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New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
Men had blood alcohol levels double legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
Body found frozen in Red River in Grand Forks
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
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Beckett Anthony Heminsley
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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
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
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
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
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!)
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
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
March 20, 2017
Franken talks healthcare with providers in Perham
March 20, 2017 - 11:23am
March 8, 2017
House considers cuts to maintenance budget for schools: Perham school board may have to reprioritize maintenance projects
As the state legislature looks at possible cuts to Long Term Facility Maintenance budget, the Perham-Dent School Board considered its options to pay for such projects at its meeting Monday night. District Superintendent Mitch Anderson shared with board members an email alert he received...
March 8, 2017 - 9:49pm
February 27, 2017
Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate, but issue not settled
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments a little bit longer. The Minnesota Senate voted 38-28 Monday, Feb. 27, to end the prohibition on liquor stores being open on Sunday,...
February 27, 2017 - 2:14pm
February 16, 2017
City approves letter of opposition to Sunday liquor sales
In a letter shared with Perham council members last Monday, Landmark Liquor Store manager Bob Dreger explained why legislation introduced to allow Sunday liquor sales was a bad idea in the long run for communities with municipal stores, saying in the end, the citizens would suffer...
February 16, 2017 - 10:00am
February 9, 2017
Trump administration delays bumblebee protection
The Trump administration is delaying action that would give the rusty patched bumblebee official federal Endangered Species Act protection. The...
February 9, 2017 - 3:47pm
January 25, 2017
Dayton's 70th birthday not what he wanted
ST. PAUL — No one wants to celebrate a 70th birthday with a new cancer diagnosis and recent history of fainting on statewide television....
January 25, 2017 - 4:09pm
January 23, 2017
Son: Dayton "great" after collapsing during State of State speech
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, getting up and walking away...
January 23, 2017 - 9:33pm
January 13, 2017
Senators pass health insurance aid bill as debate focuses in rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns...
January 13, 2017 - 9:18am
January 9, 2017
Minnesota state auditor Rebecca Otto to run for governor
ST. PAUL — Three-term Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto will run for governor, she told the Pioneer Press, joining what is expected to be a crowded...
January 9, 2017 - 4:10pm
January 5, 2017
Dayton proposes $1.5 billion bonding bill for MN public works projects
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is bringing back a public works funding bill much like he offered last year, proposing to spend $1.5 billion on projects ranging from water treatment plants to fixing college buildings. "These projects have a direct economic benefit," the governor told reporters...
January 5, 2017 - 3:53pm
December 16, 2016
Perham council approves 2017 budget, levy
The city of Perham offered an early Christmas present for residents and businesses: a tax break effective next year. The tax levy increased about 6.3 percent, according to city administrator Jonathan Smith, but the tax base also increased, which reduced the tax rate 4.38 percent....
December 16, 2016 - 11:30am
November 30, 2016
Upset over paintings, Dayton walks out of meeting
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton walked out of a meeting he chairs Tuesday, Nov. 29, over a battle about whether Civil War paintings should hang...
November 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 8, 2016
Elections include local people who care about city, county and state issues
Aside from the presidential race, which many people have said has them scratching their heads, the local races include qualified people who care about their community, their county and their state.
November 8, 2016 - 10:13am
November 3, 2016
Perham-Dent School Board incumbent Cyndy Huber believes education valuable aspect of a person's life
Residence: Perham Age/Occupation: I am a 1985 graduate of Perham High School and I am the Chief Financial Officer of United Community Bank where...
November 3, 2016 - 4:04pm
Incumbent Sue Von Ruden is passionate about education at Perham-Dent Schools
Residence: Rural Perham Age/Occupation: I am 53 years old. I am the Community Relations Director at Perham Health. I have been with Perham Health...
November 3, 2016 - 4:01pm