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River dam relicensing reviewed in Otter Tail County
Perham students learn about electrical safety
Weekly police report - May 24 edition
Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Perham girls capture conference crown, Bormann Player of the Year
Yellowjackets third in the Heart O'Lakes
Perham closes season with northern sweep, opens 8AA play with S-M
Perham falls in Section 8AA playoffs
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Shearer's sells Barrel O' Fun brand to Old Dutch affiliate
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Looking Back - May 24 Edition
Tour historic downtown New York Mills June 8
Students awarded pizza party for seatbelt safety
Summer beauty bloomin' around Perham, thanks to volunteers and donations
'Why did he do such a crazy thing?': Perham man who nearly died in Vietnam learns firsthand about sacrifice
What good are wood ticks?
Editorial: Remember this on Memorial Day: Life is a gift
Ask A Trooper: Questions about teen drivers
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
August 8, 2017
One injured after car hits tree
A Pelican Rapids man was injured Sunday evening while traveling in a Toyota Sienna on Highway 108. The vehicle, which was driven by Hodan Ismail Ali, 29, was eastbound near the Bur Oak Hills Road intersection when it entered the right ditch and hit a tree, causing the car to roll...
August 8, 2017 - 12:29pm
June 28, 2017
Dupuis and Witt are 2017 Relay for Life Honorary Co-Chairpersons
The Leadership Committee of the East Ottertail Relay For Life has chosen Julie Witt of New York Mills and Jessica Dupuis of Perham as the 2017 Honorary Co-Chairpersons. Both are cancer survivors, Julie for 12 years and Jessica for five years. "They will represent our Relay well,"...
June 28, 2017 - 9:41am
June 26, 2017
About five years ago, Dave Chase found out ice was in his blood. He is a descendant of Ebenezer Spillers, who was photographed in 1915 by his ice truck. In those days, Dave's great-great-great-grandfather likely cut blocks from the ice on local lakes. Things have changed significantly...
June 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
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