About Us

Promote the values of the Democratic Farmer Labor Party, encourage and increase participation in events, recruit and support candidates, and insure that the voices in Otter Tail County are heard in the legislative process. Our vision is to provide organization, support, foster and promote understanding of the issues and ideas contained in the Democratic Party Platform. We will be a vehicle for participation in the Democratic process, which will improve the quality of life in our Community, our State and our Nation.

2018-2020 Otter Tail County Officers

Chair: Michael Windey
Vice Chair: Jane Walker Stock
Outreach: Open Position
Secretary: Ellen Palmer
Treasurer: Diane Windey


David Sobieski

Robyne Williams

Chet Nettestad

Cornel Walker

Paulette Nettestad

Richard Kagan

LaRon Adkins

Paul Haarstick


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Our Upcoming Events

Otter Tail County DFL Party would like to extend to you and your family a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or Happy Kwanzaa.  This Holiday Season remember the men and women in uniform around the world keeping us safe and free.  Enjoy your friends and family while being safe.

Our next monthly meeting will be Monday, January 27, 2020 at the Shoreline Restaurant in Battle Lake.  We gather for dinner at 6 pm and hold our meeting at 7 pm.  Everyone is welcome.

Convener Training for the Precinct Caucus will be on Thursday, January 30, 2020.  It will be held at the Shoreline at 6 pm with a dinner then workshop.

Otter Tail County DFL Precinct Caucus Sites:

Minnesota Democratic-Farmer- Labor Party Caucuses in Otter Tail County will be held on:  Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6:30 P.M. Registration with  7 P.M. Caucus Begins

Otter Tail County DFL Caucuses will be held at seven sites throughout the County for your convenience.  Our Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor Party caucuses set the framework for the grassroots organization of the DFL Party.  Precinct Chairs and Associate Chairs are elected, Resolutions are written and Delegates are elected to represent each precinct at the County and District Conventions..  This is the time for neighbors to get together and let your voice be heard.

Site 1. Pelican Rapids Public Library,25 Mill Avenue, Pelican Rapids will host the following precincts:  Candor, Dora, Dunn, Erhard, Erhards Grove, Lida, Maplewood, Norwegian Grove, Pelican Twp., Pelican Rapids City, Rothsay City, Scambler, Star Lake, Trondhjem and Vergas City.

Site 2. Fergus Falls Kennedy High School, Cafeteria, will host the following Fergus Falls precincts:   City wards precincts 1-1, 1-2, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-1, 3-2, 4-1, 4-2, Aastad,  Aurdal, Buse, Carlisle, Dalton, Dane Prairie, Elizabeth City, Elizabeth Twp., Fergus Falls Twp., Friberg, Orwell, Oscar, Tumuli and Western.

Site 3. Parkers Prairie High School, Music Room, 411 South Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie precincts are: Eastern, Effington, Elmo, Leaf Mountain, Parkers Prairie City, Parkers Prairie Twp., Urbank and Woodside.

Site 4. Henning High School, 500 School Avenue, Henning Precincts are: Folden, Girard, Henning City, Henning Twp., Inman, Leaf Lake, and Oak Valley.

Site 5. Perham Middle School, Cafetorium, 480 Coney Street, Perham precincts are:  Corliss, Dead Lake, Dent, Edna, Gorman, Hobart, Ottertail City, Ottertail Twp., Perham City, Perham Twp., Pine Lake, Richville and Rush Lake.

Site 6. Battle Lake High School Cafeteria, 402 Summit Street West, Battle Lake precincts are:  Amor, Battle Lake, Clitherall City, Clitherall Twp., Eagle Lake, Everts, Maine, Nidaros, St Olaf, Sverdrup,Tordenskjold, Underwood and Vining.

Site 7. New York Mills High School, 209 N Hayes Ave, New York Mills, MN 56567, Common Area (go in the door with the Eagle), the precincts are:  Blowers, Bluffton City, Bluffton Twp., Butler, Compton, Deer Creek City, Deer Creek Twp., Homestead, Newton, New York Mills, Otto, Paddock and Wadena Precinct 4.

Mark the date on your calendar for Tuesday, ­­­­­­­February 25, 2020, 6:30 P.M. Registration, 7 P.M. Caucus.  Come early and participate at your Otter Tail County Democratic -Farmer- Labor Party Precinct Caucus. Let your voice be heard.  We are looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Otter Tail County Convention will be held on Saturday March 28th from 8 am to 12 noon at Battle Lake High School Auditorium , 402 Summit Street West,

For additional information please contact: Mike Windey, Chair for Otter Tail County DFL at:  218-367-2402, or email at: windeyottertail@gmail.com