 2010 - 12:15pm
October 15, 2009
Heavy snow causing power outages in region
FARGO - Heavy snow weighing down power lines and tree branches is being blamed for power outages overnight in rural Becker County, Cass County and Valley City, N.D. Cass County Electric Cooperative line crews are working to restore power to about 250 customers who lost power during...
October 15, 2009 - 10:39am
September 28, 2009
Frost advisory issued for area
The first frost this season could come tonight. Strong winds should continue through this afternoon before dying down overnight and giving way to a chance of frost. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday for all of eastern North Dakota...
September 28, 2009 - 9:08am
September 4, 2009
Lawnmower driver killed on Otter Tail highway
FERGUS FALLS - Someone driving a lawnmower in the middle of Otter Tail County Highway 40 on Thursday afternoon was killed when a vehicle struck the lawnmower, according to law enforcement. A 78-year-old from Vining was driving the lawnmower and suffered serious injuries before being...
September 4, 2009 - 9:05am
April 21, 2009
Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids to be detoured due to flooding
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids before noon today due to water on the roadway. Traffic will be detoured onto Highway 59, Otter Tail County Road 28 and Otter Tail County Road 21 until further notice. For more information: ---...
April 21, 2009 - 9:09am
April 17, 2009
Township Historian meeting April 23 at Ottertail Community Center
The Otter Tail County Historical Society's annual Township Historian meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, at the Ottertail Community Center in Ottertail. The evening begins with a potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m. Please bring a dish to share; coffee and lemonade will be provided....
April 17, 2009 - 7:00am
April 3, 2009
Flood-fighting firefighters from Otter Tail
First year Otter Tail County Commissioner John Lindquist was among a trio of Dalton Volunteer Firefighters who were at the scene of the Red River...
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
March 30, 2009
New crop of Master Gardeners earns diplomas
Gardening may be our salvation during these times of grave economic distress... Gardening: To put food on the family's table. Gardening:...
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am
February 23, 2009
New York Mills newspapers now microfilmed at history museum
The History Museum of East Otter Tail County recently added microfilm copies of the newspapers of New York Mills to their genealogy lab. The purchase of 135 reels of microfilm was made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. The newspapers include the New...
February 23, 2009 - 3:49pm
February 18, 2009
'Horticulture Day' exhibit cancelled for '09
Due to the Master Gardener Core Course being held in Perham, the East Otter Tail County Master Gardeners will not be having a Horticulture Day in March this year. Oraganizers hope to continue the program in 2010, according to Vicki Schwanke, University of Minnesota Extension, East...
February 18, 2009 - 3:42pm
Former OTC cop now chief in Menahga
A familiar face in law enforcement in the New York Mills and the East Otter Tail County area will be the top cop for the city of Menahga. Former...
February 18, 2009 - 3:39pm
January 12, 2009
Level 3 sex offender wanted by Becker County is arrested in California
A Level 3 sex offender wanted in Becker County for failing to register has been arrested by federal agents in California. Robert Thomas Baca, 44, caused a stir in Becker County when he announced his intention to move to the Detroit Lakes area after getting out of prison. He served...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am