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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Pirates jump on Esox for opening round win
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
April 6, 2009
Dent club revives July 11 festival; plans city-wide garage sale May 9
The Dent Community Club Meeting will be, Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. at Nootzi's on Main. The group is preparing for Dent Daze. Everyone is welcome - you do not need to be a member to attend. Dent Daze will be on Saturday, July 11. Some fun new activities along with a parade...
April 6, 2009 - 7:00am
March 24, 2009
Bullying debate centers on gay issues
Students across Minnesota suffer bullying in school, a leading cause of suicide, say backers of a bill requiring schools to write new anti-bullying policies. The Senate education committee Tuesday approved the measure on a split voice vote telling schools to write policies prohibiting...
March 24, 2009 - 1:33pm
March 4, 2009
Semi truck hits horses on highway near Thief River Falls
The driver of a semi truck received a minor injury when the truck hit and killed two horses on a highway near here, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Darwin Skillings, 46, of Wadena, was driving the 2010 Peterbilt truck northbound on Highway 59 a few miles south of Thief River Falls...
March 4, 2009 - 10:54am
One seriously injured when van carrying nine Canadians rolls on I-94
Four people were injured Tuesday, at least one seriously, when a van carrying nine Canadians ran off the road and rolled in the median on Interstate 94 near Rothsay. The accident happened at 3:44 p.m. near mile post 38 on I-94 in Wilkin County. Four passengers sustained injuries...
March 4, 2009 - 10:52am
February 2, 2009
Putting yourself on the map - in Ottertail
The small town of Ottertail, with its population of just 451, is too quaint to make the requirements of most national maps. It's certainly not...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
February 1, 2009
NYM mayor Hodgson focuses on positive growth in State of the City
In his annual State of the City address, Mayor Larry Hodgson pointed out New York Mills continued positive growth in 2008, despite all the talk of the bad economy. Before speaking to that subject, the mayor opened with a little humor. "I feel that after listening to so many political...
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
New look-inside and out-at Farmers & Merchants bank
Farmers & Merchants State Bank of New York Mills is taking on a new look with a remodel, consisting primarily of interior upgrades with some...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
NYM Youth Council to host community pancake breakfast on MLK Day
The New York Mills Youth Council invites the public to the Senior Citizens Center for a free community pancake breakfast on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this coming Monday, Jan. 19, 8:30-10 a.m. The breakfast is being held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy of advocating for...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
East Otter Tail assault on hunger
Perham, with its many food-related industries, appreciates the importance of providing basic nutritional needs to our world. Unfortunately,...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Huebsch talks turkey on trade mission to Israel
Local businessman Doug Huebsch of New Life Farms didn't have to shovel any snow during the mid-December blizzard. Instead of checking on his...
December 30, 2008 - 3:00am
December 23, 2008
Kids sledding party hosted by Richville Lions on Dec. 28
The annual sledding, sliding and tubing party is on its way to becoming an annual tradition for Richville area youngsters. Dec. 28 will be the date of the second annual winter fun event, hosted by the Richville Lions Club. Last year, nearly 100 kids attended the event. Sledding,...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Skogen, newly elected Murdock host bipartisan town hall meetings
In an effort to gain public input on the upcoming legislative session, Sen. Dan Skogen, DFL-Hewitt, and Representative-elect Mark Murdock, R-Ottertail, will host a series of town hall meetings on Dec. 18. The schedule is detailed below: Thursday, Dec. 18 Time/City/Meeting Location 8...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Time to move on......with bipartisan spirit
Your editorial comments of November 6, 2008 entitled "McCain's dignity" were very appropriate given the length and passion of the campaign and the outcome of the election. Now we need to move on; we need to start working on those problems we have let slide. It is only the "shriekers"...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
'Blue on Blue'
Blue on Blue, an enchanted evening of dining and dancing to benefit the newly established Perham Hospital District Foundation, will be held on Saturday, November 22. The event will take place at Mulligan's at Perham Lakeside Golf Course. A social hour with hors 'd oeuvres and a cash...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Nyhus plans auto detail shop on Main Street
A new detailing shop is being planned by Nyhus Family Auto Sales. The shop is planned at the former rapid oil change facility on West Main Street--formerly owned by Phelps Ford. A hearing will be required on the proposal, because it will require a conditional use permit. The previous...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am