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UAS taking flight in Minnesota
Weather Talk: April snow is unsettling, but it isn’t unusual
Waubun high school evacuated Tuesday after bomb threat
Norman County traffic stop turns violent; deputy shot, suspects in custody
Dairy Queen worker at West Acres accused of dealing cocaine at mall
Football: Minnesota district scheduling puts rivalries on shaky ground
East Grand Forks head football coach steps down
Scheidecker named team MVP at girls basketball awards ceremony
Summer LAPS registration Monday, April 21
Holl's goal in final second vaults Gophers past UND
HOWARD MARVIN KARKELA
BEVERLEY ANN (PARCHEM) VADNAIS
DOUGLAS C. RUDOLPH
EDWIN ALBERT LENIUS
Rotarian Bob Sim named A Paul Harris Fellow
Weslee Allen Beyer
Makenna Kay Kort
Cassidee May Sazama
Koli Lane Torgerson
KLN to bring workers from abroad
Nyhus certified in Parkinson’s speech treatment
'It's been quite a ride' Perham community and business leaders celebrate growth, address current worker shortage
Pioneer Grounds officially under new ownership
New Perham website launches
Editorial: Distracted driving deserves our full attention
Guest Editorial: The healthier our children, the better our society
Letter to the Editor: Slower speeds are needed near Westwind area
Letter to the Editor: Don’t take my money and then take away my rights
Column: Mud may be the only thing worse than snow
An old-time tent revival at Holmes Theatre in D.L.
Community Lenten Choir to perform in Perham, NY Mills
Northwoods Assembly to host Seder meal
Vergas to hold Maple Syrup Festival
Honey Bee Gala fundraiser set for April 12
March 19, 2014
DL retailers, city fight over cellars
They’ve existed for about 100 years, but with a major street project coming up, the city says the basements that extend under Washington Avenue in downtown Detroit Lakes now need to be filled in — on the property owners’ dime. The Washington Avenue project scheduled for this...
March 19, 2014 - 9:03am
Mall of America launches $325 million expansion
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – In a shower of confetti, Mall of America on Tuesday launched a $325 million expansion aimed at adding glitz and new elements of luxury to the nation’s largest mall. The expansion will add a new Food Hall, underground valet parking and another 50 to 75 retailers,...
March 19, 2014 - 8:53am
March 14, 2014
Jobs committee makes progress on promotions, looks ahead to ‘phase two’
It’s a message that has been heard all around Perham for months: we have jobs. In July, representatives from the city, chamber of commerce and major employers met to brainstorm on how to attract workers to Perham to fill more of the open jobs. This was the birth of the Perham...
March 14, 2014 - 9:43am
IFS proposes street closure to make more room for expansion
Perham city leaders are considering vacating part of a street to make room for an expansion at Industrial Finishing Services. The company, which is in the midst of a major expansion project at its facility in Perham’s industrial park, is requesting the extra room in order to...
March 14, 2014 - 9:36am
March 13, 2014
Wadena Board hears new architect's view of Courthouse remodeling
Wadena commissioners heard from BKV Group partner Bruce Schwartzman in a special board meeting March 7 about his architect firm's plan to remodel the upper level of the courthouse. BKV Group was asked to prepare preliminary layouts suggesting several options for reconfiguring both...
March 13, 2014 - 10:42am
March 12, 2014
Steel the spotlight: L&L's custom products found all over
If a person can’t find something off-the-shelf to suit their needs, L&L Fabrication just might be the solution. A number of L&L Fabrication’s custom creations can be found around the Perham area and beyond, though many people may not even be aware of it. Most of these...
March 12, 2014 - 3:10pm
March 7, 2014
Progress continues at Perham Resource Recovery Facility
A major expansion project at the Perham Resource Recovery Facility continues to edge closer to completion. Construction of a new material recovery facility is now more than 90 percent finished, while an expansion at the waste-energy building is more than halfway done. The facility...
March 7, 2014 - 11:04am
Wild Oaks to open soon in Perham
If your taste buds are craving something fresh and different, they’re in for a treat – Wild Oaks Grille is expected to open next week at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course. Blake Minge, manager of Wild Oaks, said offerings on the restaurant’s menu will be generally healthy while...
March 7, 2014 - 10:47am
March 6, 2014
Schoeneberger Funeral Home hires pre-planning advisor
Schoeneberger Funeral Home has hired Carmen McCullough as its new pre-planning advisor. In her role, McCullough will help people make funeral arrangements in advance, ensuring that their wishes are well-documented and carried out, and allowing families to make decisions free...
March 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 28, 2014
Get home safely: Joyride
Perham, Battle Lake and Ottertail are taking part in a safe ride alternative transportation program. The program, called Joyride, is run in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office. Expansion of the program to other parts of Otter Tail County will likely...
February 28, 2014 - 10:34am
Job training available for OTC seniors
Older residents of Otter Tail County who are having difficulty finding a job have a local resource that might be able to help. The Experience Works Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), a nonprofit organization operating in Minnesota, provides paid community service assignments...
February 28, 2014 - 10:30am
Business expands to Ottertail
Stephanie Ellingson has always loved retail. As a kid, she and her sister would help their parents sell Christmas trees in the winter and fireworks in summer. She grew up around retail. With her new location in Ottertail, Periwinkle Marketplace is just another logical step in the...
February 28, 2014 - 10:19am
Shadows of the Past now on Main Street
Shadows of the Past Variety Store recently moved to Perham, from Wadena, and is now open downtown, on Main Street. Store owner Angie Huttunen, said they offer a wide range of new and second-hand furniture, art, clothing, glassware and toys. Huttunen said she first began collecting...
February 28, 2014 - 10:06am
February 27, 2014
Janke certified as equine massage therapist
A new option in equine health care is available to area horse owners. Excelling Performance was recently founded by Nicole Jahnke, of Verndale, Minn. to offer equine massage services throughout the state. Jahnke is a certified equine massage therapist and a member of the International...
February 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2014
Sign up for Home and Cabin Show
Vendor spots are filling up fast for the 2014 Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show in Perham, and those interested in participating are encouraged to reserve their space soon. Featuring free admission again this year, the show is expected to draw a large crowd of people from all over...
February 21, 2014 - 2:07pm