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Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Serena Langen reaches career milestone
Perham volleyball runs winning streak to nine with sweep of Hawley
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Herbert H. Limmer
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
September 27, 2012
763 kids get backpacks through Stuff the Bus
Volunteers came together from all around Otter Tail County on Aug. 7 to accept donations of school supplies for the annual Stuff the Bus campaign. The goal of this program is to ensure that as many children in the county as possible can start off their school year feeling prepared...
September 27, 2012 - 3:09pm
Perham woman takes the fight against cancer to Washington, D.C.
Last week, Robianne Schultz from Perham traveled to Washington, D.C., to represent cancer patients and survivors from the East Otter Tail County...
September 27, 2012 - 2:52pm
September 22, 2012
Women's Health and Fitness Day to be held at the PACC
On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Perham Area Community Center will celebrate National Women's Health & Fitness Day. An estimated 100,000 women of all ages will participate in health and fitness events at more than 1,400 community locations across the country as part of this year's e...
September 22, 2012 - 7:30am
August 12, 2012
Northland mosquitoes carry fatal disease
BRIMSON, Minn. - Vince Nelson placed a net full of mosquitoes into a cooler, closed the lid and checked off on his clipboard exactly where they came from. It was one of dozens of batches of bugs he's collected in the north woods this summer and packed off to a University of Minnesota...
August 12, 2012 - 7:35am
July 17, 2012
Anti-pesticide movement gaining ground in Lakes Country (VIDEO)
Frazee, MN (WDAY TV) - People in Lakes Country say they've had enough. They say pesticides from farm fields keep making them sick. They've part of an anti-pesticide movement that is gaining momentum. Their goal is showing the possible dangers of the air we breathe. Norma Smith -...
July 17, 2012 - 12:49pm
July 13, 2012
County to go smoke free
Starting Jan. 1, 2013, Otter Tail County buildings, grounds and vehicles will be smoke free. The new policy, approved by the county board of commissioners, will apply to county employees, visitors, contractors and others. County Wellness Coordinator, Janet Lindberg, presented a...
July 13, 2012 - 8:00am
February 15, 2012
ER patient charged with making up story
A man in the emergency room of a Wadena hospital claimed he had been assaulted by two Hispanic men and one black man. Police said he made up the story to get prescription drugs. Scott Michael Lowers, 36, was charged with attempt to commit a fifth-degree controlled substance crime...
February 15, 2012 - 11:54am
February 8, 2012
Not so common commute
Last year, the top speed in Jeremy Neuerburg's commute to work was 42 mph. That would be pretty slow in a car, but on a bicycle it's a different...
February 8, 2012 - 3:43pm
January 26, 2012
Celebrating mentors who guide, nurture along the way
This January marks the eleventh anniversary of National Mentoring Month, and today, Jan. 26, has been nationally proclaimed "Thank a Mentor Day." Mentoring programs throughout the state are celebrating the difference mentors make in the lives of young people. Across the country,...
January 26, 2012 - 1:40pm
January 25, 2012
A family worth fighting for
From the moment Stefanie Hurt gave birth, she looked forward to the experience of being a mom. From where she sat, her near-future schedule...
January 25, 2012 - 12:09pm
December 14, 2011
Crowds flock to Hospital's Open House
Perham Health opened its doors to the public for the first time on Sunday, welcoming swarms of community members to an Open House. The new facility...
December 14, 2011 - 9:02am
October 27, 2011
West Fargo student in critical condition after brain aneurysm
FARGO - A 17-year-old West Fargo High School senior was in critical condition at a Fargo hospital Wednesday after suffering a severe brain aneurysm Tuesday evening. Eleni Wilson collapsed during nightly Drama Club practice at the school, where she and her classmates were preparing...
October 27, 2011 - 10:10am
August 3, 2011
Otter Tail County sees increase in abortions
While the state saw a 7 percent drop in abortions from 2009 to 2010, Otter Tail County saw an increase, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Otter Tail County residents contriubted to 10 of the state's 11,505 abortions in 2010. In 2009, the number was between zero and...
August 3, 2011 - 3:00pm
February 16, 2011
March could see peak in flu season
The worst part of flu season could be right around the corner. Mary Mayer, infection control director at the Perham Memorial Hospital and Home, said that now until the end of March is when the PMHH typically sees the most flu cases. "It hasn't been a terribly bad flu season yet,"...
February 16, 2011 - 3:00pm
January 12, 2011
Hamann Family Dentistry to help give smiles to kids
Hamann Family Dentistry of Perham is teaming up with dental professionals across the state to once again provide free care to children whose families cannot afford to pay for the care. Free care will be offered on Friday, Feb. 4 to children whose families cannot afford to pay for...
January 12, 2011 - 3:00pm