Area News

  • Area Watershed selected for ‘One Watershed, One Plan’

    | Published on July 18, 2017 at 10:49am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    The Board of Managers, BuffaloRed River Watershed District (BRRWD), learned that they were selected by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) to complete a One Watershed, One Plan (1W1P). The planning effort is expected to take 2-3 years. Once completed, it will cover the entire 1,800 square miles of the Watershed District located… Read More

  • West Central, Otter Tail aim at economic goals

    | Published on July 18, 2017 at 10:44am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen

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    Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners, are in agreement with county board members regarding economic goals. “Four of the big issues facing both WCI and Otter Tail County are attracting workers to fill open positions, housing affordability, increasing wages and the need for adequate day care,” said Greg Wagner, WCI business and economic development director. To that… Read More

  • Ducks Unlimited celebrates at Detroit Lakes area waterfowl site

    | Published on July 18, 2017 at 10:13am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    Ducks Unlimited, its partners and Major Donors recognized a significant wetland conservation accomplishment during a dedication ceremony July 8, at Anderson Waterfowl Production Area. The ceremony celebrated a recent Ducks Unlimited wetland enhancement project that improved more than 100 acres at Anderson WPA and the supporters who helped make it happen through their generous philanthropic contributions… Read More

  • Lightning strikes Rush Lake,cabin damaged by fire

    | Published on July 11, 2017 at 10:35am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen

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    A summer storm that rolled through Otter Tail County included dangerous lightning at 3:42 a.m. on Thursday, July 6. One result was lightning hitting a cabin at Rush Lake, south of Perham and north of Otter Tail Lake. A fire ensued, with substantial damage to the cabin. The storm also included heavy rainfall in many parts of… Read More

  • Driver injured near Pelican

    | Published on July 11, 2017 at 10:30am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    A driver was injured at 3:25 a.m. on July 4, west of Pelican Rapids, and was taken to a hospital in Fargo. Sheriff deputies, working in conjunction with the State Highway Patrol, said 28-year-old Brandon Arion of Moorhead was westbound on Highway 108. He went off the road to the left, hit an embankment, and rolled… Read More

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