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  • 4-H Awards Day recipients listed; West Otter Tail officers elected

    | Published on November 29, 2016 at 3:45pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    West Otter Tail 4-H held its annual 4-H Awards Day on Sunday, November 13 in Fergus Falls. Receiving recognition for project records submitted were 20 Cloverbuds (grades kindergarten through 2nd), 20 3rd through 5th graders, and 34 4-H’ers grades 6+.  There were 15 young people who graduated out of 4-H (4-H is for youth kindergarten… Read More

  • Christmas tree farms anticipate healthy trees, strong sales

    | Published on November 29, 2016 at 2:49pm CST prpress| Author: prpress


    Minnesota Christmas tree growers are gearing up for a season of high-quality Christmas trees, thanks to favorable conditions during the 2016 growing season. Many tree farms and retail lots will open for the season the weekend before or after Thanksgiving. “We had a healthy amount of rain which is giving us lush, green trees,” said… Read More

  • OT County takes part in National Adoption Month

    | Published on November 29, 2016 at 2:48pm CST Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    Otter Tail County, through a proclamation of the five-person county board of commissioners, is recognizing November as National Adoption Month. Across the county and throughout the state of Minnesota, those interested in adoption are connecting with county, state, nonprofit and private agency experts to learn more about adopting children from the foster care system. “Our… Read More

  • OT sheriff dog assists Wadena officers

    | Published on November 29, 2016 at 2:30pm CST Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    Mojo, a three-year-old Dutch Shepherd used by Otter Tail County for K-9 operations, helped nearby Wadena County law enforcement personnel with apprehension of an individual who had fled authorities. The suspect was located by Mojo in a field southwest of Menahga, near the extreme northeastern section of Otter Tail County. Arrested on Nov. 13 was… Read More

  • Christmas concert in Vergas hosted by ‘Relay for Life’ team

    | Published on November 29, 2016 at 2:23pm CST prpress| Author: prpress


    Band of Faith among music acts planned Dec. 4 The Vergas Looneys Relay for Life team is presenting “A Christmas Gathering” Sunday, Dec. 4 from 2-4 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center. The Relay team mobilizes for the annual American Cancer Society fundraising walk. The Band of Faith  be performing at the event.   They… Read More

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