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Summer activities for kids offered at Perham Area Public Library
AgweekTV: Better grilling
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Street improvements underway in Ottertail
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
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
The birds and the bees of planting apple trees
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
January 8, 2014
Residents escape fire in Ottertail
A fire was reported at an Ottertail residence along Lynn Road on New Year’s Eve. Residents were able to escape without injury. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, a resident was in his garage at 6:09 p.m., making repairs on a four-wheeler, when he started the...
January 8, 2014 - 1:35pm
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