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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
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
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 28, 2013
Vehicle lost to fire
A vehicle fire on Highway 33, north of Dalton, was extinguished by the Dalton Fire Department after an emergency call came in at 3:39 p.m.on Feb. 21. The owner of the vehicle was plowing snow when a transmission cooler line failed, causing fluid to spray onto hot engine and exhaust...
February 28, 2013 - 3:38pm
February 21, 2013
Underwood home lost in fire
A rural Underwood home burned to the ground last Wednesday evening. No one was injured in the fire, which may have started around the home's heating unit, but officials deemed the house a complete loss. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, dispatch...
February 21, 2013 - 11:53am
February 20, 2013
12 cows die in rural Hawley barn fire
HAWLEY, Minn. - Firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures as they battled a barn fire that killed 12 cows this morning in rural Hawley. The Hawley, Hitterdal and Ulen volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported about 3:30 a.m. at 11149 210th St. N. Crews...
February 20, 2013 - 11:14am
February 7, 2013
Wadena, Bluffton fire departments respond to fire
The Wadena and Bluffton fire departments responded Wednesday afternoon to a fire at 39923 County Highway 75 that Bluffton Fire Chief Ken Theisen...
February 7, 2013 - 9:19am
January 31, 2013
Firefighters respond to chimney fire
The Perham Fire Department was called to a residence on 405th Avenue in Gorman Township, north of Perham, early Saturday morning to respond to...
January 31, 2013 - 1:45pm
January 21, 2013
Firefighters respond to sawmill fire in Otter Tail County
A chimney was believed to be the source of a fire Monday morning at a sawmill owned by John Henry Mast. The sawmill is located on County Highway...
January 21, 2013 - 4:20pm
January 10, 2013
Barn burns to ground near Pelican
Fire destroyed a barn at the Becky Radtke residence near Pelican Rapids on Jan. 5. The call came in to the Pelican Rapids Fire Department at 2:17 p.m., according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The barn, on Loan Acres Road, was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters...
January 10, 2013 - 12:02pm
January 2, 2013
Otter Tail Lake bait shop destroyed by fire
An early-morning fire on Dec. 26 destroyed Ken's Tackle on the southwest side of Otter Tail Lake. A passerby, at 4:19 a.m., called emergency personnel, reporting that smoke and flames were visible and coming through the roof. The roof had already caved in when first responders...
January 2, 2013 - 12:58pm
Fire damages home in Otter Tail County
VERGAS, Minn. - No one was injured in a fire that damaged a home early Tuesday in Otter Tail County. The Vergas and Dent fire departments and Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded at 2:39 a.m. to a report of a fire in the wall of a house in the 32000 block of Mallard Drive. Vergas...
January 2, 2013 - 5:14am
October 4, 2012
Grass fires throughout area Wednesday, snow to fall Thursday
According to a report from the New York Mills Fire Department, grass fires were battled north and south of New York Mills simultaneously Wednesday...
October 4, 2012 - 7:05am
September 6, 2012
Fire crews respond to grass fires east of Perham
PERHAM -- Firefighters and first responders were called to multiple grass fires east of Perham along County Highway 80 (Old Highway 10) near...
September 6, 2012 - 3:29pm
June 27, 2012
One dies, one injured in Fergus Falls apartment fire
One person died and another was injured Tuesday night in an apartment fire that shook the building when at least two oxygen tanks exploded, Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland said. The fire was reported at about 9:30 p.m.
June 27, 2012 - 12:32pm
May 30, 2012
Fire hits DL manufacturer -- more than 20 employees temporarily out of work
A late evening fire at a Detroit Lakes manufacturing company on Tuesday caused major damage and left more than 20 employees temporarily out of...
May 30, 2012 - 4:21pm
May 11, 2012
Power pole fire causes power outages
Friday around 10 a.m., a power pole started on fire across from Hoot's Sports on East Main Street in Perham, causing brief power surges and some...
May 11, 2012 - 11:01am
April 9, 2012
1,400 acres burn south of Nimrod, Minn.; fire danger still high
Strong northwest winds pushed a wildfire across more than 1,400 acres late Sunday afternoon six miles south of Nimrod. As of Monday morning...
April 9, 2012 - 7:01pm