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Henning residents sentenced in felony drug convictions
County board reviews ice damage policy
County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
Weekly police report - March 15 edition
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Ethel M. Smith
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Family shares struggles that built Tuffy's, KLN Brands
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Tschida graduates from St. Scholastica
14th Annual Big Ole Round-Up "As We Understand Him"
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
February 17, 2012
Politicians await Tuesday redistricting announcement
ST. PAUL -- The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, will be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial panel is expected to release new legislative and congressional district maps.
February 17, 2012 - 2:38pm
Bakk demands open decision on funding fliers
ST. PAUL -- The Senate's top Democrat does not believe literature some Republicans handed out at the Feb. 7 precinct caucuses cost just $47. And Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, demands that the Senate Rules Committee take up the matter. Fifteen GOP senators, including...
February 17, 2012 - 1:51pm
Lanning: White Earth casino 'not in play right now'
ST. PAUL -- White Earth Nation's proposal to build a Twin Cities casino that could help fund a new Vikings stadium received little support from key policymakers Thursday after the tribe's leader said it would be the best option for Minnesotans. A casino operated by the tribe could...
February 17, 2012 - 8:51am
February 10, 2012
Rhetoric up, cooperation down at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Political rhetoric escalated in the Minnesota Capitol as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed four Republican-written lawsuit reform bills. Dayton complained that Republicans did not talk to him or consider a court report on the issue before passing the bills. "It appears...
February 10, 2012 - 12:42pm
January 30, 2012
Murdock not seeking third term
Citing family responsibilities, District 10B Rep. Mark Murdock, R-Ottertail, announced today he will not seek re-election. The 59-year-old, who is in his second term, said in a press release he wishes to spend more time with his family. Along with his wife, Pat, he has two grown...
January 30, 2012 - 1:03pm
January 27, 2012
Parties to hold Precinct Caucuses
Republican The Republican Party of Otter Tail County will be hosting its Precinct Caucuses on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at various locations across the county. A Presidential Straw Poll will be taken and the delegates and alternates to the County Convention will be chosen. Any...
January 27, 2012 - 2:14pm
October 26, 2011
Murdock, Hoffman: No general funds for new stadium
Local legislators are waiting to hear specifics regarding the governor's plan to keep the Vikings in Minnesota before sticking to a straight stance on the issue. And while the specifics of any agreements have not been set in stone, Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, and Rep. Mark...
October 26, 2011 - 2:33pm
September 7, 2011
Design approved for Ottertail veterans memorial
A memorial honoring veterans will soon be built in Ottertail. The only question that remains is where the memorial should be placed so that it is clearly visible to people driving through town. John McGraham first brought up the suggestion of a memorial at an Ottertail City Council...
September 7, 2011 - 3:00pm
September 6, 2011
Perham awarded $2.4 million for water treatment
Perham has been awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration for investment in the city's wastewater treatment system. The announcement from EDA indicated that it anticipates at least 300 jobs to be created with the expansion. Chuck...
September 6, 2011 - 1:28pm
August 31, 2011
Dayton learns from NY Mills leaders
Gov. Mark Dayton learned a thing or two from New York Mills City Clerk Darla Berry during his Aug. 24 stop in Fergus Falls. Dayton's stop in Fergus Falls was intended to generate ideas regarding business growth throughout the state. Berry attended the town hall meeting, held...
August 31, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 24, 2011
Ottertail sets preliminary levy at 6.2 percent
Otter Tail County Auditor Wayne Stein gave a special presentation on property taxes at the Aug. 18 Ottertail City Council meeting. His presentation was intended as an overview on the property tax process. Topics covered in the presentation included basic terms, classification/class...
August 24, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 17, 2011
Off with his hair
Perham Mayor Tim Meehl has his head shaved Wednesday, Aug. 10 as part of a bet with the community. He promised to have his hair removed if the...
August 17, 2011 - 3:27pm
August 10, 2011
Perham OKs park site for hockey arena
Perham seems to be well on its way to becoming a hockey town. At its meeting on Monday night, the city council voted to approve a deal between the city and the Perham Area Youth Hockey Association (PAYHA) to establish a site on the east side of Arvig Park for a hockey arena that...
August 10, 2011 - 3:49pm
Ottertail opts for natural gas
Following up on a previous discussion, the Ottertail City Council examined the possibility of switching from propane to natural gas for city buildings. City Clerk/Treasurer Elaine Hanson checked on prices associated with that conversion and reported her findings at the Aug. 4 council...
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
Perham City Council approves trail paving, bond sale
Also at its meeting on Monday night, the Perham City Council approved a bid for $45,000 to complete the paving of the Cal Miller Bike Path. The cost of paving had originally been among possible budget cuts identified by City Manager Kelcey Klemm following a loss in local government...
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm