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  • Nelson elected Lions International Director

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:23pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    New York Mills Lions Club member begins two-year term as director By Tucker Henderson Reporter Bert Nelson, New York Mills, was recently elected as one of the newest International Directors for the Lions Clubs International at a convention held in Australia in June. Nelson has been involved with the Lions organization since he joined the local NY Mills… Read More

  • Candy falls from the sky at Summer Celebration

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:21pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    Photos by Chad Koenen Candy was falling from the sky during the annual Lund Mania and Summer Celebration parade on Friday night (above). Children of all ages quickly scooped up the candy, oftentimes before it even hit the ground, during the parade. The parade brought to a close a busy day in the New York Mills… Read More

  • New coffee to honor the life of Lucille Schik

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:18pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    A portion of each sale to benefit people in need By Chad Koenen Publisher Lucille Schik left an impact and legacy on the New York Mills community far beyond her 11 years of life. Schik passed away from a valiant battle with cancer on May 25, but not before capturing the hearts of the area as… Read More

  • OT County expands its K9 dog program

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:15pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent For the past several years Otter Tail County has received regional praise for the success of its sheriff department’s K9 dog program. In February 2024 Mojo, 10, a Dutch shepherd dog, officially retired. Replacing Mojo was a Jocko, a one-year-old Belgian Malinois/German Shepherd cross. On Tuesday, July 9, the county board… Read More

  • NYM council adopts updated parking ordinances

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:15pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    By Chad Koenen Publisher For the second time in as many months the New York Mills City Council held a public hearing regarding three parking ordinances within the city limits. During its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night, the city council held a public hearing and later approved three parking ordinances including an ordinance regulating how long… Read More

  • Coleman honored for exceptional care, impact at Perham Living

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:14pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    Longtime RN receives DAISY Award Perham Living is excited to announce that Heidi Coleman, RN, one of the facility’s most dedicated and compassionate nurses, has been honored with the prestigious DAISY Award. This recognition is a testament to her unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care and her positive impact on residents and colleagues. In nominating Colemanfor… Read More

  • Emerson appointed to Veterans Service Director position

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:12pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    By Robert Williams Editor Robert Emerson was appointed as the new Director of the Veteran Services Office in Fergus Falls and sworn in by Auditor/Treasurer Wayne Stein at the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 9. James Olson, who served in the role for the past 4.5 years, will be departing the office,… Read More

  • NYM Lions Club donates golf clubs to Balhepburn Golf Course

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:10pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    Contributed photo New York Mills Lions Club recently donated several sets of youth golf clubs to Balhepburn Golf Course. The clubs come in both left and right handed variety and helps the youth learn to love the great game of golf. Additionally, the NY Mills Lions Club donated multiple picnic tables to the golf course…. Read More

  • County Resource Centers program moving forward

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:09pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent The Sauer Family Foundation of St. Paul, since 1996, has partnered with Otter Tail County and other areas of Minnesota to strengthen the well-being of children and their families. A new grant of close to $227,000 has been awarded to Otter Tail County for the development of Family Resource Centers throughout… Read More

  • Busy weekend comes to a close in New York Mills

    | Published on July 16, 2024 at 3:08pm GMT+0000 Tucker Henderson| Author: Tucker Henderson

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    Photos by Chad Koenen and Tucker Henderson The annual Lund Mania fishing tournament featured over 70 boats and officially got underway at 7 a.m. on Friday morning near Beach Bums on Otter Tail Lake. Right: Randy Topper and Nate Leininger won the Lund Mania fishing tournament in their first year as a team in the large… Read More

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