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Arrest made in Otter Tail County bridge fire

Courtesy: KFGO 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption   NEAR PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – An arrest is made in a bridge fire investigation in Otter Tail County. The Sheriff’s Office says a fire that heavily damaged a bridge that crosses Star Lake east of Pelican Rapids is being investigated as arson….

3-Year-Old pulled from Otter Tail County lake identified

It happened at the Eagle Lake public swimming area on Friday afternoon

UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has identified the child who died after being pulled from Eagle Lake on July 24. Authorities say 3-year-old Clare Glenetske was flown to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis where she passed away two days later. A GoFundMe has been organized to raise funds for the Glenetske family. A visitation for Clare will be held on…

WATCH LIVE: Otter Tail County Sheriff to discuss tornado aftermath

The press conference will begin at 3:30 p.m.

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DALTON, Minn.–Otter Tail County Sheriff Barry Fitzgibbons is holding a press conference to discuss the aftermath of the tornado that tore through Dalton and Ashby Wednesday evening. Sheriff Fitzgibbons will be joined by Emergency Management Director Patrick Waletzko and County…

30 year old man is victim of Dalton Ashby Tornado

Otter Tail County officials will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. It will be carried on our website and Facebook page.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN — The Otter Tail Sheriff’s Department released the name of the man killed in Wednesday’s tornado. 30 year old  Seth Nelson, Battle Lake, MN,  died as a result of the tornadoes. Officials say in the early evening hours of July 8 two tornadoes touched down in Otter Tail County. Nelson was working in a shed with…

UPDATE: One person dead after tornado in Otter Tail County

1/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: One person has died and two people are hurt after a tornado near Dalton, Minnesota. For about 30 minutes just after 5:00 Wednesday night, the storm ripped its way across the fields out here and…

Senator Klobuchar introduces Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act

The bill would invest $100 billion to build broadband infrastructure in areas across America that are struggling to remain competitive in business and education.

UNITED STATES – High Speed Broadband internet might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to whether rural families and businesses succeed or fail, but Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s vital for the future of rural Minnesota. She introduced the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act on Wednesday, a bill that would invest $100 billion to…

Minnesota DNR Implementing Burning Restrictions Immediately

CLAY COUNTY, Minn–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a message from the Minnesota DNR about burning restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, the DNR is placing burning restrictions in Grant, Douglas, Pope, Norman, Otter Tail, Clay, Wilkin, Stevens and Traverse Counties. The DNR said, “On a typical year, we try to give the public a couple of snow-free weeks…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…