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  • Soderholm, Hittle win Lund Mania

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 9:00pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    More than 30 walleyes reeled in during fishing tournament, top six collect winning weight of 24.70 pounds By Barbie Porter Editor, Frazee-Vergas Forum Andrew Soderholm and Ben Hittle were on a waiting list to enter the annual Lund Mania Fishing Tournament a few years before their time to shine arrived. “We heard about it maybe five or six… Read More

  • Mills Dream Team raises over $20,000

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:57pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Mills Dream Team once again displayed their New York Mills community support at this year’s East Otter Tail County Relay for Life from July 9-10.  The local team was the top fundraising team at this year’s event in Perham and team members wanted to thank everyone who donated money and made this year’s event a success…. Read More

  • School board updated on COVID-19 plans

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:55pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Jenna Baker Correspondent The New York Mills School Board met on Monday, July 12 for a workshop, which according to superintendent Blaine Novak, allows for the board to discuss topics more in-depth than they would be able to at the regularly scheduled monthly meetings.Various topics were on the agenda including COVID-19 wrap-up and review, budgets,… Read More

  • Ottertail FD updates council on future needs

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:54pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Jenna Baker Correspondent The Ottertail City Council met on July 15 for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. At the meeting, Ottertail Fire Chief Stuart Fleischauer gave an update to the council, noting another busy year for the department including a number of grass fires. Fleischauer informed the council that the department is needing to update their current… Read More

  • NYM Library hosts story time, walking book adventure

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:49pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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  • Road injuries near OT Lake, Perham

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:45pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent  Sheriff deputies reported two traffic accidents with injuries on Thursday, July 15. One accident took place near the northwest side of Otter Tail Lake and the other accident took place northwest of Perham. The accident near Otter Tail Lake took place at 12:51 p.m. near Sheldon’s Car Care. Deputies said the driver… Read More

  • New events to highlight 110th annual East OTC Fair

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:41pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    EOT Fair to kick off on Wednesday in Perham By Chad Koenen Publisher The smell of fried food, animals and sound of children screaming will be filling the air of Perham this week. After taking a one year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the East Otter Tail County Fair will be held in Perham.  While the highlight… Read More

  • Deer Trails Day set for Saturday in Deer Creek

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:38pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Chad Koenen Publisher The city of Deer Creek will come alive on Saturday for the annual Deer Trails Day celebration.  After being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the day will get underway bright and early with the Smokin’ Hot 5k and 10k run at 8 a.m. Registration will begin at 7 a.m.  Following the… Read More

  • Ottertail auction raises over $12,000 during 13th annual sale

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:35pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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  • County board okays Lida Lakes LID

    | Published on July 22, 2021 at 8:28pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail Coorespondent The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners, on July 13, approved the establishment of a Lake Improvement District (LID) for Lida Lakes east of Pelican Rapids. The approval came after one stipulation was aired, relating to LID taxing authority. Leaders of the Lida Lakes Property Owners Association (LLPOA) said likely LID board members… Read More

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