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Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Montana man hunting for pheasants shoots, kills rapidly-approaching grizzly bear
A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Otter Tail County
September 23, 2010
Dead Lake returns to mother nature after 8-year battle
Rain may have fallen on Dead Lake, but it did not rain on anyone's parade on September 15. Members of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR),...
September 23, 2010 - 10:35am
July 18, 2010
Two hurt when deer bounces off vehicle and through windshield of oncoming car
Two Battle Lake residents were injured in a two-vehicle collision with a deer Saturday morning at the junction of Highway 108 and Otter Tail County Road 41 North. Ronald V. Hanson, 68 and Elizabeth M. Hanson, 66, both of Battle Lake suffered non life-threatening injuries, according...
July 18, 2010 - 1:41pm
July 15, 2010
Hundreds of Otter Tail County residents lose power in Wednesday morning storm
About 2,400 customers in a dozen towns in Otter Tail and Grant Counties lost power in the storm that blew through Wednesday morning. Customers lost power around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.
July 15, 2010 - 11:04am
June 24, 2010
Once destined for big lakeshore development, Dead Lake acreage is now preserved
Two hundred acres on Dead Lake will forever remain undeveloped, The Trust for Public Land and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced recently. The conservation deal concludes a battle over the proposed Blue Heron Bay development on Dead Lake. According to a news...
June 24, 2010 - 2:26pm
June 18, 2010
Bemidji woman injured in crash near Battle Lake
A Bemidji woman was injured in a broadside accident Friday afternoon near Battle Lake. The accident was reported at 1:39 p.m. at Highway 210 and Highway 78. Sherry L. Tucker, 61, of Bemidji was transported by Ringdahl Ambulance to Lake Region Hospital with non life-threatening...
June 18, 2010 - 10:46pm
May 31, 2010
Three injured as Explorer pulling boat plunges into lake in Otter Tail County
An SUV pulling a boat on Highway 78 Sunday in Otter Tail County left the roadway and entered a body of water, leaving three people injured. The accident was reported at 4 p.m. on Middle Lake Road and Highway 78 near the town of Battle Lake, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The...
May 31, 2010 - 1:39pm
February 9, 2010
Elbow Lake man gets 12 years for abduction, rape of teenage girl
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
February 9, 2010 - 8:35am
March 18, 2009
Otter Tail County Green Day is coming
The Otter Tail County Garden Day will be held April 4 at the Underwood Public School. This year, two keynote speakers will be featured -- Tom Geiser, local hometown favorite and former co-owner of Landscapes by Tom and Greg, will lead off the day at 9 a.m. Endnote speaker, Eric...
March 18, 2009 - 10:30am
February 27, 2009
Fargo man in critical condition after head-on collision in Otter Tail County
FARGO - A 48-year-old Fargo man is in critical condition at a hospital here following a head-on collision Thursday morning on Highway 59 in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Paul Polzin, 48, was driving a 2001 Buick southbound about 9:23 a.m.
February 27, 2009 - 12:59pm
January 14, 2009
Barroom bragging lands snowmobiler in jail
Snowmobiler Cody Vanlith, 22, Maple Lake, learned a lesson about bragging after his barroom tale ended up getting him arrested on Saturday night. The story started on Friday, January 9, when the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a snowmobile for operating against...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Snow clearing big business for New York Mills couple
NEW YORK MILLS - For a New York Mills couple, plowing snow is an enjoyable winter activity and small business at the same time. Sometimes though,...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Jobless Minnesotans eligible for free tuition at MSCTC-Fergus Falls
Jobless Minnesotans may be eligible to receive free tuition at the Minnesota State Community and Technical Colleg Fergus Falls campus. President Ann Valentine announced today some classes beginning next week are not full, so the campus is making the openings available for people...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Why did people choose Otter Tail County?
PERHAM - Wanted: Rural folks interested in preserving the history of their township. With Minnesota's 150th year of statehood being celebrated all year long, there is hardly a better time to be thinking about history -- be it in St. Paul or in Norwegian Grove Township, Otter Tail...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
County considers dog bite policy for strays
Stray dogs are a problem in Wadena County, according to Carolyn Hartman, coordinator of the Wadena County Humane Society, and commissioners agreed to look into developing a policy to address the issue. "I'm just concerned about what will happen in the future," Hartman said. "You...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am