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  • Polar Plunge eyes $65,000 goal for Special Olympics

    | Published on December 7, 2021 at 5:04pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Polar Plunge is back for the third year in a row. Otter Tail Lakes Country Association (OTLCA) and the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office are partnering in this event to raise money for Special Olympics. The goal is to raise $65,000 in 2022. The event will be held on Feb. 5 at 12 p.m…. Read More

  • FDA approves Moderna and Pfizer booster for adults

    | Published on December 7, 2021 at 5:03pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    On Nov. 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters for adults 18 and older. The booster dose is recommended for individuals that completed an mRNA sequence at least six months ago. The purpose of a booster is to enhance the protective benefit of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infections…. Read More

  • ATV injury reported in Otter Tail County

    | Published on December 7, 2021 at 5:01pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent County sheriff deputies reported one injury in a ATV accident that took place near Elizabeth, close to 2:20 a.m. on Nov. 22. Injured while driving the ATV near Norgren Road was 27-year-old Darren Lemke of Elizabeth. Lemke sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital in Fergus Falls. No other people… Read More

  • CMCU pledges $10,000 toward building project

    | Published on December 7, 2021 at 5:01pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Central Minnesota Credit Union recently contributed $10,000 to the construction of Tri-County Health Care’s new building project. CMCU has been a longtime partner with Tri-County Health Care and has made several contributions in the past.  CMCU Branch Manager Kelly Wong awarded the check at the future site of Tri-County Health Care’s facility. The check was accepted… Read More

  • Glawe inducted into American College of Surgeons

    | Published on December 7, 2021 at 4:55pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Dr. Brett Glawe was among 2,350 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during the Convocation ceremony at the College’s virtual Clinical Congress from Oct. 23-27. This year’s class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the College. Dr. Glawe received a medical doctorate… Read More

  • Perham Health physician receives the SSgt. Andrew P. Nelson Award for outstanding leadership and service

    | Published on December 7, 2021 at 4:30pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Prestigious award earned by NYM physician Dr. Thomas Seaworth, Detroit Lakes, MN, was awarded the prestigious SSgt. Andrew P. Nelson Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service at the Third Annual Heroes and Leaders Gala held at the Delta Hotel by Marriot in Fargo, ND, on Thursday, November 18, 2021.   The SSgt Andrew P. Nelson Award for Outstanding… Read More

  • New walking paths to be ready by spring

    | Published on December 1, 2021 at 3:50pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Tucker Henderson Reporter Three designated “Wellness” routes are being set up in New York Mills to utilize existing sidewalks and local scenery. A half-mile, full-mile, and two-and-a-half-mile trail will be available to walk after the remaining signs are installed. Though people will be able to start anywhere on the trails and get the same results,… Read More

  • All smiles for the big man in red

    | Published on December 1, 2021 at 3:47pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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  • NYM EDA discusses transition plans for local businesses

    | Published on December 1, 2021 at 3:44pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Chad Koenen Publisher With a number of business owners approaching the age of retirement, the New York Mills EDA once again found itself wrestling with what, if anything, they could do to help facilitate transition plans for some of the community’s businesses. During its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17, the NY Mills EDA briefly… Read More

  • Ottertail council holds hearing on Happy Acres

    | Published on December 1, 2021 at 3:44pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Hearing looked a potential assessments By Jenna Baker Correspondent Prior to the regularly scheduled December Ottertail City Council meeting, a public hearing was held to discuss the assessment of the Happy Acres Development. Bob Schlieman of Apex Engineering was present to explain the project and how the assessments have been determined. He explained that the total cost of the… Read More

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