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Fair Play: Snapshots from the 2015 East Otter Tail County Fair
Lake improvement districts hold annual meetings, discuss drainage plan
Prepping portables: Temporary classrooms installed at HOTL
Catholic WorkCamp volunteers serve Lakes area
Local area students spend week at RYLA camp
Blake Anderson wins Harrier Half Marathon
Perham’s Allie Doll representing Team USA in Italy
Oakwood Golf Course hosting Pine to Palm qualifier
Blues eliminate Buzz from post-season
Perham invited to Bracket Buster Tournament
John "Buddy" Orville Gleason Jr.
Schornack ~ Mitchell
Births this week
Engagement this week
Births this week
Births this week
New storage facility comes to Main Street in Perham
In the Write Zone
Things happen for a reason, not always happy reasons
Survival of the fittest: immigrating to Minnesota
St. Urho Finnish Wife Carrying Contest a head scratcher of a tradition
Cherry picking: A metaphor for life, and more importantly, pie
July 8, 2009
Lund Mania Fishing Tournament
The weekend celebration started out on a high note Thursday evening with the Lund Mania Fishing Tournament rules meeting at City Hall, and none...
sports / News / community
July 8, 2009 - 7:45am
July 6, 2009
'Harvest Fest' plans taking shape for Oct. 3; flea market planned
Mark your calendars for Perham's Annual Harvest Fest Flea Market. This year the festival is on October 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Antiques, gifts, crafts, foods and many novelties are just a few of the items available at the festival. The East Otter Tail Historical Society is...
community / News
July 6, 2009 - 7:00am
July 4, 2009
Phelps Mill Festival marks quarter-century
This year, 2009, marks the 25th year of the Phelps Mill Festival. A special weekend is planned for July 11-12. Just 25 years ago, the Phelps...
July 4, 2009 - 7:00am
June 29, 2009
Itasca State Park Programs Update
June 26-July 7, 2009 June 25, 2009 Friday, June 26 Nature Snapshots: "Dog's" of Itasca Friday, June 26, 11:30-1 p.m. Meet along the footpath to the Mississippi Headwaters (under the porch of the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center if raining.) Gray wolves, Coyotes,...
entertainment / sports
June 29, 2009 - 11:22am
June 19, 2009
Gospel Bluegrass Festival marks third year in Richville June 27
The Richville United Methodist Church is hosting the third annual Gospel Bluegrass Festival. The event will be held in the church's fellowship hall so there will be no worry about either heat or rain. Returning from previous years are Norm (Sonny) Bartells, Bruce and Elaine Nelson...
June 19, 2009 - 7:00am
June 18, 2009
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Open Saturdays This Summer
The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center will be open Saturdays in June, July and August (closed July 4) from 9 am - 4 pm. Each day an interpretive walk will be held from 10 to 11 am on various topics. Walks are free and no reservations are needed. The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center...
June 18, 2009 - 10:59am
Bike club rides in Motley June 23
The Lakes Area Bike Club will ride on Tuesday, June 23 in the Motley area. Riders should meet at 6:30 p.m. at Pine Ridge Golf Course, five miles south of Motley along Highway 10. There will be varying ride lengths and helmets are recommended. There is no charge to ride with the...
June 18, 2009 - 10:56am
Area Fishing Report
BATTLE LAKE Walleyes are hitting leeches in 22 feet on West Battle Lake, jigs and minnows in six to 28 feet on Otter Tail Lake, leeches in 13...
June 18, 2009 - 10:47am
Lund Mania Tourney looking for spotters
The Lund Mania Fishing Tournament on Otter Tail Lake is approaching and organizers are looking for volunteers to sign up as spotters. Those interested in fishing in the tournament July 3 should register to enter one of the remaining available spots in the 50-team field. Spotters...
June 18, 2009 - 10:46am
May 29, 2009
A walleye, an eagle, a beaver... oh my!
If you've walked down 1st Avenue South during the past few weeks, you've likely noticed the towering eagle and prominently perched beaver looking...
May 29, 2009 - 7:00am
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 22, 2009
Angler-Young Angler International Fishing Tournament coming to Little Pine Lake, May 30
Hoot's Sports and Lund Boats is proud to announce that everything is set for the Angler - Young Angler International Fishing Tournament which...
May 22, 2009 - 1:57pm
May 20, 2009
COLUMNIST: Invitation from naked hippie goat farmers
I met an old hippie the other day. Although I was never really a hippie, I did for a while masquerade as one, back in the day. Matter of fact, when we moved up here 30-some winters ago, we kind of looked like hippies, so much so that the hippies already here kind of welcomed us in. Feeling...
May 20, 2009 - 4:47pm
May 15, 2009
EMS open house a spring tradition
Emergency Medical Services Week has become an annual tradition in Perham, and this year the obervance will be May 20 from 11-3 p.m. Free lunch and tours will be given at the Perham EMS facility. Demonstrations of some of equipment will also be featured. Perham EMS is a growing...
May 15, 2009 - 7:00am
May 4, 2009
Festival of Birds in Detroit Lakes on May 14-17
Amongst Detroit Lakes' lengthy list of attributes is location.
May 4, 2009 - 8:11am