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Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
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
Otter Tail County
May 12, 2016
Sheriff's Report: Accident and road rage
Teenager injured in rural Underwood accident A 17-year-old female was injured in a traffic accident at 6:24 p.m. May 3 northeast of Underwood, at the intersection of 310th Avenue and 240th Street. The driver lost control on a gravel curve and the vehicle rolled into the ditch. "The...
May 12, 2016 - 12:15pm
Otter Tail County letter carriers help 'Stamp Out Hunger'
On May 14, the rural and city letter carriers in Otter Tail County will deliver much more than mail when they walk and drive along their postal routes. They will also collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers participating in the 24th annual NALC National Food...
May 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
May 5, 2016
Drones used for inspections of ditches in Otter Tail County
In April, under two pilot projects, use of a drone proved to be successful for ditch inspections conducted in Otter Tail County. The two locations...
May 5, 2016 - 11:00am
April 29, 2016
County Board, area lawmakers meet
Roadway maintenance funding and others issues were discussed Tuesday, April 19, when the five members of the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners met with area legislators at the state capitol in St. Paul. "Our goal was to discuss proposed bills and legislation that could affect...
April 29, 2016 - 11:42am
April 28, 2016
Boiler problems create budget shortfall
Thanks to a perfect storm of boiler problems at the Perham Resource Recovery Facility including low steam prices and low commodity prices for recyclables, the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority saw its 2015 budget blown sky high and has had to turn to its member counties...
April 28, 2016 - 1:43pm
Hospitals struggling after closure of county detox center
Otter Tail County has been without a detox program since January, and local hospitals are feeling the strain. Detox patients often sit in emergency departments for hours, or even days, before a spot opens up at a detoxification facility. With the county's detox center shuttered, the...
April 28, 2016 - 1:10pm
Retired people may be solution to labor shortage
You can be unhappy, even angry, about the impending construction of a casino in our neck of the woods, but there is a silver-lining: it may put a large number of people to work; and may result in additional businesses which will provide additional jobs. But with a worker shortage...
April 28, 2016 - 12:25pm
April 14, 2016
Dental outreach clinic for kids planned
A dental outreach clinic for kids is planned April 27 and 28, at the Otter Tail County office building in New York Mills. The clinic is specifically for the dental needs of children ages 1 to 18 years of age. Dental health staff will be available to provide all dental services for...
April 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
April 7, 2016
Ice off dates early this year, fishing may also be good by opener
The early temperate weather this year has led to more than early crop plantings; it has also allowed for some of the earliest ice off dates and walleye egg harvesting since 2012. A couple of lakes located farther south have even set new records, though cooler temperatures of late...
April 7, 2016 - 11:20am
April 1, 2016
Overflow crowd fills Dent Community Center
Dent-An overflowing crowd filled the Dent Community Center to voice their concerns about a proposed three-story casino and hotel planned on...
April 1, 2016 - 3:58pm
February 29, 2016
DL motel evacuated during standoff with Dent man
A Detroit Lakes motel was evacuated Sunday night after a Dent man said he had a gun and threatened to shoot officers. The Becker County Sheriff's Office was trying to pick up the 49-year-old man around 7:30 p.m. at the 59er Motel at 19389 Frontage Road on a harassment restraining...
February 29, 2016 - 12:12pm
January 14, 2016
Rogness to lead county board this year
Lee Rogness of Fergus Falls will head the county board of commissioners as chairman for 2016. Vice chairman will be Doug Huebsch of Perham. The other county commissioners are outgoing chairman John Lindquist of Dalton, Wayne Johnson of Pelican Rapids and Roger Froemming of Parkers...
January 14, 2016 - 1:08pm
January 2, 2016
County striving to keep detox center operating
The 10-bed detoxification center in northwest Fergus Falls, operated by Productive Alternatives for close to 10 years, is closing the end of December. Financial challenges and difficulty in attracting and maintaining staff are the two main reasons for the closing. Otter Tail County...
January 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
Public meeting to center on shoreland, sanitation and docks
Otter Tail County residents will have the opportunity to comment about changes to the shoreland management ordinance and sanitation code during a public meeting set for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the County Government Services Center (West Fir Avenue) in Fergus Falls. Also addressed...
January 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 28, 2015
Favorite stories of 2015: people of Henning, MN step up to fund funeral of man that touched many even though he couldn't speak or hear
Henning, MN (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - We are celebrating some of our favorite stories from 2015. One piece from WDAY 6 Reporter Kevin Wallevand happened...
December 28, 2015 - 2:26pm