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Officials Set 2019 Legislative Priorities

January 31, 2019

Otter Tail County Officials Set 2019 Legislative Priorities  As the new legislative session in St. Paul begins county leaders are working to bring state support for county infrastructure projects, economic development and health and human services.  This week the County Board of Commissioners outlined funding priorities and announced their 2019 legislative priorities. The border-to-border build […]

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Rural Rebound Initiative Earns Award

January 31, 2019

Rural Rebound Initiative Earns Economic Development Marketing Award The Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM) recognized Otter Tail County Rural Rebound Initiative with their annual Marketing Award for “excellence in marketing, branding, and promotion.” The Rural Rebound Initiative (RRI) is a county-wide, collaborative effort between diverse public and private entities aimed at addressing the regional […]

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Strong Teens Program Continues to Make an Impact

January 30, 2019

Otter Tail County Commissioners will continue to fund a very important program that serves young people in the area. Otter Tail County Probation and Human Services Departments make referrals to the Strong Teens Program which is offered through Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals. The program is aimed at both prevention and early intervention for at-risk youth. […]

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Notice to Bidders: Winter Sand

January 24, 2019

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed proposals will be received until 1:00 P.M., February 20th, 2019, by the Otter Tail County Auditor for the supply of Winter Sand. Bids should be submitted to the Otter Tail County Auditor, Otter Tail County Government Services Center, 510 Fir Avenue West, Fergus Falls, MN 56537. SEASONAL SUPPLY OF WINTER SAND […]

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Notice to Bidders : Hot Mix Bituminous

January 24, 2019

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed proposals will be received until 1:00 P.M., February 20, 2019, by the Otter Tail County Auditor for the Supply of Hot Mix Bituminous Material to be used in the 2019 Construction Season. Bids should be submitted to the Otter Tail County Auditor, Otter Tail County Government Services Center, 510 Fir Avenue […]

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Notice to Bidders : Seasonal Supply MC 800 Bituminous

January 24, 2019

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed proposals will be received until 1:00 P.M., February 20th, 2019, by the Otter Tail County Auditor for the supply of MC 800 Bituminous Material to be used in the 2019 Construction Season. Bids should be submitted to the Otter Tail County Auditor, Otter Tail County Government Services Center, 510 Fir Avenue […]

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Notice to Bidders: Seasonal Supply of Salt

January 24, 2019

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed proposals will be received until 1:00 P.M., February 20th, 2019, by the Otter Tail County Auditor for the Seasonal Supply of Salt. Bids should be submitted to the Otter Tail County Auditor, Otter Tail County Government Services Center, 510 Fir Avenue West, Fergus Falls, MN 56537. SEASONAL SUPPLY OF SALT Approximately […]

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Otter Tail County Minnesota Recycles

Pelican Rapids Redemption Center Closing March 2nd

January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 – Otter Tail County, MN- The Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department announces that the Pelican Rapids Redemption Center (next to the Dairy Queen) will have its last day of business on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. The site will continue to be a drop-off recycling location for the foreseeable future. Fiscal responsibility […]

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DWI Court Program Accountability Leads to Personal Achievement

January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 – Otter Tail County, MN- The consequences of impaired driving are felt throughout communities and families. Reducing ‘Driving While Intoxicated’ (DWI) related fatalities and injuries as well as lowering the number of repeat DWI offenders is the mission of the DWI Court program. The goal is to return sober, productive, law-abiding citizens […]

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits to Continue Through February

January 15, 2019

SNAP recipients to receive February food benefits early Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) recipients will receive February 2019 benefits earlier than usual due to the partial federal shutdown. More than 400,000 people receive SNAP, 70 percent of whom are children, seniors and people with disabilities. Current SNAP participants can expect […]

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