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September 1, 2017
‘My world turned upside down’: Fire guts popular BBQ restaurant near Minnesota's Otter Tail Lake
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Elmer’s Texas Barbeque restaurant here was heavily damaged in an early morning fire, but no one was injured, area firefighters...
September 1, 2017 - 4:57pm
June 12, 2017
Car rolls, starts on fire after crash in Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County, Minn. -- Two people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles rolled in a ditch and one started on fire. The Otter Tail...
June 12, 2017 - 8:31am
November 22, 2016
Ingebrigtsen to serve as assistant majority leader
Senate Republicans announced recently that Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (Otter Tail and Douglas counties) will serve as an assistant majority leader....
November 22, 2016 - 9:00am
December 9, 2013
Fire destroys home at Otter Tail County resort
By Forum News Service DENT, Minn. -- A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near this Otter Tail County community. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the sheriff’s department was called to a structure fire at about 10:20 a.m. Saturday at Rocky’s...
December 9, 2013 - 9:17am
Perham man drowns
A 59-year-old Perham man is believed to have drowned northwest of Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 4:06 p.m. Sunday of a person in the water at 45678 Devils Lake Road. First responders located the person, identified as Lloyd William Sanders,...
November 9, 2010 - 1:59pm
August 26, 2010
Man faces felony after man found on roadway near Henning dies
A Henning man has been charged in connection with the July death of an Otter Tail County man. The Otter Tail County Attorney's office says 48-year old James Seaver faces a felony charge of "leaving the scene" or "failure to stop" at the scene of an accident. Seaver was the driver...
August 26, 2010 - 3:03pm
July 10, 2010
Phelps Mill Festival features art and music
The Phelps Mill Festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday, July 10, through 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11. Phelps mill is located 12 miles northwest of Battle Lake. The festival brings together artists and artisans who display a high quality of work presented...
July 10, 2010 - 5:12am
June 28, 2010
Two killed, two injured in rollover near Dent
A one-vehicle rollover near Dent in western Minnesota left two people dead and two injured Saturday night. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department, 21-year-old Scott Kugler, of Fergus Falls and 16-year-old Dylan Burns, of Underwood, died on the scene of the crash...
June 28, 2010 - 1:01pm
May 24, 2010
Driver flees after Otter Tail car chase
The driver of a car reported stolen in Otter Tail County got away early Sunday morning after a brief chase, authorities said in a news release. The vehicle pursuit covered about four and a half miles in Sverdrup Township, a sheriff's deputy said in the release. The township is between...
May 24, 2010 - 4:27pm
April 21, 2010
Two killed in Otter Tail County crashes over weekend
Two men were killed in separate crashes in Otter Tail County over the weekend. On Sunday, 62-year-old Charles Vigen, of Fergus Falls, was driving a motorcycle on Highway 35 eight miles south of Dent when he lost control on a curve. Vigen went off the road and flipped his motorcycle....
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 19, 2010
Two killed in separate Otter Tail County crashes
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Two men were killed in separate crashes in Otter Tail County over the weekend. On Sunday, 62-year-old Charles Vigen, of Fergus Falls, was driving a motorcycle on Highway 35 eight miles south of Dent when he lost control on a curve. Vigen went off the road and...
April 19, 2010 - 4:57pm
April 3, 2010
Otter Tail Power requests rate increase
Otter Tail Power Company has asked the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for permission to increase rates by approximately $10.6 million, or about 8 percent. To help cover the cost of service while the PUC considers this request, the company has asked to increase rates...
April 3, 2010 - 2:20pm