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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
Turtle Races kick off next week
Break out the checkered flags and whistles, because land-speed records may be set this summer. For turtles, that is. Perham’s International...
May 29, 2015 - 11:30am
So long, seniors! PHS sends off class of 2015
“Being the class in which nobody has perfect attendance, I’m happy to see everyone here to celebrate today,” said graduating senior Alexis...
May 29, 2015 - 9:00am
May 28, 2015
Area residents remember fallen veterans on Memorial Day
Memorial Day is about more than grilling and having a day off from work or school. Around Perham, Dent and Richville, area residents and visitors...
May 28, 2015 - 11:48am
May 21, 2015
Memorial Day Events
Perham: The Perham VFW and Legion will be putting on a Memorial Day presentation at the Prairie Wind Middle School at 10 a.m. on Monday,...
May 21, 2015 - 3:30pm
May 1, 2015
Chamber awards banquet well-attended
Community members packed into Wild Oaks for the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Choice Awards Banquet on April 16. Nick Theroux...
May 1, 2015 - 11:47am
April 9, 2015
'The Gathering' returns to the PACC this weekend for the 18th annual event
The 18th Annual Antique Sporting Collectibles and Fish Decoy Show, also known simply as “The Gathering” will return to the Perham Area Community Center on Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12. The Gathering started out as a competition for fish decoy carvers and has since...
April 9, 2015 - 11:35am
April 3, 2015
‘A Touch of Kenny’: Top-rated Kenny Rogers tribute coming to Perham
“I wanted something different, something like no other act, and I wasn’t aware of any other time a big-name tribute artist has been to Perham,” said event organizer Fran Johnson. What began as a multi-year wait will culminate in a Saturday, April 11 performance by Dave Karl...
April 3, 2015 - 11:16am
March 26, 2015
VIDEO: EOT Relay event kicks off 2015 season
After only 3-1/2 weeks of practice, 10 volunteer dancers the stage for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life’s “Dancing with the...
March 26, 2015 - 3:22pm
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
Get ready for that sweet, sweet taste of maple syrup. Pancakes, milkshakes and more will be getting an extra sweet pairing next...
March 26, 2015 - 12:06pm
March 20, 2015
St. Henry’s School Fun Fair set for Sunday
St. Hendry’s Area School will host its annual spring fundraiser, the Fun Fair, on Sunday, March 22, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Perham Area Community Center. “We used to host the Fun Fair at the old 4-H building, but the event grew so big and the city needed the space,...
March 20, 2015 - 9:44am
March 19, 2015
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show a repeat-hit
March 19, 2015 - 11:36am
March 18, 2015
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
Whoever thinks dancing doesn’t come with its own set of hazards has likely never heard the banter of a ballroom. “Try to keep the stilettos...
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
March 2, 2015
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
It’s part dinner theater, part family-friendly comedy show and part fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham. ...
March 2, 2015 - 12:48pm
February 12, 2015
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Seventy-eight brave polar plungers participated in this year’s Freezin’ for a Reason, the most jumpers the event has ever had. The plunge,...
February 12, 2015 - 11:30am
February 6, 2015
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
For the sixth year running, members of the community will make a splash while collecting donations for Kinship of the Perham Area. Teams and...
February 6, 2015 - 2:01pm