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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
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$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
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Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
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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
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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
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. Now, a hunter might have to wait three or four years to draw...
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
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
April 14, 2015
DNR threatens to sue Detroit Lakes if city council approves new hotel near beach
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
April 14, 2015 - 10:03am
April 10, 2015
First of its kind group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Up to 50 people can soon stay at a new group camp at Lake Bemidji State Park just outside of town. With five electric hookups for RVs and a large tenting area, the facility is the first of its kind in Minnesota state parks, according to the Department of Natural...
April 10, 2015 - 11:27am
March 26, 2015
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been...
March 26, 2015 - 12:23pm