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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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
January 13, 2010
Truck driver survives devastating collision with train in Ottertail
OTTERTAIL -- Unharmed after a collision with a Canadian Pacific freight train, the driver of a grain truck commented that has "prayers were answered." The full size semi truck with a grain hopper was wrapped around the entire front end of the train-and pushed an estimated 700 feet...
January 13, 2010 - 9:49am
January 10, 2010
Otter Tail fish house break-ins reported
A spree of fish house break-ins on Otter Tail Lake is under investigation by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department. About five break-ins have been reported on the north side of Otter Tail Lake so far, and more may be discovered as owners come for weekend fishing. A wide range...
January 10, 2010 - 1:35pm
January 9, 2010
Thumper Pond reopens after illness outbreak
OTTERTAIL - Thumper Pond resort in Ottertail has reopened after voluntarily closing earlier this week because of an outbreak of illness. An undetermined number of people became ill with what is believed to be a norovirus, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Most of...
January 9, 2010 - 5:12pm
January 8, 2010
Benefit Saturday for Ottertail's Tim Barry
A silent auction, chili feed, hotdogs, and music, will all take place January 9, from 6 to 10 p.m., at a benefit for Tim Barry. Free will donations will be accepted at the benefit, held at Hoot and Hollers. Barry was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September. He is scheduled for...
January 8, 2010 - 8:52am
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