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57-year-old man struck, killed by train in Detroit Lakes
'I should've called police that night': Hoehn breaks silence before his trial in the murder of LaFontaine-Greywind
Grand opening for PHS set for Aug. 26
Meet your new Perham High School: The Area Learning Center
County feedlot hearings held
Perham/NYM falls to Pequot Lakes/Osakis
Perham/NYM tennis splits on opening day
Vikings bummed about not facing Jaguars star Jalen Ramsey this week
Bond unbreakable between Perham standout athlete and classmate with cerebral palsy
Training camp fight was a family affair for Vikings' Diggs, Rhodes
Vernon "Buster" Fiedler
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Addie Jo Baumgart
Big crowds turn out for 'Miracle Treat Day' in Perham
Popular farm insecticide faces ban
Minnesota surgery costs vary widely, report says: Identical procedures can cost one patient seven times more than others
Perham Dairy Queen celebrates Miracle Treat Day Aug. 10
Douglas, Kawlewski, Stoll join Coldwell Banker
Looking Back - Aug. 16 Edition
Lakes Miss, Miss Teen Perham pageant held Aug. 18
Casting her ballot
Looking Back - Aug. 9 Edition
Your letters: Thanks for making Hall of Fame Induction wonderful
Ask A trooper: How can a seller protect self in event of crash before transfer of title?
So, you have sales tax questions about Perham project? Here's what we know...
Your letters: Perham Police Chief should be Otter Tail Sheriff
Your Letters: Looking Back section brings back memories
Interactive "Painters, Inkers, and Tattoo Lines" exhibit open
Photo Gallery: WE Fest 2018
WE Fest acts strike gold with pop, rap stars
Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will draw art lovers to west central Minnesota
Perham area calendar - July 12 Edition
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
science and nature
July 25, 2018
Photographer's image of ducklings on Lake Bemidji goes viral, draws national attention
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Brent Cizek was going to head out early Wednesday, July 25, to snap photos of the merganser ducklings he's been following....
July 25, 2018 - 6:09pm
July 12, 2018
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
PINE RIVER, Minn. -- Rumors spread following an incident that led to the death of Edward VanBeek of Pine River on Monday, July 9, but official...
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
June 30, 2018
Signs up to protect Minnesota's state flower
Members of the Lady Slipper Garden Club turned out last week to post signs near Marion Lake alerting people to the presence of Minnesota's state...
June 30, 2018 - 8:20am
June 24, 2018
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
He can see the road stretched before him from inside the cab of the Peterbilt semi truck. Wide windows reveal an asphalt road and what seems...
June 24, 2018 - 9:06am
June 22, 2018
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
High water at Spitzer Lake, southeast of Battle Lake and west of Parkers Prairie, has resulted in the county board of commissioners contracting...
June 22, 2018 - 9:57am
June 17, 2018
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
We understand that as of June 30, Crisis Connection will no longer be providing crisis hotline services. It is important for the public to know that the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will continue to be available without interruption at 800-273-TALK (8255).
June 17, 2018 - 9:06am
June 15, 2018
Crawling with ticks: Rising numbers of people and pets are contracting tick-related illnesses
They're tiny, they're hungry, and they're here. If you think the ticks seem bad this spring, your suspicions are correct. The Detroit Lakes area, along with the rest of Minnesota, is crawling with ticks this season, and doctors and veterinarians are reporting steadily increasing cases...
June 15, 2018 - 9:30am
June 14, 2018
Area residents hear U of M approach in fight against AIS
County lake association members, others from Otter Tail County and area county residents traveled to Detroit Lakes on June 8 to learn about initiatives...
June 14, 2018 - 8:14am
June 13, 2018
Minnesota launches new online tool to compare state parks and trails
ST. PAUL—Minnesota has a new online tool to help outdoor enthusiasts plan trips to state and regional parks and trails. The Minnesota Great Outdoors website, launched Tuesday, allows park-goers to search a state map of parks and trails and compare amenities. "Previously, you...
June 13, 2018 - 10:23pm
June 1, 2018
Salmonella infections linked to chicken distributed at Ruby’s Pantry pop-up locations: Four people in two states have become ill
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and local health departments are investigating at least four cases of salmonellosis...
June 1, 2018 - 1:53pm
May 15, 2018
Red flag warning issued for northern half of Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Most of the northern half of Minnesota is under very high fire danger today, Tuesday, May 15. The red flag warning issued by...
May 15, 2018 - 2:34pm
April 28, 2018
Do your online interactions pass the Grandma test?
When your teen turns 16, do you hand over the keys without any training or without a care in the world about what might happen? A speaker shared...
April 28, 2018 - 8:20am
April 27, 2018
Are Juuls in your school? Popular e-cigarettes alarming health officials
An e-cigarette that looks like a pocket-sized computer device is alarming health officials because of its potency and popularity among teenagers....
April 27, 2018 - 1:41pm
April 26, 2018
Lake ice out expected to break records
Otter Tail County conservation officer Tricia Plautz said with above freezing temperatures becoming more common, she is advising anglers to observe...
April 26, 2018 - 10:27am
April 16, 2018
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
RURAL LAKE BRONSON, Minn.—To Randy Coffield, raising cattle is not just a business. It's his life. "I came in as a greenhorn, and I've...
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am