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Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
East Otter Tail County 4-H Recognition and Awards Program
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Mulcahy named new head baseball coach
Fischer moves on to state
Prowlers control final period for section victory over DL
Lakers get early goal but fall to Otters in season opener
Agnes L. Weis
James Edward Bistrum
Esther Helen Johnson
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Payson Leaving Lakes Region Arts Council
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
Porath named Perham-Dent Teacher of the Year
Perham Community Play Children of Eden runs November 16-19
From high school to 'hub'
New Perham dog park to celebrate grrrrrand opening
Deer hunting time to tell tales
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
Left turns and intersection etiquette
M State choirs welcome the holiday season with 'Gloria'
Perham area calendar
Right on target: Perham Sportsman’s Club keeps growing
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Huus ends Yellowjacket golf career at state
Gopher coach announces scholarship for Perham athlete
September 23, 2017
County board in tune with juvenile center needed changes
Otter Tail County currently contracts for 2.75 beds per day at the West Central Regional Juvenile Center in Moorhead. However, due to increased...
September 23, 2017 - 12:55pm
September 18, 2017
County farmers have more buffer funding assistance
Brad Mergens, district manager for the West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District, is informing farmers in Otter Tail County that additional...
September 18, 2017 - 6:27pm
County Board okays EIS findings declaration, cost
The county board of commissioners, on Sept. 5, gave momentum to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for the proposed Star Lake casino....
September 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
Zebra mussels confirmed in Ten Mile Lake in Otter Tail County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed zebra mussels in Ten Mile Lake in west-central Minnesota's Otter Tail County. Staff at Ten Mile Lake Resort contacted the DNR when they found suspected zebra mussels on a pontoon boat being removed from the lake. DNR...
September 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 11, 2017
Lake looking for KO in fight against starry stonewort infestation
When announcing the discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Minnewaska last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said the invasive algae has never been eradicated from any U.S. lake where it has been found. Minnewaska Lake Association President Mike Stai believes the...
September 11, 2017 - 6:35pm
Become an extension master gardener in East Otter Tail County
The East Otter Tail County Master Gardeners invite adult community members to join them for an Open House on Sept. 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Perham. If you have an interest in plants and gardening and would enjoy sharing that interest with others you can...
September 11, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 10, 2017
Motorcyclist injured near Lake Lizzie
A 19-year-old motorcycle driver from Fargo sustained injuries in an accident at 6:40 p.m. on Aug. 29 near Lake Lizzie, northeast of Pelican Rapids. "The injuries were non-life threatening," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke. The injury was sustained by M. Kirk...
September 10, 2017 - 8:15am
September 5, 2017
OT County weighs in on self-driving vehicles
Self-driving vehicles are seen as the way of the future in Otter Tail County and all across the state and nation. To that end, county board members...
September 5, 2017 - 6:17pm
September 2, 2017
RV catches fire on Interstate 94
A recreational vehicle (RV) heading west caught fire on Interstate 94, near the junction with Highway 59, at 6:57 p.m. on Aug. 22. The location was northwest of Fergus Falls and southwest of Elizabeth. The unit was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene. Occupants...
September 2, 2017 - 11:13am
August 26, 2017
Riding lawn mower tips, driver rescued
Sheriff deputies reported that the driver of a riding lawn mower was rescued after the mower tipped and pinned the driver. The location was near Highway 3, northeast of Erhard. "The man was pinned under the three-point hitch," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke...
August 26, 2017 - 8:15am
August 20, 2017
2017 Miss Vergas Royalty
Alex Day was crowned Miss Vergas at the 32nd annual Miss Vergas Scholarship Program held Aug. 10 at the Vergas Event Center. Alex is the daughter...
August 20, 2017 - 9:53am
August 12, 2017
Fire destroys barn near Pelican Rapids
The sheriff’s office reported that a barn northwest of Pelican Rapids was destroyed by fire early in the morning on Aug. 4. The location was near Highway 21 in the northern section of Norwegian Grove Township, near the Clay County line. “The barn, 100 years old, was fully engulfed...
August 12, 2017 - 12:24pm
Veterans get back outdoors: Non-profit organization provides recreational therapy to veterans and active duty
“I don’t know much about anything, but I think some of America’s best young men served in this war.” This a quote from “Forrest Gump.” No words could ring more true as some of America’s best men and women fight to keep the U.S. safe; however, not all of them come home...
August 12, 2017 - 8:15am
August 11, 2017
Perham man arrested in Dilworth after chase
An early morning patrol went from bad to worse for a Dilworth police officer who stopped a driver for a bad headlight early Wednesday, Aug. 2. According to documents filed in Clay County District Court: After Officer Brad Browning stopped the vehicle for a non-working headlight about...
August 11, 2017 - 4:17pm
August 12 programs at Glendalough State Park
On Saturday, Aug. 12, Glendalough State Park will be offering a day and night doubleheader of family fun, but it has nothing to do with baseball. Drop by and learn how to shoot a bow during an Archery in the Parks program any time in the afternoon between 12:30 and 3 p.m., and then...
August 11, 2017 - 10:23am