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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 19, 2015
State Patrol report: City Council member’s death a suicide
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A Minnesota State Patrol investigation has ruled suicide as the cause of death in the fatal Dec. 22 chase that ended with a Fergus Falls City Council member being killed in a head-on collision with a parked squad car. Councilor Timothy Rundquist...
February 19, 2015 - 10:58am
February 18, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL -- Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota...
February 18, 2015 - 11:48am
January 27, 2015
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
NEW HOPE, Minn. - Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, authorities said. The incident happened outside the council chambers after two new officers were sworn...
January 27, 2015 - 10:16am
January 23, 2015
Fight over Sunday liquor sales continues
ST. PAUL -- Claiming new momentum for a cause that’s been a perennial loser at the Capitol, opponents of Minnesota’s law banning Sunday liquor-store sales said Thursday that they’ll push for a repeal this session. “Coming off an election cycle where this was...
January 23, 2015 - 11:54am
January 21, 2015
State income tax filing season begins in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Tax season is underway in Minnesota, as residents have been able to file state income tax forms as of Tuesday. The Minnesota Department of Revenue said its online filing system will be available until the file date of April 15. The department’s website also has resources...
January 21, 2015 - 11:05am
December 29, 2014
Levy to jump 32 percent: Amount still below state average
The Perham-Dent School Board approved a 32.23 percent increase on the school’s portion of property taxes for 2015. A balanced budget for the 2015-2016 school year is expected as a result of the increase. The levy was approved as part of the board’s regular meeting on Dec....
December 29, 2014 - 2:31pm
December 26, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? State legislators undecided
ST. PAUL – Let’s face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their taxes. The answer is a resounding maybe. In most years, Republicans could be expected to reject any tax increase proposal....
December 26, 2014 - 11:49am
December 16, 2014
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange. MNsure announced Monday it has extended its enrollment deadline to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday as a response to market timing changes. Monday...
December 16, 2014 - 10:29am
December 11, 2014
Perham sets final tax levy
Perham City Councilors have approved a final property tax levy increase of 2 percent. The final levy amount, payable in 2015, is unchanged from the preliminary levy approved in September. The increase will mean the city will collect about $23,000 more in taxes next year than...
December 11, 2014 - 3:49pm
December 4, 2014
$1 billion Minnesota state budget surplus predicted
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators and governor will have a bit more to spend in the next two years. State officials announced this morning that better-than-expected revenues are expected to give the state budget $1 billion more than previous predictions. Revenues are expected...
December 4, 2014 - 11:23am
December 3, 2014
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker dies at age 73
FARGO – Mayor Dennis Walaker died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday night, Deputy Mayor Tim Mahoney said. Walaker died at about...
December 3, 2014 - 10:49am
November 21, 2014
A ‘victory’ for new development
The developers behind Victory Estates have gotten the final go-ahead from city leaders to move forward with their plans. Perham-based Stoderl Land, LLC aims to bring more affordable housing options to town with its Victory Estates project. Perham has struggled for years to keep...
November 21, 2014 - 2:24pm
Barrel O’ Fun fined $45,000 for wastewater odor issue
Perham’s Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods (a KLN Family Brands company) has been fined $45,000 by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The fine came after a follow-up investigation related to the odor at Perham’s municipal wastewater treatment ponds, according to a statement...
November 21, 2014 - 1:21pm
October 29, 2014
MNsure mishandled marketing money, audit finds
ST. PAUL – MNsure’s marketing department approved more than $925,000 in contract work without first obtaining required authorization, according to a financial audit released Tuesday by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor. The money was available and...
October 29, 2014 - 10:51am
McFadden noisy, Franken quiet as Senate campaign winds down
ST. PAUL -- Mike McFadden is making as much noise as he can in the waning days of the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, holding frequent news conferences...
October 29, 2014 - 10:43am