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Vergas child airlifted to Fargo after lawn mowing accident
Driver of potato truck injured in crash near Perham
Crew cleans hazardous material at Otter Tail County Recycling Center
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 volleyball knocks off Barnesville in HOL clash
Perham tennis gets win over rival, Wadena-Deer Creek
A leader on and off the field
Yellowjackets ready for homecoming game with Park Rapids
Perham swimmers continue to cut time
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
Vergas child airlifted to Fargo after lawn mowing accident
February 20, 2014
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching
Snow, cold and a slow bite has some ice anglers removing permanent fish houses from Minnesota waterways earlier than normal, report conservation officers (CO) with the Department of Natural Resources. Dark houses, fish houses and portables must be off the ice of inland waters...
February 20, 2014 - 2:19pm
February 19, 2014
DNR eagle camera goes live with streaming video from metro nest
America’s national bird, the bald eagle, is about to become a regular visitor in homes, offices and classrooms across the state, thanks to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ nongame wildlife program and the citizens who donate to it, either directly or when filing...
February 19, 2014 - 10:45am
February 9, 2014
Fishing: Not too early to look ahead to open water season
I know we are still weeks away from the end of the ice fishing season, but it is not too early to pay attention to what is in store for us for this upcoming open water season. The ice bite can be a good lake indicator for the potential bite for the open water season. The good bite...
February 9, 2014 - 12:38pm
January 18, 2014
License available for rough fish removal in OTC
People interested in applying for the commercial fishing license that allows the removal of rough fish from lakes and streams in northwestern Otter Tail County should contact the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by Friday, Jan. 31. An application to transfer the license...
January 18, 2014 - 12:57pm
January 15, 2014
102 Metrodome seats to be installed at Tuffy’s Stadium
The Perham Stadium Committee has secured the purchase of 102 Metrodome seats to be installed at Tuffy's Stadium/Al Krueger Field. The cost...
January 15, 2014 - 4:35pm
January 10, 2014
M State Line Worker program fishing for scholarship support
BAUDETTE, Minn. – Holes for Poles is back. After a one-year hiatus, the popular Holes for Poles ice fishing fundraiser is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23, on Lake of the Woods. The event will help fund scholarships for students in Minnesota State Community and...
January 10, 2014 - 5:04pm
January 7, 2014
Mark Ceynowa named to 2013 All-State Trapshooting Team
BUFFALO, Minn. — The Minnesota Trapshooting Association recently named the 2013 All-State Trapshooting Teams. Mark Ceynowa, of Perham, was honored for his shooting ability by placement on the 2013 Minnesota All-State Veteran’s second team. To qualify for this prestigious...
January 7, 2014 - 4:12pm
December 10, 2013
Winner of Big Buck Contest Announced
Scott McCall of Baxter, MN, shot this 15-point buck on opening morning, south of NY Mills. For his winning entry, McCall will receive $25 in...
December 10, 2013 - 11:12am
November 26, 2013
Spearing bans on Beers and West Battle Lake rescinded Dec. 2
According to Minnesota DNR Area Fisheries Supervisor Jim Wolters, the spearing bans on Beers and West Battle Lakes will be rescinded effective Dec. 2. However, the special protected slot length regulation for northern pike (no harvest of pike from 24-36”, one over 36” in possession)...
November 26, 2013 - 4:37pm
October 30, 2013
Wolf Lake Shooting Club Sight-in-Days
Wolf Lake Shooting Club Sight-in-Days Nov 2 1:00pm -Dark Nov 3 1:00pm -Dark Nov 6 3:00pm -Dark Nov 7 3:00pm -Dark Nov 8 1:00pm -Dark Cost is $5 a gun this includes: covered range, targets and use of spotting scope and to replace backstops as needed. Range will...
October 30, 2013 - 2:40pm
October 10, 2013
Rice guy: Backman watches and shoots ducks from his layout boat on one of Minnesota’s popular wild rice lakes
ON BIG RICE LAKE, NEAR VIRGINIA, Minn. — Morning is just breaking over Big Rice Lake, and John Backman is right where he loves to be. He’s semi-reclined in his layout boat, surrounded by more than 2,000 acres of golden wild rice and three dozen bobbing decoys. His Winchester...
October 10, 2013 - 11:03am
October 8, 2013
Minnesota sees fewer applicants for wolf hunting licenses
The allure of shooting or trapping a wolf in Minnesota may be declining - See more at: http://www.dl-online.com/content/minnesota-sees-fewer-applicants-wolf-hunting-licenses#sthash.fn7WaFX9.dpuf Applications...
October 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
September 5, 2013
Well shoot! Shooting event open to Perham area youth
Boys and girls ages 12 to 16 are invited to participate in Youth Day at the Fort Thunder Road Shooting Center in Perham this Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by the East Otter Tail Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, the event will feature a meal,...
September 5, 2013 - 10:05am
August 19, 2013
Trappers education course this week
The Minnesota Trappers Association is holding a Trappers Education Course. It will be held at Dewey’s Taxidermy located at 63539 340th Street in Wadena on August 19 and 21 from 6-9 p.m. and also on Saturday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone born after December 31, 1989...
August 19, 2013 - 12:51pm
Deer Hunting: Lottery coming to NW MN permit areas
By Brad Dokken/FORUM News Service GRAND FORKS – Hunters in many permit areas of far northwest Minnesota, where the Department of Natural Resources was offering as many as five deer tags just a few years ago, will have to watch the calendar this year if they want a shot at a permit...
August 19, 2013 - 10:11am