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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Rose Marie Guck
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Calvin Mayfield Sr.
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
December 26, 2016
Rural Perham man injured when fish house fire spreads to nearby homes
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff's office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 26, 2016 - 4:27pm
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne...
November 8, 2016 - 10:23am
December 26, 2015
County board passes muskie resolution
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge stocking in any new Otter Tail County lake for a five-year period or until such time that sufficient scientific evidence is presented that...
December 26, 2015 - 12:00pm
October 9, 2015
Otter Tail County communities seek state funding for projects
Representatives for projects in and near Pelican Rapids, Perham, Parkers Prairie and Henning addressed members of the Minnesota Senate Capital Bonding Committee on Sept. 29. The gathering was held on the campus of M State, Fergus Falls. One of the committee members is State Sen....
October 9, 2015 - 2:44pm
October 8, 2015
Maplewood Leaf Days draws a crowd
Leaf Days attracted many people to Maplewood State Park, east of Pelican Rapids, on Sunday, Oct. 4. Hikers could take a break by enjoying hot...
October 8, 2015 - 5:20pm
September 25, 2015
Area landowners send letter to DNR over proposed pumping project for Lake Improvement District
A recent decision to move forward with a pump installation program designed to alleviate continuing high water issues on Little McDonald, Paul, Kerbs and Devils Lakes, prompted a group of area landowners, farmers, irrigators and property stakeholders, to sign and send a three-page...
September 25, 2015 - 9:15am
September 14, 2015
Minn. court orders environmental study before Sandpiper pipeline can proceed
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project's environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday's Minnesota Appeals Court decision...
September 14, 2015 - 3:26pm
August 31, 2015
Conservative bear hunt on tap in Minnesota
Drawing a bear license in Minnesota used to be a routine thing. A hunter usually could get a license in the state's bear lottery every year or every other year. Those days are gone—at least for the foreseeable future.
August 31, 2015 - 10:37am
August 20, 2015
Lake outlet funding includes Lake Improvement District (LID) dollars
The lake outlet plan for land-locked lakes west of Perham has the support of $10 million approved by the Minnesota State Legislature. Cost overruns, however, will need support of lake property owners. On Aug. 11, a motion by County Commissioner Doug Huebsch of Perham...
August 20, 2015 - 10:48am
August 6, 2015
DNR names local lakes for possible muskie management
After almost two years of discussion on introducing muskellunge management to certain Otter Tail County waters, the Department of Natural Resources, Section of Fisheries, has announced candidate lakes for its program. Loon, Lizzie and Franklin Lakes are the three water bodies...
August 6, 2015 - 11:40am
July 23, 2015
Award given to West and East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation Districts
The West and East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) gave the Outstanding Conservationist Award to the Otter Tail County...
July 23, 2015 - 11:46am
July 16, 2015
Aquatic invasive species: more than just zebra mussels
Between billboards on the highway and notice signs on boat landings, zebra mussels get a lot of attention as an aquatic invasive species (AIS)....
July 16, 2015 - 1:53pm
July 4, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
When bluegills suspend near the surface to feed on insects or fry, largemouth bass often lurk directly beneath them. Use swim jigs...
July 4, 2015 - 10:46pm
June 24, 2015
Detroit Mountain bike trails set to open
Area mountain biking aficionados have had the date circled on their calendar for weeks, but hikers should also take note: The biking and...
June 24, 2015 - 10:57am
April 30, 2015
First wild bird with avian flu confirmed in Yellow Medicine County
ST. PAUL — A Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County is the first Minnesota wild bird to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI virus that has infected poultry farms across Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday morning....
April 30, 2015 - 12:02pm