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July 10, 2015
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The 2015 relay will mark the 20th event for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life. Funds raised will go to the American Cancer Society, “the official sponsor of birthdays.”
Calling all ‘Heroes of Hope’: EOT Relay for Life celebrates 20 years
July 10, 2015 - 12:25pm
Gallery: A fantastic 4th in Perham
July 10, 2015 - 10:48am
July 9, 2015
Carnivores to converge for Rib Cook-Off
July 9, 2015 - 11:31am
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Back again by popular demand will be the bed races. Outfits are encouraged for the bed races, as everyone involved has a great time watching.
Skedaddlin’ on down to Dent Daze
July 9, 2015 - 10:52am
July 2, 2015
Fourth of July tradition continues at Krueger Field
July 2, 2015 - 3:54pm
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Otter Jam 2015 will consist of four top-ranked classic rock tribute artists, as well as numerous food vendors and the Ottertail Lions’ beer garden.
Otter Jam set to rock July Fourth weekend
July 2, 2015 - 2:45pm
June 26, 2015
Submitted Photo/ (left to right) Tim Fresonke, Perham, and Abe and Anna Carlson, New York Mills found their medallion on the sign across from the football field next to Dairy Queen, at 11:30 a.m. on June 23.
Turtle Fest medallion hunt winners claim prizes
June 26, 2015 - 11:21am
June 25, 2015
Honorary co-chairs for EOT Relay for Life announced
June 25, 2015 - 3:36pm
June 19, 2015
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David Lapakko, left, and Paul Terry, right, were opponents in the final round of the Great American Think-Off on June 14 in New York Mills.
“Tech frees us,” Think-Off concludes
June 19, 2015 - 3:05pm
June 18, 2015
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Bikers departed the VFW at noon on June 13 for a 4.5 hour ride through Henning and Parkers Prairie.
Bikers unite for charity ride
June 18, 2015 - 5:29pm
June 11, 2015
Kathy Koski, Colleen Sazama, Mary Chase, Bryce Sazama, Justin Sazama, Jarrod Christen, Darlene Christen, Eileen Bachmann, Brittany Melvey, LeRoy Bachmann, Jed Sazama, Lois Wellbrock, Justin and Amy Koski with twins Mercy and Grace, Laura Wickline, Ken Sazama, Logan Sazama, Jared Sazama, Mary Jorud, Brenda Wickline, Pat Conlin, Joan Guck, Bob Wickline, Jody Conlin and Dale Koski. Not pictured are Stephanie Barney, Kellyn Barney, Kally Conlin, George and Jan Peters, Erin Bishop, Barbie Ruther.
Perham MS Go-Getters raise more than $8,000
June 11, 2015 - 10:53am
May 26, 2015
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Amber Franks (formerly Sazama) was injured in an accident on April 2. She and her husband, Ryan, are both 2010 Perham High School Graduates. A benefit to assist the couple with medical costs will be held on Saturday, May 30.
Benefit to be held for Perham graduate
May 26, 2015 - 4:24pm
May 21, 2015
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Scott and Jeanette Simdorn’s 1937 Packard 1507 V-12 will be on display at the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance on June 7.
Ottertail family’s car to be featured in Excelsior event
May 21, 2015 - 11:46am
May 15, 2015
Turtle Fest wrangles new entertainment
May 15, 2015 - 11:15am
May 8, 2015
Fitness for the whole family
May 8, 2015 - 11:52am