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News You Can Reuse!

January 17, 2020

Want to stay up to date on recycling and disposal information? Subscribe to the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department monthly newsletter – News You Can Reuse! News You Can Reuse includes recycling tips, special collections and events, holiday hours, fun facts and more! Check out the January News You Can Reuse for a focus on […]

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Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy

January 14, 2020

For Immediate Release Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy February 5th – March 25th Classes will be held every Wednesday for 8 weeks at 7 PM Location: Classes to be held at the Ottertail Operations Center and/or Fergus Falls Law Enforcement Center The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting its annual Citizens […]

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Job Opening: Perham MRF Sort Line Operator

January 7, 2020

The Perham Resource Recovery Facility has an opening for a full-time Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Sort Line Operator. The Sort Line Operator’s primary responsibility is sorting materials (recyclables) within the MRF with the purpose of delivering combustible material to the Waste to Energy (WTE) Facility and developing an end sort of recyclable and recoverable products […]

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Test Your Home for Radon this January

January 3, 2020

January is National Radon Action Month Radon is the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths in the United States and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. More than 21,000 lung cancer deaths are attributed to radon each year in the U.S. About 2 in 5 homes in Minnesota have dangerous levels of radon. […]

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Build Your Future in Otter Tail County

December 20, 2019

Otter Tail County wants you to build your future here. . .  and you can with local supports for housing investment. A County Housing Summit was hosted on December 4, 2019 to launch ‘The Big Build’ initiative. The goal of The Big Build is to build new or preserve or rehabilitate 5,000 housing units by […]

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Lund Boat Raffle Sponsoring the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener

December 20, 2019

Right now, ice fishing is on the minds of many anglers in Otter Tail County, MN. However, the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener will be here before you know it! In winter we catch our limit in a fish house, but it isn’t too early to think about a new boat for open water fishing. […]

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Northstar Behavioral Health Facility Opens in Fergus Falls

December 19, 2019

Otter Tail County welcomes Northstar Behavioral Health (NBH) to Fergus Falls. The County’s Community Development Agency and the City of Fergus Falls partnered with NBH to bring critical services to the area. The chemical dependency and mental health treatment facility hosted a public open house on Tuesday, December 17, to highlight the addiction recovery services […]

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Notice of Public Hearing:

October 9, 2019

Tri County Health Care Financing Request – Notice of Public Hearing WRS 10-09-2019 (download this notice) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED PROJECT AND THE ISSUANCE OF PRIVATE ACTIVITY BONDS OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Otter Tail County, Minnesota (the “County”) will meet on Tuesday, November […]

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Excess Land and Building Sale | Former Pelican Rapids Redemption Center

October 7, 2019

The Office of the Otter Tail County Auditor-Treasurer will receive sealed bids for the sale of the following described real property (land and building): Parcel No. 76-000-99-0660-005 A GIS map (with link), an aerial photograph, an additional information sheet, which also contains pictures of the structure, contact information to arrange an appointment to view the […]

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Annual Potluck a Delicious Success!

September 11, 2019

Thank you to everyone who helped make the New York Mills employee picnic so much fun. It was great food and company as always! The food that everyone brought was so delicious that we felt the need to post a couple of recipes (see below). We on the Committee would like to thank  Scott Backstrom  […]

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