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Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Weekly police report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
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
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
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
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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
Otter Tail County
April 18, 2018
Suspect in double homicide near Perham spent over a year in a mental hospital
PERHAM, Minn. – William Hillman, the 21-year-old jailed in the deaths of a rural Perham mother and son this week, was declared mentally ill...
April 18, 2018 - 7:19pm
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
PERHAM, Minn. — Two people were found dead in a rural Perham home early Tuesday, April 17, and a suspect has been arrested in connection...
April 18, 2018 - 8:23am
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Two people are dead after what police are calling homicides in rural Perham. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
April 18, 2018 - 6:51am
April 13, 2018
Opportunity zones approved for Pelican, Parkers Prairie
County Economic Development Director Nick Leonard briefed the County Board of Commissioners about opportunity zones, a new community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017. Commissioners voted to designate two opportunity zones in Otter Tail...
April 13, 2018 - 8:13am
April 7, 2018
County will have 24 watercraft inspectors for summer 2018
County Land and Resources Director Bill Kalar told county commissioners on March 27 that 24 watercraft inspectors have been hired to work at...
April 7, 2018 - 10:24am
March 29, 2018
West to remain as public works director
Rick West will remain as the county public works director resulting in hiring a county engineer. The latter duties also had been held by West....
March 29, 2018 - 10:40am
March 18, 2018
County board reviews ice damage policy
County Land and Resource Director Bill Kalar discussed the current ice damage policy with county board members on March 6. Commissioners requested that RtVision develop a form for property owners to request ice damage repair along their shoreline that has occurred over the past winter....
March 18, 2018 - 8:09am
March 17, 2018
County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
In a recent year, only 31 people were disqualified from receiving public assistance in Otter Tail County. Nonetheless, county employees work in conjunction with state government to prevent and reduce public assistance fraud and use various collection methods to recover money from...
March 17, 2018 - 12:48pm
March 10, 2018
County board awards bonds for Perham refuse project
The County Board of Commissioners, on Feb. 27 and acting on behalf of the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Joint Powers Board, approved the sale of $1.06 million in general obligation waste disposal revenue bonds. This followed a competitive sales process and relates to improvements...
March 10, 2018 - 8:05am
March 8, 2018
County board, state officials discuss use of CARE facility
County commissioners and county employees, on Feb. 27, met in Fergus Falls with representatives of the Minnesota Department of Human Services staff to discuss psychiatric residential treatment facility services. The main issue was use of the Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise...
March 8, 2018 - 8:03am
March 4, 2018
Final payment made for new holding cells
Final payment to contractors for the addition of five new holding cells at the county jail, and the addition of a new elevator, has been submitted in the amount of $116,324. County commissioners were told that the overall project came in under budget. The final figure is $1.16 million,...
March 4, 2018 - 9:57am
February 24, 2018
SNAP working well in Otter Tail County
Minnesota's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a program to help low-income families stretch their household food budgets. For...
February 24, 2018 - 9:06am
February 21, 2018
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — Authorities are investigating if a man's death here was accidental or medical-related after he was found unconscious over...
February 21, 2018 - 9:56am
February 18, 2018
County board approves bonds for Perham refuse project
The Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Joint Powers Board, which includes representative from Otter Tail County and four neighboring counties,...
February 18, 2018 - 12:35pm
February 8, 2018
Additional 4-H funding for gardener post okayed
County commissioners voted to to approve an agreement between the University of Minnesota and Otter Tail County to support an additional 4-H Program Coordinator position and a .2 full-time equivalent master gardener position. The resolution came from Commissioner Doug Huebsch of Perham...
February 8, 2018 - 9:06am