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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
Perham grapplers storm through triangular
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls in loss to Prairie Centre
Perham girls stifle Breckenridge in first HOL win
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
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'
January 15, 2014
Indoor tanning puts girls at risk for skin cancer
Despite warnings about the serious health dangers of indoor tanning, results from this year’s Minnesota Student Survey confirm that a large percentage of Minnesota high school girls are tanning indoors. Thirty-four percent of 11th grade white females reported they had tanned...
January 15, 2014 - 10:01am
January 10, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota takes back control of rural Medicaid rides
ST. PAUL – Complaints have piled up since Jan. 1 that rural Minnesota’s poor, disabled and elderly struggled to arrange rides to their medical appointments, but Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota decided to fix that on Thursday by reverting to a system that worked in 2013. Blue...
January 10, 2014 - 10:04am
December 27, 2013
Health workers monitor return of H1N1 flu strain
H1N1, the nasty flu bug that gave us the pandemic of 2009, is back, the government’s lead health agency says. A Minnesota infectious disease...
December 27, 2013 - 9:13am
December 6, 2013
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
Following more than a year of research and brainstorming about how to get more kids to bike and walk to school, Perham’s final Safe Routes to School plan was released last week. Prepared by West Central Initiative, the plan was put together with help and input from the schools,...
December 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
November 27, 2013
County to go tobacco free
At the start of the New Year, all of Otter Tail County’s buildings, grounds and county-owned vehicles will be smoke-free. The County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 19 approved the adoption of a new tobacco-free policy which, once in effect, will prohibit smoking, the use of electronic...
November 27, 2013 - 2:12pm
November 26, 2013
Lavender oil linked to sleep benefits for dementia patients
RED WING, Minn. -- Lavender aromatherapy can help people suffering from dementia sleep easier — that’s according to a new study conducted at an assisted living center in Red Wing. During a week in which residents with memory loss were exposed to lavender essential oil, they...
November 26, 2013 - 9:47am
November 20, 2013
County board hears pros and cons of MNsure
Acknowledging that the federal Affordable Care Act remains controversial, Otter Tail County’s Human Services Director, John Dismore, told county commissioners last week that there is no doubt the program benefits people in need, even though others may see increases in taxes and...
November 20, 2013 - 3:36pm
September 25, 2013
MNsure will check security until last minute
ST. PAUL — Supporters and opponents of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace disagree whether it will be able to launch as planned next...
September 25, 2013 - 11:22am
July 19, 2013
M State offering new health information technology certification
Minnesota State Community and Technical College will be offering a new 30-credit certificate program in health information technology through its online eCampus next fall. The Health Information - Technology Specialist certificate will provide training in the use of information...
July 19, 2013 - 11:43am