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  • Do You Remember When? Legacy of Norwegian Grove 4-H Club spans the generations, as reflected in 1935 State Fair photo

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 3:44pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    4-H has been an important institution in Norwegian Grove Township–and continues to this day. This photo offers a glimpse of the past, when brothers Irvin and Manley Tollerud, left, and Ernest Hovland traveled to the Minnesota State Fair in 1935–representing the Norwegian Grove 4-H chapter. Hovland, also pictured today at age 95, is the last of… Read More

  • Icy road leads to traffic death

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 3:21pm CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    Wet road conditions at 7:43 a.m. on April 26 resulted in a traffic fatality near the intersection of Highways 67 and 10 on the north side of New York Mills. The victim was 50-year-old John Lloyd Manselle of Deer Creek. “His Ford pickup had been west-bound on Highway 10,” said County Sheriff Brian Schlueter. “The driver lost… Read More

  • ‘Living on Edge’ Lake stewardship workshop May 6

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 3:20pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske


    ‘Living on Edge’ Lake stewardship workshop May 6 From Liz Reed, Assistant Shoreland Specialist, East Otter Tail Soil and Water Otter Tail County is blessed with an abundance of clear, beautiful lakes.  Over 1,000 lakes in our county draw people from across Minnesota and neighboring states to enjoy these natural resources.  We all need to do our part… Read More

  • Rose Lake campground expansion denied by Otter Tail County

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 3:18pm CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    Lida, Crystal, Pelican Lake projects also on agenda   A proposal from Rose Shores Campground for an expansion at Rose Lake, northeast of Vergas, was denied by the county board of commissioners on April 25. The county board followed the recommendation of the county planning commission due to safety concerns for an expansion across the road… Read More

  • Worried about health care?

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 1:59pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Public Forum May 4 aims at ‘fixing the system’ Remember the little engine that could? ‘I think I can, I think I can…’ Can it get up that hill? The Affordable Care Act (ACA, Obamacare) reform is trudging up a long hill. A public forum on Fixing Healthcare will be held at the Lake Region Hospital in… Read More

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