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Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Weekly police report - June 14 edition
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
Laraine M. Paulsen
Curtis C. Morken
Ruth Ann Dretsch
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Turtle Fest events dodge raindrops Saturday
Perham Health awards scholarships
Grand Parade highlights Friday’s Turtle Fest
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Otter Tail Lake
April 26, 2018
Lake ice out expected to break records
Otter Tail County conservation officer Tricia Plautz said with above freezing temperatures becoming more common, she is advising anglers to observe...
April 26, 2018 - 10:27am
February 8, 2018
Vehicles crash through thin ice on Otter Tail Lake
Sheriff deputies reported that two vehicles crashed through thin ice on Otter Tail Lake Saturday evening. Feb. 3. One incident took place on the north side of the lake and the other on the south side. Occupants of both vehicles were able to escape, unharmed. The first incident took...
February 8, 2018 - 9:06am
December 16, 2017
Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
A public hearing for the redetermination of benefits for Ditch 48, in Otto Township west of New York Mills, will be held Jan. 22, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the County Law Enforcement Center in Ottertail City. The meeting will be held for property owners within the Ditch 48 catchment basin...
December 16, 2017 - 11:20am
February 1, 2017
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
It all started with pain and pressure in her chest. Jan Nermoe was working out at the Perham Area Community Center eight years ago when she experienced...
February 1, 2017 - 4:01pm
March 12, 2015
Otter Tail Lake seeing unusual ice heave
Ice is a normal part of winter along Minnesota’s lakes. However, this year, some property owners on Otter Tail County Lakes are dealing with...
March 12, 2015 - 12:01pm
January 19, 2015
Man arrested after driving car into lake
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. – One man was arrested after driving into Otter Tail Lake, Minn., on Saturday night. According to police, around 9 p.m. Saturday a man drove into open water on Otter Tail Lake, about 20 miles north and east of Fergus Falls, Minn. The...
January 19, 2015 - 11:09am
July 8, 2013
Man loses consciousness, pulse after shallow dive on Otter Tail Lake
A man who dove into shallow water on Otter Tail Lake on the Fourth of July has been life-flighted to a hospital near the Twin Cities. Gene Erickson, age 35, of Breckenridge, Minn., dove head-first off a dock on the east side of the lake into water that was approximately 3-feet...
July 8, 2013 - 10:41am
April 19, 2013
Proposed RV park won’t be subject to an EIS
The process that will eventually end with acceptance or rejection of a proposed campground near the southeast side of Otter Tail Lake will not include an Environmental Impact Statement, as determined by the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners. The board decided at a meeting last...
April 19, 2013 - 2:28pm
March 6, 2013
Sheriff’s officers nab alleged serial burglars
Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Adam Sundby and Adam Devorak, both age 25, were arrested Friday after early morning burglaries that day at homes along Highway 78 near Otter Tail Lake, which they were...
March 6, 2013 - 4:45pm