Building codes not required in Ottertail: Official would like inspection of water park’s roof

OTTERTAIL — The collapsed roof for the water park of Thumper Pond Lodge here was built in one of the areas of Minnesota where inspections ... Read more

Otter Tail resort opens after collapse

The Thumper Pond resort in Ottertail reopened Thursday after being cleared by the Minnesota Department of Health and the state fire marshall, according to Thumper ... Read more

Township historian meeting to be held in Ottertail

The Otter Tail County Historical Society’s Township Historian meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Ottertail Community Center. A potluck dinner ... Read more

‘It’s lucky no one was there’: Witnesses, responders describe scene

People were standing around in disbelief after the late Tuesday night roof collapse of Thumper Pond’s waterpark. Ottertail Fire Chief Stuart Fleischauer said it was ... Read more

Roof of resort’s water park collapses: Structural issues appear to be cause, manager says

Witnesses could hear loud booms as support beams snapped and the roof collapsed of Thumper Pond’s 12,000-square-foot indoor water park Tuesday night. Brad Stevens, the ... Read more

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Ottertail Area Sports

Otter girls’ golf places sixth

The Fergus Falls girls’ golf team stayed in the competition Thursday placing sixth overall at the Sartell Invitational at Blackberry Ridge in hot, breezy weather. ... Read more | Add your comment

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