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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
Herbert H. Limmer
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
April 21, 2016
Speech topics offer expanded experiences for State contenders
Two Perham High School Speech students who earned trips to State competition during Section competition, also enjoyed an expanded experience...
April 21, 2016 - 10:38am
Mental health topics added to curriculum
Concerned that mental health wasn't being taught in Perham health or psychology classes, Annika Werner chose the topic for her presentation in Speech this year. She was given time during last week's Perham-Dent School Board meeting to share her thoughts on the subject. She and Zepherian...
April 21, 2016 - 10:13am
March 17, 2016
Report outlines ways to fight teacher shortage
Minnesota school administrators and teachers union leaders agreed Monday that a mix of financial incentives and support for new educators is the best way to address the state’s growing shortage of teachers in key specialties. The strategy was outlined in a policy report presented...
March 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
March 9, 2016
Fourth-grade classroom addition preps students for middle school
One addition planned on the Heart of the Lakes Elementary School will help prepare fourth graders for transition to the Prairie Wind Middle School. It will be set up in “houses” or “pods,” like the fifth and sixth-grade classrooms are. The building project, approved by voters...
March 9, 2016 - 12:49pm
March 3, 2016
HOTL remodeling plans revealed
Teachers and other school staff, along with local architects, have visited a number of new schools over the past several weeks to look at classroom...
March 3, 2016 - 12:01pm
Mechatronics class connects PHS students to college, high-tech jobs in manufacturing
Perham High School students have a new and unique opportunity this year to learn about mechatronics — a field that’s in demand and can...
March 3, 2016 - 11:57am
February 25, 2016
Community Read Project aims to get students, public talking
Perham High School English students are extending their latest lesson beyond the four walls of their classroom and out into the community – and extending an invitation to everyone in town to join them. Amy Braukmann’s sophomores are embarking on a first-of-its-kind Community Read...
February 25, 2016 - 10:13pm
February 18, 2016
Forum set for Perham-Dent building projects
A community forum on the Perham-Dent School District school building projects at Heart of the Lakes and Prairie Wind Middle schools is planned at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the student union at the high school. This will be an opportunity for residents to ask questions and give...
February 18, 2016 - 2:34pm
February 12, 2016
Laurentian Journey Program gets students into the great outdoors
Perham students experienced the great outdoors this winter for Prairie Wind Middle School’s annual Laurentian Journey Program. Eighth-grade...
February 12, 2016 - 11:43am
February 11, 2016
A1 rating shaves four years off loan
The sale of Perham-Dent school bonds last week saved taxpayers about four years of interest on the district’s building project, according to Superintendent Mitch Anderson. The district proposal for $45.2 million for a new high school and renovations to the elementary and middle...
February 11, 2016 - 10:34am
January 28, 2016
Alum donates $50K to Perham-Dent schools
Perham-A generous donation to the Perham-Dent School District from a former student will allow the district to enhance its science labs at the new high school. While watching his fourth-grade granddaughter in a school Christmas program in December, Rich Bucholz saw peeling paint on...
January 28, 2016 - 4:49pm
January 21, 2016
State foundation offers new FFA scholarship
The Minnesota FFA Foundation announces that the James W. Tracy scholarship is available to Minnesota high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary school in the U.S. (certificate, diploma or degree) and studying agriculture or animal husbandry....
January 21, 2016 - 1:38pm
National FFA officers visit Perham High School
National FFA officers were in Perham on Jan. 8 to hone their skills prior to spending a year on the road giving leadership presentations to high...
January 21, 2016 - 1:36pm
January 7, 2016
Big fun in a small town
Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of feature stories on foreign exchange students studying at Perham High School this year. Jussara...
January 7, 2016 - 5:21pm
Every Student Succeeds: Schools prep to meet new state-led education standards
The Perham-Dent School District is researching changes that come with a new federal education initiative, called the Every Student Succeeds Act,...
January 7, 2016 - 12:01pm