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Frazee man injured when van goes into river near Twin Valley
Grow Perham: Zorbaz of Little Pine Lake
Kinship welcomes coordinator
Library project moving forward
Familiar faces win Turtle Fest 5/10K
Perham rolls in home tournament
Perham, NYM set to host Highway 10 Baseball Classic
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
JOANN LOLA EMERSON
DARRELL "PETE" WELTER
KERISA SUE (FREDRICKSON) MONDT
DOLORES MARY RIESTENBERG
C. LORETTA "LORI" BRAUCH
Birth this week
Births this week
Births this week
Integrity Counseling now seeing clients in Perham
Medicare obesity counseling now available through Perham Health
Chamber Corner: May 28
Thinking about lost items
Money for trees
Disagreeing and agreeing on the school referendum
August 21, 2012
Otter Tail deputy finds stolen Fargo puppy
FARGO - A puppy stolen from a pet store here over two weeks ago has been recovered safely in Otter Tail County, according to a WDAY News report. Fargo police told WDAY that the puppy was found by a deputy who was following up on a tip he received that led to the women who allegedly...
news / crime
August 21, 2012 - 8:57am
July 5, 2012
County board denies DNR request for East Lost Lake wildlife area
The Otter Tail County board of commissioners, taking a cautious approach on public land expansion, voted 3-2 to deny a Department of Natural Resources request for land acquisition for a wildlife management area at East Lost Lake. At their June 26 meeting, commissioners stated that...
July 5, 2012 - 1:35pm
County establishes emergency fund
Emergencies like the June 2010 tornado that struck Almora in southeastern Otter Tail County require financial resources, in addition to manpower. To that end, the county board of commissioners on June 26 approved establishment of an emergency reserve fund of up to $1 million, over...
July 5, 2012 - 12:58pm
June 13, 2012
County to put up invasive species billboards
The Otter Tail County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force, which has a goal of stopping the spread on invasives into lakes and rivers, is expanding its public awareness programs. At a June 5 meeting, the task force, through County Land and Resource Director Bill Kalar, received...
June 13, 2012 - 3:13pm
November 23, 2011
Taking quilts, receiving memories
When walking into the Dent Community Center on a Tuesday or Wednesday morning, the sound of sewing machines and laughter ring down the hallways. Quilters from all over the county meet there twice a month, cutting, piecing, and sewing quilts. Though they have no specific requests...
community / entertainment / news / local
November 23, 2011 - 9:57am
July 5, 2010
Three people in critical condition after two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
UPDATED: 6:50 p.m. Three people are in critical condition and two others suffered other injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling...
July 5, 2010 - 10:39pm
Six injured in two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
Six people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling westbound on Highway 210 broadsided a 2005 Honda Odyssey minivan...
July 5, 2010 - 4:41pm
June 2, 2010
Three injured as Explorer pulling boat plunges into lake in Otter Tail County
An SUV pulling a boat on Highway 78 Sunday in Otter Tail County left the roadway and entered a body of water, leaving three people injured. The accident was reported at 4 p.m. on Middle Lake Road and Highway 78 near the town of Battle Lake, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The...
news / accidents
June 2, 2010 - 12:29pm
July 7, 2009
First-ever 'town auction' set in Ottertail July 11
A community-wide auction sale will debut in Ottertail July 11 For the first time, three organizations are teaming up to raise money for Ottertail community projects. The partners in the event are the Ottertail Lions, the Ottertail Business Association and Ottertail Rod and Gun...
community / entertainment / news
July 7, 2009 - 12:02pm
May 29, 2009
New home for Ottertail city's otter mascot?
The infamous Ottertail otter statue may soon be on the move. After 10 years at its "temporary" location just west of the Ottertail Home Center, a permanent home is being sought for the landmark critter. Ottertail Lions Club members Jerry and Shirley Smith were present at the May...
May 29, 2009 - 7:00am
April 21, 2009
Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids to be detoured due to flooding
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids before noon today due to water on the roadway. Traffic will be detoured onto Highway 59, Otter Tail County Road 28 and Otter Tail County Road 21 until further notice. For more information: ---...
April 21, 2009 - 9:09am
April 17, 2009
Township Historian meeting April 23 at Ottertail Community Center
The Otter Tail County Historical Society's annual Township Historian meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, at the Ottertail Community Center in Ottertail. The evening begins with a potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m. Please bring a dish to share; coffee and lemonade will be provided....
April 17, 2009 - 7:00am
April 3, 2009
Flood-fighting firefighters from Otter Tail
First year Otter Tail County Commissioner John Lindquist was among a trio of Dalton Volunteer Firefighters who were at the scene of the Red River Valley flood last weekend. The Dalton crew was on the Moorhead side of the Red River on Sunday, March 29. They are pictured at an extremely...
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
April 2, 2009
East Otter Tail lends hand on Red River
Hundreds upon hundreds of East Otter Tail area volunteers will never forget their contribution in fighting the Red River Valley flood of 2009--the...
April 2, 2009 - 7:00am
March 30, 2009
New crop of Master Gardeners earns diplomas
Gardening may be our salvation during these times of grave economic distress... Gardening: To put food on the family's table. Gardening: As a form of therapy, stress release and mental escape from family financial pressures. To help gardeners throughout East Otter Tail County,...
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am