Community Services

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The Otter Tail County, Minnesota Community Services Division is made up of the following departments and functions:

Human Services

The Human Services Department Provides an array of financial and social services to families and individuals to help maintain or enhance the quality of life.


Otter Tail County Probation provides probation and parole services to all juvenile and adult misdemeanor / gross misdemeanor offenders in Otter Tail County as directed by the District Court Judges.

Public Health

The Otter Tail County Public Health Department functions to Prevent against epidemics, promotes healthy behaviors and protects against environmental hazards.

University of Minnesota Extension

The Extension Office in Otter Tail County is the educational outreach arm of the University of Minnesota.

Veteran Services

The Otter Tail County Veteran Service Department provides advocacy for military veterans, their dependents and survivors.

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Christmas Eve

December 24, 2019 12:00 pm
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Christmas Day

December 25, 2019 12:00 am
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New Year’s Day

January 1, 2020 8:00 am
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20, 2020 8:00 am
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Presidents Day

February 17, 2020 8:00 am
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John Dinsmore
County Administrator


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