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National Weather Service issues fire warnings
Grass fires reported in Willmar area, red flag warning issued
24th annual event draws healthcare professionals from across the region
Minnesota lawmakers can’t agree on how to fix the state’s sex offender program
Burnsville native rebounds from serious injury for record-setting World Cup season
NFL; McClain returns to Cowboys
MLB: Twins set pitching staff
NHL: Wild on the brink of playoffs
NBA: Hot-shooting Raptors get best of Wolves
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Phyllis J. (nee Hesse) Miller
Ardell E. Loven
Doris L. Knutson
Greg "Butch" Erickson
Maynard J. Chan
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Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Letter: Willmar school issues
Letter: Veterans, you are needed
Commentary: Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal
Commentary: Disability services in critical need of funding
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
November 18, 2006
Utilities seeking advance review in N.D. of Big Stone power project
November 18, 2006 - 12:00am