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Suspect in double homicide near Perham spent over a year in a mental hospital
More public input sought in new deer plan
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Glendalough State Park hosts annual walk April 21
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Perham club fishing team set to hit the water
Perham pole vaulters take three of the top-four spots in Bemidji
Perham wrestlers bring home the hardware at NYWA State Tournament
MSHSL to permit shorter regular-season baseball, softball games
Beth I. Arneson
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Utility shareholders informed about federal tax cut benefits
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
World's Largest Fish Decoy show coming to Perham April 14, 15
Perham Arbor Day set for May 5
Little Black Dress Black Tie affair on tap April 19
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Ask A Trooper: How do officers handle people with disabilities?
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Otter Tail County
December 24, 2017
New EcoCenter in the works near Battle Lake
An EcoCenter for outdoor learning, research and creative activities—from biology to creative writing—will likely be built in Eagle Lake Township, south of Battle Lake. The center would be a cooperative effort with the University of Minnesota in Morris.
December 24, 2017 - 10:22am
December 18, 2017
Rethemeiers named as Outstanding Agriculturists from Otter Tail County
Arnie and Carol Rethemeier were recently honored at the 2017 NDSU Harvest Bowl as the Outstanding Agriculturist from Otter Tail County. Arnie...
December 18, 2017 - 10:05am
December 16, 2017
Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
A public hearing for the redetermination of benefits for Ditch 48, in Otto Township west of New York Mills, will be held Jan. 22, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the County Law Enforcement Center in Ottertail City. The meeting will be held for property owners within the Ditch 48 catchment basin...
December 16, 2017 - 11:20am
December 7, 2017
Perham area calendar
Every Wednesday Community Meal Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted. Thursday, December 7 Taste of the Holidays Perham: At Central Market from 3-7 p.m. Samplings from dozens of vendors; $5 a plate with proceeds benefiting...
December 7, 2017 - 11:19am
December 6, 2017
State could pass along funding responsibilities to counties
Possible state revenue shortfalls in 2018 could result in the state legislature passing along more funding responsibilities to Otter Tail County...
December 6, 2017 - 8:17pm
County board will soon decide on lease with juvenile center
Otter Tail County, which currently contracts for 4.5 beds per day at the West Central Regional Juvenile Center in Moorhead, will need to soon...
December 6, 2017 - 1:22pm
November 24, 2017
Weekly Sheriff's Department briefs - Nov. 23 edition
Threats made at residences in Deer Creek, New York Mills Sheriff deputies, on Nov. 14, responded to potentially dangerous domestic disturbances in Deer Creek and New York Mills. Threats had been made before calls came into the county sheriff office. "Law enforcement settled down a...
November 24, 2017 - 1:52pm
November 23, 2017
Preliminary work for Perham area lakes outlet project to begin
The long-awaited drainage project for landlocked lakes, west of Perham, will be completed in 2018. Beneficiaries will be lake residents at Little...
November 23, 2017 - 4:53pm
Otter Tail County Board Briefs
County renews contract with Moorhead juvenile center Otter Tail County Commissioners recently approved a 2018 annual purchase agreement between the county and the juvenile center in Moorhead for 4.5 beds, at a cost of $83,500 per bed. County Probation Director Desta Lutzwick invited...
November 23, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 19, 2017
East Otter Tail County 4-H Recognition and Awards Program
Area youth and adults were recognized for their service and achievements at the annual East Otter Tail County 4-H Recognition and Awards Program...
November 19, 2017 - 6:58am
November 16, 2017
Perham area calendar
Every Wednesday Community Meal Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted. Thursday-Sunday, November 16-19 Children of Eden Perham: At the Perham High School Auditorium. Perham's 2017 community musical. Performances start...
November 16, 2017 - 9:56am
Tri-County EMS offers free Stop the Bleed kits
The Tri-County Health Care Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is championing a Stop the Bleed initiative in Wadena, Todd and Otter Tail counties....
November 16, 2017 - 8:53am
November 13, 2017
County approves $1 million superheater replacement in Perham
Assistant Solid Waste Director Zach Fjestad reported to county board members that a superheater at the Perham Resource Recovery Facility (PRRF)...
November 13, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 6, 2017
County to seek state funding to upgrade voting equipment
It's time for counties across Minnesota, including Otter Tail County, to upgrade their voting equipment. "The last upgrades, with state assistance, took place back in 2006," said County Auditor-Treasurer Wayne Stein to county commissioners on Oct. 24. To that end, Otter Tail County...
November 6, 2017 - 3:32pm
October 30, 2017
County fee per license tab renewal will increase in 2018
Starting Jan. 1, 2018, the county wheelage tax of $10 on vehicle license tab renewals will increase to $20 per license tab. State law allowed for Otter Tail County and other counties in Minnesota to enact fees of $10 per license tab for calendar years 2016 and 2017 and to raise the...
October 30, 2017 - 4:40pm