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$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
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