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  • America’s pastime appreciated in OTC

    | Published on September 16, 2021 at 7:27pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Town team baseball remains popular across the county By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Town baseball may be over for 2021, but fans still can enjoy America’s pastime on television. Many psychologists say that watching baseball on TV, or in person at town baseball games, is a nice diversion for 3 or so hours from all the troubles… Read More

  • Bulldogs edge Cowboys, Huskies to open the season

    | Published on September 16, 2021 at 6:56pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Otter Tail Central to host Underwood in BL on Friday Tanner Arndt scored a pair of touchdowns and threw for 116 yards as the Otter Tail Central Bulldogs defeated Breckenridge by a score of 22-8 on Sept. 3.  Calvin Stueve got the scoring going in the first quarter as the senior found the end zone from 3-yards… Read More

  • Hornets edge Bears, take third at Browerville Tournament

    | Published on September 16, 2021 at 6:51pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The seventh ranked Henning Hornet volleyball team is off and rolling for the 2021 season.  As of right now everything is back to “normal” as far as playing without masks, having fans in the gym, pep bands playing and playing a full schedule.   Head coach Kristy Finck said the team hopes that continues and that the… Read More

  • OTC cross country team competes at Moorhead meet

    | Published on September 16, 2021 at 6:47pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Otter Tail Central Bulldogs cross country team competed Friday evening at the Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead along with 18 other schools. The event was put on by Minnesota State University Moorhead. The men’s team finished in seventh place with the girls placing eighth. The Bulldog men were led by senior Isaac Scherfenberg… Read More

  • New batting cage installed at DC baseball field

    | Published on September 3, 2021 at 2:57pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    By Lori Newman Correspondent The Deer Creek City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Aug. 23. New York Mills Police Officer Tyler Schwartz gave the police report for July, and told the council that the police department is still looking to hire more part-time officers. The council approved a contract with S and S Security Services for… Read More

  • Some hometown magic at the state tournament

    | Published on September 3, 2021 at 2:32pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    One of my favorite parts of summer is attending town team baseball games. From the unique names like the Midway Snurdbirds and Nimrod Gnats, Watertown Red Devils and Bemdiji Blue Ox, the history of each of these teams and their hometown appeal is quite interesting.  A few years ago I also read an interesting article in… Read More

  • OTC opens season in Breckenridge

    | Published on September 3, 2021 at 1:39pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Otter Tail Central football team enters the 2021 season returning several key members of their Section 6A runner-up team from 2020.  However the Bulldogs will miss graduating starters Drew Durbin, Ethan Houselog, Wyatt Severson, Cian Buehler, Brady VanErp, Will Ehlert, Meteo Lopez-Moen, Kayne Cameron and Andrew Fronning.  OTC will lean on returning seniors Tanner Arnt, Sammy… Read More

  • Small town newspapers face growing challenges

    | Published on August 19, 2021 at 10:15am EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    face growinWCI hosts panel discussion about local newspapers By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Weekly newspapers in Otter Tail County are holding their own, but face challenges felt by newspapers all across the county. Newspaper closings have been commonplace throughout the United States in recent years. During a zoom meeting on Aug. 11, sponsored by the Fergus Falls-based West… Read More

  • Anglers challenged with zebra mussels

    | Published on August 10, 2021 at 8:37am EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Fishing guides share how zebra mussels are making fishing a bit more difficult By Tom Hintgen Otter Tail County Correspondent Fishing is fun but has its challenges. Added to the list of challenges, notes fishing guide Ross Hagemeister, are zebra mussels. These fingernail-sized invasive species have spread to several lakes and waterways in Otter Tail County. On July 26… Read More

  • OTC Junior Legion takes fourth place at sub state

    | Published on August 2, 2021 at 2:43pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Otter Tail Central Junior Legion stole the lead late and defeated Crookston 6-3 on Monday. OTC trailed 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Owen Buehler singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs. Crookston scored three runs in the fifth inning, but OTC  still managed to pull out the victory.  Crookston scored… Read More

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