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Monthly Archives: June 2016


Myths & Legends: Stories from the State Hospital

June 29, 2016

Museum Plans Tour of State Hospital Mark your calendar for the popular Myths & Legends: Stories from the State Hospital on Friday, July 8, 6:30 p.m. With the future of the Fergus Falls State Hospital complex uncertain, it is imperative to preserve its history and stories. This tour explores the hospital’s history and why the “castle on [Read More]

Line Up the Crankbaits & Lean Back!

Hello fishing enthusiasts! Otter Tail Lakes Country lakes continue to warm – water temps this week are about 70–72 degrees.  Some of the larger deeper lakes are a bit cooler, but not much.  I’ve been seeing a lot of skiing, tubing and swimming around the lakes—that’s a sure sign the water is nearing true summer [Read More]

32nd Annual Phelps Mill Festival on July 9th & 10th!

June 23, 2016

Head on over to the 32nd annual Phelps Mill Festival. The Phelps Mill festival is held annually on the 2nd weekend of July. This year’s festival will be July 9th and 10th. We provide two full days of art, food entertainment and kids’ activities. If you haven’t visited our festival in the past or it’s [Read More]

Monroe Crossing Coming to Battle Lake!

Enjoy the experience of a concert with Monroe Crossing at the Lakes Area Community Center, 112 Main Street, Battle Lake, MN, on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 7 – 9pm. The tickets are $19.00 for adults and $15 for children (14 and under). Tickets can be purchased at the Prospect House Museum by calling 218/535-1588. Tickets [Read More]

Simply Good Fishing

June 22, 2016

Hello fishermen from everywhere!   Fishing is good in Otter Tail Lakes Country!  We’ve finally reached one of the most reasonable times of the year here in West Central MN.  The ugly repercussions of spawning have finally come to an end, the fierce, bone-chilling north winds are gone until autumn and the May Fly hatch [Read More]