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Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
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
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee 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
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
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
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
Ottertail City Council
March 3, 2017
Cell tower ordinance adopted in Ottertail
A new cell tower ordinance was approved for the city of Ottertail at the Feb. 16 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. The meeting opened with a public hearing regarding the ordinance. The hearing was closed with no comments received from the public.
March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
A preliminary engineering report regarding surface improvements for portions of Maple Avenue, Lake Avenue, and the alley between Maple Avenue and Lake Avenue was reviewed at the Nov. 17 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. At an October council meeting a separate report was presented...
December 3, 2016 - 10:30am
September 21, 2016
Hilltop Lumber set to expand in Ottertail
A public hearing regarding a conditional use permit for Hilltop Lumber was held at the beginning of the Sept. 15 regular meeting of the Ottertail City Council. There were no comments from members of the public, so the hearing was closed and the meeting commenced.
September 21, 2016 - 11:55am
April 29, 2016
Tree planting set for May 21 in Ottertail
The third and final phase of the Ottertail Landscaping Project will soon be completed. "Fifty-nine trees will be planted," reported Council member Ron Grobeck at the April 14 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. Local volunteers are scheduled to plant the trees on Saturday, May...
April 29, 2016 - 11:41am
January 26, 2016
Thumper Pond will rebuild popular water park
Thumper Pond to rebuild water park Heidi Kratzke For the Focus Thumper Pond representatives recently announced plans to rebuild the resort’s popular water park following the roof collapse last April. Brad Stevens, Thumper Pond general manager, shared the architectural plans...
January 26, 2016 - 10:31am
May 29, 2014
Ottertail holds off on comprehensive plan
After originally deciding to go forward with a comprehensive plan for the city of Ottertail, council members are now questioning whether or not such a plan would be the best use of city resources at this time. Discussion about the comprehensive plan was brought up at the May 15...
May 29, 2014 - 3:45pm
April 25, 2014
Plans in the works for Ottertail mud run
With the Smokin’ Iron tractor pull no longer planned for the city of Ottertail this year, a group has requested to use the tractor pull grounds to hold a mud run instead. The event would include 60-70 trucks, which race down a fast track and mud pit. The goal is to get through...
April 25, 2014 - 12:13pm
March 27, 2014
Ottertail approves fire department rate changes
The City of Ottertail has changed its rate schedule for fire department equipment and personnel under the Otter Tail County Area Fire Services Mutual Aid Agreement. City councilors accepted a resolution approving the rate changes at a March 13 meeting. Updated costs are as follows:...
March 27, 2014 - 3:01pm
February 28, 2014
Ottertail plans Main Street sidewalk, paving
Beautification efforts are underway in the city of Ottertail. Paving and the possibility of adding sidewalks on Main Street was discussed in depth at the Feb. 20 city council meeting. Several Main Street business owners attended the meeting to share their views on the proposed...
February 28, 2014 - 10:23am
January 24, 2014
Ottertail improvement projects in the works
The city of Ottertail is looking into a variety of city beautification and improvement projects during the coming year. Members of the city council spent a significant portion of their Jan. 16 meeting reviewing the progress of these various projects. “The pier project is on...
January 24, 2014 - 11:24am
December 5, 2013
Street, sidewalk and other improvements being considered by Ottertail City Council
With roadside landscaping plans underway, a new fishing pier project in the works, and plenty of ideas for improvements in the downtown area, the Ottertail Planning Committee has been hard at work over the past year. At a Nov. 21 meeting, the Ottertail City Council took some time...
December 5, 2013 - 4:56pm
October 24, 2013
St. Paul House to be relocated
One of Ottertail’s oldest structures will soon find a new home within the city. The St. Paul House, currently located near the intersection of Highways 108 and 78, will make the trek down Highway 108 to its new location near the Ottertail Creamery building. Ed Smith, current...
October 24, 2013 - 2:08pm
May 23, 2013
Ottertail bike path dedication set: Summer Concert Series cancelled
As the weather continues to warm up, more and more people are taking their first walk, run, or bicycle ride down Ottertail’s new bike path. The path, which was completed last fall, serves as a connection between the “old town” portion of Ottertail City and the newer area...
May 23, 2013 - 11:20am