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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
May 1, 2014
Hatching plans and walleyes: Students volunteer with DNR during spawn
It was a rainy, windy and generally miserable morning on Monday, but the walleye were on their way to spawn – and there was work to do. Biologists...
May 1, 2014 - 3:12pm
AIS boat inspections will be back in Otter Tail County this summer
Random boat inspections will again be taking place at Otter Tail County lakes this summer in an effort to help control the spread of aquatic invasive species. The county’s Land and Resource Director, Bill Kalar, told the county board last week that four summer watercraft inspectors...
May 1, 2014 - 12:45pm
No more ‘Asian’ carp in MN
Minnesota legislators have been trying to get rid of Asian carp for years, and on Monday senators got rid of the ‘Asian’ part of the name. On a split voice vote, senators approved dropping ‘Asian’ from the invasive carp name. “Words matter,” Sen. John Hoffman, D-Champlin,...
May 1, 2014 - 12:33pm
Group To Sue U.S. Over Changes To Eagle Protection Rules
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Conservationists plan to sue theU.S. government over new rules they say loosen protection for eagles killed...
May 1, 2014 - 10:25am
April 4, 2014
New program encourages shoreland rule compliance
Otter Tail County will soon be working with lakeshore property owners to ensure they’re in compliance with state and county shoreland rules. The county board of commissioners has approved a new three-phase “buffer” program to identify problem areas, help landowners get into...
April 4, 2014 - 11:02am
March 27, 2014
Area resort owners attend Day on the Hill
Members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts attended the annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul on March 18 and 19, lobbying for legislation important...
March 27, 2014 - 8:53am
March 22, 2014
ATV restrictions will be enforced
With warm weather on the way, many all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders are anxious to hit the trails, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds riders to be aware of riding restrictions in some parts of the state due to wet conditions or closures. Between April 1 and Aug. 1,...
March 22, 2014 - 1:23pm
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