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COLA presents annual awards
School Starts: Enrollment even higher than expected
Another year of successful turtle races
Hoot’s Sports recognized platinum dealer
Sturdevant named Rotarian of the year: Additional Rotarians recognized for Paul Harris contributions
Quick start for Yellowjackets at Shocky Strand
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
VB: Yellowjackets get revenge on Thief River Falls
East Grand Forks outlasts Perham
Boys cross country returns with a lot of experience
Beulah "Bea" Crabb
Haverland ~ Hardy
Births this week
Engagement this week
Births this week
Heartfelt memories of a long-standing family tradition
‘Vote No’ source shouldn’t be anonymous
Keeping roads safe, now and for the long haul
Corny story: moonshining with Minnesota 13
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
June 21, 2013
City loans $30K for new cattle barn
To help get construction underway on the new cattle barn at the fairgrounds, the East Otter Tail County Fair Board will be borrowing $30,000 from the city of Perham. City councilors unanimously agreed to loan the money at their regular meeting last week. The loan is for three...
June 21, 2013 - 10:22am
July 28, 2010
From one fair to another
After a long season of hard work in preparation for the 100th EOT County Fair, which ended Sunday, EOT officials immediately began looking to...
July 28, 2010 - 11:53am
July 22, 2010
Unapologetically bad for you but oh, so good
When I heard about Brent Carlson-Lee's fair food creation, Eli's Donut Burgers, I erupted with joy. Besides the ladies, my two favorite things...
entertainment / News
July 22, 2010 - 2:10pm
July 21, 2010
'Border Patrol' to play at EOT Fair
Many teenagers want to be in a band, but not every teenager accomplishes this goal. Fewer teenagers actually get to perform for crowds of people....
July 21, 2010 - 9:47am
July 13, 2010
100th EOT Fair July 21-25
July 21-25 marks the official 100th anniversary of the East Otter Tail County Fair. Though there were fair like events held prior to 1910 in...
entertainment / News
July 13, 2010 - 11:55am
Entries sought for East Otter Tail fair talent contest
If you have talent you should enter the new contest at the East Otter Tail County Fair. All acts compete in one of three different divisions, based on the age of the contestant. The winner of each division will advance to the Minnesota State Fair Competition. The three divisions...
May 13, 2010 - 12:18pm
April 12, 2010
East Otter Tail Fair seeking 100 years of history
The East Otter Tail County Fair is less than four months away. The fair board is working hard to provide great entertainment and something for every one of all ages to participate in. A big part of a centennial celebration and the most important piece to the puzzle is the history,...
entertainment / events
April 12, 2010 - 7:00am
July 31, 2009
Free admission boosts 2009 EOT fair success
It was a "free-for-all" at the East Otter Tail County Fair July 23-26, and based on preliminary numbers - it was a success. This is the first...
July 31, 2009 - 7:00am
July 23, 2009
The East Otter Tail County Fair has become a "free" fair. No admission will be charged at the gate for the July 23-26 event. There will be admission charges for the special grandstand events, however, including the Thursday and Sunday Demolition Derbies; and the Saturday Tractor...
July 23, 2009 - 10:22am
Take the 'green' pledge at the East Otter Tail Fair
Visitors at the Perham fair who check out the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department booth may find themselves signing their life away--to a "greener" lifestyle. Reduce, reuse and recycle will be promoted with a special reusable bag giveaway, according to Jess Steinbrenner, public...
July 23, 2009 - 10:18am
July 16, 2009
World Class Whitetail Deer Display coming to the East Otter Tail County Fair, July 23-26
The award winning and ever popular "Wild Whitetails" exhibit is coming to the East Otter Tail, Co. Fair, July 23-26, 2009. The exhibit, which...
July 16, 2009 - 12:01pm
July 15, 2009
East Otter Tail fair gears up for July 23-26
These aren't the best of times in the county fair business. There are a number of fairs that are basically in bankruptcy, and other fairs are consolidating with neighboring counties, said East Otter Tail County Fair board member Dr. Bill Rose. But by most measures, the EOT fair...
July 15, 2009 - 1:31pm
June 19, 2009
Admission is free this year at the East Otter Tail County Fair. That was the decision by the fair board, as it moves into high gear in planning for the July 23-26 event. "Free gate is what most of the successful fairs are going to," said Rick Breitenfeldt, fair board member. ...
June 19, 2009 - 7:00am
May 30, 2009
State Fair's Free 2009 Entertainment Lineup Announced
More than $550,000 in Free Entertainment St. Paul, MN- The Minnesota State Fair's free entertainment lineup features more than 100 acts--all free with the price of admission. In addition to musical genres from Americana to Zydeco, the schedule includes comedy, magic, dance, lumberjacks,...
May 30, 2009 - 11:58am