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Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Kids who offend: Hundreds of juveniles from Wadena sent to Moorhead facility yearly
Perham stifles Battle Lake
Yellowjackets roll in home opener
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Roy Allen Weber
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Feeding Backpack program helps close to 200 children a week in Perham schools
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
May 19, 2017
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Pull up a lawn chair, blanket or even your golf cart: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concert series at the park is back. For the third year in...
May 19, 2017 - 5:01pm
March 20, 2017
Motorcycle parts reported stolen in Ottertail
A rural Ottertail home and shop was allegedly burglarized in February. The crime was reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office Wednesday. The owner of 33159 Otter Tail River Road reported to the office that floor boards, gauges and fairings for a Harley Davidson motorcycle...
March 20, 2017 - 7:03am
November 30, 2016
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Otterdazzle in Ottertail will kickoff on Saturday, Dec. 3, with a Lion's Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Ottertail Community Center. Other activities planned throughout the day include a bake sale, holiday scavenger hunt with prizes, bingo, kids crafts and games and holiday...
November 30, 2016 - 1:23pm
November 23, 2016
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Local officials, community leaders and Hilltop Lumber employees gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking for Hilltop Lumber's new showroom and...
November 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 21, 2016
Ottertail, county approve tax abatements for Thumper Pond
Local governments are helping Thumper Pond Resort get back on its feet after a catastrophic roof collapse last year. Leaders from both Otter...
September 21, 2016 - 11:08am
September 18, 2016
Otter Tail County authorities identify body found in parking lot
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - Authorities in Otter Tail County have identified the body found outside a restaurant Friday afternoon. According to an autopsy report, 67-year-old Joseph Brennan died of natural causes while walking from the Hoot N Holler to his home. His body was found east of...
September 18, 2016 - 8:13am
September 17, 2016
Otter Tail County deputies investigating body found in parking lot at Hoot N Holler in Ottertail
OTTERTAIL, Minn. -- Sheriff's deputies are investigating a man's death outside a bar and restaurant in Ottertail, Minn.Otter Tail County Sheriff Lt. Keith Van Dyke said the man, in his mid 60s, was found unresponsive on an access road east of the Hoot-N-Holler bar and restaurant....
September 17, 2016 - 7:58am
September 7, 2016
Another kind of 'dance fever'
Organizers expect about 250 to 300 people from all over the area, and even from several states, to attend the seventh annual Polka Daze in Ottertail Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 8-10. "People come from all over. It is very well attended," said Ottertail Lions Club president Mike...
September 7, 2016 - 11:22am
August 25, 2016
Filings close with three new candidates
The Aug. 16 deadline to file as a candidate for upcoming local elections has passed. Throughout the area, nine incumbents have filed in hopes that voters will approve their continued service, while three new candidates have filed to make their own contributions to local government....
August 25, 2016 - 2:05pm
July 21, 2016
New retail store opens in Ottertail
Sperling Modern Home, LLC, which opened in April in Ottertail, offers customers a new decorating outlook through its merchandise, say store owner,...
July 21, 2016 - 10:05am
July 15, 2016
Free nitrate water-testing clinic coming to Ottertail
Homeowners who rely on private wells for their drinking water supply should test for nitrates on a regular basis. Private well owners are encouraged to participate at the free nitrate testing clinic that will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 14, (today) at the Ottertail...
July 15, 2016 - 10:40am
Early Sunday morning storm forces festival cancellation
For the first time in 32 years, a day of the Phelps Mill Festival was canceled because of storms which flattened artists' booths and in some...
July 15, 2016 - 10:21am
June 17, 2016
Fresh out of prison, Ottertail man nabbed for Dilworth Wal-Mart theft
An Ottertail, Minn., man who was arrested at the Dilworth Wal-Mart on Tuesday, June 14, on suspicion of attempting to make off with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise he didn't pay for told the arresting officer he had just got out of prison and was on parole. According to court...
June 17, 2016 - 10:24am
May 27, 2016
Naked man hospitalized after tussle with homeowner
Naked man hospitalized after tussle with homeowner OTTERTAIL, Minn.—A man described by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office as unwanted and unclothed engaged in a physical altercation with a homeowner after the homeowner found the man in the basement of a residence here Monday...
May 27, 2016 - 3:03pm
May 12, 2016
Gas mains approved for two cities
Public Works Director Merle Meece and Patti Stokke, City Finance Officer and interim manager, told city council members that approximately 130 lots in the Ottertail area require gas mains and though the project is large, it will need to proceed at a fast pace to be completed this...
May 12, 2016 - 11:34am