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  • Former minister recalls somber days in 1969

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:35pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Ward received handwritten obit for son during Vietnam By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Wendy Ward, a retired minister who served in Barnesville and who now lives on the east coast, was a summer intern at the Fargo Forum in 1969. She spent a week on the obituary desk when the regular employee was on vacation. “Most everything… Read More

  • Show Finnish pride during Great Race

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:34pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Event to drive through NYM, Bluffton Tucker Henderson Reporter Vintage car enthisiasts and precision racers will be driving up Highway 10 past Bluffton and New York Mills on Friday, June 25 as The Great Race continues. The Great Race is an annual event with over 100 vehicles entering the challenge each year. The race includes vehicles spanning over… Read More

  • Second annual Miller Street block party to be held Friday in NYM

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:33pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Kathryn Wilkowski Summer Intern Select businesses on Miller Street will be celebrating their anniversary party for the second time on Friday, June 24.  Beginning at 4 p.m., a portion of Miller Street from the corner of Seip Drug’s parking lot to the Centennial Reality will be blocked off as businesses celebrate their anniversary together.  “We want to… Read More

  • Regional adult art show now on display at the Cultural Center

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:32pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    A total of 27 regional artists are participating in local show The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is hosting its annual regional adult art show. This year’s theme is, “When the Work is Done” and features the art of 27 of west central Minnesota’s finest artists. The art in this show is on display, and… Read More

  • Otter Tail County adopts hazard mitigation plan

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:27pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Plan to guide county, cities to reduce  impact of natural hazards, disasters  At its June 14 meeting, the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners adopted an updated countywide Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which will guide the actions of the county and cities to eliminate or greatly reduce the impact of natural hazards/disasters on communities. The plan profiles many… Read More

  • Thank You From The Family Of Nancy Karvonen

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:20pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The family of Nancy Karvonen expresses our appreciation for the outpouring of support and concern we have received following her death on May 23, 2022. Thank you to those who participated in her funeral service: organist/pianist Janell Brakel, soloist Heidi Dresser, and to Barb Schultz for the food prepared and shared. Nancy’s family is grateful… Read More

  • College News

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:13pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    NDSU announces academic honors list Several local students were among the 1,636 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2022 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least nine class credits to qualify for the summer list. Local students named to the list include:… Read More

  • Senior Menu June 22 – 28th 2022

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:12pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Wednesday, June 22- Turkey Bake, Peas, Cranberry Sauce, Boston Crème Pie, Bread/Butter/Milk Thursday, June 23- Baked Chicken, Dairy Baked Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Banana Bar, Bread/Butter/Milk Friday, June 24- Walleye Fingers, Hash Browns, Carrots, Brownies, Bread/Butter/Milk Monday, June 27- Sliced Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Caramel Carrots, Angel Food Cake, Bread/Butter/Milk Tuesday, June 28- Shredded Turkey/Bun, Seasoned Wedges, Pickled Beets, Strawberries, Milk

  • VFW POST 3289 AUXILIARY MINUTES

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:01pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The VFW Post 3289 Auxiliary meeting was held on June 8 with 17 members present and 1 guest. A total of 3 awards were received from national. A $10 memorial was received. Thank you cards were received from the family of Georgia Bentley, Janelle Frost Geiser and the Gary Sinise Foundation. A total of 24 quilts are being brought… Read More

  • WCI seeks community input for regional climate action plan

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 7:01pm GMT+0000 chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Findings to be reported at public meetings in the fall West Central Initiative (WCI) is working with paleBLUEdot, LLC, to develop a climate action plan for west central Minnesota.  The first phase of the project began in early June with a survey open to residents of the region.  “The survey allows us to identify and focus on the most… Read More

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