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Fair Play: Snapshots from the 2015 East Otter Tail County Fair
Lake improvement districts hold annual meetings, discuss drainage plan
Prepping portables: Temporary classrooms installed at HOTL
Catholic WorkCamp volunteers serve Lakes area
Local area students spend week at RYLA camp
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
Blues eliminate Buzz from post-season
John "Buddy" Orville Gleason Jr.
Schornack ~ Mitchell
Births this week
Engagement this week
Births this week
Births this week
New storage facility comes to Main Street in Perham
In the Write Zone
Things happen for a reason, not always happy reasons
Survival of the fittest: immigrating to Minnesota
St. Urho Finnish Wife Carrying Contest a head scratcher of a tradition
Cherry picking: A metaphor for life, and more importantly, pie
September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
On the evening of Friday September 19, a few storms moved in from southern Manitoba, and one quickly became severe. A Tornado Warning was issued...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
July 24, 2013
Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about...
News / state
July 24, 2013 - 10:05am
June 13, 2012
A house blown apart, a family brought together
Two years ago this week, a tornado rampaged through the New York Mills area, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. Brad and Bridget Weller's...
News / local / community / features
June 13, 2012 - 2:23pm
June 17, 2011
Last year's Wadena tornado: Rebuilding from the rubble
Wadena, Minn. - It's been one year today since two EF4 tornadoes ripped through the small town of Wadena, leaving behind a widespread trail of...
June 17, 2011 - 8:45am
April 18, 2011
Vergas architect involved in planning for Wadena tornado memorial
Mim Maas presented plans for a tornado memorial garden at Fink Park by the swimming pool to the Wadena City Council Tuesday. The council accepted the recommendation from the Park Board and allowed the project to proceed. The work for the blueprint of the garden was donated. Craig...
local / News
April 18, 2011 - 3:20pm
April 6, 2011
NY Mills student plans fundraiser for tornado victims
Michael Meyer, a junior at New York Mills High School, has planned a fundraiser for the Wadena and Otter Tail County tornado victims. The event, which is a talent show called Youth's Got Talent, will take place on Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at St. Ann's Church in Wadena. A free...
local / education / News
April 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 23, 2010
FEMA begins assessment in Wadena
Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were in Wadena, Minn., Tuesday to begin assessing tornado damage to homes and private businesses. FEMA officials are working with the state of Minnesota and the U.S.
June 23, 2010 - 10:37am
June 20, 2010
'Everything's gone': Bluffton family begins the process of starting
Sue and Tim Volkman rushed home from their daughters' volleyball tournament Thursday to find little home actually left. A tornado that raged...
June 20, 2010 - 7:19am
April 16, 2008
Tornadoes and terror
On April 23, the Perham and Otter Tail County Emergency Management Teams will be conducting a drill involving a critical incident at Prairie Wind Middle School.
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am