Ottertail News


01/09/2018 01:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
What does winter taste like? 

The big question this time of the year - especially during the recent Arctic coldsnap - is, "Why do we live here?" The most common response is that while winter seems longer than any other season, each has its benefits and experiencing the splendor of all four seasons is reason to stay. While each season offers so much to savor, winter's food offerings may get a bit washed out after all of the holiday cookies and sweets.


01/03/2018 01:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
'Year of water' reports improvements 

A focus on water quality in Minnesota has resulted in data about lakes and streams in the northern part of the state. A focus on water quality in Minnesota has resulted in data about lakes and streams in the northern part of the state.


01/02/2018 05:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Chimney was likely cause of Ottertail, Minn. house fire 

Fire has destroyed a home near Ottertail, Minn. Firefighters from Ottertail, Perham, Henning, Vergas and New York Mills were called to the blaze Monday afternoon on the south side of Rush Lake.


01/02/2018 12:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire in Ottertail, MN leaves home a total loss 

On Monday, 53 year old Michael Haglin of Ottertail, MN called 911 to report that his house was on fire on the south side of Rush Lake. When crews got on scene, flames were noticeable along the roof line of the house, in the area of the fireplace chimney.


12/17/2017 10:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Ottertail man rescued after snowmobile breaks through ice Sunday, December 17 

An Ottertail, Minnesota man was rescued after the snowmobile he was on fell through the ice on Walker Lake Saturday afternoon. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says shortly after noon they were called to the lake.