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Last International Turtle Races held for the season
Perham man wins at local birding event
Rain couldn’t dampen the Pioneer Fest spirit
Two Minnesota teens killed in crash; alcohol believed to be a factor
Construction worker killed in 50-foot fall from Vikings stadium roof; another injured
Yellowjackets stifle Nuggets in season opener (Updated)
Yellowjacket tennis opens strong with road win
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Perham Tennis set for season opener
Perham football kicks off new season in Hawley
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Care Carnival was a success
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In the Write Zone
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
March 4, 2009
Authorities identify two people who died in garage fire in Wolf Lake
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office has identified two people who died in a fire Friday in a modified garage in rural Becker County. Gregory Scott Tabatt, 37, and Denise Dawn Beito, 37, both of Goodridge, died in the fire reported at 1:24 a.m. near the village of Wolf Lake...
March 4, 2009 - 11:05am
January 20, 2009
Abandoned babies doing well, parents remain unknown
Police in Grand Forks, N.D., were still searching Monday for the mother of an infant girl who was found abandoned at a fire station Saturday morning. Sgt. Bill Macki said it was his understanding the infant was in good condition. A spokeswoman for Altru Hospital, where the child...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
OPINION: Rush bridge-- Disaster waiting to happen
In October, the Rush Lake Bridge was removed. Today, as one drives from the south end of the Rush Lake Loop road toward the Ottertail River, there is one dead end road sign approximately two hundred yards from the river. If a traveler misses seeing that one sign, there are no barricades...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Longtime resident writes on McDonald-Berger lake area
(Editor's Note: The following text was adapted from material submitted to the McDonald Lake Association and Edna Township for the historical...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Rush Lake Bridge is falling down
Falling down... falling down... When this local landmark comes crashing down at the end of the summer, its fall will mark the end of an era. The bridge, which is being removed by the Otter Tail County Highway Department, has been a popular swimming spot for generations of local teenagers. The...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Lake Region Electric offers incentive to reduce energy use
It may seem unusual that an energy company wants you to save energy, but that's just what Lake Region Electric Cooperative is doing and it's getting the word out to its members that each home can make a big impact by making some simple changes.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
New priest inducted for Sacred Heart, St. Lawrence churches in East Otter Tail
Sacred Heart of Dent and St. Lawrence of Rush Lake have welcomed a new priest to the parishes: Fr. Dan Walz. On Tuesday evening, July 15, Fr. Don Wagner of St. Ann's of Wadena inducted Walz into St. Lawrence and Sacred Heart at Dent. Three other parishes were represented, with...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
City-leased lots spark debate in Ottertail
If good fences make good neighbors, good patios--at least in the city of Ottertail--certainly do not. Six property owners on Ottertail's Donald Lake came before the city council at a June 19 meeting to voice concerns about sand, steps, patios, and even a rope swing that have been...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Pickup plunges into Little Pine Lake
Four local men and women narrowly escaped an icy fate after their 1985 Dodge pickup broke through the ice on Little Pine Lake. The group was on a fishing trip, driving across the lake, when their truck fell through the ice early on Friday morning, March 21. The incident occurred...
March 25, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Township officer can be a thankless--but enjoyable job
Old township officers rarely just fade away; they quietly retire or, sometimes, they die while still in office. That's how Albert Jorgenson ended up on the Pine Lake Township Board almost 33 years ago. He was appointed to fill a vacancy after Arlin Seiling died, another stalwart...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am