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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Panthers send Lakers to defeat in overtime
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Finding that lost rod - lots of goofy things happen out on the lake
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
May 29, 2012
Three hurt in broadside collision near Dent
Three people were injured in a broadside crash today near Dent. The accident occurred when a 2003 Chevy Malibu, northbound on Otter Tail County Road 125, went through a stop sign at the Highway 108 junction. The Malibu was hit broadside by a 1997 Plymouth passenger van traveling...
May 29, 2012 - 3:17pm
May 10, 2012
Emergency communications to improve across Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County is one of many across Minnesota facing a narrow-banding compliance date of Jan. 1, 2013. The goal is to improve communications...
May 10, 2012 - 9:26am
November 13, 2011
Fergus Falls man with dementia found after accident near Brainerd
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - An 88-year-old man with dementia who left in a vehicle Friday from here was found today after getting into a car accident near Brainerd. George Alfred Hanson received a minor leg injury and was taken to Essentia Hospital in St. Joseph, according to a press release...
November 13, 2011 - 8:56am
March 14, 2011
Otter Tail deputy injured in crash
An Otter Tail County deputy was injured Monday morning in a two-car collision in northwestern Otter Tail County. A vehicle being driven by Hannah Miller, 22, of Rothsay, allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign and yield the right of way to the squad car, according to the Minnesota...
March 14, 2011 - 4:42pm
January 1, 2011
Many endured storm without power, water
Donna Myers and her husband, Galen, used the wood-burning stove in their three-season attached room to heat their Amenia, N.D., house Thursday night. "We have a generator, but it wouldn't start, of all days," she said.
January 1, 2011 - 3:40pm
November 12, 2010
Deputy: Reported contact with dog-knifing suspect false
A 23-year-old from Battle Lake, Minn., accused of slitting his dog's throat has had no contact with Denver police, and if he had, he'd have been...
November 12, 2010 - 4:30pm
Man accused of knifing dog may be in Colorado -- Warrant for his arrest does not allow for extradition in animal cruelty case
A 23-year-old man on the lam after being accused of felony-level animal cruelty may be in Denver, where a warrant for his arrest does not allow...
November 12, 2010 - 8:43am
September 6, 2010
15-year-old boy dead after Otter Tail ATV rollover
A 15-year-old Shakopee boy is dead after a three-person ATV he was driving rolled over south of Underwood in western Minnesota. KSAX-TV reports Monday that according to the Otter Tail County sheriff's office it happened about 6:20 p.m. Friday when a 2009 Polaris Ranger hit the edge...
September 6, 2010 - 4:04pm
July 5, 2010
3 people in critical condition after two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
Three people are in critical condition and two others suffered other injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersec-tion of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling westbound...
July 5, 2010 - 7:19pm
May 16, 2010
Motorcyclist injured in sideswipe accident near Battle Lake
A motorcycle and a car were involved in a sideswipe accident Friday night in Otter Tail County. The accident happened around 9:03 p.m. Friday on Highway 78 south of Battle Lake, Minn. According to a news release from the Minnesota State Patrol, the car, a 2000 Ford Focus, slowed...
May 16, 2010 - 11:23am
January 14, 2009
Big Stone II utilities, opponents make case
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Township tidbits for East Otter Tail
State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the Minnesota Town Finances Report. It is a comprehensive report on revenues, expenditures and debt for Minnesota's towns which analyzes the financial operations of the 1,788 towns in Minnesota for the calendar year ended December 31, 2007. In...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Otter Tail junk ordinance scrapped
After stiff opposition at four meetings around the county, the proposed Otter Tail County junkyard ordinance has been scrapped. Strong opposition, mostly from rural landowners and salvage operators, resulted in full-house meetings in Pelican Rapids, Fergus Falls, Parkers Prairie...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Hogging the profits? Agencies urge probe of Otter Tail
Officials from two state agencies are urging an independent investigation to determine whether Otter Tail Power Co.
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am