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Lake ice out expected to break records
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Perham earns a pair of road wins
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
'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
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
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
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