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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
August 1, 2014
Pied Piper Players to perform ‘Pippi Longstocking’
She’s a whirlwind, she’s wild, she’s “just plain crazy,” say the Pied Piper Players of the heroine of their latest show, “Pippi Longstocking.” The...
August 1, 2014 - 11:30am
July 28, 2014
Photo Gallery: 2014 EOT County Fair
The 2014 East Otter Tail County Fair was held this past weekend. Crowds converged on the fairgrounds in Perham from July 23 - 27 to enjoy a host...
July 28, 2014 - 4:11pm
July 18, 2014
Photo gallery: Lund Mania & New York Mills Summer Celebration
Teams from various local businesses competed for glory in the fourth annual Lund Mania Boatville Drags as a part of this year’s New York Mills...
July 18, 2014 - 1:31pm
July 11, 2014
Phelps Mill Festival celebrates 30 years
It’s a unique gathering of musicians and artists, featuring one-of-a-kind artwork and crafts, live entertainment, food and kids’ activities,...
July 11, 2014 - 3:35pm
July 7, 2014
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
For the 19th year, teams will don purple, walk all night and make their mark on the fight against cancer. The East Otter Tail County Relay...
July 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 5, 2014
Boys and Girls Clubs to host 3rd annual motorcycle ride
On Saturday, July 12, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham will host their Third Annual Ride for the Future motorcycle ride. The ride is held to raise awareness for after school and summer programming provided to Becker and Otter Tail County youth. “Last year...
July 5, 2014 - 10:35am
July 3, 2014
Independence Day fireworks in Perham
Celebrate America’s 238th birthday with baseball and fireworks at Krueger Field and Tuffy Stadium on Friday, July 4. The game will start at 7:30 p.m., with the Perham Pirates taking on the Dent Wildcats. Depending on the weather and the baseball game, fireworks are expected to...
July 3, 2014 - 3:14pm
June 16, 2014
Otterjam a rockin' success
Ottertail played host to its first-ever OtterJam outdoor music festival on Saturday. Crowds flocked to the former Smokin’ Iron track to watch...
June 16, 2014 - 11:58am
June 13, 2014
Ronald McDonald House Ride returns for 13th year
The world’s largest motorcycle benefit ride for the Ronald McDonald House is returning to New York Mills for its 13th year. A long line...
June 13, 2014 - 1:59pm
'Love or fear: Which motivates us more?'; Finalists to battle it out in 22nd annual Great American Think-Off
It’s a timeless question, as pertinent today as ever – “Love or fear: Which motivates us more?” Four of the nation’s best ‘armchair...
June 13, 2014 - 1:48pm
June 6, 2014
June Outdoor events Calendar
GLENDALOUGH STATE PARK Fly tying workshop Friday, June 6, 6-8 p.m. – Learn how to tie your own fishing flies. All equipment provided, must be 8 years old or older to participate. Space is limited, so register by calling Jeffrey Wiersma at the park. Fly fishing clinic Saturday,...
June 6, 2014 - 1:15pm
Teams sought for bean bag tourney
Teams are being sought for a new Turtle Fest Corn Hole Tournament, sponsored by the History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County. Two-person teams – and up to two alternates – can sign up to play in the tournament, which will be held Saturday, June 14 beginning...
June 6, 2014 - 1:09pm
WWII veteran remembered in ITOW exhibit
The In Their Own Words Veterans Museum is preparing to unveil a new exhibit focused on its newest featured veteran’s story. Arthur Dobias was born in Crookston, Minn., in 1925 and served in the 8th Army Air Force as part of the 493rd Bomb Group based at Debach Airfield in Suffolk,...
June 6, 2014 - 1:02pm
June 3, 2014
Lady Slippers to hold plant sale
The Lady Slipper Garden Club’s annual plant sale will be held at NP Park in Perham on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. until plants are gone, rain or shine. Plants are selected from the gardens of club members or from gardens within the community. There is usually a variety of perennials,...
June 3, 2014 - 1:28am
May 30, 2014
Sign up now to take part in Turtle Fest parade
Be a part of Perham’s biggest festival of the summer – sign up to march in the Turtle Fest parade. Consistently featuring 80-100 floats and big trucks, costumed characters, marching bands and plenty of other fun-loving participants from year to year, the parade is a fun and...
May 30, 2014 - 1:17pm