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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
East Otter Tail County 'Relay For Life'
The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life invites everyone to join them on Friday, July 10, to celebrate a birthday. The date marks our county's...
April 27, 2009 - 7:00am
Community Builder/EXTRA -- Special souvenir edition celebrates area's volunteer spirit
In these trying times, it is reassuring that we in East Otter Tail County area have always exhibited an uncommon spirit off cooperation, enthusiasm, enterprising attitude and volunteer spirit to get through the tough times. This week, a special publication that celebrates the volunteer...
April 27, 2009 - 6:44am
April 24, 2009
'Garden Party' is May 1 at NY Mills school
"Give a man a vegetable and you'll feed him for a day, teach him to grow his own vegetables and you'll feed him for life." Friday, May 1, from 3:15- 7:00 p.m. is the date and time for the 4-H Youth Garden Day to be held at the New York Mills School. The University of Minnesota Master...
April 24, 2009 - 7:00am
April 23, 2009
Walk for Glandalough State Park April 25
The Glendalough Park Partners kick off their 13th Walk for Glendalough on Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. at the park's trail center. This annual hiking event has raised almost $200,000 for park improvements since it started in 1996. "Walk Day" is an open house with free admission...
April 23, 2009 - 1:29pm
April 15, 2009
Lund Mania fishing tournament adds energy to NYM's 125th
Registration is open and excitement growing within the organizing committee and Lund officials for the Lund Mania fishing tournament scheduled for July 3 on Otter Tail Lake. In a joint effort between the community and Lund Boat Company the tournament will coincide with New York Mills'...
April 15, 2009 - 1:33pm
April 13, 2009
Oslo, Minn., couple marooned with about 50 deer on their farm
Ray and Jane Bushaw have been cut off from the outside world for more than two weeks since the Red River began creeping up on the ring dike that surrounds their property south of Oslo, Minn. But that doesn't mean they don't have company. Almost 50 deer have taken up residence in...
April 13, 2009 - 12:59pm
DNR adds more Minnesota counties to burning restriction list
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding more counties to the list of those designated for burning restrictions. Beginning...
April 13, 2009 - 10:06am
April 11, 2009
Open burning permits available online
The MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Forestry has implemented a new open burning permit online service that is available for many Minnesota counties including Douglas, Ottertail, and Becker. The fee is five dollars. Permits obtained through this system are valid...
April 11, 2009 - 10:33am
Bird Walks Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day
The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center is celebrating International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) through a series of bird walks at various "hot-spots" for birding around the area. Led by PWLC staff and birding enthusiasts, these free walks are suitable for both beginning and experienced...
April 11, 2009 - 10:31am
March 30, 2009
New crop of Master Gardeners earns diplomas
Gardening may be our salvation during these times of grave economic distress... Gardening: To put food on the family's table. Gardening:...
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am
March 26, 2009
Three charged with stalking snowmobilers
Three area men face stalking and harassment charges after allegedly following two 18-year-olds who were on snowmobiles. Eric Halan Samuelson, 21, of Parkers Prairie, Tyler David Schwartz, 18, of Bluffton, and Joshua Jon Kern, 18, of Wadena, were each charged this month in Wadena...
March 26, 2009 - 2:15pm
March 24, 2009
Two missing snowmobilers in Lake of the Woods accident identified, wife and mother of missing from Frazee
Two snowmobilers who went through the ice on Lake of the Woods Saturday afternoon have been identified as a father and son from Warroad. Divers continued to search today for Wayne Windahl, 47, and Jeremy Windahl, 16, according to a news release from the Ontario Provincial Police. There...
March 24, 2009 - 1:37pm
January 30, 2009
JobSmith: An invention waiting for a market
"JobSmith." It's the brand name of a unique product you've never heard of-yet. And the "Jobsmith" mastermind is none other than ga lifelong...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Your chance to 'take the stage' -- Workshop series introduces locals to theater
Was one of your New Year's goals to try something new during the next year? If so, consider joining other adults in the community for a Monday night acting class. This workshop is an activity based acting-learning-performing workshop for interested adults in the Perham area. Improvisation,...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Arm severely injured in farm accident
With a winter blizzard heading this way, Leo Barthel went out to the field to get some work done before the season's first major snowfall on Saturday. The late-season chore turned into a tragedy for the Rush Lake area farmer, when his arm was seriously injured in a piece of machinery. "He...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am