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Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
Looking for a little loot? You might find it at Arvig Park
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
Load shaken but not spilled after leaving Highway 78
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
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
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
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
March 29, 2014
Deer management: DNR, MDHA officials listen to public
BEMIDJI — Come fall, Bemidji will host the Minnesota Governor’s Deer Opener, but many area hunters wonder if there will be many deer for them and the weekend visitors to hunt. Earlier this week, officials of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association and the Minnesota Department...
March 29, 2014 - 9:20am
March 22, 2014
Still good fishing to be had on the Minnesota ice
Spring has officially arrived, but we still have plenty of ice on the area lakes. It looks like we will continue to have ice available for ice anglers for at least the next two or three weeks (or four or five!). The season is closed for walleye, northern, and bass...
March 22, 2014 - 1:24pm
ATV restrictions will be enforced
With warm weather on the way, many all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders are anxious to hit the trails, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds riders to be aware of riding restrictions in some parts of the state due to wet conditions or closures. Between April 1 and Aug.
March 22, 2014 - 1:23pm
March 14, 2014
State indoor archery tournament in DL April 4-6
DETROIT LAKES — The Minnesota state target archery indoor tournament will be held in Detroit Lakes the weekend of April 4 at Kent Freeman Arena. As many as a thousand competitive archers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Dakotas and Canada will participate in three days of competition....
March 14, 2014 - 12:35pm
March 1, 2014
Prepare ahead to get ice houses off lakes
This last week we had many anglers remove fish houses from area lakes, especially the lakes south of highways 10 and 34. This Monday, March 3, all houses south have to be off. The lakes north will have two more weeks before shelters need to be removed. The melt we had a couple...
March 1, 2014 - 2:14pm
Sharptails are a delight in the outdoors and on the table
I recently enjoyed a savory meal of ruffed grouse and sharp-tailed grouse breasts, legs, and thighs served alongside mounds of mouth-watering wild rice. The two species of grouse, as well as the wild rice, were all harvested from Clearwater and Hubbard counties by yours truly. As...
March 1, 2014 - 11:56am
New fishing licenses needed for fishing Minnesota this weekend
If you’re planning to go fishing in Minnesota this weekend, make sure you buy a new fishing license first. The old licenses expire today. If my experience is any indication, there’s going to be some confusion about this. Like pretty much everyone else, I’d been under...
March 1, 2014 - 11:52am
February 27, 2014
Possible record catch could land angler in trouble
DULUTH — A potential ice fishing world-record lake trout caught by a northern Minnesota man earlier this month has been confiscated from a...
February 27, 2014 - 8:55am
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.
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.
January 7, 2014 - 4:12pm