Otter Tail County, MN


Otter Tail County man injured in Hwy 210 crash

An Otter Tail County man was injured in a one-car crash on Highway 210 on Thursday. Alan Wendell Olson, 76, of Clitherall suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Fergus Falls hospital for treatment. Airbags did not deploy and he was not wearing a seatbelt. No alcohol was involved in the accident, according to the State Patrol.
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Elderly man hurt following Otter Tail County crash

NEAR FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (Valley News Live) - An elderly man is hurt following a single-car crash in Otter Tail County. The State Patrol says it happened on Thursday, August 4 on Hwy. 210 near Fergus Falls. The crash report says 76-year-old Alan Olson of Clitherall, MN was heading east...
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Good Samaritan helps man with dementia after getting lost on bike ride

VINING, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A Good Samaritan came to the rescue when a Fargo man with dementia became separated from his wife during a bike ride. Around 1 pm Thursday, Kellie Kringlie notified the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office that her husband, Dale, was missing after she was separated from him during a bike ride at the Glendalough State Park in rural Battle Lake.

Victim identified in fatal motorcycle crash near Vargas

(Vergas)--Authorities in Otter Tail County have identified the victim in a fatal crash near Vergas. According to the report, George Hough, 70, of Elbow Lake, has been identified as the motorcyclist who died in a crash late last week. Hough was reportedly riding his motorcycle eastbound on County Highway 4,...

ATV crash injures Perham man

A rural Perham man was injured in an ATV accident Wednesday evening, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Perry Lillis, 58, of rural Perham was driving the ATV and was injured in the crash. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, and later remained under the care of the hospital, with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.

Weather, Artist Cancellation causing Friday We Fest lineup shuffle

***UPDATE 11:02 pm: We Fest has announced that tonight’s Miranda Lambert concert has been canceled due to weather. The festival will resume on Saturday.***. ***UPDATE, 6:35 pm: We Fest will release more information on tonight’s weather plan following the Lee Brice show. They’re asking people to be prepared to clear the area in front of the stage following Brice’s show if asked to.***

Reasons to Road-trip to Otter Tail County

With two state parks, myriad roadside sculptures, and what some brave souls have crowned the best burger in Minnesota, Otter Tail County is no weekend slouch. We’ve made the three-hour trek northwest three times, and each outing turns up new and exciting discoveries. Our first trip was a brief...