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Constitutionality of park nativity scene questioned
Police scanner - Jan. 29 edition
Work on 'people's house' to proceed
WDC's one-act performance of 'The Chair Play' advances to Sections, Jan. 31
Verndale-Grygla-Fisher alliance qualifies for U.S. Open Robotics Championship
Bears hang 55-41 loss on Wolverines
Mimmack, Smith lead Flying Warrors past Blue Devils
Lady Vikings topple Wolverines by 20
Carroll will let Sherman decide on playing if baby arrives
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
Riepes building skills through extension program
Tri-County Leases Retail Space to Seip Drug
Hanson, Brenk earn promotions at Forum Communication
Niche program offered at M State
Lakes Area Overhead Door Co. announce new name, American Door Works
The bus ride from Branson
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 29 edition
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront in 'Selma'
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 22 edition
Waffle maker produces some surprising treats
Birth announcements - Jan. 22 edition
Alina Perez Makes the Dean's List at Rochester Community and Technical College
Rachel Craig earns Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award
Do police officers have quotas to meet?
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Can proof of insurance be shown electronically?
Your letters - Jan. 22 edition
Dayton cranks up the candor
A winter walk through Glendalough
Owatonna angler wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Federal court wolf ruling - now what?
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