Otter Tail County News


12/09/2018 12:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man rescued from Otter Tail County lake 

FERGUS FALLS, MINN. - Charges are possible against a Fergus Falls man after he was rescued from Wall Lake east of Fergus Falls.


12/04/2018 08:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Recount settles race for Otter Tail County Sheriff 

FERGUS FALLS, MN - Nearly a month after the election, the race for Otter Tail County Sheriff appears to be settled. Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons has been declared the winner following a recount where Fitzgibbons and Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren each picked up three votes.


12/03/2018 08:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Otter Tail County investigating death of one-month old Monday, December 3 

Underwood, MN - The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a one-month old at a rural Underwood home. The sheriff's office says around 5 a.m. Saturday, they received a 911 call about a baby unconscious and not breathing.


11/15/2018 12:29 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Three arrested following drug bust in Fergus Falls Thursday, November 15 

Michael Lee-Stavedahl and Grant Graton. A mug shot of Ronald Lemasters was not immediately available.


11/14/2018 03:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Otter Tail becomes first county to raise tobacco purchasing age Wednesday, November 14 

Fergus Falls, MN - Otter Tail County has become the first county in Minnesota to raise the legal purchasing age for tobacco products from 18 to 21. The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21-years-old. The ordinace will go into effect on January 1, 2019, on a phase-in basis.