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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
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Perham stifles Battle Lake
Yellowjackets roll in home opener
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Roy Allen Weber
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
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
Feeding Backpack program helps close to 200 children a week in Perham schools
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'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
August 11, 2017
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
August 7, 2017
Invasive zebra mussels confirmed in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County, near several other lakes where zebra mussels were previously confirmed. DNR invasive species specialists confirmed two adult zebra mussels in separate locations...
August 7, 2017 - 5:11pm
August 6, 2017
Lake outlet plan includes construction bid process
An outlet plan for Little McDonald, Kerbs, Paul and Devils lakes west of Perham took a big step forward July 25 with support of the county board...
August 6, 2017 - 11:23am
August 2, 2017
25th Annual Lovin' Life Baby contest results
The Perham Area MCCL (Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life) Chapter had 18 beautiful babies entered in the 23rd annual "Loving Life" Baby Contest...
August 2, 2017 - 5:59pm
July 31, 2017
OTLCA and Mohagen Realty present Best Sunset in Otter Tail County contest
Mohagen Real Estate, Inc. has teamed up with Otter Tail Lakes Country, Minnesota to find out which Otter Tail County Lake has the best sunset of the year. This contest runs from July 1-July 31. Four finalists will be chosen based on a panel of judges and social media interaction....
July 31, 2017 - 7:05pm
WCI, Otter Tail County agree on economic goals
West Central Initiative (WCI) representatives, meeting July 11 with members of the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners, are in agreement with county board members regarding economic goals. "Four of the big issues facing both WCI and Otter Tail County are attracting workers to...
July 31, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 28, 2017
Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners earlier this month voted to delay its next decision on a proposed casino/hotel/resort complex on...
July 28, 2017 - 6:13pm
Grand opening of the remodeled Civil War Museum at the Prospect House
On July 29 from 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., The Prospect House and Civil War Museum in Battle Lake will be hosting Freedom Fest Tours and exhibits. This is a free event with a free will donation option for visitors. The Prospect House will be hosting the Second Minnesota Light Artillery...
July 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 23, 2017
Casino EAW public comments review to continue on Aug. 22
The county board of commissioners, on July 11, accepted a recommendation from a consultant to continue its environmental review of the proposed...
July 23, 2017 - 8:15am
July 19, 2017
First ever breakfast on the farm event set for Aug. 5 in Perham
Community Pancake Breakfast on a local farm with educational booths, machinery from the past and present, animals and tours. The event is to bring together consumers with the families that produce their food. This is a chance to ask questions about how your food is grown or to just...
July 19, 2017 - 9:30am
July 18, 2017
"Mumble strip" installation begins July 17 on west central Minnesota highways
Motorists on several west central Minnesota highways will encounter short-term delays starting Monday, July 17, as crews install centerline "mumble strips" on the roadway. The mumble strips alert drivers if they drift out of their lane similar to traditional rumble strips, but their...
July 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 17, 2017
Coalition of Lake Associations seeking nominees
As the Aug. 1 deadline approaches for acceptance of Nominations for Volunteer and Lake Association of the year, the OTC COLA is asking that residents honor the volunteers who share their time and talent, either individually or as a group. The OTC COLA's Volunteer of the Year and Lake...
July 17, 2017 - 5:30pm
July 15, 2017
Lightning strikes Rush Lake, cabin damaged by fire
A summer storm that rolled through Otter Tail County included dangerous lightning at 3:42 a.m. on Thursday, July 6. One result was lightning hitting a cabin at Rush Lake, south of Perham and north of Otter Tail Lake. A fire ensued, with substantial damage to the cabin. The storm also...
July 15, 2017 - 8:15am
July 14, 2017
County board weighs in on feedlot notice changes
The county board of commissioners, many residents believe, is on the right track regarding future public notification and public hearings regarding Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) approvals for turkey barns and feedlots. Turkey barns are being positioned near Highway 210...
July 14, 2017 - 7:25pm
Free nitrate water-testing clinic in Ottertail
Homeowners who rely on private wells for their drinking water supply should test for nitrates on a regular basis. Private well owners are encouraged to participate at the free nitrate testing clinic that will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 28 at the Ottertail Community...
July 14, 2017 - 4:40pm