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‘Art’ of the matter: Retired teacher, Marlene Johnson, keeps art alive in HOTL classrooms
DL man gets jail for stealing from parents
Cass Lake man receives 60 months in prison for shooting White Earth man
Fight over Sunday liquor sales continues
‘Project of passion’: Lil’ Evil tribute bike gains national notoriety
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
DAVID ALEXANDER NELSON
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Papacito’s gets a new owner
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Optimism is a useful quality
Bobcats common in the area, though rarely seen
The Prairie Spy: When the remedies are worse than the ailments
Applause, A Pause
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
June 20, 2014
Otter Tail County launches website
Otter Tail County has launched its new website, www.co.otter-tail.mn.us. The site was developed by CivicPlus, a web design company that specializes in city and county websites. “We have been looking at revamping our website to make it more interactive and user-friendly with...
June 20, 2014 - 2:55pm
Great River Energy comes in under budget for 2013
Great River Energy had one of its best years ever in 2013. During the electric cooperative’s annual meeting June 4, company leaders celebrated the past year’s success, and looked ahead to a bright future. “Financially and operationally, 2013 was a great year,” said GRE’s...
June 20, 2014 - 2:53pm
June 16, 2014
CMCU awarded grant for leadership training
Central Minnesota Credit Union has received a training grant through the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership program, a division of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. A grant signing ceremony was held May 29 at the credit union’s administration center,...
June 16, 2014 - 11:46am
East Silent Lake resort opens new vacation home
East Silent Lake Resort in Dent held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 6 for its newly constructed vacation home. “We’re happy to introduce the public and our many loyal guests to the newest lake home at East Silent Lake Resort,” said Nick Leonard, owner and vice-president...
June 16, 2014 - 11:38am
June 13, 2014
Perham, KLN reach surcharge agreement
Company will pay $70K penalty; wastewater surcharges waived in lieu of pretreatment upgrades The city of Perham and KLN Family Brands have reached an agreement on wastewater surcharges, with the city waiving the charges in lieu of improvements KLN has made to its pretreatment process. As...
June 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
May 30, 2014
Wanderi earns Voices in Philanthropy Award
Dale Wanderi, of Thrivent Financial in Perham, has received the 2013 Voices in Philanthropy Award from InFaith Community Foundation in Minneapolis for his exemplary service to clients, helping them put their values and charitable goals into action. Wanderi was one of 35 representatives...
May 30, 2014 - 9:59am
May 26, 2014
Arvig-Viacom dispute: Behind the decision to drop 19 channels
Many area TV junkies who used to get daily doses of screen delight watching classic characters like Andy Griffith and his sidekick Barney Fife, popular music videos and shows, comedians ranging from Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy to Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart or certain...
May 26, 2014 - 1:01pm
May 25, 2014
Changing times: Arvig may be ‘forced out’ of cable television
PERHAM — Talk about changing times: David Pratt has been Arvig’s director of video since Arvig Enterprises first ventured into cable television under the name TekStar33 years ago. Video meant the visual end of communications then and now; not to be confused with video tapes....
May 25, 2014 - 8:07am
May 23, 2014
New owners take over Sorella’s Salon and Spa
Sorella’s Salon and Spa is under new ownership. Matt and Monique Hendrickx officially took over the Perham salon on April 1. The move was a “dream come true” for Monique, who has worked at the salon for the past three years, first as a part-time salon coordinator and soon...
May 23, 2014 - 2:06pm
May 22, 2014
Hamann honored by MN dental association
Dr. Michael Hamann, of Perham, was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association’s 2014 Outstanding Service Award. Hamann was honored by more than 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the association’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting...
May 22, 2014 - 2:02pm
Arvig announces intent to purchase St. Olaf Telecom
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. announced its intention to purchase the operations of St. Olaf Telecom in Northfield, Minn., from St. Olaf College last week. The sale will be finalized once government and regulatory approvals are received. St. Olaf Telecom provides telecommunications...
May 22, 2014 - 4:54am
May 16, 2014
After a major redo, Station House reopens
After a 7-month hiatus, The Station House has reopened in downtown Perham with a new menu, head chef and atmosphere. Co-owner Robbie Paridon said the restaurant closed in October to allow time “to do our homework” and give the business a high-end dining atmosphere. “I...
May 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
Lakes Country Chiropractic adds massage services
Massage therapy is now available through Lakes Country Chiropractic in Perham. Jessica Wittich began offering massage appointments on May 12. Her services were previously offered at the Perham Area Community Center. “We both wanted to provide more options for natural, holistic...
May 16, 2014 - 12:42pm
Local leader recognized by MN Hospital Association
Eugene Jahnke, a Perham Health Board of Trustee member, has received certification from the Minnesota Hospital Association. Jahnke was one of 13 hospital trustees in the state to be recognized for the certification by American Hospital Association President and Chief Executive...
May 16, 2014 - 12:40pm
Leiran wins insurance distinction
Keith Leiran, an American Family Insurance agent in Perham and Wadena, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification. Leiran joins other American Family agents who have demonstrated...
May 16, 2014 - 12:38pm