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Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
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Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
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Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
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Otter Tail County
September 23, 2016
Grand jury indicts Fergus Falls man for father’s murder
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A state grand jury has indicted a man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in Fergus Falls earlier this year. The indictment, filed Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Otter Tail County District Court, is in addition to a second-degree murder charge...
September 23, 2016 - 10:18am
August 30, 2016
Man charged with selling leased livestock
PERHAM, Minn. — A 56-year-old former farm owner from Detroit Lakes faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly wrongly selling 295 dairy cows leased to him by another farm.In March, Sunshine Heifers reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office that cattle...
August 30, 2016 - 6:15pm
January 23, 2016
Rollover reported in Otter Tail County
A driver sustained serious injury after a rollover occurred on I-94 in Otter Tail County Saturday morning. Katie Luhning, 24, of Battle Lake was driving a 2003 Ford SuperDuty truck westbound on I-94 just after 7:30 a.m. when she lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled....
January 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 30, 2013
Tourism marketing study targets Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County Tourism Association and the University of Minnesota have teamed up to survey tourists to find out what makes the area so attractive, as well as what creates and retains tourism. The project, led by a team from the Center for Small Towns at University of Minnesota...
August 30, 2013 - 9:14am
September 21, 2010
Garfield man injured in rollover
A 30-year-old Garfield man suffered minor injuries in a rollover in Otter Tail County shortly before midnight last night. Bradley Meischner was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu south on Highway 78 near Martin Drive when the vehicle veered off the road and rolled over, according to...
September 21, 2010 - 7:03am
July 26, 2010
Fergus Falls dog case drawing attention
The criminal case involving a dog left for dead near Fergus Falls, Minn., is drawing a lot of attention, including a petition signed by people from the region and around the world. Benjamin James Stavaas is charged in Otter Tail County District Court with six animal cruelty charges...
July 26, 2010 - 3:44pm
July 8, 2010
Authorities: Battle Lake dog owner slit animal's throat in fit of rage
A 23-year-old Battle Lake man faces animal cruelty charges after telling investigators he slit his dog's throat in a fit of rage because she wasn't trainable. Benjamin James Stavaas is charged in Otter Tail District Court with leaving the German shepherd mix for dead around June...
July 8, 2010 - 2:56pm
June 23, 2010
It's third time turkey farm has been hit by tornado
The third time was definitely not the charm for Terry and Janet Carlson of Parkers Prairie. The tornado that ripped through parts of Douglas...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Dairy Days offered in Otter Tail County
University of Minnesota Extension will sponsor this year's Dairy Days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 26 at the Otter Tail Operations Center, 469 Main St. W. in Ottertail. Coffee and registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The workshop topics will include: the impacts of moldy corn...
March 20, 2010 - 11:14am
December 29, 2009
Jeep crashes into back end of buggy
A driver crashed into a horse-drawn buggy near Bertha Monday, December 21, injuring the three people who were in it. The crash happened on Todd County Road 24 just east of the Otter Tail County line in Bertha Township shortly after 9 p.m. James Miller of rural Deer Creek was driving...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Wadena woman injured in crash in Otter Tail County
A 40-year-old Wadena woman was in critical condition Sunday night at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo from injuries suffered in a traffic accident Saturday morning in Otter Tail County. Kimmy Hershberger was injured when the 1997 Saturn Coupe she was driving was struck head-on by a 2002...
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 25, 2009
Trophy walleye lake for Otter Tail County?
A decade-long experiment is nearing its conclusion at Little McDonald Lake, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be asking the public whether or not to continue. "Trophy walleye lake" is the DNR's vision for Little McDonald.
August 25, 2009 - 2:53pm