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Update: 14-year-old girl was driver in crash southwest of Perham
Minn. gubernatorial candidate Otto chooses running mate
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Possible human remains found in New York Mills
Toddler struck, killed by family vehicle in Twin Cities suburb
Perham boys tennis advances to Section 8A Championship
Perham gains share of Heart O'Lakes Conference title
Rasmussen fires low round in Frazee
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Perham makes it seven straight in the HOL
John "Jack" Burns
Donna J. Myers
Joyce A. Lehman
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Perham Health offers 'right way to fall' program
Fergus Falls Police Chief Bergren announces run for Otter Tail County Sheriff
Public asked to help find missing child last seen in Iowa and may now be in Minnesota
Ottertail hosting first 'Safety Saturday' May 19
Friends of the NRA holds annual banquet April 5
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
Ask A Trooper: How do you become a pilot with the state troopers?
Ask A Trooper: Do vehicles need a working horn?
Your Letter: Kenny Nelson has always been a class act
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
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