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School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
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
February 28, 2014
Business expands to Ottertail
Stephanie Ellingson has always loved retail. As a kid, she and her sister would help their parents sell Christmas trees in the winter and fireworks...
February 28, 2014 - 10:19am