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Richville man pleads guilty to damage to property, risk of bodily harm
Update: Missing Otter Tail County man found
Missing Dent man found, sheriff's office reports
Fire destroys garage north of Ottertail city
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
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?
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
November 4, 2014
Local election results
Perham Mayor and City Council No surprises here – all three candidates, all of them incumbents, faced no opponents and will be back for another term. Perham’s Mayor will remain Tim Meehl, who received 97 percent of the vote (write-ins got the other 3 percent).
November 4, 2014 - 10:42pm
October 31, 2014
Where ‘Cabin Fever’ isn’t such a bad thing
Ottertail area residents have a new place to grab their morning cup of Joe. Cabin Fever Coffee Roasters and Espresso Bar officially opened...
October 31, 2014 - 11:08am
October 27, 2014
Groomed for success: Country Paws and Claws opens in Ottertail
With a passion for pets and a history of prepping cows for cattle shows, Densise Loerzel has put her skills and talents to good use by opening...
October 27, 2014 - 11:37am
Ottertail plans park improvements
New equipment will soon be added to Ottertail’s city park. At the Oct. 16 meeting of the Ottertail City Council, resident Vanessa Neels discussed some planned improvements. Neels recently met with a representative from an equipment company to discuss a wish list that had been...
October 27, 2014 - 8:00am
October 22, 2014
VIDEO: Gourd almighty! Ottertail's Pumpkin Festival
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival was a smashing success – a day that really dropped some jaws. As visitors played carnival games...
October 22, 2014 - 12:14pm
October 16, 2014
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Outdoor activities will be going on near...
October 16, 2014 - 11:24am
September 12, 2014
Polka Fest hurdles Mother Nature
The theme for this year’s Polka Daze was, essentially, “Don’t let anyone tell you polka isn’t hard work.” Ottertail was all set...
September 12, 2014 - 10:43am
September 8, 2014
VIDEO: Polka Daze
Ottertail had to rally the troops in order to get everything ready for Polka Daze this year. Mother Nature attempted to put a stop to the event...
September 8, 2014 - 2:46pm