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  • Turning back the clock in downtown Henning

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:31pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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  • Former minister recalls somber days in 1969

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:28pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Ward received handwritten obit for son during Vietnam By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Wendy Ward, a retired minister who served in Barnesville and who now lives on the east coast, was a summer intern at the Fargo Forum in 1969. She spent a week on the obituary desk when the regular employee was on vacation. “Most everything… Read More

  • Jolly Pops to perform at Landmark

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:26pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The creative musical trio The Jolly Pops bring their upbeat, original music and children’s standards in a concert for all ages at the Landmark Center in Henning on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m.  This high-energy family performance is free and open to the public, funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage… Read More

  • Otter Tail County adopts hazard mitigation plan

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:25pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Plan to guide county, cities to reduce  impact of natural hazards, disasters  At its June 14 meeting, the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners adopted an updated countywide Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which will guide the actions of the county and cities to eliminate or greatly reduce the impact of natural hazards/disasters on communities. The plan profiles many… Read More

  • Henning offers clerk position to Needham

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:17pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Chad Koenen Publisher The Henning City Council increased its initial offer to the person it hopes will fill the position of city clerk/treasurer. During a special city council meeting on Monday afternoon, the city council approved increasing the starting salary from $27 an hour to $29 per hour. The council also approved offering four weeks of… Read More

  • Henning to continue second chance breakfast

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:16pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    School board to look at demand for program in the fall By Chad Koenen Publisher Henning’s second chance breakfast will be getting a second chance in the fall.  During its regularly scheduled meeting on June 13, the Henning School Board approved proceeding with the second chance breakfast option in the fall. The option will be done on a… Read More

  • New date, events to highlight Deer Trails Day

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:09pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Chad Koenen Publisher One of July’s most popular events in the area will be coming to Deer Creek a little sooner this year. The annual Deer Trails Day celebration, which was routinely held on the final Saturday in July, has been moved to the final Saturday in June. The move was made to try to avoid… Read More

  • County receives DNR grant for Phelps Mill Park

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 2:03pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    County absentee ballot board appointments approved By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent The County of Otter Tail has received a grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for restoration of wetlands and prairie in Phelps Mill County Park. The park is located within central Otter Tail County along the Otter Tail River. This supports the grant… Read More

  • Landmark to host Jolly Pops group

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 1:48pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Jolly Pops will offer a free performance at the Landmark Center on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m., combining upbeat, original music with a host of children’s standards for a family concert to please kids and adults alike.  This program is sponsored by the Landmark Center and the Viking Library System and is funded in part… Read More

  • Henning School students receive scholarships

    | Published on June 23, 2022 at 1:28pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Several Henning High School alumni and Class of 2022 graduates received scholarships during Henning’s commencement ceremony on May 28.  Scholarship winners include: • LA Amundson scholarship for $2,000 (2021 graduates)- Makenna Kenyon, Jason Haugen, Katherine Hansen and Macie Cichy; 2022 graduate- Tanner Arndt • LA Amundson scholarship for $2,500 (2021 graduates)- Megan Weber, Megan Rinicker and Mikayla Leach;… Read More

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