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A small city of 572, Ottertail offers municipal water, fire/rescue protection, shopping opportunities, health care, a convention bureau, Thumper Pond Resort and golf course, friendly and affordable small town and county living in beautiful lake county of Otter Tail County.  

5 Lakes consisting of Ottertail Lake, the largest in the county, Donald’s, Long Lake, Portage and Buchanan accessible within the city provide vacation opportunities.  1 hours from Fargo and 2 hours from the Twin Cities, Ottertail provides lots of hometown pride as growing community with plenty of room to grow. 

You can ask anyone of our residents, year-round or seasonal…here, it’s the people…the friendly faces…the feeling of community that beckons and keeps visitors returning year after year, those that live here wouldn’t live anywhere else.

It’s the Community Pride that shows on these faces.  Plenty of work goes into making sure that everyone enjoys their stay in Ottertail, from Otter Fest to Otter Dazzle…there’s always something to do.

With all we have going for us you’ll enjoy your stay and maybe call Ottertail your HOME!

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Notice: The City of Ottertail intends to adopt an amendment to Chapter 93-Right of Way Construction Regulations at its’ next regular city council meeting on August 17th, 2017.  A copy of said ordinance is  available for review at City Hall, 239 Hwy 78 North, Ottertail, MN or by request through mail or electronic mail as required by Chapter 77 Section 1- An Act relating to local government; requiring notice of proposed city ordinances.  Signed by Governor Dayton, effective August 1, 2017.

City of Ottertail is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider

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City Office Info:
239 Hwy 78 N.
PO Box 245

Ottertail, MN  56571
Phone: (218) 367-2250
Fax: (218) 367-2251
info@cityofottertail.com

Hours of Operation:
  Mondays - Thursdays
      7:30am -12:30pm
      1:00pm - 4:30pm
  Fridays
      8:00am -12:00pm
Contact Numbers:
 City Hall
   (218) 367-2250
 Community Center
   (218) 367-2252
 Non-Emergency
   (218) 367-2251
 Sheriff's Dept
   (218) 998-8555
 EMERGENCIES
   911

Meeting Info:
January - December:
  3rd Thursday of each
     month - 7:00pm


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 2017 City of Ottertail, Minnesota

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