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‘Art’ of the matter: Retired teacher, Marlene Johnson, keeps art alive in HOTL classrooms
Cass Lake man receives 60 months in prison for shooting White Earth man
Fight over Sunday liquor sales continues
‘Project of passion’: Lil’ Evil tribute bike gains national notoriety
Building a friendship: Kinship pair connects through woodworking and other activities
Yellowjackets dominant at home
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
'DEFLATE GATE': Belichick: 'No explanation for what happened'
Packers remain in shock from loss to Seahawks
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
ELENORE MARY (GRISMER) ADAMCZYK
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Papacito’s gets a new owner
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Optimism is a useful quality
Bobcats common in the area, though rarely seen
The Prairie Spy: When the remedies are worse than the ailments
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January 28, 2010
FROZEN FEST: Icy plunge, frigid run, ice fishing fun slated for full-day event
Freezing has never been this fun. What started as a one-event display of winter insanity-a "polar plunge" into Little Pine Lake as a fundraiser for Kinship-has evolved into a full-day "Frozen Fest" in Perham-including a 5K run in the brisk air and an ice fishing contest. For those...
January 28, 2010 - 9:06am
July 10, 2009
Zorbaz celebrates 25 years on Little Pine
"I started here in 1984 for Jeff and Bonnie Tweeton," explains Todd Colliton of his Zorbaz beginnings. "I was 16 years old." Twenty-five years later, Colliton is the owner of the Perham Zorbaz restaurant, located on Little Pine Lake. Having started as an employee at Zorbaz the first...
July 10, 2009 - 7:00am
June 29, 2009
Itasca State Park Programs Update
June 26-July 7, 2009 June 25, 2009 Friday, June 26 Nature Snapshots: "Dog's" of Itasca Friday, June 26, 11:30-1 p.m. Meet along the footpath to the Mississippi Headwaters (under the porch of the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center if raining.) Gray wolves, Coyotes,...
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June 29, 2009 - 11:22am
June 18, 2009
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Open Saturdays This Summer
The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center will be open Saturdays in June, July and August (closed July 4) from 9 am - 4 pm. Each day an interpretive walk will be held from 10 to 11 am on various topics. Walks are free and no reservations are needed. The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center...
June 18, 2009 - 10:59am
May 29, 2009
A walleye, an eagle, a beaver... oh my!
If you've walked down 1st Avenue South during the past few weeks, you've likely noticed the towering eagle and prominently perched beaver looking down at you. The next time you see the rooftop pair, wave, and take the time to greet "Chip the Beaver" and "Edward III." It's only a...
May 29, 2009 - 7:00am
May 28, 2009
Ottertail seeks to shore up city's Shoreland Ordinance
At a public hearing May 19, the city of Ottertail took a preliminary step in working toward developing a comprehensive zoning ordinance for the city. Discussion primarily centered around differences between the city's existing Shoreland Ordinance and the Shoreland Ordinance Otter...
May 28, 2009 - 7:00am
May 4, 2009
Festival of Birds in Detroit Lakes on May 14-17
Amongst Detroit Lakes' lengthy list of attributes is location.
May 4, 2009 - 8:11am
April 13, 2009
DNR adds more Minnesota counties to burning restriction list
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding more counties to the list of those designated for burning restrictions. Beginning April 20, restrictions will go into effect in the following 13 counties: Aitkin, Becker, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing,...
April 13, 2009 - 10:06am
April 11, 2009
Open burning permits available online
The MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Forestry has implemented a new open burning permit online service that is available for many Minnesota counties including Douglas, Ottertail, and Becker. The fee is five dollars. Permits obtained through this system are valid...
April 11, 2009 - 10:33am
Bird Walks Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day
The Prairie Wetlands Learning Center is celebrating International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) through a series of bird walks at various "hot-spots" for birding around the area. Led by PWLC staff and birding enthusiasts, these free walks are suitable for both beginning and experienced...
April 11, 2009 - 10:31am
'Turtle-tenders' performed valuable, summer-long service at Perham races
"Care and Feeding of Turtles" is another subject that could be added under the umbrella of the FFA. For the second year, FFA volunteers have served as the "turtle-keepers" for the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce. Throughout the summer-long schedule of Perham's famous Turtle Races,...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am