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Save the eagles--Go lead free: Fish & Wildlife Service is urging deer hunters to use non-toxic ammo
DL girl sustains minor injuries in collision with semi Monday evening
Faith, Goals, Life: Area schools 'beat' bullying, book Florida Georgia Line drummer for motivational events
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Hawley man killed, three others badly hurt in Becker County crash
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Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
Tschider accepts soccer scholarship to Augustana
Laker volleyball gaining late-season momentum
Laker boys XC heads to sections with win at Park Rapids
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
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
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
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
June 21, 2017
Bakko family welcomes son
Brayden James Bakko, son of Jason and Kim (Wells) Bakko, Ottertail, was born June 10, 2017, at Perham Health in Perham. He weighed 8 pounds,...
June 21, 2017 - 11:59am
March 14, 2017
Homeowner charged with arson after fire destroys Ottertail home
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Fire heavily damaged a home here Saturday night, March 11, resulting in officials calling it a complete loss, an Otter...
March 14, 2017 - 8:26am
November 26, 2016
Crime and accidents
Wednesday, Nov. 9 At 11:01 a.m. a phone and an e-cigarette were stolen from a motor vehicle while it was parked beside Jimmy John's. At 12:12 p.m. a caller reported items had been taken from a motor vehicle while it was parked at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. At 1:39 p.m. a caller...
November 26, 2016 - 9:44am
September 16, 2016
Body found overnight in parking lot at Hoot N Holler in Ottertail
An unattended body was found overnight on Sept. 16 at the Hoot N Holler parking lot in Ottertail, Minn. Staff at the Hoot-N-Holler confirmed a deceased man was found in the parking lot of the restaurant. Calls to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department office have not been returned...
September 16, 2016 - 2:58pm
February 11, 2016
Water park to return after roof collapse
Thumper Pond representatives recently announced plans to rebuild the resort’s popular water park following the roof collapse last April. Brad...
February 11, 2016 - 5:55am
December 10, 2015
Thumper Pond saga: Water park replacement plan under review
Debris is gone from this spring’s collapse of the roof over the water park and spa at Thumper Pond in Ottertail near the shores of Ottertail...
December 10, 2015 - 5:15am
May 21, 2015
Cause of Thumper Pond Lodge roof collapse still unknown; major renovation planned
OTTERTAIL, Minn.--Investigators still haven't determined what caused an April 14 collapse of the roof over the waterpark and spa at Thumper Pond...
May 21, 2015 - 8:51am
May 14, 2015
Fire destroys Ottertail, Minn., apartment building
OTTERTAIL, Minn.—Several fire departments were unable to stop a blaze from destroying an apartment building here Wednesday night. The fire at 40283 Otter Road, reported at about 4:30 p.m., did not cause any injuries, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office stated in a news release....
May 14, 2015 - 8:29am
April 17, 2015
Cause of Thumper Pond roof collapse may not be known for weeks
OTTTERTAIL, Minn. - The general manager of Thumper Pond Resort says it may be weeks before it’s known what caused the catastrophic collapse...
April 17, 2015 - 12:52pm
June 5, 2014
Ottertail to host first OtterJam this Saturday
The city of Ottertail is getting a rockin’ new summer event. The first ever OtterJam, a day-long music festival featuring local and national...
June 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 3, 2013
Entries sought for Otter Fest parade, ‘Otter Idol’
Organizers of the 2013 Otter Fest are seeking contestants for Otter Idol and entries for the parade. Registration forms and more information may be found online at visitottertail.com, or by calling Lori Field at 367-3014. Entries will be accepted through the end of July. Otter...
July 3, 2013 - 10:29am
October 10, 2012
Resort owners invited to Thumper Pond gala
The Congress of Minnesota Resorts is hosting its annual Fall Conference at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail. All Minnesota resort owners and managers are invited to attend this event, regardless of their membership in the organization. Your experiences are valuable, they can help...
October 10, 2012 - 12:10pm
May 11, 2012
'Hop' into Ottertail's new '50s-style diner
There's a new spot to hit for malts, root beer floats, sundaes, burger baskets, all-day breakfast and more in Ottertail - At The Hop Diner. With...
May 11, 2012 - 2:10pm
December 24, 2011
Suspect sought in pepper-spray robbery at Ottertail hotel
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - Otter Tail County authorities are searching for a man who robbed the Thumper Pond Hotel here early this morning after he sprayed an employee in the face with pepper spray. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: The incident happened about 4:30 a...
December 24, 2011 - 1:54pm
March 3, 2010
Ottertail to wait on adopting 3 percent lodging tax
After meeting with representatives from various lodging institutions, Ottertail City Council member Terry Wagenman reported to the rest of the council that the group has decided to wait on adopting a lodging tax for the city. The concept of imposing a 3 percent lodging tax was recently...
March 3, 2010 - 10:47am