Skip to main content
COLA presents annual awards
School Starts: Enrollment even higher than expected
Another year of successful turtle races
Hoot’s Sports recognized platinum dealer
Sturdevant named Rotarian of the year: Additional Rotarians recognized for Paul Harris contributions
Quick start for Yellowjackets at Shocky Strand
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
VB: Yellowjackets get revenge on Thief River Falls
East Grand Forks outlasts Perham
Boys cross country returns with a lot of experience
Beulah "Bea" Crabb
Haverland ~ Hardy
Births this week
Engagement this week
Births this week
Heartfelt memories of a long-standing family tradition
‘Vote No’ source shouldn’t be anonymous
Keeping roads safe, now and for the long haul
Corny story: moonshining with Minnesota 13
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
September 26, 2013
Most tourists have ‘very positive’ perceptions of county, survey shows
The results of Otter Tail Country Tourism Association’s branding study are in, and they reveal an interesting conundrum for those trying to market the area to bring in more visitors. The study revealed that most people who have visited Otter Tail County have positive perceptions...
News / local
September 26, 2013 - 3:50pm
August 28, 2013
Survey expected to help grow tourism in county
The Otter Tail Country Tourism Association has teamed up with the University of Minnesota to survey tourists about what makes the Otter Tail County area so attractive, in hopes of finding out what creates and retains tourism. The project, led by a team from the Center for Small...
News / region
August 28, 2013 - 2:54pm
June 27, 2013
Tourism jobs on the rise in Otter Tail County
The number of jobs related to leisure and hospitality is expected to increase in Otter Tail County over the next eight years. That’s good news for economic development leaders and county residents in general. As a county known for its 1,000 lakes, this area of west central...
News / region
June 27, 2013 - 2:06pm
ZZ Top in Ottertail? Rock concerts could be coming this summer
Rock fans may get to see and hear some of their favorite music legends close to home this summer, if the dream of an Ottertail Concert Series comes true. Brad Morgan and his partner Marv Anderson are the two guys behind the proposed venture. Morgan attended the Feb.
business / News / entertainment
February 27, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 31, 2011
Homing in on invasives
About 70 members of dock and lift companies, resort owners, lake associations and others interested in controlling aquatic invasive species gathered Tuesday morning for training -- courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Darrin Hoverson, DNR invasive species specialist...
local / News
March 31, 2011 - 10:33am
January 26, 2011
Perham Chamber asks for help to market the city
The staff and board of the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce believe Perham is a great place to be and are working to make sure everyone else knows it too. The Chamber recently unveiled plans for an extended, aggressive marketing campaign with help from Chamber members. The plan,...
local / business / News
January 26, 2011 - 3:00pm
April 16, 2008
Ottertail is site for tourism office
A tourism office promoting Otter Tail County will soon open in Ottertail city, which is centrally located and supports a wide variety of year-round activities that draw visitors to the lakes area. Wade Mills, President of the Otter Tail Country Tourism Association, and Jane Aschnewitz...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008
RV-camping needed to bolster area tourism
More camping, RV and lodging options were one of the travel-tourism priorities that emerged during a discussion of Perham's future economic development. Various topics, from industrial to retail to medical services, were discussed during an open forum Jan. 31.
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am