Skip to main content
Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
It's now President Trump, vowing 'America First' in nationalist speech
Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
Ross and Snyder selected as nominees for ExCEL Award
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
Three Central Minnesota boxers triumph
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
December 17, 2016
Riepe releases second book in 'Raw Deals' series
When Bob Riepe first decided to embark on a book series based on real people from Otter Tail County's early days, he thought it would be about...
December 17, 2016 - 12:08am
August 18, 2016
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
The fourth annual Bluffton Hometown Days celebration is Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18-20. Festivities kick off Thursday night with the...
August 18, 2016 - 12:10am
Miss and Little Miss Bluffton royalty announced
The Miss and Little Miss Bluffton pageant kicks off the fourth annual Bluffton Hometown Days festival. The pageant is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug....
August 18, 2016 - 12:08am
March 26, 2016
Perham man uses dowsing to discover unmarked graves in Bluffton
A Perham man is asking the Bluffton City Council to consider a theory he has that unmarked graves are located in the city park. Bob Riepe, of...
March 26, 2016 - 12:10am
October 16, 2014
Shot fired at Bluffton home
An 83-year-old Bluffton woman was awakened just after midnight on Saturday morning after someone shot at her home. Agnes Geiser told the Otter...
October 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 30, 2012
Science Museum Wadena Days set for Nov. 16-18
The Science Museum of Minnesota invites residents of Otter Tail and Wadena counties, areas hard-hit by the biggest tornado outbreak in Minnesota's history in June 2010, to see the new "Tornado Alley" Omnitheater film for free during Wadena Days on Nov. 16-18, according to a press...
October 30, 2012 - 2:54pm
October 22, 2012
Two drivers injured between New York Mills and Bluffton
Two drivers were injured in an accident between New York Mills and Bluffton on Saturday, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1990 Chevrolet pickup driven by Reed G. Barthel, 17, of New York Mills, was southbound on 570th Ave. and failed to yield the right of way,...
October 22, 2012 - 4:03pm
September 8, 2012
Former social worker sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Former social worker Todd Michael Anderson, 29, of Bluffton, was sentenced for charges of criminal sexual conduct involving two young men he has counseled, according to court sentencing records. Allegations of furnishing alcohol and drugs to minors as well as performing sexual favors...
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Birth: Aug. 11
Aug. 11 - Shonna and Chuck Melchior, Bluffton, boy, Gavin Eugene Melchior, 6 pounds, 13 ounces and 19 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
David Keith Goeller of Bluffton to Alexia Lynn Christianson of Verndale. Jason Frederick Kuechle of Staples to Dominique Marie Frisco of Staples. Brandon William Bohne of New York Mills to Cali Marie Peterson of Verndale.
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Birth: June 27
Maria and Jeremy Chandler, Bluffton, girl, Etta Faye Chandler, 8 pounds, 5 ounces and 20 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Etta,...
July 16, 2012 - 3:59am
July 10, 2012
Bluffton has new fire truck
Bluffton Fire and Rescue has a brand new truck after winning a FEMA grant. Fire Chief Ken Theisen said the new tanker truck has a 350 horsepower...
July 10, 2012 - 12:47pm
April 28, 2012
Mark Walter Holmer, Verndale to Colleen Faye Johnson, Verndale. Stephen Joe Springer, Wadena to Brittany Hannah Anderson, Bluffton.
April 28, 2012 - 2:53pm
April 16, 2012
SonRise holding fundraiser
SonRise Christian School invites you to a sloppy joe fundraiser at the SonRise Christian School, 35305 585th Ave, Bluffton, Minn. 56518 (U.S. Highway 10 W between Bluffton and New York Mills) on Friday, April 20 from 5-7 p.m. Free will donation.
April 16, 2012 - 10:47am
April 2, 2012
The following student has been named to the president's list for the 2011 fall semester at Minnesota State Community and Technical College: Sara Reurink of Bluffton. To earn this scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more credits for the semester with a grade point...
April 2, 2012 - 9:56am