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Otter Tail County Sandbag Distribution

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The Otter Tail County Emergency Operations Team announced several locations to pick up sandbags. Distribution centers are set up in Pelican Rapids, New York Mills, and Battle Lake. Empty sandbags are also available at the Otter Tail County Recycling center in Fergus Falls.

The centers are open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  An appointment is needed to receive bags, to make an appointment call 218-998-8470. Anyone using the sites must show identification and provide an address where the bags will be used.

Sandbags are free of charge and extra empty bags can be purchased for 20 cents apiece. Homeowners must fill and transport their own bags.

Distribution centers are at the following locations:

  • Pelican Rapids: Otter Tail County Garage at 208 NE 5th Avenue
  • New York Mills: Otter Tail County highway garage at 36889 560th Avenue
  • Battle Lake: Otter Tail County highway garage at 601 W. Holdt Street
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