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Girl injured in otter attack

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — It was a fun time at the lake — until the otter arrived.

After spending about an hour swimming with friends in Bone Lake near Luck, Wis., on Saturday, Rory Kliewer began to climb a ladder onto a dock when she suddenly felt someth…continue reading on dglobe.com

Officers nab alleged serial burglars

March 4, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Two Fergus Falls men have been arrested in connection with a string of area burglaries over the past several months. Continue Reading

Otter Tail County sees continued rise in gun applications

March 1, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Otter Tail County continues to see a rise in gun applications, with many people surmising a link to the national debate on Second Amendment rights. Continue Reading

Otter Tail County part of new regional law enforcement radio log system

January 21, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

A new regional radio “logger” system that will record law enforcement and other emergency radio traffic and 911 calls in a 10-county area, including Otter Tail County, will be housed at the Kandiyohi County dispatch center in Willmar and the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office in Litchfield. Continue Reading

Otter Tail deputy finds stolen Fargo puppy

August 21, 2012 in EOT Focus

FARGO A puppy stolen from a pet store here over two weeks ago has been recovered safely in Otter Tail County, according to a WDAY News report. Continue Reading

Otter bites triathlete 25 times

July 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ANOKA (AP) A triathlete had to get rabies shots after she was attacked by an otter in a northern Minnesota lake. Continue Reading

County to go smoke free

July 13, 2012 in EOT Focus

Starting Jan. 1, 2013, Otter Tail County buildings, grounds and vehicles will be smoke free. Continue Reading

County board denies DNR request for East Lost Lake wildlife area

July 5, 2012 in EOT Focus

The Otter Tail County board of commissioners, taking a cautious approach on public land expansion, voted 3-2 to deny a Department of Natural Resources request for land acquisition for a wildlife management area at East Lost Lake. Continue Reading

County establishes emergency fund

July 5, 2012 in EOT Focus

Emergencies like the June 2010 tornado that struck Almora in southeastern Otter Tail County require financial resources, in addition to manpower. To that end, the county board of commissioners on June 26 approved establishment of an emergency reserve fund of up to $1 million, over the next two years. Continue Reading

County to put up invasive species billboards

June 13, 2012 in EOT Focus

The Otter Tail County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force, which has a goal of stopping the spread on invasives into lakes and rivers, is expanding its public awareness programs. Continue Reading