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Otter Tail County evolves with emergency management plan
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
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
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
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'
May 5, 2016
Schematic design of new high school approved
An initial design for the new high school in Perham was accepted by the Perham-Dent School District board last Wednesday, when it reviewed the...
May 5, 2016 - 11:21am
May 4, 2016
Perham teacher ends 43-year career in the classroom
Perham, MN (WDAY TV) - When the school bell rings at St. Henry's Catholic School next fall, there will be a new face in the hallway, but the...
May 4, 2016 - 11:39pm
April 28, 2016
Bike to School day set for May 4 in Perham
Perham-Dent School students are encouraged to participate in the Bike to School Day planned May 4 in Perham. National Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate and to build off of the energy of National Bike Month. During...
April 28, 2016 - 1:39pm
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