• Warner continues work at NYM Area Food Shelf

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:48pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Additional volunteers sought for local food shelf By Tucker Henderson Reporter In frigid February of 1992, the first breath of the New York Mills Area Food Shelf was taken from the crisp winter air as the organization found its foothold in the community. This year, it celebrates its 30th year in the community. Connie Warner, treasurer of… Read More

  • NYM EDA hears of shed to be removed at Southpoint

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:43pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Shed is located on northwest corner of new development By Tucker Henderson Reporter The New York Mills EDA was not able to have a formal meeting last week due to a lack of a quorum. As a result, an informal discussion took place and no decisions were made regarding any EDA topics. The NYM 2025 committee is still… Read More

  • Backpacks for Hunger returns to NYM School

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:42pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Local program provides snacks to children in need By Tucker Henderson Reporter As cold fall days arrive, hunger is a problem that many people are fortunate enough to avoid. There are, however, local children and parents that aren’t quite as fortunate and must battle hunger head on. Backpacks for Hunger is a program that addresses the needs of many area… Read More

  • Classmates find unique places to meet in OTC

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:41pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    High school classmates catch up at a restaurant By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Vergas, a community close to the county line between Otter Tail County and Becker County, was the perfect place to meet for high school class reunion committee members Tom Hintgen of Fergus Falls and Vicki Engen Heydt who lives northeast of Frazee, at South… Read More

  • OT County emergency grant approved

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:37pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    County approves township road agreements By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent A motion by County Commissioner Kurt Mortenson of rural Underwood and seconded by Commissioner Dan Bucholz of rural Perham was carried unanimously to authorize appropriate county officials’ signatures for the Emergency Management Performance Grant Contract Agreement. This agreement between Otter Tail County and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety… Read More

  • Puckett performed for future King Charles III

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:35pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Rocker has family ties to Pelican Rapids area By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Gary Puckett, who gained rock ‘n’ roll fame in the late 1960s, with family ties to Pelican Rapids, can now say he once performed for King Charles III. Puckett and his band, the Union Gap, were at the White House in 1970. President Richard Nixon… Read More

  • EOT Wranglers compete at state

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:32pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Six local youth represent EOT County at state competition Six members of the East Otter Tail County horse project recently participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Horse show from September 16-19. The youth qualified for the state horse show after earning trips at the East Otter Tail County Fair in July.  All of trip winners from the… Read More

  • Homecoming week kicks off Monday at NYM School

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:22pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Coronation to be held Monday afternoon at New York Mills auditorium By Chad Koenen Publisher chool spirit will be on full display at New York Mills School next week for the annual homecoming celebration. The week will get off to a royal start on Monday with the annual homecoming coronation. The coronation ceremony will be held at 2 p.m…. Read More

  • Acorns drive OT County Recycling Center staff nuts

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:20pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Dispose of yard waste properly Although it’s not even officially fall yet, Otter Tail County recycling staff have already encountered substantial amounts of yard waste such as acorns, leaves and grass clippings contaminating recyclable materials that come to the Recycling Center for processing.  Yard waste does not belong in recycling bins or refuse containers and is easily… Read More

  • OTC highway, other project updates

    | Published on September 27, 2022 at 3:12pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Several NYM area projects completed in 2022 By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Following are county highway projects, other projects and tentative completion dates as provided by County Engineer Charles Grotte to the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners on Sept. 13. Otter Tail County is larger in size than the state of Rhode Island and paved roads total… Read More

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