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May 14, 2015
Condo complex near Ottertail burns. Submitted photo.
Fire destroys Ottertail, Minn., apartment building
May 14, 2015 - 10:35am
May 11, 2015
Perham-Dent Schools bond vote tomorrow
May 11, 2015 - 11:19am
April 17, 2015
Damaged roof of the Thumper Pond water park. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Building codes not enforced where Thumper Pond was built
April 17, 2015 - 2:17pm
April 16, 2015
UPDATE: Roof Collapses at Thumper Pond Water Park
April 16, 2015 - 10:49am
March 12, 2015
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Ice along the shore of Otter Tail Lake has been pushing up against the shoreline again this year. This picture, taken by the public lake access along State Highway 78 and across from the Pelican Bay Pier, shows a group of trees as no match for the heaped-up ice.
Otter Tail Lake seeing unusual ice heave
March 12, 2015 - 12:01pm
February 16, 2015
Fuel transfer found to be likely cause of fatal 2013 plane crash
February 16, 2015 - 5:02pm
January 22, 2015
Eric Hendrickx/FOCUS Family Dollar has opened in Ottertail. The first 50 customers through the door during the store’s grand opening on Saturday received $5 gift cards. Located off Highway 78 on Otter Drive, the store is open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
January 22, 2015 - 11:23am
January 19, 2015
Man arrested after driving car into lake
January 19, 2015 - 11:09am
December 15, 2014
Two rescued from roof of car in Otter Tail Lake
December 15, 2014 - 1:23pm
November 4, 2014
Local election results
November 4, 2014 - 10:42pm
October 31, 2014
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Open on Fridays and Saturdays, Cabin Fever Coffee Roasters and Es-presso Bar in Ottertail offers an array of caffeinated and non-caffeinated drinks alike. Bulk bean orders and pastries are also available at the shop.
Where ‘Cabin Fever’ isn’t such a bad thing
October 31, 2014 - 11:08am
October 27, 2014
Groomed for success: Country Paws and Claws opens in Ottertail
October 27, 2014 - 11:37am
Ottertail plans park improvements
October 27, 2014 - 8:00am
October 22, 2014
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VIDEO: Gourd almighty! Ottertail's Pumpkin Festival
October 22, 2014 - 12:14pm
October 16, 2014
File photos  LEFT: A giant pumpkin dangles from a crane just before being dropped and smashed at last year’s first-ever giant pumpkin drop. RIGHT: A leaderboard at last year’s Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at the Ottertail Pumpkin Festival shows how many growers took part, and what their giant pumpkins weighed.
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival
October 16, 2014 - 11:24am