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Four hurt in two-car crash near Perham
Waubun man charged for bindle of heroin
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
Minn. gubernatorial candidate Otto chooses running mate
Labine, SJU relay, headed to nationals
Bowling team seventh at state tournament
Lakers make big jump at state True Team
GOLF: Laker boys defend at Jordan, second at North South Classic
Rebels limit Laker hitting in 5-1 win
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
John "Jack" Burns
Darla Kay Soholt
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
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
August 17, 2009
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
Tubing event winds up pretty uneventful
Last week, and for the first time this season, I went tubing down the Ottertail River. Now, you may (or may not) remember a column I wrote about a month ago concerning tubbing, another hobby of mine which involves paddling a large plastic storage tub around a reasonably sized body...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
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
July 23, 2008
Scrappy opponents want Otter Tail County to scrap proposed junkyard law
If nearly 150 people at an informational meeting had their way, Otter Tail County's "Junkyard Ordinance" rough draft would be headed immediately to the scrap heap. County officials had their backs against the walls -- literally -- at the July 9 New York Mills meeting. The county's...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Otter Tail requests rate increase
ST. PAUL - Minnesota regulators will decide whether to grant Otter Tail Power Co. its first electric utility rate increase in more than two decades. The Fergus Falls-based utility told regulators in a Tuesday hearing that it needs more revenue for the company to remain financially...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
Bo Peep of the 21st century
Welcome back to the bark side of life here in Ottertail, where the night has given way to a golden morning; replete with birdsong, flowers, and calming quiet not often found here at Rosswood. The dogs lay silently in their kennels after a night of singing back at coyotes and other...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am