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Beware of jury duty pay or else scams
Keith Ellison's ex-girlfriend shares medical record alleging abuse
Weekly police report - Sept. 20 edition
Perham's HOTL school identified as 'underperforming' for Hispanic students, district implements new accountability system
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
Perham extends streak while snapping Pelican Rapids' streak
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Thief River Falls edges out Perham/NYM/Henning
Blue Bombers to honor the 'Perham Flash'
Thielen learned trick from Randy Moss
Frances "Lucille" Newton
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Lady barber gives Richville a new business
Looking ahead to a new chapter: Owner of Bev’s Book Nook in Perham is retiring
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Second Hand Rose to close Perham store
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
At 37, a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan is finally attending his first game. He never envisioned it would be because of this.
A spirited kickoff to the year
Perham Health Foundation to host Blue at the Barn
Looking Back - Sept. 13, 2018
Looking Back - Sept. 6 Edition
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Linda: In the mail
Ask A Trooper: Are are school bus arm violations handled?
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
Ask A trooper: What are your thoughts about the "Kiki Challenge?"
The Holmes is going purple! Prince's band The Revolution to perform Sept. 27
Lindquist to perform Sept. 16 at Trinity Lutheran in NYM
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Noa Fort concert Sept. 8 at NYM Cultural Center
'Otter Tales: The musical' to be performed Sept. 14-16
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
August 28, 2018
Forum Communications names vice president of newspaper operations
FARGO -- Forum Communications Co. has named a new vice president of newspaper operations. Aaron Becher, general manager of The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead...
August 28, 2018 - 11:53am
August 21, 2018
Kit Masters receives $3,000 MBFC VetLoan Advantage rebate
Brian Swanson, of Kit Masters, Inc. in Perham, was awarded a VetLoan Advantage Rebate for $3,000 by MBFC. MBFC is the only Certified Development...
August 21, 2018 - 9:30am
July 29, 2018
Klein Insurance honored by Blue Cross
Klein Insurance, in New York Mills, has been named a "Blue Partner" by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus for sales and service excellence. Fewer than one in 10 Blue Cross agencies selling health plans across Minnesota are given this recognition. Call (218) 385-2430...
July 29, 2018 - 11:03am
Shipman stepping down as Kinship Director
Jill Shipman is stepping down as director of the Otter Tail and Wadena County Kinship Program after 16 years. "I am on the other side of the...
June 29, 2018 - 12:24pm
June 18, 2018
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
The featured speaker at the June 21 Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (OTC COLA) General Meeting at 7 p.m., at the Ottertail Community Center in Ottertail, is Moriya Rufer of RMB Laboratories. RMB Laboratories partners with OTC COLA for annual water quality testing...
June 18, 2018 - 9:57am
April 6, 2018
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
AARP is providing free tax preparation in New York Mills, Perham and Wadena through April. Started in 1968 by four volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is now the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation program. AARP volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each year...
April 6, 2018 - 9:57am
March 11, 2018
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
The Perham Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of the 2018 Chamber Choice Awards. The awards are our way of showing these individuals how much the Perham Area community appreciates them and the work they do. Recipients include: The Leadership Award: Staci Malikowski...
March 11, 2018 - 9:06am
March 9, 2018
Perham Focus building under new ownership, remodel starting soon
The Perham Focus building has been sold, but the local newspaper business and its staff have no plans of leaving anytime soon. The owners of Sperling Modern Home in Ottertail bought the building with plans to remodel the space utilized by the Perham Focus. Employees of the Focus have...
March 9, 2018 - 8:04am
March 2, 2018
Ray's Sport and Marine grand opening set for March 8-10
Fans of boating, fishing, trail riding or popcorn should make plans to head over to the recently opened Ray's Sport and Marine in Perham. Ray's...
March 2, 2018 - 11:01am
February 25, 2018
United Way announces new board leadership
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena Counties welcomed four board members to the organization. Jason Hastings is a resident of Fergus Falls and...
February 25, 2018 - 12:48pm
February 15, 2018
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in Perham now offers boarding and grooming in a new Ottertail location at 44033 Hawes Beach Road. Owner Dr....
February 15, 2018 - 9:06am
January 17, 2018
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Nominations for the Chamber Choice Awards will be taken before Jan. 31. The awards were created to let individuals know how much the Perham community appreciates them and the work they do. Individuals do not have to be Chamber members to be nominated. Awards are described as follows:...
January 17, 2018 - 3:23pm
January 8, 2018
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Dr. Brooke Hamann, of Hamann Family Dentistry, recently completed her annual training with the Minnesota State Emergency Response Team in Minneapolis....
January 8, 2018 - 9:57am
December 20, 2017
Tuffy's Pet Foods invests in Kansas State pet food science program
Tuffy's Pet Foods announced last week it has made an investment in the pet food science program at the College of Agriculture at Kansas State...
December 20, 2017 - 8:45am
December 19, 2017
KLN, Tuffy's sponsoring PPD K9 unit
KLN Family brands and Tuffy's Pet Foods have signed on to sponsor the Perham Police Department with the addition of their K9 unit. Tuffy's Pet...
December 19, 2017 - 8:52am