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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: NLS' Austvold, BOLD's Garcia take home gold
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
March 23, 2011
Authorities rule Otter Tail County shootings a "murder-suicide"
AMOR, Minn. -Authorities are now officially calling the shooting deaths of two teenagers in Otter Tail County a "murder-suicide."
news / state
March 23, 2011 - 12:27pm
June 25, 2010
Volunteers needed in Wadena, Otter Tail counties
WADENA, Minn. - Volunteers are still needed here and in Wadena and Otter Tail counties for tornado cleanup. Volunteers should call 211 from a landline or (800) 543-7709 from a cell phone or check in at the old Pamida parking lot on U.S. Highway 71 in Wadena. The volunteer center...
news / state
June 25, 2010 - 3:21pm
January 12, 2010
Otter Tail ethanol plant also planning bioenergy center
FERGUS FALLS -- Otter Tail Ag Enterprises LLC will be among the first to take advantage of newly developed technology to convert the byproducts of ethanol production into clean energy as well. The company is constructing a Bio-Energy Center as part of its 55 million-gallon-a-year...
news / region
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
Otter Tail Power pulls out of Big Stone II project
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The utility leading an effort to build a $1.6 billion coal-fired power plant in South Dakota that would serve five states has pulled out of the project. Minnesota-based Otter Tail Power Co. decided Friday to abandon its plans for Big Stone II.
news / region
September 11, 2009 - 4:04pm
September 8, 2009
President of Milan and Appleton bank is finding his small wind energy initiative comes with a large cost
MILAN -- Small wind can come with a big price tag. Just ask Erik Thompson, president of the Prairie Sun Bank of Milan and Appleton. He's been...
business / region
September 8, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Otter attack surprises Austrian tourist swimming in Wisconsin lake
DRUMMOND, Wis. - An Austrian woman on vacation in Wisconsin is getting rabies shots after she said she was bitten several times by at least two...
August 12, 2009 - 9:51am
May 13, 2009
Power line trips out west of Benson
BENSON -- Benson area residents made do with cold breakfasts this morning when an electric transmission line outside of the community tripped, leaving the community and the neighboring DeGraff and Clontarf areas without power for just over an hour. A Great River Energy line that...
news / local / region
May 13, 2009 - 9:38am
December 3, 2008
Family reeling after beloved horse is shot near Pelican Rapids
Charlie Kohlmeyer's family made a gruesome discovery on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Informed by the Otter Tail County (Minn.) Sheriff's...
news / state
December 3, 2008 - 9:00am
October 30, 2008
Will study costs take wind out of sails for Big Stone plan?
ORTONVILLE -- Investors looking to develop a 20-megawatt wind farm in Big Stone County are hoping that the costs to study what it takes to connect to the electrical transmission grid don't take the wind out of their sails. Investors with Big Stone Wind recently learned that the $100,000...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Minnesota agencies urge probe of Otter Tail Power Co.
Officials from two state agencies are urging an independent investigation to determine whether Otter Tail Power Co.
May 29, 2008 - 8:00am