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Favorable mid-September conditions boost wheat harvest
Enbridge delays proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline
Shot in the wilds of Minnesota … an alligator
State troopers respond to three-vehicle crash near Downer, Minn.
Alcohol-related crash kills one near Park Rapids
Perham's comeback bid falls short
Yellowjackets set to host Harrier Classic
Strong run for Yellowjackets at Roy Griak Invitational
Tennis wraps up busy week
Yellowjacket tennis falls in close match
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World peace day held at St. Henry’s
Mildred Johnson, first woman to serve on ND higher ed board, dies at age 96
Perham Oasis gets refreshed
Frazee to host Oktoberfest on Oct. 5
Polka Fest hurdles Mother Nature
VIDEO: Polka Daze
ESPN College GameDay will set up in downtown Fargo again
Steam Threshers Reunion: Taking a step back in time
September 5, 2014
Perham Oasis gets refreshed
Construction is underway on a new building for the Perham Oasis Convenience Store. Work began on Aug. 11, when Oasis employees began the task of emptying the building, which had been built in the late 1970s. Even the counters were removed before demolition, said Lakes Area Cooperative’s...
September 5, 2014 - 10:33am
August 4, 2014
Foreign workers ease KLN labor shortage
PERHAM, Minn. -- Despite intense recruiting efforts through advertisements and at job fairs, KLN Family Brands just can’t find enough workers for its Perham factories. It’s an expensive problem. Over a six-week period this spring, idle production lines cost...
August 4, 2014 - 10:23am
July 25, 2014
Guck opens Precision Plumbing
A familiar face in the local plumbing game is striking out on his own with Precision Plumbing, a new business in the Perham area. Loren Guck has done all sorts of plumbing work in his 25-year history with Esser Plumbing and Heating, and now, he is excited to continue doing what...
July 25, 2014 - 10:17am
July 11, 2014
Décor Hus opens on Main Street
Some ideas stew for years and then, when the time is right, everything seems to fall perfectly into place. Such was the case with the Décor Hus, a new store that opened on West Main Street in Perham in June. From the moment Steve Greene decided to open the shop, to opening...
July 11, 2014 - 8:00am
July 3, 2014
Pine Mill Farm Furniture celebrates 25 years
Pine Mill Farm Furniture Company is not your typical furniture store. The differences start before you even go inside. The store is situated on acres of sprawling green lawn, with quaint patches of trees, shrubs, flowers and even a duck pond in sight. Just across the...
July 3, 2014 - 3:12pm
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