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VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
July 2, 2015
Otter Jam set to rock July Fourth weekend
Back for its second year, Otter Jam 2015 has moved to the Fourth of July weekend, in hopes of providing an entire day’s worth of rock music...
July 2, 2015 - 2:45pm
June 11, 2015
Ottertail and MnDOT working together on downtown project
While the downtown improvement project planned for the city of Ottertail will be moving forward, it is still unclear what parts of the project the city will be funding. Responsibilities of the city and those of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) were the primary...
June 11, 2015 - 10:56am
May 21, 2015
Paisley Lane opens in Ottertail
A new business has sprouted up in the city of Ottertail. Paisley Lane, which is located on Highway 78, has opened its doors to the public. “We...
May 21, 2015 - 11:56am
Cause of Thumper Pond Lodge roof collapse still unknown; major renovation planned
OTTERTAIL, Minn.--Investigators still haven't determined what caused an April 14 collapse of the roof over the waterpark and spa at Thumper Pond Lodge, but plans are in the works for a major renovation of the lodge found in the middle of an evergreen forest in Ottertail, General...
May 21, 2015 - 11:48am
Ottertail family’s car to be featured in Excelsior event
The third annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance will feature more than 150 juried, historical and superbly-conditioned cars and classic boats...
May 21, 2015 - 11:46am
May 18, 2015
Man who drowned in Otter Tail County lake identified
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who drowned in Lake Jewett Friday night. Family members told authorities they heard Cadreau yelling for help after the boat he was in capsized on the south side of the lake around 10 p.m. Friday. Family members...
May 18, 2015 - 12:08pm
May 14, 2015
Fire destroys Ottertail, Minn., apartment building
OTTERTAIL, Minn.—Several fire departments were unable to stop a blaze from destroying an apartment building here Wednesday night. The...
May 14, 2015 - 10:35am
May 11, 2015
Perham-Dent Schools bond vote tomorrow
Polling locations for the Perham-Dent School bond referendum will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12. The question on the ballot...
May 11, 2015 - 11:19am
April 17, 2015
Building codes not enforced where Thumper Pond was built
OTTERTAIL, Minn.—The collapsed roof for the water park of Thumper Pond Lodge here was built in one of the areas of Minnesota where inspections...
April 17, 2015 - 2:17pm
April 16, 2015
UPDATE: Roof Collapses at Thumper Pond Water Park
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - The collapse late Tuesday night of the roof over Thumper Pond Lodge's waterpark here could have ended worse, a neighbor...
April 16, 2015 - 10:49am
March 12, 2015
Otter Tail Lake seeing unusual ice heave
Ice is a normal part of winter along Minnesota’s lakes. However, this year, some property owners on Otter Tail County Lakes are dealing with...
March 12, 2015 - 12:01pm
February 16, 2015
Fuel transfer found to be likely cause of fatal 2013 plane crash
The National Transportation Safety Board has determined the probable cause of a fatal plane crash near Parkers Prairie. In February 2013, 41-year-old Adam Menze of Ottertail was on his way back from Illinois when his plane crashed in a rural driveway. Menze died in the crash....
February 16, 2015 - 5:02pm
January 22, 2015
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Family Dollar in Ottertail officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday, marking the occasion with a grand opening celebration. The...
January 22, 2015 - 11:23am
January 19, 2015
Man arrested after driving car into lake
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. – One man was arrested after driving into Otter Tail Lake, Minn., on Saturday night. According to police, around 9 p.m. Saturday a man drove into open water on Otter Tail Lake, about 20 miles north and east of Fergus Falls, Minn. The...
January 19, 2015 - 11:09am
December 15, 2014
Two rescued from roof of car in Otter Tail Lake
Two people were rescued from the roof a car that had gone through the ice on Otter Tail Lake Saturday morning. The driver, 34-year-old Bryan Franklin of Clitherall, spent the night fishing and became disoriented in the fog that morning, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office...
December 15, 2014 - 1:23pm