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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 9, 2018
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
PlaceBase Productions, in partnership with the Otter Tail County Historical Society, will hold a Story Swap Series in four different communities to gather stories for an original, community-based theater production that will take place in September. Workshops will be held in Pelican...
April 9, 2018 - 10:41am
September 1, 2017
‘My world turned upside down’: Fire guts popular BBQ restaurant near Minnesota's Otter Tail Lake
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Elmer’s Texas Barbeque restaurant here was heavily damaged in an early morning fire, but no one was injured, area firefighters...
September 1, 2017 - 4:57pm
April 8, 2017
Witnesses report possible child abduction in Battle Lake area, police say
BATTLE LAKE—Battle Lake police are looking into a possible child abduction after they responded to witness reports Friday night, April...
April 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
July 6, 2016
Artist blossoms near Battle Lake
Forget watercolors, Mary Jo Wentz is having too much fun with alcohol inks. Her home studio on Blanche Lake (near Otter Tail Lake) holds an array...
July 6, 2016 - 11:55am
October 15, 2015
Woman identified in fatal crash near Battle Lake
The driver of a car involved in a head-on crash with a semi truck was killed on Highway 210 west of Battle Lake Wednesday morning, the State...
October 15, 2015 - 9:20am
June 25, 2015
New dinner theater show provides laughs, entertainment and good food
One boo, hiss and cheer at a time, organizers of a new melodramatic dinner theater in Battle Lake are hoping to make a splash in the Otter Tail...
June 25, 2015 - 5:10am
March 6, 2015
Redemption for Battle Lake in Section 6A final
MORRIS, Minn. – Battle Lake’s boys basketball team made sure history did not repeat itself Friday night. One year after suffering a heartbreaking, season-ending loss in the Minnesota Class 1A, Section 6 championship, No. 4-ranked Battle Lake claimed this year’s championship...
March 6, 2015 - 11:52pm
February 4, 2015
Barlund hot first half paces Hornets over Battlers
Kennady Barlund is on a roll and so are the Hornets as Frazee went on a tear to get up early on Battle Lake defeating the Battlers 49-41 in girls basketball Tuesday. “We got off to a great start as we scored the first 20 points,” Frazee head coach Dave Conzemius said. Barlund...
February 4, 2015 - 10:23am
October 2, 2014
Battle Lake School honored as National Blue Ribbon School
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Battle Lake School was honored Tuesday as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The kindergarten through 12th-grade school is one of eight schools in Minnesota to earn National Blue Ribbon honors, and one of four in the state...
October 2, 2014 - 9:22am
July 3, 2014
Battle Lake potter receives LRAC/McKnight artist fellowship
This year’s recipient of the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship for Visual Arts/Music Artists is ceramic artist Sean Scott of Pomme de Terre Pottery...
July 3, 2014 - 8:00am
May 31, 2014
Battle Lake to host art celebration
Battle Lake is celebrating their new streetscape and community-created art on June 7, and everyone is welcome to help them celebrate. A ribbon-cutting...
May 31, 2014 - 2:00pm
August 4, 2013
Battle Lake craft show scheduled for Aug. 10
Art of the Lakes will hold its annual Art & Craft Affair Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
August 4, 2013 - 11:00am
April 22, 2013
Battle Lake man arrested after truck ends up in slough
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Battle Lake man is facing drunken-driving charges after authorities received word he was sitting in his partially submerged pickup in a ditch south of town. Brady Muchow , 19, was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, driving...
April 22, 2013 - 9:01am
April 3, 2013
Battle Lake museum may soon be on National Register of Historic Places
BATTLE LAKE — Though he didn’t grow up in Prospect House, Jay Johnson has many, many memories of visiting his grandparents in the 18-room...
April 3, 2013 - 9:04am
March 28, 2013
Drunken 911 call at issue in custody case prompted by teen murder-suicide
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Battle Lake couple raising their 2-year-old granddaughter who was orphaned in a murder-suicide want to restrict visitation by her maternal grandmother after an “extremely concerning” 911 call. Darrin and Catherine Cox have custody of the 2-year-old, Emma,...
March 28, 2013 - 8:41am