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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
Picturesque Cooking: Summer class at DL's Boys & Girls Club teaches gardening, cooking – and photography
Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
PREVIEW: Laker football opponents in for DL’s culture shock
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
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
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
May 29, 2012
Three hurt in broadside collision near Dent
Three people were injured in a broadside crash today near Dent. The accident occurred when a 2003 Chevy Malibu, northbound on Otter Tail County Road 125, went through a stop sign at the Highway 108 junction. The Malibu was hit broadside by a 1997 Plymouth passenger van traveling...
May 29, 2012 - 3:17pm
May 10, 2012
Emergency communications to improve across Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County is one of many across Minnesota facing a narrow-banding compliance date of Jan. 1, 2013. The goal is to improve communications...
May 10, 2012 - 9:26am
November 13, 2011
Fergus Falls man with dementia found after accident near Brainerd
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - An 88-year-old man with dementia who left in a vehicle Friday from here was found today after getting into a car accident near Brainerd. George Alfred Hanson received a minor leg injury and was taken to Essentia Hospital in St. Joseph, according to a press release...
November 13, 2011 - 8:56am
March 14, 2011
Otter Tail deputy injured in crash
An Otter Tail County deputy was injured Monday morning in a two-car collision in northwestern Otter Tail County. A vehicle being driven by Hannah Miller, 22, of Rothsay, allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign and yield the right of way to the squad car, according to the Minnesota...
March 14, 2011 - 4:42pm
January 1, 2011
Many endured storm without power, water
Donna Myers and her husband, Galen, used the wood-burning stove in their three-season attached room to heat their Amenia, N.D., house Thursday night. "We have a generator, but it wouldn't start, of all days," she said.
January 1, 2011 - 3:40pm
November 12, 2010
Deputy: Reported contact with dog-knifing suspect false
A 23-year-old from Battle Lake, Minn., accused of slitting his dog's throat has had no contact with Denver police, and if he had, he'd have been...
November 12, 2010 - 4:30pm
Man accused of knifing dog may be in Colorado -- Warrant for his arrest does not allow for extradition in animal cruelty case
A 23-year-old man on the lam after being accused of felony-level animal cruelty may be in Denver, where a warrant for his arrest does not allow...
November 12, 2010 - 8:43am
July 5, 2010
3 people in critical condition after two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County
Three people are in critical condition and two others suffered other injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersec-tion of Highway 78 and Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. About 7:19 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling westbound...
July 5, 2010 - 7:19pm
May 16, 2010
Motorcyclist injured in sideswipe accident near Battle Lake
A motorcycle and a car were involved in a sideswipe accident Friday night in Otter Tail County. The accident happened around 9:03 p.m. Friday on Highway 78 south of Battle Lake, Minn. According to a news release from the Minnesota State Patrol, the car, a 2000 Ford Focus, slowed...
May 16, 2010 - 11:23am
January 14, 2009
Big Stone II utilities, opponents make case
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Township tidbits for East Otter Tail
State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the Minnesota Town Finances Report. It is a comprehensive report on revenues, expenditures and debt for Minnesota's towns which analyzes the financial operations of the 1,788 towns in Minnesota for the calendar year ended December 31, 2007. In...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Otter Tail junk ordinance scrapped
After stiff opposition at four meetings around the county, the proposed Otter Tail County junkyard ordinance has been scrapped. Strong opposition, mostly from rural landowners and salvage operators, resulted in full-house meetings in Pelican Rapids, Fergus Falls, Parkers Prairie...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Hogging the profits? Agencies urge probe of Otter Tail
Officials from two state agencies are urging an independent investigation to determine whether Otter Tail Power Co.
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am