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County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
March 30, 2017
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
St. Henry's Catholic Church held its annual Stewardship weekend on March 25-26, giving the Catholic Daughters an opportunity to inform the parishioners...
March 30, 2017 - 6:29pm
March 24, 2017
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
Alan "Lindy" Linda of New York Mills and Dr. Bill Rose of Perham, both Vietnam veterans, were presented quilts through the local Quilts of Valor...
March 24, 2017 - 4:30pm
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
The Bridge Community Pantry is excited to announce that it has elected three new members to its board of directors. Fred Lehmkuhl, Tina Rasmussen, and Deb Blickenstaff have joined the Board, which consists of 11 members who represent various outreach and civic groups in the community...
March 24, 2017 - 11:30am
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
With the first day of spring now behind us, and temperatures jumping up into the 30s, 40s and even 50s, the sap has begun flowing from area maple...
March 24, 2017 - 9:21am
March 21, 2017
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
It was games and goodies galore at the St. Henry’s Fun Fair on Sunday. The gym at the Perham Area Community Center was packed with tables full...
March 21, 2017 - 9:01am
March 20, 2017
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
FARGO -- Family and friends have gathered here and in Minnesota’s Otter Tail County to deal with the sudden, untimely deaths of two women who...
March 20, 2017 - 8:03am
March 16, 2017
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
She awoke to the sound of her 3-year-old daughter screaming in the back seat of the car. Her head throbbing with pain, she had no idea how long...
March 16, 2017 - 4:32pm
March 13, 2017
Harriet Mattfeld hailed as a ‘community champion’: Perham councilwoman dies Monday, March 13
Known as a community champion, Harriet Mattfeld, 83, of Perham, died Monday, March 13, at Perham Living, where she had lived since last spring....
March 13, 2017 - 7:26pm
March 10, 2017
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
The daily lineup has been announced for the 35th Anniversary WE FEST at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN; this year's WE Fest, the world's...
March 10, 2017 - 11:16am
March 7, 2017
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
As part of a community service project, two seniors at Perham High School are collecting money for The Bridge, the Perham area food shelf. Janie...
March 7, 2017 - 9:15am
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Learn more about home building, landscaping, decorating, outdoor sports and more — all from the local pros who know best — at this...
March 7, 2017 - 9:09am
March 2, 2017
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
The Perham Trolley, purchased last summer, is in of drivers for the upcoming tourist season. The vehicle, a bright red and green unit is used...
March 2, 2017 - 1:47pm
February 27, 2017
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
LOS ANGELES — Bill Paxton, the versatile actor who appeared in films including "Aliens" and "Titanic" and played a polygamist on HBO's...
February 27, 2017 - 11:43am
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
HARPURSEVILLE, N.Y. - A live stream of a giraffe about to give birth is captivating people across the country. Tens of millions of people have logged on to watch a live stream of the pregnancy of April the giraffe and her mate at The Animal Adventure Park.
February 27, 2017 - 11:28am
February 16, 2017
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
New royalty are reigning at Perham Living. In a balloon-filled ceremony at the nursing home last Thursday, six residents representing each of...
February 16, 2017 - 7:30am