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Otter Tail County E-Government

Customers First: Otter Tail County Launches Website Redesign

November 7, 2018

The mission of Otter Tail County is to “enrich lives, innovate services, and enhance resources.” With this goal in mind Otter Tail County has launched a new website. The new website was based on considerable consumer input, including testing and focus groups with Otter Tail County citizens and businesses. The web designers listened. Based on […]

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County Commissioner Roger Froemming Honored at Board Meeting in Parkers Prairie

November 6, 2018

On Monday, November 5th hundreds gathered at a memorial service for County Commissioner Roger Froemming at the Prairie Event Center in Parkers Prairie, MN. Guests shared in the service as they honored the life of a distinguished man. Mr. Froemming devoted over 40 years to public service in Otter Tail County. He served in the […]

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County Commissioner Roger Froemming Passes Away After a Life-Time of Public Service

November 1, 2018

Roger Froemming, a dedicated public servant, died at his home on Tuesday, October 30th , 2018. Mr. Froemming devoted more than half his life to serving the public. Commissioner Froemming exemplified altruism in his service to constituents with his unpretentiousness and kind demeanor.  He was elected in 1998 and served the people of Otter Tail […]

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IMPORTANT PROPERTY TAX HOMESTEAD NOTICE

November 1, 2018

This will affect your 2019 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund. Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year? Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying relative occupy the property as a homestead on or before December 1, 2018. What is a […]

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Probation Advisory Board Tours Juvenile Placement Facilities Used by Otter Tail County

October 30, 2018

The Otter Tail County Probation Advisory Board toured Prairie Lakes Youth Program (PLYP) in Wilmar, Minnesota. Desta Lutzwick, Probation Director, invited the Advisory Board and other community representatives to learn more about the out of home placements that Otter Tail County utilizes for juveniles. This is an annual event to create an understanding of various […]

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Notice of Public Hearing HRA Board

October 30, 2018

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING INTENT TO CONSIDER A RESOLUTION INCREASING THE NUMBER OF COMMISSIONERS ON THE OTTER TAIL COUNTY HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes 375.51 Subdivision 2, that the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners intends to consider a resolution […]

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Land and Resource staff attend the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association 2018 Mega-Conference

October 23, 2018

Otter Tail County Land & Resource staff, along with a few septic system contractors from Otter Tail County, attended the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) 2018 Mega-Conference in Bloomington, MN from October 21-24, 2018. The conference had attendees from around the country and one attendee that came all the way from Australia to learn […]

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Diane Thorson Retires After 40 Years and Leaves Legacy in Otter Tail County Public Health

October 22, 2018

Diane Thorson was hired as Otter Tail County’s Public Health Director at the age of twenty-five in an era where there were as few as six nurses in the county with bachelor’s degrees in nursing. Ms Thorson graduated from St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN and the University of Minnesota. She began her nursing career at […]

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Contamination Reduces Quality of Recyclable Materials in Otter Tail County

October 18, 2018

The Otter Tail County Recycling Facility reports that employees frequently find garbage and contamination in the recycling taken into the facility from around the county. The staff at the recycling center recently took a closer look at the contamination pulled from the recycling stream. They determined that on that day approximately 8% of the recycling […]

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Wheelage Tax Funds Makes Long-Term Impact for Otter Tail County Highway Projects

October 17, 2018

Perhaps you have received your vehicle tab renewal form in the mail and wondered where the wheelage tax is used. All the wheelage taxes collected in Otter Tail County stay in the county and are used for county highway projects only. The funding of Otter Tail County’s transportation infrastructure is vital for residents of a […]

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