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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
Herbert H. Limmer
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
Otter Tail County
Fergus Falls police kill estranged husband who shot at his wife’s vehicle on I-94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An estranged husband suspected of shooting at his wife as they were driving in separate vehicles on Interstate 94 near here early Sunday was shot and killed by Fergus Falls police after being tracked down by State Patrol helicopters. The husband...
September 28, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 25, 2015
Predictions call for an especially good fall color season
Glendalough and Maplewood state parks, both located within the boundaries of Otter Tail County, will conduct fall programs designed to help participants...
September 25, 2015 - 11:32am
Area landowners send letter to DNR over proposed pumping project for Lake Improvement District
A recent decision to move forward with a pump installation program designed to alleviate continuing high water issues on Little McDonald, Paul, Kerbs and Devils Lakes, prompted a group of area landowners, farmers, irrigators and property stakeholders, to sign and send a three-page...
September 25, 2015 - 9:15am
September 14, 2015
Dalton first responder pleads not guilty to cash theft after Kvalvog accident
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Dalton first responder accused of stealing money from a fatal crash scene is pleading not guilty. Tara Lindquist...
September 14, 2015 - 4:14pm
August 24, 2015
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Taking a step back in time, all while providing activities and entertainment for the entire family, is the continued goal for this year’s offering...
August 24, 2015 - 9:49am
August 20, 2015
Lake outlet funding includes Lake Improvement District (LID) dollars
The lake outlet plan for land-locked lakes west of Perham has the support of $10 million approved by the Minnesota State Legislature. Cost overruns, however, will need support of lake property owners. On Aug. 11, a motion by County Commissioner Doug Huebsch of Perham...
August 20, 2015 - 10:48am
August 19, 2015
Founder of Zorbaz chain dies
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The man who founded Minnesota's Zorbaz restaurant chain has died. Tom Hanson launched Zorbaz more than...
August 19, 2015 - 10:26am
August 12, 2015
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Otter Tail Lakes Country Anglers targeting walleye have had success in 13-20 foot depths using leeches, crawlers, or jigs. Northern Pike have been active in 15-20 foot weeds, responding to sucker minnows or spoons. Bass are being taken in 8-15 foot weeds with spinnerbaits and jigs...
August 12, 2015 - 10:52am
August 6, 2015
Otter Fest set for this weekend
Taking to the streets in Ottertail on August 7 and 8 of this year will be the annual Otter Fest town celebration. As per custom, Friday evening...
August 6, 2015 - 11:38am
August 3, 2015
Now that is has been going for a while, I’m going to share some information about the “Find Your Inner Otter” campaign you might have seen...
August 3, 2015 - 11:01am
July 31, 2015
Lake improvement districts hold annual meetings, discuss drainage plan
Three area lake improvement districts held their annual meetings within recent weeks, and one of the primary topics was the lake outlet plan that could affect them all. The LIDs, which met independently, were those of Little Pine and Big Pine lakes; Little McDonald, Kerbs and...
July 31, 2015 - 11:07am
July 29, 2015
Leonard named new OTC director of tourism
Otter Tail County and Otter Tail Lakes Country, a nonprofit organization promoting regional tourism since 1976, have announced the selection...
July 29, 2015 - 4:27pm
July 24, 2015
Chasing summer: teen’s business makes a splash in Lakes Country
It started out as helping on her family’s resort, said Elle Chase of her introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding. At Ethel Beach...
July 24, 2015 - 11:44am
July 23, 2015
New projects on horizon in Ottertail city
Ottertail city’s planning committee is looking into a variety of projects to help beautify the community. “We’re looking at possibly putting in a picnic shelter, water fountain, and bathrooms at the city park,” Councilmember Ron Grobeck reported at the July...
July 23, 2015 - 11:51am
East Otter Tail County Fair boasts jam-packed schedule
It’s that time of the year once again, when livestock, carnival rides and food vendors reign supreme. The East Otter Tail County fair...
July 23, 2015 - 11:48am