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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Pirates jump on Esox for opening round win
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
July 21, 2016
New retail store opens in Ottertail
Sperling Modern Home, LLC, which opened in April in Ottertail, offers customers a new decorating outlook through its merchandise, say store owner,...
July 21, 2016 - 10:05am
July 15, 2016
Free nitrate water-testing clinic coming to Ottertail
Homeowners who rely on private wells for their drinking water supply should test for nitrates on a regular basis. Private well owners are encouraged to participate at the free nitrate testing clinic that will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 14, (today) at the Ottertail...
July 15, 2016 - 10:40am
Early Sunday morning storm forces festival cancellation
For the first time in 32 years, a day of the Phelps Mill Festival was canceled because of storms which flattened artists' booths and in some...
July 15, 2016 - 10:21am
June 17, 2016
Fresh out of prison, Ottertail man nabbed for Dilworth Wal-Mart theft
An Ottertail, Minn., man who was arrested at the Dilworth Wal-Mart on Tuesday, June 14, on suspicion of attempting to make off with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise he didn't pay for told the arresting officer he had just got out of prison and was on parole. According to court...
June 17, 2016 - 10:24am
May 27, 2016
Naked man hospitalized after tussle with homeowner
Naked man hospitalized after tussle with homeowner OTTERTAIL, Minn.—A man described by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office as unwanted and unclothed engaged in a physical altercation with a homeowner after the homeowner found the man in the basement of a residence here Monday...
May 27, 2016 - 3:03pm
May 12, 2016
Gas mains approved for two cities
Public Works Director Merle Meece and Patti Stokke, City Finance Officer and interim manager, told city council members that approximately 130 lots in the Ottertail area require gas mains and though the project is large, it will need to proceed at a fast pace to be completed this...
May 12, 2016 - 11:34am
December 23, 2015
Ottertail hockey, ice skating rink receives final approval
A proposal to construct an outdoor hockey and ice skating rink, along with a warming house, was recently approved by the Ottertail City Council. Planning and fundraising for the rink will begin shortly, with a goal of having the rink and warming house ready for use by the beginning...
December 23, 2015 - 12:14pm
December 3, 2015
Otter Dazzle promises something for everyone
Otter Dazzle, an annual community celebration of holiday cheer, will take place this Saturday, Dec. 5, in Ottertail. Activities will kick off with a pancake breakfast, sponsored by the Ottertail Lions, at 7 a.m. Serving will continue until 11 a.m. A bake sale will be from 8 a.m. to...
December 3, 2015 - 1:15pm
September 2, 2015
Hoot’s Sports recognized platinum dealer
Hoot’s Sports has been recognized as Lund Boat Co.’s fourth largest dealer in North America. Hoot’s, with locations in Perham,...
September 2, 2015 - 10:49am
August 14, 2015
Otter Fest 2015
Good weather gave way to even better crowds in Ottertail as that city hosted Otter Fest 2015 Aug. 7 and 8. Aug. 8, a car show was held underneath...
August 14, 2015 - 2:48pm
August 6, 2015
Otter Fest set for this weekend
Taking to the streets in Ottertail on August 7 and 8 of this year will be the annual Otter Fest town celebration. As per custom, Friday evening...
August 6, 2015 - 11:38am
July 24, 2015
Chasing summer: teen’s business makes a splash in Lakes Country
It started out as helping on her family’s resort, said Elle Chase of her introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding. At Ethel Beach...
July 24, 2015 - 11:44am
July 23, 2015
New projects on horizon in Ottertail city
Ottertail city’s planning committee is looking into a variety of projects to help beautify the community. “We’re looking at possibly putting in a picnic shelter, water fountain, and bathrooms at the city park,” Councilmember Ron Grobeck reported at the July...
July 23, 2015 - 11:51am
July 20, 2015
Ottertail Business Association to host “Jazz on the Green”
If you’re a believer in the adage “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” grab your lawn chair or blanket and head over...
July 20, 2015 - 12:17pm
July 10, 2015
Otterjam Rocks Otter Tail
Rock fans filled Water Tower Park for the second annual Otterjam on Saturday, July 4. Fans had the opportunity to honor their favorite bands...
July 10, 2015 - 10:52am