Area News

  • Biker killed in area accident

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 11:03am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    A 30-year-old man from Wahpeton was killed in a motorcycle accident four miles west of Perham at 2:41 a.m. on Aug. 10 County sheriff deputies said that Douglas Hudson, 30, was on the cycle and was wearing a helmet when the motorcycle ran off Highway 34. He was riding a 2011 Triumph when the accident took place…. Read More

  • Culvert improvement project to span region

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 11:00am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Pelican, Dent, Dunvilla among roads in extensive upgrade Starting Monday, Aug. 17, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin a districtwide culvert improvement project in west central Minnesota.  The work will include replacing and repairing existing culverts along several Minnesota highways, including: · Highway 10, between Wadena and Glyndon, both directions · Highway 32, between Ulen and Highway 10… Read More

  • Crisis text line available in Otter Tail County

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 10:57am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Crisis Text Line is offering text-based suicide prevention services across Minnesota. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the texter to local resources. Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In Minnesota and across the nation, text… Read More

  • Dancing–and prayer–at the chapel  

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 10:53am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Line dance and Christian fellowship are uplifting fitness offering at Shoreham church Folks who remember the “line dance” trend, at cowboy honky-tonks and western bars and saloons, would be perplexed by a new, lakes area approach to the pastime.  Imagine a line-up of dancers; under the shade trees; a few dozen paces from lakes Melissa and Sally;… Read More

  •  County to benefit from from CARES Act dollars

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 10:48am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    County government works in coordination with state and federal agencies to ensure that residents of Otter Tail County receive fast and direct relief in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to county commissioners on Tuesday, July 28, was County Community Development Director Amy Baldwin. “County employees have been conducting outreach and engagement with various organizations and… Read More

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