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Lina Belar to talk about "Rural Score" at the Perham Area Public Library Aug. 23
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle, Perham district scores drop in science and reading
2017 Miss Vergas Royalty
AgweekTV: Hog barn woes in Devils Lake
City Council Meeting
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Perham community showing support for Gabe Grunewald
Perham to host benefit run for Grunewald's cancer fight
14C: Millers knock off Pirates with late rally
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Donald S. Dresser
Gary L Braasch
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Births - Aug. 10 edition
Hudson Myron Bauck
Local students make Dean's List at UM-Twin Cities
Local students make Dean's List at University of Northwestern
Second Chance Boutique has new owner, name
Perham couple opening Fargo restaurant in former Rosie's Laundromat building
Hilltop Lumber Ottertail Store Grand Opening August 11th and 12th
LMHC names Donna Baker as their CEO for their organization.
Star Tribune names Arvig a 2017 Top Workplace
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
What are some bus safety tips?
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
‘I’ve decided to do something about living forever’
When does the NTSB get involved with crashes?
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
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
December 23, 2015
Ottertail hockey, ice skating rink receives final approval
A proposal to construct an outdoor hockey and ice skating rink, along with a warming house, was recently approved by the Ottertail City Council. Planning and fundraising for the rink will begin shortly, with a goal of having the rink and warming house ready for use by the beginning...
December 23, 2015 - 12:14pm
December 3, 2015
Otter Dazzle promises something for everyone
Otter Dazzle, an annual community celebration of holiday cheer, will take place this Saturday, Dec. 5, in Ottertail. Activities will kick off with a pancake breakfast, sponsored by the Ottertail Lions, at 7 a.m. Serving will continue until 11 a.m. A bake sale will be from 8 a.m. to...
December 3, 2015 - 1:15pm
September 2, 2015
Hoot’s Sports recognized platinum dealer
Hoot’s Sports has been recognized as Lund Boat Co.’s fourth largest dealer in North America. Hoot’s, with locations in Perham,...
September 2, 2015 - 10:49am
August 14, 2015
Otter Fest 2015
Good weather gave way to even better crowds in Ottertail as that city hosted Otter Fest 2015 Aug. 7 and 8. Aug. 8, a car show was held underneath...
August 14, 2015 - 2:48pm
August 6, 2015
Otter Fest set for this weekend
Taking to the streets in Ottertail on August 7 and 8 of this year will be the annual Otter Fest town celebration. As per custom, Friday evening...
August 6, 2015 - 11:38am
July 24, 2015
Chasing summer: teen’s business makes a splash in Lakes Country
It started out as helping on her family’s resort, said Elle Chase of her introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding. At Ethel Beach...
July 24, 2015 - 11:44am
July 23, 2015
New projects on horizon in Ottertail city
Ottertail city’s planning committee is looking into a variety of projects to help beautify the community. “We’re looking at possibly putting in a picnic shelter, water fountain, and bathrooms at the city park,” Councilmember Ron Grobeck reported at the July...
July 23, 2015 - 11:51am
July 20, 2015
Ottertail Business Association to host “Jazz on the Green”
If you’re a believer in the adage “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” grab your lawn chair or blanket and head over...
July 20, 2015 - 12:17pm