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No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
April 28, 2016
Deadline for new Angel Of Hope memory blocks set
Each spring and fall new memory blocks are added to Perham's Angel of Hope Memorial Park, which honors children of all ages who have died. The...
April 28, 2016 - 11:37am
Annual 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' is April 29
The annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" offers area residents the chance to participate in a world-wide movement to prevent violence. The walk,...
April 28, 2016 - 11:34am
April 20, 2016
Perham church continues to reach out to people in need
About 25 years ago, Cindy Olson recognized a need in Perham. She was working as a speech therapist when she noticed some families did not have...
April 20, 2016 - 4:21pm
April 14, 2016
Purple Heart club named for DL vet
When Robert Ellsworth passed away on Oct. 15, 2014, his obituary referred to him as "the founding father of the Lloyd Beck Chapter 745 Military Order of the Purple Heart." A Purple Heart recipient after being wounded at the Chosin Reservoir on Nov. 3, 1950, during the Korean War,...
April 14, 2016 - 12:34pm
Dental outreach clinic for kids planned
A dental outreach clinic for kids is planned April 27 and 28, at the Otter Tail County office building in New York Mills. The clinic is specifically for the dental needs of children ages 1 to 18 years of age. Dental health staff will be available to provide all dental services for...
April 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
1976 Perham grad honored
Dave Schroeder, the athletic director at Maple Lake High School, and a former (Perham athlete and coach) was honored recently as the AD of the Year. He graduated from PHS in 1976. He has been a leader and mentor in the profession for the past 30 years and his service to the MNIAAA...
April 14, 2016 - 12:28pm
Someplace Safe receives grant to start college violence prevention program
Someplace Safe recently announced it was one of four organizations statewide selected by the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault to receive the Community Primary Prevention Program grant.
April 14, 2016 - 12:17pm
April 1, 2016
Mobile food drop in Ottertail
A mobile food drop for resi-dents of Otter Tail County is planned in Ottertail City on Wednesday, April 13, at the Ottertail Community Center, 93 Lake Ave. S. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. and food will be distrib-uted at 11 a.m. Residents of Otter Tail Coun-ty who are in...
April 1, 2016 - 3:05pm
Relay for Life kick-off meeting will be April 4
The local Relay For Life begins its 2016 Relay season with a kick-off meeting Monday, April 4, at Calvary Lutheran Church, beginning at 7 p.m., for team representatives, leadership team members and others interested in helping fight. Securing teams is the first, and in some ways...
April 1, 2016 - 2:38pm
March 12, 2016
Perham Living volunteer honored with district award
Bob Williams, a volunteer greeter with Perham Health and Perham Living, was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the District C Volunteer...
March 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2016
Ottertail woman begins Peace Corps service in the Dominican Republic
Jessica Spanswick, 26, of Ottertail, was accepted into the Peace Corps and departed for the Dominican Republic March 1 to begin training as a...
March 9, 2016 - 1:14pm
February 18, 2016
Paul and Linette Grismer reflect on 63 years of marriage
Paul and Linette Grismer have quite a few photo albums around their place. Several rest inconspicuously on living room shelves, while an unknown...
February 18, 2016 - 3:38pm
February 12, 2016
Allergic to apathy: Perham 11-year-old with peanut allergy creates a company to support kids like her
Perham girl Haley Deibert has taken the metaphorical bull by its horns. The 11-year-old has been facing a life-altering challenge since she...
February 12, 2016 - 11:24am
February 11, 2016
Thin ice quashes polar plunge, but Freeze Fest still hot
For the first time ever, the Perham Area Kinship fundraiser, Freezin’ for a Reason, canceled its popular polar plunge because of thin ice....
February 11, 2016 - 10:41am
February 4, 2016
A year of firsts and lasts for Perham native
It’s a year of firsts and lasts for Perham native Katrina (Moenkedick) Nordick. It’s her last semester at the University of Minnesota in...
February 4, 2016 - 2:15pm