Otter Tail County Newswire

Otter Tail County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Otter Tail County, MN.

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  1. Lawn mower partially severs 4-year-old boys legRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    Just before 6:30pm Thursday night, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office and Ringdahl Ambulance responded to a 911 call that a 4 year-old boy was injured when a riding lawn mower ran over his foot at a home in Vergas, Minnesota. The 4 year-old was in stable condition when crews arrived.

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  2. Lawnmower Accident Partially Severs 4-Year-Old's LegRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said a riding lawnmower ran over a 4-year-old's foot in Vergas, Minnesota, just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday. ...

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  3. Proposed casino project stirs emotions in Otter Tail CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    In this remote stretch of Otter Tail County, where cows outnumber people and mom-and-pop resorts dot the lakeshores, ambitious plans for a sparkling new casino and hotel are stirring up some of the locals. Within the next two years, this largely rural area where water covers three-fourths of the countryside will be home to a casino development that promises to bring thousands of visitors and hundreds of workers to a locale where a no-stoplight town such as Dent, population 193, counts as a major city.

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  4. Hazardous chemical leak at Otter Tail County Recycling CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Valley News Live

    A chemical assessment team from the Moorhead Fire Department remains on scene in Fergus Falls after a hazardous material was released Wednesday morning. The Otter Tail County Emergency Manager's Office reports the release occurred at the County Recycling Center in Fergus Falls.

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  5. Local hunter warns others about drinking and huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | Valley News Live

    Just days into the waterfowl hunting season, the mixture of alcohol and hunting landed several people in a dangerous situation. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded Saturday morning after a 14-foot duck boat capsized on Christopherson Lake, located north of Elizabeth, Minnesota.

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  6. Several rescued, one charged after duck boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | Valley News Live

    ... were traveling across rough water and the boat started to take on water about 400 yards from shore. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old was able to swim to shore by holding on to a gas tank. Other hunters in the area heard ...

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  7. Duck boat capsizes, throws 5 into water in MinnesotaRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 24 | Marshall Independent

    The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says five people are OK after their duck boat capsized and threw them into the water. Authorities say no life jackets were on board.

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  8. Duck Boat Capsizes, Throws 5 Into Water InaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says five people are OK after their duck boat capsized and threw them into the water. The 14-foot boat began taking on water and capsized on Christopherson Lake about 400 yards from shore Saturday.

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  9. 5 Rescued After Duck Boat Capsizes In Western MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | CBS Local

    ... network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] ELIZABETH, Minn. (AP) - The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says five people are OK after their duck boat capsized and threw them into the water. Authorities say no life ...

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  10. Governor Dayton visits Moorhead Elementary SchoolTuesday, September...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    ... Nation tribal leaders, and Mahnomen county commissioners. On Wednesday, Governor Dayton will meet with Otter Tail County officials, and business and community leaders at Wadena Community and Technical College and then travel to Wadena to meet with ...

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  11. Crop spraying helicopter clips power line in Becker CountyTuesday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    BECKER COUNTY, MINN. - A close call for a helicopter pilot on the north side of Pelican Lake, along the Becker-Otter Tail County line.a Auduon Fire Chief Chris Wiedenmyer says the chopper was spraying potato fields about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday when it clipped a power line.

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  12. Author Simar chosen as WILLA Literary Award finalist18 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Bookseller" (HarperCollins) was awarded as the winner. "Shelterbelts," Simar's fifth novel, is set in 1945 Otter Tail County, Minnesota, and is described as moving, hysterical and disturbing. "Shelterbelts" was also a finalist in the 2016 Midwest ...

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  13. Suspicious fire destroys former church in Otter Tail Co.Monday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    Three fire departments responded Mon. morning to a fire at a former church southeast of Deer Creek, in eastern Otter Tail County.

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  14. Otter Tail County landowners voice big concerns about casino project...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    Residents of Star and Dead Lakes packed the Otter Tail County Commission meeting Tuesday to urge a careful review of the impact of a Shooting Star Casino and Resort on Star Lake. The site is between Pelican Rapids and Dent.

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  15. Zebra mussels confirmed in 5 Minnesota lakesRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Northland Press

    The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed five new reports of zebra mussels in central Minnesota lakes. ZM otter tail lake Infested waters signs have been posted at DNR accesses on West Battle Lake and Otter Tail Lake in Otter Tail County, Lake Florida in Kandiyohi County, Pocket Lake in Douglas County, and a network of abandoned mine pits in Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in Crow Wing County.

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  16. Teen injured in Otter Tail County ATV crashMonday, August 15RURAL...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department says the ATV,driven by 15-year old Felvian Renier of Savage, Minn., drifted off a roadway and struck a tree. He was not wearing a helmet and received serious head injuries.

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  17. Invasive algae found in second spot in Minnesota - in Turtle Lake near Bemidji.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... have gone up on access points at five more lakes. New signs are on West Battle Lake and Otter Tail Lake in Otter Tail County, Lake Florida in Kandiyohi County, Pocket Lake in Douglas County, and a network of abandoned mine pits in Cuyuna Country ...

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  18. DNR: 5 More Lakes Infested With Zebra MusselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... Click here to get the [...] The lakes now deemed infested are West Battle Lake and Otter Tail Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Florida in Kandiyohi County, Pocket Lake in Douglas County; and a group of mine pit lakes in Cuyuna Country State ...

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  19. Zebra mussels confirmed in 5 more Minnesota lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Valley News Live

    The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed five new reports of zebra mussels in Minnesota lakes including two in Otter Tail County. Infested waters signs have been posted at DNR accesses on West Battle Lake and Otter Tail Lake in Otter Tail County, Lake Florida in Kandiyohi County, Pocket Lake in Douglas County, and a network of abandoned mine pits in Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in Crow Wing County.

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  20. Level 3 sex offender moving to Elizabeth, MinnesotaWednesday, August...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office will be holding a community notification meeting in Elizabeth to discuss a high risk sex offender who's moving in on Monday. Andrew Kruft has served his sentence and is transitioning into the community.

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