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Perham Speech Team brings home state medals
Resident request may prompt speed study on County Road 51
OK health ranking for Otter Tail County
Kid’s Adventure adds full-day programming, adjusts tuition
Perham Fire District to get new truck
Jazz topple Wolves in Adelman's possible finale
Football: Minnesota district scheduling puts rivalries on shaky ground
East Grand Forks head football coach steps down
Scheidecker named team MVP at girls basketball awards ceremony
Summer LAPS registration Monday, April 21
HOWARD MARVIN KARKELA
EDWIN ALBERT LENIUS
DOUGLAS C. RUDOLPH
BEVERLEY ANN (PARCHEM) VADNAIS
Rotarian Bob Sim named A Paul Harris Fellow
Weslee Allen Beyer
Makenna Kay Kort
Cassidee May Sazama
Koli Lane Torgerson
Lakes Café to reopen soon sporting a fresh new look
Tri-Board addresses PACC’s future
Otter Tail Power names new president
KLN to bring workers from abroad
Nyhus certified in Parkinson’s speech treatment
Letter to the Editor: Corrupt trading in crude oil is the biggest crime of the century
Column: I’m just sayin’: There’s a methane to this madness
Column: How not to talk to women
Editorial: Distracted driving deserves our full attention
Guest Editorial: The healthier our children, the better our society
Stellar performance by Perham High School Choir
Take a gamble on this year’s Spring Fling
Chamber awards banquet is coming up next Thursday
Miss Perham Scholarship program to host two fundraisers April 26
Ottertail eggs-travaganza Saturday
August 8, 2012
A smashing good cause
Demo derby drivers don't usually 'think pink' when it comes to their car color. Black, white, red, blue - sure. But pink? Well, thanks to the...
news / features / local / events
August 8, 2012 - 2:12pm
July 30, 2012
Break-in at At The Hop
A drunk man broke into At The Hop Diner in Ottertail on Sunday morning, and then fell asleep. Diner owner Marlys Stahlecker discovered the man inside the building after arriving at work at about 7 a.m. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, Clint Howitz, age 42 of...
news / crime
July 30, 2012 - 11:18am
July 26, 2012
Kids have fun fishing in memory of 'Rocky'
Peter "Rocky" Rognlie, a Fargo native who enjoyed fishing as a youth at Otter Tail Lake, died Aug. 30, 2011, in a traffic accident at age 54. Rocky may be gone but is not forgotten, and area youth are learning to fish in his memory. A special fishing event came about from a donation...
community / news / sports / features
July 26, 2012 - 11:28am
Ottertail bike path bid award creates questions
A public forum was held in conjunction with the July 19 Ottertail City Council meeting in order to discuss the bid award for the city's bike path project. Community members at the meeting voiced their concerns and questions about a local company not receiving the bid for the project. The...
July 26, 2012 - 10:38am
July 11, 2012
Ottertail to hold Community Auction
Ottertail will hold its annual Community Fundraising Auction on Saturday, July 14. A social hour and lunch will start at 4 p.m., with the live auction beginning at 5 p.m. Items up for bid include Twins tickets, a gas furnace, lawn and garden services, gift baskets, spa packages,...
news / events / entertainment
July 11, 2012 - 2:42pm
Elmer's BBQ reopens under new partnership
That "place with the best ribs around," Elmer's Texas Barbeque, is now open and running again, with a new business partner in the mix. Rodger Heaton bought into the business, located between Ottertail and Battle Lake on Highway 78, sharing ownership with Mary Wilson. Wilson, who...
July 11, 2012 - 2:18pm
July 5, 2012
Three Lakes Run to be held in Ottertail
A "Three Lakes Run," sponsored by Firestarters Ministries, is planned for Saturday, July 21 in Ottertail. The event will include a 10K run and a 5K run/walk. "The 5K will start by Portage Lake and end by the Creamery. The 10K will start at the Creamery and end at the Creamery," race...
sports / news / events
July 5, 2012 - 2:06pm
Ottertail accepts bid for riprap project
The city of Ottertail will be putting in riprap along its Donald Lake shoreline in an effort to prevent further erosion. At a meeting of the city council on June 21, Ottertail City Clerk/Treasurer Elaine Hanson reported that the city received two quotes for the riprap project. Both...
July 5, 2012 - 1:28pm
June 28, 2012
New mini golf course in Ottertail
Nick's Bar and Grill in Ottertail just added something new to the menu - an 18-hole mini golf course. Owner Nick Opatz said he bought the course...
entertainment / business
June 28, 2012 - 10:00am
June 21, 2012
Katrina Moenkedick of Perham has been accepted and has registered for fall classes at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Moenkedick is the daughter of Andy and Katy Moenkedick.
education / local
June 21, 2012 - 2:59pm
Berry patches open for the season
Moll's Berry Farm south of Ottertail is now open for picking. This hasn't been the best berry season due to extreme spring weather, according...
news / entertainment / business / events
June 21, 2012 - 2:50pm
Minor fire at Ottertail campground
Firefighters from the city of Ottertail responded to a fire June 14 at the Ottertail Campground. Smoke was reported in a trailer about 3:40 p.m. on Robin Road. Authorities said damage was minimal.
June 21, 2012 - 2:38pm
Progress continues on Ottertail bike path
As people flock to the Ottertail area for the beautiful lakes and summer weather, many are eagerly awaiting the construction of the city's walking and biking path. Chris McConn, with Interstate Engineering, was present at the June 7 Ottertail City Council meeting to update the city...
June 21, 2012 - 2:38pm
June 20, 2012
Smokin' Iron pulls in more than 3,500 fans
Last weekend, Ottertail hosted the internationally recognized Smokin' Iron Truck and Tractor pull, putting on a show with 45 pullers from Minnesota,...
entertainment / events
June 20, 2012 - 4:58pm
Storms wreak havoc on Minnesota, but Perham area escapes the worst
The Perham area seems to have missed the worst of some bad storms that have moved through the region over the last few days. Thunder, lightening...
June 20, 2012 - 1:43pm