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  • Steinbach wins clay target title

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:38pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    NY Mills alum was involved in trap in high school By Tucker Henderson Reporter Four years of trapshooting in high school was well worth the practice for Kalli Steinbach as the 2020 New York Mills graduate was recently named the Women’s Individual Season Champion of the Blue Division. Steinbach is attending the Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M-State)… Read More

  • NYM to proceed with annexation process

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:36pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    New addition to City Center begins to take shape in NYM By Chad Koenen Publisher Newtonville residents could soon become residents of the City of New York Mills. During its regularly scheduled meeting last week, the NY Mills City Council approved to proceed with the next step in the annexation process. The decision will affect 36 parcels of… Read More

  • Leaping to the end at track and field day

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:32pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Photo by Tucker Henderson The annual New York Mills Elementary track and field day was held on Wednesday in NY Mills. Students in grades 1-6 competed in a number of events on the track, as well as events like the softball throw, long jump and more. Among the students participating in track and field day was… Read More

  • Keeping water clean in OT County

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:29pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Volunteers help to prevent the spread of AIS By Tucker Henderson Reporter Are you looking for an excuse to get outdoors? Want to get in better touch with nature this summer? The perfect opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts and water lovers alike is available to all Minnesotans. Lake and stream monitors are needed this summer to test local waterways for… Read More

  • Bands take the stage at New York Mills School

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:27pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Photos by Chad Koenen The New York Mills junior high, senior high and jazz bands hosted their spring concert last Monday evening in the auditorium. The bands played a number of selections, including several of the favorites they have learned throughout the year. 

  • Hanson hands over the reigns in city of Ottertail

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:23pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    City clerk/treasurer to retire from position at the end of May By Chad Koenen Publisher Elaine Hanson can’t help but smile as she talks about the past 12 1/2 years with the City of Ottertail. Hanson started as the city clerk/treasurer in November 2009 and has watched as the community has grown both on the business and… Read More

  • Underwood named after Civil War veteran

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 3:12pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Villagers nine miles east of Fergus Falls had a deep respect for Civil War veteran and newspaper publisher A.J. Underwood. They honored him by selecting Underwood as the name of their town. On April 22 Fergus Falls resident Ben Underwood, the great-great-grandson of A.J. Underwood, spoke by zoom to members of… Read More

  • Community garden plots are now available

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 2:52pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Anyone who is interested in raising their own produce this summer, but lacks the space to do so, can utilize a plot in the New York Mills Community Garden. Plots are available on a first come, first serve basis and provide a unique opportunity to raise food in the community.  Seeds, tools, plots and resources are… Read More

  • Lund Renegade named 2022 top product

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 2:51pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Lund® Boats, legendary manufacturer of aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats, announced today that the recently redesigned Renegade has been named one of Boating Industry’s 2022 Top Products. “These Mod-V aluminum hulls are some of the most durable aluminum bass and crappie fishing boats available today,” says Rory Wiebe, product manager for Lund. “Our design team put… Read More

  • Twins player Stigman had ties to OT County

    | Published on May 18, 2022 at 2:49pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Rural Otter Tail County native Dick Stigman, raised at Nimrod in Wadena County, was in seventh heaven while pitching for the Minnesota Twins 60 years ago, in 1962.  Stigman, 26, won 12 games and lost 5 as the Twins took second place in the American League, with an outstanding record of 91-71…. Read More

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