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ZZ Top in Ottertail? Rock concerts could be coming this summer

February 28, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Rock fans may get to see and hear some of their favorite music legends close to home this summer, if the dream of an Ottertail Concert Series comes true. Continue Reading

Plans continuing on proposed campground near Ottertail

February 2, 2013 in EOT Focus

Some environmental hurdles remain before the green light is given for establishment of a campground near the southeast side of Otter Tail Lake, but progress is being made. Continue Reading

Resort owners invited to Thumper Pond gala

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

The Congress of Minnesota Resorts is hosting its annual Fall Conference at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail. Continue Reading

Snapshots of Otter Fest

August 15, 2012 in EOT Focus

A photo gallery of Otter Fest events. Continue Reading

The otter makes a move

August 10, 2012 in EOT Focus

Ottertail city’s well-known otter statue was relocated on Tuesday to a spot that will be more visible to bicyclers and Highway 78 travelers. Continue Reading

Otter-the-ordinary family fun; Otter Fest celebrates 20 years

August 8, 2012 in EOT Focus

Ottertail is a small town that knows how to put on an impressive community event. One of the best examples is the success of the city’s annual Otter Fest celebration. Continue Reading

A smashing good cause

August 8, 2012 in EOT Focus

Thanks to the 2nd Annual Derbying For A Cure, pink will be the ‘it’ color at this year’s Otter Fest Demo Derby. The track will be a sea of hot pink cars this Friday night, as more than a dozen racers rev up for a cause. Continue Reading

Stolen Camera tops 135 mph in chase from Minnesota to N.D.

July 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

FARGO Law enforcement officials say they are looking for the driver of a stolen vehicle who was involved in a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that crossed state lines and reached speeds of 135 mph.
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Kids have fun fishing in memory of ‘Rocky’

July 26, 2012 in EOT Focus

Peter “Rocky” Rognlie, a Fargo native who enjoyed fishing as a youth at Otter Tail Lake, died Aug. 30, 2011, in a traffic accident at age 54. Rocky may be gone but is not forgotten, and area youth are learning to fish in his memory. Continue Reading

Ottertail bike path bid award creates questions

July 26, 2012 in EOT Focus

If proper bidding protocol is not followed, there is a possibility the city could lose over $300,000 in federal funds being used for the project. Other potential consequences include a lawsuit and difficulty obtaining federal funds in the future. Continue Reading