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Icy roads lead to accidents around Otter Tail County Saturday
Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate, but issue not settled
Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Baby found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Herbert R. Woods
Noreen M. Huwe
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
April 1, 2014
Angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish
Caught — and released to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Rob Scott, the Crane Lake, Minn., angler who caught a potential tip-up...
April 1, 2014 - 12:18pm
March 22, 2014
Still good fishing to be had on the Minnesota ice
Spring has officially arrived, but we still have plenty of ice on the area lakes. It looks like we will continue to have ice available for ice anglers for at least the next two or three weeks (or four or five!). The season is closed for walleye, northern, and bass...
March 22, 2014 - 1:24pm
March 1, 2014
Prepare ahead to get ice houses off lakes
This last week we had many anglers remove fish houses from area lakes, especially the lakes south of highways 10 and 34. This Monday, March 3, all houses south have to be off. The lakes north will have two more weeks before shelters need to be removed. The melt we had a couple...
March 1, 2014 - 2:14pm
New fishing licenses needed for fishing Minnesota this weekend
If you’re planning to go fishing in Minnesota this weekend, make sure you buy a new fishing license first. The old licenses expire today. If my experience is any indication, there’s going to be some confusion about this. Like pretty much everyone else, I’d been under...
March 1, 2014 - 11:52am
February 27, 2014
Possible record catch could land angler in trouble
DULUTH — A potential ice fishing world-record lake trout caught by a northern Minnesota man earlier this month has been confiscated from a...
February 27, 2014 - 8:55am
February 9, 2014
Fishing: Not too early to look ahead to open water season
I know we are still weeks away from the end of the ice fishing season, but it is not too early to pay attention to what is in store for us for this upcoming open water season. The ice bite can be a good lake indicator for the potential bite for the open water season. The good bite...
February 9, 2014 - 12:38pm
January 2, 2014
Letter to the Editor: In search for more muskie waters, eyes are on Otter Tail
A few years back, the Legislature passed legislation to add eight additional lakes to the list of managed muskellunge waters in Minnesota, to be completed by 2020. The long-range plan, adopted in 2008, is 87 pages long and can be viewed on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
January 2, 2014 - 1:27pm
September 12, 2013
Groffs take 2nd at AYA Championship
A family from Ottertail has taken second place in the 2013 Angler-Young Angler International Championship. David Groff and his kids, Tristan and Mailia, competed in Kenora, Ontario on Aug. 24, catching 36.82 pounds of walleyes — enough to win a Canada fishing trip. The AYA...
September 12, 2013 - 12:28pm
August 13, 2013
Column: Balmy August day on the lake; life lessons and a few pikes
DETROIT LAKES — I have lived two separate lives in my 42 years on the planet. A decade as a non-Minnesotan and the rest as a borderline upstanding tundra dweller. One would not notice the three-quarters Minnesota influence in my lifestyle when it comes to the outdoors. Once...
August 13, 2013 - 1:13pm
August 1, 2013
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in...
August 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
July 11, 2013
Lund Mania Summer Celebration returns, with its traditional fishing tourney, this Friday
New York Mills will host its annual Lund Mania Summer Celebration, complete with its traditional fishing tournament, games, races, a parade and...
July 11, 2013 - 10:57am
July 2, 2013
County continues fight against aquatic invasives
The Otter Tail County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force continues to take a proactive approach in stopping the spread of invasives throughout...
July 2, 2013 - 3:35pm
June 3, 2013
Fisherman pleads guilty to gaming violation
A Long Prairie man with two gaming convictions and a litany of suspicion dogging him will be sentenced June 17 in Hubbard County for cheating at the Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Derby this winter. Alfred “Tom” Mead, 72, recently pleaded guilty to a felony...
June 3, 2013 - 11:59am
May 30, 2013
A ‘reel’ good time - AYA fishing tourney promises fun, prizes
Kids who are fishing for some fun should be sure to check out this year’s Angler-Young Angler fishing tournament in Perham. Back for the...
May 30, 2013 - 11:54am
April 3, 2013
Sometimes Simple Moments with Your Grandfather are the Times You Will Never Forget. *** “I just can’t get it Grampa,” I said leaning...
April 3, 2013 - 8:54am