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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Rose Marie Guck
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
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
November 15, 2017
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
We all face hurdles and challenges in life, and no one is meant to take those challenges on alone. Esther Manz, founder of the nonprofit weight...
November 15, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 13, 2017
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Perham Health is pleased to announce Rose Mader, RN, CDE, has joined its clinics in New York Mills and Perham. As a certified diabetes educator,...
November 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
Payson Leaving Lakes Region Arts Council
It is with regret that the LRAC Board recently accepted Connie Payson's resignation. After nearly eight years as LRAC's Executive Assistant and Artist Mentor Program Coordinator, it will be difficult to say goodbye to Connie. We are happy for Connie though, as she will be taking advantage...
November 13, 2017 - 2:00pm