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World mourns 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
A home for the holidays: Incentives, buyer’s market make this a good time to purchase a house in Perham
West Fargo man, Moorhead woman arrested after fleeing from Alexandria Wal-Mart
Minnesota Archdiocese identifies 30 priests accused of abusing minors
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Guest Editorial: 5 years later: A promise of cleaner water and a healthier environment
Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
From Miss Minnesota to musician
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Museums to host holiday open houses
Schmidts create new ‘dancing’ light show
Get into the Christmas spirit With a free concert by Heart O’ Lakes Harmony
PWMS students signed to talent agency
Angel of Hope vigil is tonight in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
William Wade Davis
Wild 4, Blackhawks 3
Perham splits first home triangular
Cardinals spoil Perham girls opener
Neitzke, Parks win titles in Perham wrestling opener at W-DC
Perham wins fourth straight Jackie Mann title
GERTRUDE F. HARVEY
VELMA B. (LAWRENCE) HERMAN
BETTY ABRAHAM FROST
MATHIAS "MATT" RICHARD WINKELS
Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Flowers and fudge: a perfect pair - Calla opens in Perham
June 21, 2013
City loans $30K for new cattle barn
To help get construction underway on the new cattle barn at the fairgrounds, the East Otter Tail County Fair Board will be borrowing $30,000 from the city of Perham. City councilors unanimously agreed to loan the money at their regular meeting last week. The loan is for three...
June 21, 2013 - 10:22am
June 14, 2013
Wastewater ponds a persistent problem
Waiting for the smell from the wastewater treatment plant to go away? Don’t hold your breath. Well, actually, go ahead and hold it. You may need to. In an informational session with the public on Monday night, city leaders said the smell is here to stay for another summer,...
June 14, 2013 - 12:10pm
Rained out: Weather a mixed bag for businesses
Businesses in the Perham area usually get a boost from an influx of tourists in the warm summer months. But this year’s long, nearly unprecedented stretch of winter weather and the more recent string of rain and unseasonably cold temperatures have presented unique challenges...
June 14, 2013 - 11:04am
June 13, 2013
Lake Regional Electric holds annual meeting, three directors reelected
Lake Region Electric Cooperative held its annual meeting on June 6 in Fergus Falls. About 400 members and friends attended. Three incumbent directors were reelected by acclamation: Ken Hendrickx from District 3, Joyce Valley from District 6 and Robert Shaw from District 9. LREC...
June 13, 2013 - 4:32pm
June 7, 2013
ITOW museum ‘going to be OK’
Things are looking up for the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum. Faced with a daunting debt at the start of the New Year, museum leaders are now, just six months later, saying what skeptics didn’t think was possible – “ITOW is going to be OK.” In an interview with the...
June 7, 2013 - 9:50am
June 6, 2013
Council to address wastewater concerns at special meeting
As anyone who’s been in Perham over the last couple weeks has undoubtedly noticed, the foul odor from the wastewater treatment center has been strong – and doesn’t seem to be going away. The city is currently working on a major expansion at the treatment plant, which holds...
June 6, 2013 - 11:24am
Flight school helps dreams come true
Pride. Passion. Purpose. It is those three things that Rich McCrady stresses in both life and work. And he has made it his work to help those interested in aviation find pride, passion and purpose in flying. McCrady has started the Wings Flight Training school, with the...
June 6, 2013 - 10:23am
Sanford to trim $10 million in top jobs; more systemwide posts to come to Fargo
FARGO - Sanford Health is buying out a dozen of the 50 administrators offered early retirements or reassignments under a restructuring plan estimated to save $10 million a year. At the same time, Sanford is planning to centralize management of system-wide functions, an initiative...
June 6, 2013 - 10:18am
May 31, 2013
RDO Equipment CEO reflects on 12-year cultural shift
MOORHEAD — RDO Equipment, based in Fargo, is known as the largest network of John Deere construction and agricultural equipment dealerships in the country, with some 60 locations and operations in a dozen states, as well as in Russia, Ukraine and Australia. But Christi Offutt,...
May 31, 2013 - 11:24am
May 24, 2013
‘Perpetual lease’ on fairgrounds not favored by city councilors
City councilors are holding off on making any changes to its land lease with the Fair Board. At the end of April, Fair Board members requested a “perpetual” lease to ensure that the site of the East Otter Tail County Fair would be secured well into the future. The board is...
May 24, 2013 - 9:50am
Upgrades at PACC to begin in June
The Perham Area Community Center will soon be getting some upgrades. Users of the PACC should be aware that the Field House will be closed from the first week of June through part of July while the ceiling is redone. The ceiling’s vapor barrier has deteriorated over the years,...
May 24, 2013 - 9:46am
May 23, 2013
NY Mills council mulls new purchases
The New York Mills City Council heard reports on the purchase of two pieces of potentially vital equipment for its police and public utilities departments. The police department has ordered a new police car to replace a Chevrolet Impala, the lease for which expired in May. The...
May 23, 2013 - 3:41pm
Ottertail bike path dedication set: Summer Concert Series cancelled
As the weather continues to warm up, more and more people are taking their first walk, run, or bicycle ride down Ottertail’s new bike path. The path, which was completed last fall, serves as a connection between the “old town” portion of Ottertail City and the newer area...
May 23, 2013 - 11:20am
Keller Williams’ Red Day a success
Keller Williams Realty held a successful Red Day food drive outside of Service Foods in Perham recently, collecting 489 pounds of food and $519.
May 23, 2013 - 10:58am
Perham woman a Professional Communications Contest winner
Winners of the 2013 North Dakota Professional Communicators Communications Contest were recently recognized at the annual spring conference in Minot, N.D. Twenty one members earned 122 awards for their work in print media, photography, advertising, writing for and development of...
May 23, 2013 - 10:54am