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Two killed in southwest Minnesota collision
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DELORES LORAINE ACKERSON
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Perham Oasis gets refreshed
Polka Fest hurdles Mother Nature
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Steam Threshers Reunion: Taking a step back in time
Steam Threshers Reunion coming up
July 20, 2011
Meeting on zebra mussel control being held in Ottertail
Mark Gaikowski with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center will be the featured speaker at a Otter Tail County COLA meeting scheduled for Saturday, July 23. Gaikowski will discuss the USGS research on aquatic invasive species, including zebra...
local / news
July 20, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 6, 2011
MPCA seeking lake volunteers
Volunteers who care about their waters are needed to help gauge the health of lakes and streams in Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizen Stream and Citizen Lake Monitoring program is issuing a special request for volunteers to help monitor certain streams...
local / news
July 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
March 31, 2011
Homing in on invasives
About 70 members of dock and lift companies, resort owners, lake associations and others interested in controlling aquatic invasive species gathered Tuesday morning for training -- courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Darrin Hoverson, DNR invasive species specialist...
local / news
March 31, 2011 - 10:33am
August 4, 2009
Celebrate in Ottertail August 7-8--parade, fireworks, street dance
With an antique tractor pull, buggy rides, turtle races, a street dance, fireworks, and much more, this year's Otter Fest celebration promises to be a delightful weekend for people of all ages. The city celebration kicks off on Friday, August 7, with a demo derby at 7 p.m. The derby...
news / entertainment
August 4, 2009 - 8:00am
July 29, 2009
COLUMN: Otter Tail lake country, Thumper Pond in the news--unfortunately
The East Otter Tail lake country made front page news this week, but it wasn't exactly the kind of publicity we seek out--especially during the vacation season in our lake-rich area. This is a time for us to promote fun-in-the-sun, summer recreation and old fashion Minnesota hospitality....
news / region
July 29, 2009 - 10:27am
July 21, 2009
Septic system program for lake homes is topic for lake coalition in Ottertail July 25
The general board meeting of the Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) will be held Saturday, July 25 at 9 a.m. at the Community Center in Ottertail. Heidi Lindgren from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will present information pertinent to homeowners...
July 21, 2009 - 12:27pm
Free water-testing clinic in Ottertail July 23
Homeowners who get their water from private wells can have their water tested for nitrate contamination, at no cost, by bringing samples to a water-testing clinic that will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Center in Ottertail on Thursday, July 23. The clinic is sponsored...
July 21, 2009 - 12:19pm
May 28, 2009
Ottertail seeks to shore up city's Shoreland Ordinance
At a public hearing May 19, the city of Ottertail took a preliminary step in working toward developing a comprehensive zoning ordinance for the city. Discussion primarily centered around differences between the city's existing Shoreland Ordinance and the Shoreland Ordinance Otter...
May 28, 2009 - 7:00am
May 18, 2009
Dent woman charged with fleeing police officers
A Dent, Minn., woman is facing felony charges of fleeing a peace officer and first-degree driving while intoxicated-test refusal in connection with a high-speed car chase that took place in Becker County last week. Marlene Jean Honer, 49, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent, made her first...
crime / news
May 18, 2009 - 10:25am
May 11, 2009
Boy found in lake near Erhard dies at hospital
A 2-year-old found in an Otter Tail County lake Friday morning has died, according to the sheriff's office. Derek Dorholt of St. Michael died Sunday afternoon at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, according to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. He was hospitalized after relatives found him...
May 11, 2009 - 6:27pm
April 17, 2009
Screaming Eagles prepare for 2nd season
By Brian Wierima firstname.lastname@example.org With the heavy work being done last year for the inaugural season of the Northern Power Football League, the Lakes Area Screaming Eagles look to build on some momentum they created in 2008. For Eagles head coach and starting quarterback...
April 17, 2009 - 11:37am
Medical clinics in Detroit Lakes (Minn.) evacuated due to bomb threat
Several medical clinics in Detroit Lakes were evacuated Wednesday evening due to a bomb threat. The evacuations affected the St. Mary's Innovis Clinic, Meritcare and the 7-Day Clinic. Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena said that an initial call was made to the Becker County Sheriff's...
April 17, 2009 - 8:02am
March 26, 2009
Volunteer buses to Moorhead scheduled this evening
Volunteer buses to Moorhead for flood relief work will resume tonight. Buses will leave the Frazee Event Center at 5:00 p.m. and the Detroit Lakes Police Department parking lot at 5:30 p.m. Return buses will leave Moorhead to return home at 9:30 p.m. at the latest. Stops on the...
March 26, 2009 - 2:17pm
March 24, 2009
Bus to Moorhead set up for sandbagging volunteers in Detroit Lakes and Frazee
The city of Detroit Lakes is organizing a volunteer sandbagging effort to help Moorhead as the Red River is due to flood to a record level later this week. Anderson Bus Company of Frazee is donating a bus and driver each evening until further notice to transport volunteers. The...
March 24, 2009 - 1:42pm
March 4, 2009
Reading and lovin' it
Students at Perham's Heart of the Lakes Elementary School have more than doubled their reading goal for the month of February. Designated as "I Love to Read Month," February is promoted as a time for students to dedicate themselves to reading, both in school and at home. This year,...
March 4, 2009 - 2:51pm