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Grow Perham: Make Me Wine
Fair Play: Snapshots from the 2015 East Otter Tail County Fair
Lake improvement districts hold annual meetings, discuss drainage plan
Pelican Rapids shuts down Dent
Blake Anderson wins Harrier Half Marathon
Perham’s Allie Doll representing Team USA in Italy
Oakwood Golf Course hosting Pine to Palm qualifier
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St. Urho Finnish Wife Carrying Contest a head scratcher of a tradition
Cherry picking: A metaphor for life, and more importantly, pie
August 21, 2012
Otter Tail deputy finds stolen Fargo puppy
FARGO - A puppy stolen from a pet store here over two weeks ago has been recovered safely in Otter Tail County, according to a WDAY News report. Fargo police told WDAY that the puppy was found by a deputy who was following up on a tip he received that led to the women who allegedly...
News / crime
August 21, 2012 - 8:57am
July 5, 2012
County board denies DNR request for East Lost Lake wildlife area
The Otter Tail County board of commissioners, taking a cautious approach on public land expansion, voted 3-2 to deny a Department of Natural Resources request for land acquisition for a wildlife management area at East Lost Lake. At their June 26 meeting, commissioners stated that...
July 5, 2012 - 1:35pm
County establishes emergency fund
Emergencies like the June 2010 tornado that struck Almora in southeastern Otter Tail County require financial resources, in addition to manpower. To that end, the county board of commissioners on June 26 approved establishment of an emergency reserve fund of up to $1 million, over...
July 5, 2012 - 12:58pm
June 13, 2012
County to put up invasive species billboards
The Otter Tail County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force, which has a goal of stopping the spread on invasives into lakes and rivers, is expanding...
June 13, 2012 - 3:13pm
November 23, 2011
Taking quilts, receiving memories
When walking into the Dent Community Center on a Tuesday or Wednesday morning, the sound of sewing machines and laughter ring down the hallways. Quilters...
community / entertainment / News / local
November 23, 2011 - 9:57am
July 5, 2010
Three people in critical condition after two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
UPDATED: 6:50 p.m. Three people are in critical condition and two others suffered other injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling...
July 5, 2010 - 10:39pm
Six injured in two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
Six people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling westbound on Highway 210 broadsided a 2005 Honda Odyssey minivan...
July 5, 2010 - 4:41pm
June 2, 2010
Three injured as Explorer pulling boat plunges into lake in Otter Tail County
An SUV pulling a boat on Highway 78 Sunday in Otter Tail County left the roadway and entered a body of water, leaving three people injured. The accident was reported at 4 p.m. on Middle Lake Road and Highway 78 near the town of Battle Lake, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The...
News / accidents
June 2, 2010 - 12:29pm
July 7, 2009
First-ever 'town auction' set in Ottertail July 11
A community-wide auction sale will debut in Ottertail July 11 For the first time, three organizations are teaming up to raise money for Ottertail community projects. The partners in the event are the Ottertail Lions, the Ottertail Business Association and Ottertail Rod and Gun...
community / entertainment / News
July 7, 2009 - 12:02pm
April 21, 2009
Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids to be detoured due to flooding
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids before noon today due to water on the roadway. Traffic will be detoured onto Highway 59, Otter Tail County Road 28 and Otter Tail County Road 21 until further notice. For more information: ---...
April 21, 2009 - 9:09am
April 17, 2009
Township Historian meeting April 23 at Ottertail Community Center
The Otter Tail County Historical Society's annual Township Historian meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, at the Ottertail Community Center in Ottertail. The evening begins with a potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m. Please bring a dish to share; coffee and lemonade will be provided....
April 17, 2009 - 7:00am
April 3, 2009
Flood-fighting firefighters from Otter Tail
First year Otter Tail County Commissioner John Lindquist was among a trio of Dalton Volunteer Firefighters who were at the scene of the Red River...
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
April 2, 2009
East Otter Tail lends hand on Red River
Hundreds upon hundreds of East Otter Tail area volunteers will never forget their contribution in fighting the Red River Valley flood of 2009--the...
April 2, 2009 - 7:00am
March 30, 2009
New crop of Master Gardeners earns diplomas
Gardening may be our salvation during these times of grave economic distress... Gardening: To put food on the family's table. Gardening:...
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am
March 25, 2009
Lund issued permit for fishing tourney
Staff reports Over $30,000 in prize money is up for grabs at the Lund Mania Fishing Tournament set for July 3 on Otter Tail Lake. Lund and the community group helping to organize the event completed the most crucial task in the planning phase this week by obtaining the necessary...
March 25, 2009 - 12:21pm