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Mayor, two council members bid adieu
Weekly crime report - Dec. 18 edition
Council splits on alcohol at wellness center
News briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Aaron's Weather Talk: Nor'easter
Klipping propels Eagles past Wolverines
Adversity has not stopped Minnesota's rebuilding job
Card, Kveton, Zins earn all-state honors
State-ranked Nuggets hand Wolverines 68-42 defeat
Bowling scores - Dec. 11 edition
Tyler J. McClure
TCHC works to improve coordination of care
Arvig to exit Verizon wireless Dec. 31
Demand high for M State HVAC grads
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena, Dec. 6
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S - Nov. 27 edition
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie's
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 11 edition
Giving tree up for December
Hundreds flock to the 2014 Christmas Festival
Birth announcements - Dec. 11 edition
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Caramel Pretzel Bites
M State celebrates commencement in combined ceremony
Galati to preach on rekindling fire Dec.12-14
Carrying the weight of that newspaper
There is room in my heart for thee
Are portable orange hazard lights legal?
New electronic notification policy
Railroad safety: A cause for concern
DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups
Spring wild turkey hunters can apply for permits through Jan. 9
Hunters, anglers eligible for discounted Wild tickets
DNR's design for conservative deer season lowered harvest
June 6, 2014
'You 'otter' be there': Ottertail's first-ever OtterJam
The city of Ottertail is getting a rockin' new summer event. The first-ever OtterJam, a day-long music festival featuring local and national country and rock bands, is coming to town on Saturday, June 7. On the lineup are Minnesota celebrity Jeremiah James Korfe — of "Sweet...
June 6, 2014 - 8:33am
February 28, 2013
ZZ Top in Ottertail? Rock concerts could be coming this summer
Rock fans may get to see and hear some of their favorite music legends close to home this summer, if the dream of an Ottertail Concert Series comes true. Brad Morgan and his partner Marv Anderson are the two guys behind the proposed venture. Morgan attended the Feb.
February 28, 2013 - 9:13am
February 20, 2012
Mursu opens Lakeview Trust & Estate Law in Ottertail
Attorney AmyAnn Werner Mursu has opened Lakeview Trust & Estate Law, PLLC in Ottertail, to serve the community's estate planning and probate needs. After practicing in the estate department of large firms for the last 10 years, Mursu decided to move her practice to the lakes area...
February 20, 2012 - 3:13pm
January 14, 2012
Charge for man accused of punching trailer, causing nearly $6K in damage
An Ottertail man is facing one felony charge for damage to property after allegedly causing more than $5,800 in damage to a trailer house by way of fist. Michael Ray Eric Thomas Mason, 22, is accused of causing damage on two separate occasions to the vinyl siding of a trailer home...
January 14, 2012 - 12:07pm
November 5, 2011
Meg Hutchinson concert coming to Thumper Pond
Red House Records artist Meg Hutchinson will give a concert at Thumper Pond as part of the fall concert series sponsored by the New York Mills...
November 5, 2011 - 8:50pm
May 22, 2011
Otter Tail COLA meeting set for May 28
Is your lake experiencing high lake water levels? Is your shoreland eroding? Steve Henry, Otter Tail County's shoreland specialist, is the feature speaker at the May 28 Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) meeting. Henry has a bachelor's degree in environmental...
May 22, 2011 - 4:56pm
November 20, 2010
Wadena man hurt in farm accident
A 21-year-old Wadena man suffered a severe leg injury Friday after falling into a grinding machine. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said Perry Gingerich was loading the farm machine with scrap food materials when he lost his footing and fell into the grinding mechanism. The...
November 20, 2010 - 9:33am
July 23, 2010
Thumper Pond hosting comedy night to benefit Wadena
A stand-up comedy show will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 to benefit Wadena with tornado relief funds. Thumper Pond will host three comedians at the Ottertail resort to raise money. They are: Maxine Jeffris One of Minnesota's premiere comedians, Maxine Jeffris has fine...
July 23, 2010 - 2:43pm
July 9, 2010
Birth: July 1
July 1 -- Tracy and Ian Hill Sr. of Ottertail, boy, Jacob Storm Hill, 7 pounds, 7 ounces and 20 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.
July 9, 2010 - 11:48am
Birth: June 30
June 30 -- Jamie and Kalen Fischer of Ottertail, boy, Jack Riley Fischer, 6 pounds, 4 ounces and 21.5 inches long, Tri-County Hospital. Mom,...
July 9, 2010 - 11:46am
December 31, 2009
Ottertail approves $6,667 to benefit Smokin' Iron
After plentiful, and somewhat heated, public discussion at the city's last two council meetings, the Ottertail City Council has decided to give $6,600 to the Ottertail Business Persons Association. The decision came during a Dec. 22 special meeting, after a request at a Dec. 17 regular...
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December 31, 2009 - 11:37am
August 26, 2009
Irrigated corn silage plot tour set for Friday
The University of Minnesota Extension irrigated corn silage plot tour will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28 at the Dan Dreyer farm northeast of Ottertail City. The program will include Dr. Paul Peterson, Dr. Phil Glogoza, and Doug Holen of the University of Minnesota...
August 26, 2009 - 1:43pm