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March 26, 2015
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After only 3-1/2 weeks of practice, 10 volunteer dancers took the stage for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life’s “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser on March 21. Taking home the People’s Choice Award was the pair of Bev Flateland and Terry Lee. Partners Dr. Rand Stolee and Maggie Rennicke earned the top score, 29 points, and the Judges’ Choice Award.
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VIDEO: EOT Relay event kicks off 2015 season
March 26, 2015 - 3:22pm
March 18, 2015
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As the East Otter Tail County’s Relay for Life “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser nears, the event’s dancers gave up their Saturday morning to put in extra practice time. Pictured from left to right are: Jeff Fritz and Brianna Alley; Chuck Hofius and Mia Jewell; and Pat Meyer and Tristan Watchorn.
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
September 12, 2013
Stan Cottam and Elsa Miller drove five hours from Ontario to Ottertail for Polka Daze. They met years ago while dancing to Leon Olsen at a similar event.
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A swingin’ time at Polka Daze
September 12, 2013 - 12:38pm
May 23, 2013
Sam Foust, right, along with wife Lora, takes dance lessons from instructor Paul Mathieu every Tuesday at the Promenade Ballroom in Perham.  Foust is legally blind, but has no problem finding his way around the dance floor.
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Learning to dance, with a twist
May 23, 2013 - 11:36am
April 10, 2013
Richville Mayor Terry Lee and his dancing partner Karlie Hoekstra, Perham teacher Bob Tangen and dancer Dani Nelson, and Perham Mayor Tim Meehl and his rehearsal partner for the day, Deb Werner, strike a pose at the end of their Fox Trot routine at a rehearsal at the Promenade Ballroom last weekend. Lee, Tangen and Meehl are three of six local ‘celebrities’ to take part in “Dancing With the Stars” this Saturday.
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A new spin on a familiar fundraiser
April 10, 2013 - 3:23pm