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County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
Weekly police report - March 15 edition
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Perham resident reports credit card ID theft
Empowering Kids creates social skills group for autism, other related disorders
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Ethel M. Smith
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Family shares struggles that built Tuffy's, KLN Brands
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Tschida graduates from St. Scholastica
14th Annual Big Ole Round-Up "As We Understand Him"
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Letter: Article on bus drivers interesting
Letter: The more things change, the more they stay the same
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
October 16, 2014
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Outdoor activities will be going on near...
October 16, 2014 - 11:24am
September 12, 2014
Polka Fest hurdles Mother Nature
The theme for this year’s Polka Daze was, essentially, “Don’t let anyone tell you polka isn’t hard work.” Ottertail was all set...
September 12, 2014 - 10:43am
September 8, 2014
VIDEO: Polka Daze
Ottertail had to rally the troops in order to get everything ready for Polka Daze this year. Mother Nature attempted to put a stop to the event...
September 8, 2014 - 2:46pm
August 11, 2014
Photo Gallery: Otter Fest 2014
Otter Fest was held this past weekend. Enjoy our photo gallery of pictures taken from various points in the festival.
August 11, 2014 - 2:07pm
August 8, 2014
Local lakes still struggling with high water
Property owners on Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul lakes are still in talks with the county on a plan to relieve their high water issues. ...
August 8, 2014 - 10:45am
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