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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
Herbert H. Limmer
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
August 8, 2014
County launches new emergency notification system
Otter Tail County has announced its partnership with Emergency Communications Network to provide the CodeRED Emergency Notification System to all residents and property owners in the county. CodeRED is a high-speed mass notification system designed to enable recipients to receive...
August 8, 2014 - 10:03am
August 1, 2014
Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake
A new 24-hour automated boat inspection system is up and running at two of Otter Tail Lake’s public accesses. Called I-LIDS, the system...
August 1, 2014 - 12:29pm
July 25, 2014
Guck opens Precision Plumbing
A familiar face in the local plumbing game is striking out on his own with Precision Plumbing, a new business in the Perham area. Loren Guck...
July 25, 2014 - 10:17am
Election filing period opens soon
As November’s Election Day approaches, it is nearly time for candidates to file for area races. The filing period for local elections will run from Tuesday, July 29 to Tuesday, Aug. 12. Any filing fees must also be paid by the end of this time. State-wide requirements for...
July 25, 2014 - 9:27am
July 3, 2014
Pine Mill Farm Furniture celebrates 25 years
Pine Mill Farm Furniture Company is not your typical furniture store. The differences start before you even go inside. The store...
July 3, 2014 - 3:12pm
June 6, 2014
Locker units burglarized
Four storage locker units were broken into in the city of Ottertail sometime between the late evening hours of May 28 and the early morning hours of May 29, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Several items were reportedly missing. Anyone with tips on the...
June 6, 2014 - 11:52am
May 21, 2014
Ottertail and MnDOT team up for beautification project
Shovels cut through sod and dirt, bags of mulch were dumped and spread and the weather cooperated while volunteers hit the streets in Ottertail...
May 21, 2014 - 4:06pm
April 24, 2014
Thumper Pond planning RV park
Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail is hoping to establish an RV park. A representative with Widseth Smith Nolting discussed the idea with Ottertail City Council members at an April 17 meeting. He brought some plans with him to share, and said his firm has been working with Thumper...
April 24, 2014 - 11:58am
April 17, 2014
Ottertail eggs-travaganza Saturday
Hippity-hop over to the Ottertail Community Center for the town’s Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt, on Saturday, April 19. From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., little ‘peeps’ can play games, win prizes, and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt will start at 2 p.m. and go until...
April 17, 2014 - 1:02pm
April 4, 2014
New owners reopen Williams Co. Store
The Williams Company Store has just reopened under new ownership. After shutting their doors for a few months to install some new shelves,...
April 4, 2014 - 11:47am
February 28, 2014
Business expands to Ottertail
Stephanie Ellingson has always loved retail. As a kid, she and her sister would help their parents sell Christmas trees in the winter and fireworks...
February 28, 2014 - 10:19am
January 8, 2014
Residents escape fire in Ottertail
A fire was reported at an Ottertail residence along Lynn Road on New Year’s Eve. Residents were able to escape without injury. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, a resident was in his garage at 6:09 p.m., making repairs on a four-wheeler, when he started the...
January 8, 2014 - 1:35pm
December 23, 2013
It’s been a long week for Ottertail’s jolliest resident, Kris Kringle. Just days before The Big Night, toys still needed making, snow...
December 23, 2013 - 4:05pm
December 12, 2013
Icy Otterdazzle still delivers
Ottertail’s annual winter festival, Otterdazzle, didn’t fail to delight families on Saturday, despite having to cancel some outdoor activities...
December 12, 2013 - 4:10pm
December 5, 2013
Otterdazzle parade cancelled due to cold; fireworks, other events still a go
Ottertail’s always-anticipated annual winter festival, Otterdazzle, is coming up this Saturday. With subzero temperatures expected, organizers decided on Tuesday to call off the previously scheduled parade of lights. Other outdoor activities, however, including a fireworks show...
December 5, 2013 - 11:14am