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20 measles cases prompts warning from Minnesota officials
Man in jail after 100 mph chase through Otter Tail County
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Perham sweeps Anderson-Cole Invitational
Extra inning rally gives Pequot Lakes a road win
Yellowjackets walk off on US Bank Stadium
Perham Tennis earns home win over rival
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UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
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
October 24, 2013
St. Paul House to be relocated
One of Ottertail’s oldest structures will soon find a new home within the city. The St. Paul House, currently located near the intersection of Highways 108 and 78, will make the trek down Highway 108 to its new location near the Ottertail Creamery building. Ed Smith, current...
October 24, 2013 - 2:08pm
September 12, 2013
A swingin’ time at Polka Daze
Festive polka music filled the air last weekend as the Ottertail Lions held its fourth annual Polka Daze celebration. From Sept. 5-7, hundreds...
September 12, 2013 - 12:38pm
Groffs take 2nd at AYA Championship
A family from Ottertail has taken second place in the 2013 Angler-Young Angler International Championship. David Groff and his kids, Tristan and Mailia, competed in Kenora, Ontario on Aug. 24, catching 36.82 pounds of walleyes — enough to win a Canada fishing trip. The AYA...
September 12, 2013 - 12:28pm
August 29, 2013
A polka lover’s dream: Three-day festival coming up in Ottertail
Polka Daze will soon be dancing its way into Ottertail, with festivities starting on Thursday, Sept. 5 and continuing through Saturday, Sept....
August 29, 2013 - 12:02pm
August 23, 2013
Pelican Bay pier project receives full funding; Ottertail’s preliminary 2014 tax levy set at 5 percent
Thanks to a commitment by the Ottertail Rod and Gun Club, the Pelican Bay Handicapped Accessible Fishing Pier Project will be moving forward with full funding. Ron Grobeck, a member of both the Ottertail Business and Community Association and the Rod and Gun Club, presented an...
August 23, 2013 - 11:36am
August 22, 2013
Driver backs into At The Hop’s deck
A driver of a vehicle backed into the deck at the At The Hop Diner in Ottertail on Saturday. The deck received only minor damage. The incident was reported at 10:59 a.m., but likely took place the previous evening. The diner is located near the intersection of Highways 1 and...
August 22, 2013 - 3:54pm
August 7, 2013
Otter Fest is ‘Otter-the-Ordinary Family Fun’
The city of Ottertail’s big summer festival will take place this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9 and 10. Events will kick off Friday night at...
August 7, 2013 - 4:14pm
August 1, 2013
Man hurt after vehicle rolls into swamp near Ottertail
Ronald Dean Swenson, 68, of Battle Lake, was injured in a single-vehicle accident south of Ottertail on Saturday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said Swenson lost control of his vehicle, a 1992 Nissan 300x passenger car, and the vehicle rolled into a swamp, landing upside-down...
August 1, 2013 - 12:37pm
July 25, 2013
Family Dollar considers location in Ottertail
Tensions were high at a recent Ottertail City Council meeting as residents spoke out against a rezoning request made by Family Dollar. Rezoning, conditional use, and variance consideration requests were all on the agenda at the July 18 meeting. A representative from Family Dollar...
July 25, 2013 - 2:13pm
June 27, 2013
Home rehab funds a possibility for Ottertail residents
Ottertail residents may soon be able to apply for home improvement funds to assist in making needed repairs to their homes. The funds would be available through a Small Cities Development Program for homeowners. “I got a call from the Fergus Falls and Otter Tail County HRA...
June 27, 2013 - 1:38pm
June 20, 2013
Smokin’ Iron wows crowd in Ottertail
Forty-two participants spread across five vehicle classes competed in the 11th annual Smokin’ Iron Truck and Tractor Pull this past weekend...
June 20, 2013 - 3:47pm
June 13, 2013
Revised RV campground proposal approved
Development of a campground near the southeast side of Otter Tail Lake is moving forward. The Otter Tail County Board on June 4 approved a scaled-down proposal that reduces the number of camping units from 186 to 141. Despite strong opposition from nearby lakeshore property...
June 13, 2013 - 4:11pm