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Machete, baseball bat attack linked to eBay sale
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
Woman rescued from Red River in Grand Forks
Many kids had ‘Paws to Read’ at the Perham library this summer
Perham takes part in Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day
XC: Ranked Perham teams sweep season openers at Morris
Volleyball: Bemidji hangs on to defeat Perham 3-2
Jackets fall to EGF and Roseau in home triangular
Gabriele Grunewald to Run at DecaNation and Zagreb World Challenge Aug. 30 and Sept. 2;
Swimming: Jackets sixth at Laker Pentathlon
ROBERT L. SKILLINGS
KAREN JANE VROMAN
PAUL N. WASCHE
2014 Fish Photo Contest
Foreign workers ease KLN labor shortage
Steam Threshers Reunion coming up
Good eats, impressive feats: New York Mills corn feed and puppet pageant a hit once again
The place where St. Urho was (possibly) buried: Celebrate Finnish culture at the Finn Creek Folk Festival Aug 23, 24
District Flower Show winners announced
VIDEO: Boys and Girls Club gets "Happy"
April 24, 2014
Perham vacates street for IFS expansion
Industrial Finishing Services is making rapid progress on its expansion project in Perham. In the latest along a series of steps in the construction process, the company has been granted a road closure to make more room for a building expansion and loading area. The vacation...
April 24, 2014 - 11:22am
April 18, 2014
Perham grants Tuffy’s a temporary road closure
In order to give Tuffy’s Pet Foods more room for equipment storage, contractor parking and other staging needs while the factory undergoes a major expansion, Perham city councilors have agreed to temporarily close a portion of Third Street NW. Approximately one block along the...
April 18, 2014 - 3:27pm
City garage site rezoned to Light Industrial
Another significant step has been taken in Perham’s plans for a new public works facility. In order to make way for Barrel O’ Fun to buy and use the current public works site as a semi-truck parking/staging area, the city has rezoned the property from Open to Light Industrial. The...
April 18, 2014 - 12:22pm
April 17, 2014
Tri-Board addresses PACC’s future
Members of the Perham City Council, Perham-Dent School Board and Perham Area Community Center Board of Directors met on April 14 to recognize the community center’s 25-year history, and to plan for its future. “The PACC is a three-legged stool,” said the PACC’s Board Chairperson,...
April 17, 2014 - 2:54pm
Otter Tail Power names new president
On Monday morning, at Otter Tail Corporation’s annual meeting of shareholders, Chuck MacFarlane announced that Timothy J. Rogelstad has replaced him as Otter Tail Power Company president. As of Monday, MacFarlane assumed the role of president and chief operating officer of Otter...
April 17, 2014 - 1:42pm
Lakes Café to reopen soon sporting a fresh new look
Lakes Café, which has been a Main Street mainstay in Perham since 1994, has temporarily closed for interior remodeling. The café closed on April 7 and is expected to re-open on Monday, April 21. Randy Mattfeld, one of the café’s owners, said they had originally aimed to re-open...
April 17, 2014 - 10:52am
April 11, 2014
Nyhus certified in Parkinson’s speech treatment
Laura Nyhus, a speech language pathologist at Perham Health, has completed her certifications in LSVT LOUD, a speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. LSVT LOUD, named for Mrs. Lee Silverman (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) was...
April 11, 2014 - 1:31pm
'It's been quite a ride' Perham community and business leaders celebrate growth, address current worker shortage
Perham’s had plenty to celebrate over the past decade. The community has grown remarkably, with more than $140 million in new developments since 2004, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, last year was a record year for the city, with nearly $45 million in building...
April 11, 2014 - 11:57am
April 4, 2014
Pioneer Grounds officially under new ownership
Twenty-five rustic park-like acres on the edge of Perham, including historic buildings and artifacts, has come under new leadership. The nonprofit History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County officially took over management of the Pioneer Grounds this week in hopes...
April 4, 2014 - 2:33pm
New Perham website launches
Perham’s new jobs-centered website, ProgressivePerham.com, has launched. The site went live last Tuesday. Its active status was announced to community leaders and business owners at the city’s annual economic development meeting at Wild Oaks last Wednesday. The site boasts...
April 4, 2014 - 2:27pm
Thrift store moves to new location
Having trouble finding the Re-Use-It Thrift Store? It’s not a drawn-out April Fool’s joke – the store has moved from its former location at 900 East Main Street, to 225 East Main Street, next to Main Street Express. “It’s really exciting,” said Therese Perro, the store’s...
April 4, 2014 - 1:45pm
New owners reopen Williams Co. Store
The Williams Company Store has just reopened under new ownership. After shutting their doors for a few months to install some new shelves, rearrange things a little, and restock inventory, Dan and Marnie Whitehead welcomed their first customers on April 1. Long-time fans of...
April 4, 2014 - 11:47am
April 2, 2014
Becker County trash will soon be processed at Perham facility
The expression used to be garbage in, garbage out. Not anymore. With the new materials recovery facility attached to the solid waste incinerator at Perham, it’s garbage in, recyclables and burnables out. With its multiple, interconnected conveyor belts, bins and chutes, the...
April 2, 2014 - 9:09am
March 28, 2014
Wild Oaks opens at Lakeside Golf Club
The restaurant will be open Wednesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to close until the golf club opens for the summer. Once golf season begins, Wild Oaks will be open seven days a week.
March 28, 2014 - 9:55am
March 27, 2014
Perham Living earns five-star rating, other honors
Perham Living nursing home has earned some bragging rights. It was announced at the end of February that Perham Living was rated a Best Nursing Home in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report, after earning a five-star, highest-overall rating from the Centers for Medicare and...
March 27, 2014 - 3:22pm