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Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
County board approves bonds for Perham refuse project
East Ottertail County MDA seeking Dairy Princess candidates
Yellowjackets capture fourth straight Section 8AA Championship
Perham rolls to its 23rd victory
Late basket, strong defense helps Perham to 22nd win
Lohmiller retires from Pequot Lakes football
Perham/NYM swimmers third at Mid-State
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Reverend Robert Charles Landsberger
Willis A. Mollins
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Willow Sarahna Love Randall
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
Perham Health: Hospital board moves forward with proposed $3.5 million clinic expansion
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Frazee Resident named COUNTRY Financial Insurance Agent in Perham
Doll named to dean's list at Mayville State
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Letter: 2018 Progress was well done
Ask A Trooper: Do ball hitches need to be removed when not in use?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
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
July 10, 2015
Otterjam Rocks Otter Tail
Rock fans filled Water Tower Park for the second annual Otterjam on Saturday, July 4. Fans had the opportunity to honor their favorite bands...
July 10, 2015 - 10:52am
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.
May 18, 2015 - 12:08pm