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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Flood-fighting is on from East Otter Tail to Red River Valley
It's wet outside in East Otter Tail, but an hour west of here--it's flooding. That's why there are several groups, most notably students, that...
March 25, 2009 - 10:00am
February 23, 2009
New York Mills newspapers now microfilmed at history museum
The History Museum of East Otter Tail County recently added microfilm copies of the newspapers of New York Mills to their genealogy lab. The purchase of 135 reels of microfilm was made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. The newspapers include the New...
February 23, 2009 - 3:49pm
February 18, 2009
'Horticulture Day' exhibit cancelled for '09
Due to the Master Gardener Core Course being held in Perham, the East Otter Tail County Master Gardeners will not be having a Horticulture Day in March this year. Oraganizers hope to continue the program in 2010, according to Vicki Schwanke, University of Minnesota Extension, East...
February 18, 2009 - 3:42pm
Former OTC cop now chief in Menahga
A familiar face in law enforcement in the New York Mills and the East Otter Tail County area will be the top cop for the city of Menahga. Former...
February 18, 2009 - 3:39pm
January 10, 2009
Tree order days set in Perham
East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District's annual tree order days and open house will run January 16 - 17. The event will go from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16; and from 8:00 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Jan. 17. Free coffee, cookies and donuts will be available...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
East Otter Tail assault on hunger
Perham, with its many food-related industries, appreciates the importance of providing basic nutritional needs to our world. Unfortunately,...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Foot of snow falls, blows
Just about everybody in the entire region took a day-and-a-half or so off--but that didn't mean life was easy. Shoveling, snowblowing, pushing...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Scam artists, telemarketers top list of fears for Otter Tail seniors
Otter Tail County Triad was formed in 2008 and is a partnership of law enforcement, senior citizens and community groups dedicated to promote senior safety and to reduce the fear of crime that seniors often experience. Triad conducted a survey of the seniors in the county through...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Radiothon to End Child Abuse is Dec. 4-5
The 4th Annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse will be held on Dec. 4 and 5 on radio stations KWAD, KNSP and Superstation K-106. The radiothon will begin at noon on Dec. 4 and continue through noon on Dec. 5. Five counties in central Minnesota have joined forces with the radio...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Habitat construction complete--time to celebrate
Leaf River Area Habitat for Humanity and the East Otter Tail Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans have accomplished what they set out...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
20-year fair lease approved
Another two decades of East Otter Tail County fairs were, in effect, approved by the Perham City Council Nov. 10. Approved by the council was a lease with the Perham Agricultural Society (fair board) that will continue to the year 2028. The 32-acre parcel has been owned by the city...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Otter Tail mounted posse seeks members
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department is seeking mounted and non-mounted posse volunteers assist at numerous public events and community festivals throughout the year. For more information, contact the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department secretary at 218-998-8523, or the...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
'Vote Doug' for Otter Tail County Board
There will be a new representative for East Otter Tail on the county board next year--for the first time since the last century. One thing is...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Incinerator project fails to gain support from Otter Tail board
Prospects of a $9.8 million expansion of the Perham Resource Recovery Facility were diminished again by the Otter Tail County Board. At the Sept. 9 meeting, the county board voted not to support an expansion of the Perham solid waste incinerator. "I don't know if there is anything...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Fair's lease with city of Perham expires this year
It's time for the East Otter Tail Fair Board to renew its lease with the city. The current five-year lease was intended to be short-term, while the fair task force implemented long range land acquisition, expansion and maintenance plans. The lease expires Dec. 31, 2008. But five...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am