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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
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
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
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
March 12, 2014
Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
ST. PAUL -- A state Senate committee decided more information is needed about Minnesota's 2-year-old wolf hunt, so voted Tuesday to suspend the...
March 12, 2014 - 10:31am
March 7, 2014
County approves Phelps Dam fishway
Phelps Mill Dam is one step closer to being modified for simplified fish passage. The concept was approved unanimously by the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 25. Phelps Mill Dam is listed as a National Historic Site, owned by Otter Tail County. The fish passage...
March 7, 2014 - 11:30am
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
One might say construction seems to be at its “peak” at Detroit Mountain these days. After a long, cold, harsh winter that slowed progress...
March 7, 2014 - 10:23am
February 27, 2014
Janke certified as equine massage therapist
A new option in equine health care is available to area horse owners. Excelling Performance was recently founded by Nicole Jahnke, of Verndale,...
February 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
February 20, 2014
Public input helps shape trail route
It was another good turnout at the second round of public informational meetings about a proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids. The meetings, held last week, featured presentations by project engineers from SRF Consulting Group, as well as question-and-answer...
February 20, 2014 - 2:15pm
February 7, 2014
Second set of trail meetings coming up
The latest route recommendations for a proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids will be presented at two different Open...
February 7, 2014 - 10:39am
January 31, 2014
Stolen fish house recovered
A fish house that was reported stolen off of Bear Lake in Butler Township, northeast of Perham, has been recovered. The recovery, near Richville, was announced during an Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office news briefing on Monday morning. The 17-foot home-made fish house has...
January 31, 2014 - 12:53pm
January 29, 2014
40 DNR officers conduct sting on Lake of the Woods
Charges are pending against an unknown number of people for illegally taking, transporting and/or possessing too many walleyes on Lake of the Woods, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported this week. In a statement issued by Chris Niskanen, DNR communications...
January 29, 2014 - 1:19am
January 17, 2014
Proposed trail may cost $11 million
The price tag for the proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids is estimated at $11,117,000. The County Board of Commissioners is seeking a state matching grant in the amount of $5,558,500. A federal grant of $600,000 also is being sought. At a recent...
January 17, 2014 - 4:07pm
January 10, 2014
Frazee sled dog races planned for Feb. 22
Continuing a trend that began last winter, the Third Crossing Sled Dog Rendezvous in Frazee will once again be held in February instead of January. The...
January 10, 2014 - 11:17am
January 9, 2014
Video: After deer crashes into Minnesota home, owner wrestles it back outside
WARREN, Minn. - Jon Linnell was sound asleep Tuesday morning when he heard what he says sounded like an earthquake. His wife woke him up and told him there was a deer in their northwest Minnesota home. Linnell found the doe leaping through his living room after crashing through...
January 9, 2014 - 4:53pm
Local conservation district wins award
The East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District has won the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Ecological and...
January 9, 2014 - 3:07pm
January 8, 2014
Subzero temps don’t stop racers from taking to Detroit Lakes’ ice
After blizzard conditions swept through the lakes area Friday night, it looked like the J&K Marine Beach Bar 200 USXC Late Model Cross Country...
January 8, 2014 - 9:11am
January 3, 2014
Polaris accuses rival snowmobile manufacturer Arctic Cat of violating patent
GRAND FORKS – Two rival manufacturers of outdoor recreation vehicles, both with operations in northwest Minnesota, are in the midst of a patent dispute. Polaris Industries sued Arctic Cat in December, claiming that Arctic Cat’s Wildcat line infringes on Polaris’s patents...
January 3, 2014 - 10:09am
January 2, 2014
Letter to the Editor: In search for more muskie waters, eyes are on Otter Tail
A few years back, the Legislature passed legislation to add eight additional lakes to the list of managed muskellunge waters in Minnesota, to be completed by 2020. The long-range plan, adopted in 2008, is 87 pages long and can be viewed on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
January 2, 2014 - 1:27pm