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The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Living History: City loses out on solar energy plant
Six-foot long boa constrictor found wandering along Grand Forks road
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
Slow Cooker Russian Chicken
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
September 16, 2016
Updated: Body of man found in Ottertail restaurant parking lot
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a man's death outside a bar and restaurant in Ottertail, Minn.
September 16, 2016 - 2:29pm
September 9, 2016
Ottertail woman infected with West Nile virus
One Ottertail woman is now diagnosed with West Nile Virus and says she probably got it in her own backyard. Although many people don't show any symptoms, Beth Lorentz has dealt with some of the worst the virus has to offer. While Labor Day weekend is often seen as the end of summer,...
September 9, 2016 - 12:10am
July 14, 2016
Nitrate water testing clinic offered in Ottertail
Homeowners who rely on private wells for their drinking water supply should test for nitrates on a regular basis. Private well owners are encouraged to participate at the free nitrate testing clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 14 at the Ottertail Community Center.
July 14, 2016 - 12:10am
February 6, 2016
Thumper Pond will rebuild popular water park
Thumper Pond representatives recently announced plans to rebuild the resort's popular water park following the roof collapse last April. Brad...
February 6, 2016 - 12:08am
June 1, 2015
Cause of Thumper Pond Lodge roof collapse still unknown; major renovation planned
Investigators still haven't determined what caused an April 14 collapse of the roof over the waterpark and spa at Thumper Pond Lodge, but plans...
June 1, 2015 - 12:10am
April 17, 2015
Building inspections not required where Thumper Pond was constructed
OTTERTAIL, Minn.—The collapsed roof for the water park of Thumper Pond Lodge here was built in one of the areas of Minnesota where inspections...
April 17, 2015 - 9:02am
April 16, 2015
UPDATE: Roof Collapses at Thumper Pond Water Park
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - The collapse late Tuesday night of the roof over Thumper Pond Lodge's waterpark here could have ended worse, a neighbor...
April 16, 2015 - 3:11pm
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...
July 23, 2010 - 2:43pm