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Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
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Master Gardening Training
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Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
November 16, 2009
Property owner questions Ottertail condemnation
OTTERTAIL -- "I'm not coming here with anger or frustration, other than that I was left out," said Verle Blaha, addressing the Ottertail City Council at the Nov. 5 meeting. Blaha owns a piece of property containing an access road off of Highway 78 to the Thumper Pond properties...
November 16, 2009 - 7:43am
September 25, 2009
Neighbor shoots neighbor in alleged Ottertail break-in
OTTERTAIL - Otter Tail County authorities arrested two men after they reportedly tried to break into a trailer park residence here just after 12:30 a.m. Thursday. One of the men arrested was shot by the homeowner and treated at Perham Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries before...
September 25, 2009 - 9:55am
September 15, 2009
Man falls out of party bus near Ottertail
A Bemidji man was injured when he fell out of a party bus early Sunday morning on Highway 108 just east of Ottertail. Benjamin L. Frisk, 24, was taken to the Perham hospital, where he was treated and released, according to a hospital spokesman. He was standing by the steps to...
September 15, 2009 - 10:04am
September 13, 2009
City of Ottertail looking at 5 percent tax hike in 2010
OTTERTAIL -- After last year's zero percent tax levy, the Ottertail City Council agreed that the city will require more money to operate during the next year. At the September 3 meeting, the council approved a preliminary levy of 5 percent for 2010. If finalized, a 5 percent increase...
September 13, 2009 - 3:23pm
August 17, 2009
Ottertail Creamery draws over 1,000 visitors to see renovations
OTTERTAIL -- It's been 88 years since the old Ottertail Creamery experienced so much public attention. An estimated 1,000 people toured the...
August 17, 2009 - 10:58am
Otter Fest 2009 draws record turnout
OTTERTAIL -- Despite overcast skies and a cooler than average summer day, this year's annual Otter Fest city celebration on August 8 brought...
August 17, 2009 - 10:51am
July 22, 2009
Otter statue location in Ottertail rejected due to burial mounds in area
OTTERTAIL - A state archaeologist gave the official "no" to a request to place the city of Ottertail's metal otter statue near the Highway 78/108 intersection. At the July 16 Ottertail City Council meeting, Ottertail Lions Club member Jerry Smith informed the council that the archaeologist...
July 22, 2009 - 9:21am
July 17, 2009
Otter Tail County COLA to discuss managing septic systems, ordinances
The general board meeting of the Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) will be held Saturday, July 25, at 9 a.m. at the Community Center in Ottertail. Heidi Lindgren from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will present information pertinent to homeowners...
July 17, 2009 - 5:55pm
June 24, 2009
Ottertail's Smokin' Iron pulls off record-breaking event
A record-breaking Smokin' Iron event was pulled off Friday and Saturday in Ottertail, as the Region 3 Tractor Pull attracted the most ever hitches...
June 24, 2009 - 12:00pm
June 17, 2009
A smokin' legacy
The Smokin' Iron Tractor Pull has been something of a hidden treasure the last seven years, an event which is tucked away in the small and quaint...
June 17, 2009 - 12:17pm
Ottertail to host seventh annual Smokin' Iron
The National Tractor Pullers Association kicks off the Region III tour with competition set to take place in Ottertail, at 7 p.m. Friday and...
June 17, 2009 - 11:11am
September 25, 2008
A wild moose chase in Ottertail
At first glance, it appeared to many to be some sort of a practical joke: a moose cutout strategically placed in the middle of an autumn cornfield? And then the creature turned its head. Ottertail residents were greeted with a surprise visit from an unusual, and by all accounts,...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Ottertail COLA to discuss water plan
The Ottertail Coalition of Lake Associations will hold its last monthly meeting on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Ottertail Community Center beginning at 9 a.m. Darren Newville, District Manager of the East Otter Tail County Soil and Water Conservation District, will be the speaker...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 21, 2008
Ottertail opens new 'cop shop'
"The needs that we have can be better met by working out of the center of the county," explained Operations Lieutenant Mike Boen, who has an office at the new Sheriff's Operations Center in the city of Ottertail. Boen served as one of the facility's tour guides on September 13,...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Tales from the bark side: Fannie the beagle
Welcome back to the bark side of life here in Ottertail, where summer's magic show opens with a breath taking dawn and ebbs slowly into the west at sunset. Pinks, purples, oranges, reds and an assortment of other vivid colors parade across the sky in silent splendor. There are...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am