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Woman rescued from Red River in Grand Forks
Many kids had ‘Paws to Read’ at the Perham library this summer
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Jackets fall to EGF and Roseau in home triangular
Gabriele Grunewald to Run at DecaNation and Zagreb World Challenge Aug. 30 and Sept. 2;
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ROBERT L. SKILLINGS
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PAUL N. WASCHE
2014 Fish Photo Contest
Foreign workers ease KLN labor shortage
Steam Threshers Reunion coming up
Good eats, impressive feats: New York Mills corn feed and puppet pageant a hit once again
The place where St. Urho was (possibly) buried: Celebrate Finnish culture at the Finn Creek Folk Festival Aug 23, 24
District Flower Show winners announced
VIDEO: Boys and Girls Club gets "Happy"
April 4, 2013
Driver falls asleep at wheel
A driver in Ottertail who fell asleep at the wheel and hit a tree escaped with only minor injuries. The accident took place at 7:43 a.m. on March 29, at the intersection of Donalds Road and South Maple Avenue. Assisting at the scene were deputies of the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
news / accidents
April 4, 2013 - 1:39pm
March 27, 2013
A-hunting we will go
They came, they saw, they conquered. Excited kids were quick to scoop up more than 2,000 Easter eggs at the Ottertail Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday. The eggs were scattered around the community park across from the Ottertail Community Center; paths were plowed so that families wouldn’t...
entertainment / events
March 27, 2013 - 12:18pm
March 22, 2013
Ottertail bike path costs under negotiation
The Ottertail City Council is still engaged in negotiations with Central Specialties and Interstate Engineering about costs associated with last fall’s construction of the city’s multi-purpose trail. City representatives have met with both entities and are working to establish...
March 22, 2013 - 1:21pm
February 2, 2013
Plans continuing on proposed campground near Ottertail
Some environmental hurdles remain before the green light is given for establishment of a campground near the southeast side of Otter Tail Lake,...
February 2, 2013 - 7:19am
November 15, 2012
Ottertail woman is a lottery winner
Brenda Dunn of Ottertail is a $25,000 lottery winner. Dunn claimed the prize Nov. 7. The winning 5 Star Cash scratch game ticket was purchased at Orton's Staples BP in Staples, Minn. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery go toward state programs. Since 1990, the lottery has...
news / local
November 15, 2012 - 1:01pm
Snapshots of Otter Fest
People packed the streets and park in downtown Ottertail last weekend to watch a parade, play games, shop, eat and be entertained at Otter Fest. Held August 11, Otter Fest was a hit with kids and families, as evidenced by the huge crowds and lots of smiling faces. Otter Fest is...
entertainment / community / events
August 15, 2012 - 3:08pm
August 10, 2012
The otter makes a move
The icon of Ottertail was relocated Tuesday to a spot that will be more visible to bicyclers and Highway 78 travelers. The city's well-known...
news / entertainment / community
August 10, 2012 - 1:23pm
August 9, 2012
Ottertail streets in need of upgrades
The condition of Ottertail streets was discussed in depth at the August 2 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. Over the past few years, the city has been looking into making some repairs on numerous roads. Ottertail Maintenance Coordinator Lee Sherman said he'd like to see the...
news / local
August 9, 2012 - 11:47am
Ottertail businesses start new promotion
The Ottertail Business and Community Association has introduced a new program designed to encourage area residents and tourists to explore all the city has to offer. The Ottertail Passport is a free booklet filled with a variety of promotions and savings from participating Ottertail...
business / local
August 9, 2012 - 10:05am
August 8, 2012
Otter-the-ordinary family fun; Otter Fest celebrates 20 years
Ottertail is a small town that knows how to put on an impressive community event. One of the best examples is the success of the city's annual Otter Fest celebration. "This is our 20th year of Otter Fest," says event organizer Kathy Wagenman. The dates for this year's festival are...
entertainment / events
August 8, 2012 - 2:32pm
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