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Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Rep. Erin Murphy in New York Mills to learn about child care cooperative
School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
Perham grapplers win home finale against Detroit Lakes
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
Michael John Grismer
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
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
Local students attend Camp Ryla
The 26th annual District 5580 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp was held on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campusJuly 9-15....
September 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
September 13, 2017
High school Interact group supports Hurricane Harvey relief effort
The Perham High school Interact group is raising funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey, placing buckets around town for people to fill with their...
September 13, 2017 - 9:16am
August 29, 2017
Back to the grind
Buses, kids, and parents hit the roads a little early this year in Perham, thanks to the new high school going up, with classes getting underway...
August 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
August 26, 2017
Back to school
The school year is starting a tad early this year for the Perham-Dent School District to make time for the construction and other changes happening...
August 26, 2017 - 10:18am
August 20, 2017
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle, Perham district scores drop in science and reading
Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue to dramatically...
August 20, 2017 - 11:49am
June 21, 2017
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
Set to open in the Fall of 2018, the new Perham High School is well on its way, now with mockup photos of what the building will look like when...
June 21, 2017 - 11:18am
June 5, 2017
The big day
Perham High School's class of 2017 moved their graduation tassels from right to left at Sunday afternoon's commencement ceremony, officiating...
June 5, 2017 - 10:39am
May 26, 2017
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
It was a fateful day in February, 1944. In the midst of World War II, an American B-17 plane was shot down by the Nazis while attempting to fly...
May 26, 2017 - 12:53pm
May 25, 2017
That’s bananas! Kids make music using fruit slices, cups of water
Have you ever played bongos with sliced bananas? Or played the piano with cups of water? It sounds strange -- but it’s not impossible. A group...
May 25, 2017 - 4:20pm
May 19, 2017
Launching a new way of learning: Drones at PWMS
The Prairie Wind Middle School cafeteria was buzzing with the sound of 68 tiny propellers all whirling at once last Wednesday, as eighth grade...
May 19, 2017 - 4:39pm
May 18, 2017
Local contractors will install school irrigation systems
Two local contractors have been awarded contracts related to construction projects at Perham public schools. At a short meeting following the groundbreaking ceremony for the future Perham High School last Wednesday, Perham-Dent School Board members approved bids for irrigation work...
May 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 15, 2017
Speaking their language: High school senior Lourdes Anderson connects with Perham’s growing population of Spanish-speaking youth
Lourdes Anderson remembers what it was like to come to a new country and not speak the language. Born in Nicaragua, Central America, where Spanish...
May 15, 2017 - 11:18am
May 12, 2017
'A school of color'
Perham-Dent School District administrators say there are more nonnative speakers of English in the district today than ever before. The district currently has 51 students enrolled in its ESL program (English as a Second Language), a number that has grown substantially in recent years,...
May 12, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 11, 2017
Ushering in ‘a new era in education’: Ground is officially broken on the new Perham High School
It was a historic moment in Perham yesterday as shovels hit the dirt at the site of the future Perham High School. It’s been 100 years since...
May 11, 2017 - 3:03pm
May 4, 2017
Perham public schools earn state awards for innovation
Perham High School and Prairie Wind Middle School have received state recognition for two separate, innovative educational programs. The schools have been named 2016-2017 Star of Innovation Award recipients by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). The high...
May 4, 2017 - 11:32am