Battle Lake News


11/01/2018 12:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota man injured in rollover crash 

The Minnesota State Patrol said Benjamin Henry Erholtz was northbound on Highway 78 near Battle Lake around 3 p.m. when his 2011 Ford F150 veered off the road hitting an approach on the east shoulder causing it to go airborne, then landing front end first causing it to roll end over end with the pickup coming to rest on the drivers side.


10/18/2018 01:11 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Richard E. Herbrandson 

Richard E. Herbrandson, age 70 of Battle Lake, MN died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 in his home. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service in Perham, MN.


09/29/2018 07:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota briefs: Zebra mussel outbreaks confirmed in five counties 

The DNR said it has verified outbreaks in Big Pine Lake in Aitkin County, Barrett Lake in Grant County, Blandin Reservoir in Itasca County, Molly Stark Lake and Annie Battle Lake in Otter Tail County, and Sauk Lake in Todd County. The DNR reminds boaters that state law requires them to clean watercraft and trailers of aquatic plants and prohibited invasive species, drain all water by removing drain plugs and keeping them out during transport, and dispose of unwanted bait in the trash.


09/14/2018 01:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Battle Lake native faces off against Hurricane Florence 

Adrianna Muller has faced many things in her life. Growing up in Otter Tail County, she's experienced long and freezing winters.


09/09/2018 05:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Rolling into autumn with 3 scenic driving routes in Minnesota 

In pursuit of fall colors - and the best route for seeing them - I nearly forget about the season's other special effect. I recall one morning, staring out a window with a mug of hot coffee.