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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
June 9, 2014
Public input sought on walleye, bass regulations in OTC
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold two public meetings to provide updated information on the existing walleye regulation on North and South Lida, Venestrom and Mud lakes in Otter Tail County. The first meeting will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Lake...
June 9, 2014 - 6:41am
May 23, 2014
DNR lifts burning restrictions in Minnesota counties
Burning restrictions were lifted in all Minnesota counties as of Friday, May 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR is lifting the restrictions due to decreased fire danger because of wet conditions and green up moving northward. Those seeking to...
May 23, 2014 - 1:29pm
April 10, 2014
Obtain permits for open burning
Residents are reminded that permits are required for open burning and those permits have limitations, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. An open burning permit is required for any fire larger than 3 feet in diameter and when the ground is not covered by...
April 10, 2014 - 2:22pm
April 7, 2014
DNR encourages homeowners to complete necessary open burning
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages homeowners to complete necessary open burning now, as restrictions will take effect shortly after snowmelt occurs. “Warm temperatures will continue to erode the snowpack in the next few weeks,” said Larry Himanga, DNR...
April 7, 2014 - 1:15pm
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
December 6, 2013
Guest Editorial: 5 years later: A promise of cleaner water and a healthier environment
Five years ago this month, Minnesotans went to the polls and took a bold action and approved a landmark conservation initiative known as the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. Around this time of Thanksgiving, I’d like to reflect on this important constitutional amendment....
December 6, 2013 - 11:07am
November 25, 2013
DNR warns of thin ice danger
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said this week that the thin layers of ice currently forming on Minnesota waters are not safe. The DNR recommends that anyone heading out on the ice carry a set of ice picks, check with a local bait shop or resort about ice conditions,...
November 25, 2013 - 2:41pm
November 14, 2013
Minnesota deer kill down 8 percent from last year
Minnesota’s deer kill after the first three days of the season was down 8 percent from last year, the Department of Natural Resources reported Wednesday. According to the DNR, hunters shot 77,008 deer during the first three days of the firearms season. Leslie McInenly, DNR big...
November 14, 2013 - 12:46pm
September 26, 2013
DNA test confirms identity of wolf that bit teen
A wolf killed at a Lake Winnibigoshish campground after an attack on a teenager has been confirmed as the wolf that bit the 16-year-old, officials said Thursday. DNA testing done by forensic scientists at the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the University of California-Davis...
September 26, 2013 - 3:01pm
September 20, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Maple Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Maple Lake in Douglas County after responding to a report of zebra mussels attached to the wheel of a boatlift in the lake earlier this month. DNR staff searched several docks, lifts...
September 20, 2013 - 11:28am
August 29, 2013
Wolf believed to have bitten Minnesota boy tests negative for rabies
A 75 lb.
August 29, 2013 - 11:20am
August 28, 2013
DNR pilot looks for lakeshore violations, illegal activity
Area lakeshore owners who occasionally borrow their neighbor’s weed roller to clear out the aquatic vegetation in the water around their dock...
August 28, 2013 - 2:33pm
July 26, 2013
More businesses now fall under AIS training requirement
Businesses that decontaminate, rent or lease boats or other water-related equipment will now be required to attend aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and acquire a permit under a state law change that took effect July 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Before...
July 26, 2013 - 9:52am
July 10, 2013
Minnesota's wolf population down nearly 25 percent
DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota's northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down about 700 from the most recent...
July 10, 2013 - 10:38am