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Fire destroys garage north of Ottertail city
Real life '50 First Dates'
Weekly police report - Oct. 19 edition
Man reported missing in Otter Tail County
Perham seniors participate in Choral Festival
Perham opens 8AA play with a playoff rematch
Records fall as Yellowjackets roll in season finale
Yellowjackets secure the top seed for Section 8AAA
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
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
Must drivers use turn signals in roundabouts?
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
Get your 'eek!' on: Area Halloween happenings promise fun and light frights for the whole family
Right on target: Perham Sportsman’s Club keeps growing
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
'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?
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
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