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Sheriff's Report: Scams averted, Perham car accidents cause injuries
County board reviews Phelps Mill projects
DFL endorses Northbird and Branden to run in House Districts 2A and 2B
Weekly police report - March 22 edition
City of Detroit Lakes, Wadena involved in possible 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits
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
William "Willy" Weber
DeWayne Lee Collins
Catherine S. Doll
Henry "Bud" Johnson
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
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
Science Museum of Minnesota to bring hands-on learning to St. Henry's Area School
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
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
Ask A Trooper: What is probable cause to pull someone over?
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
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
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