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Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
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
January 30, 2017
Christensen, Strand reign over Perham’s SnoBall week
Perham High School students selected Noah Christensen and Olivia Strand to reign over SnoBall week activities in a vote held prior to Sunday’s coronation at the high school auditorium. Christensen is the son of Dan and Sally Christensen and Strand is the daughter of Julie and Lee...
January 30, 2017 - 4:57pm
Boys just want to have fun: Perham Kinship mentor shares slice of life with mentee
Joe Goodman went deer hunting for the first time this past fall. The Perham 13-year-old and his mentor, Gary Foss, trekked through the hills...
January 30, 2017 - 12:33pm
January 26, 2017
Five years later: A 'check-up' on Perham Health
When talk of a new hospital in Perham started to get serious several years ago, planners knew that building an eye-catching state-of-the-art...
January 26, 2017 - 11:30am
January 24, 2017
Community rallies behind mother of four, big-time
The family of Tanya Sazama called on the community for help, and the community answered, big-time. Supporters and well-wishers crowded every...
January 24, 2017 - 4:45pm
January 19, 2017
'The biggest heart': Wendy Billie and the young girl she mentors, Josie Leitch, have a mutual admiration for each other, new experiences
Eleven-year-old Josie Leitch hugs with her whole heart. Her mentor, Wendy Billie, says that's one of her favorite things about Josie. When she...
January 19, 2017 - 1:03pm
The waiting game: all's quiet on the casino front as processes play out
A longer-than-expected permitting and environmental review process has temporarily stalled the Star Lake Casino project, and has caused its original opening date to be pushed back. Representatives for the proposed Shooting Star development had first said the facility would be complete...
January 19, 2017 - 11:35am
January 16, 2017
Residents asked to help decide improvements to PACC; Short survey has been distributed
The Perham Area Community Center has created a user survey to determine what residents want from the facility. In light of the Perham-Dent School withdrawal from using some spaces at the PACC once the new high school is completed, the board and staff are taking a proactive approach...
January 16, 2017 - 12:36pm
Weller to be in presidential inauguration audience; the Mills senior is one of 43 chosen
Heather Weller, 18, a high school senior from New York Mills is packing her bags for the presidential inauguration. Weller, an East Otter Tail...
January 16, 2017 - 10:54am
January 13, 2017
Perham's Doug Huebsch assumes OTC county board chairmanship for 2017
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners elected Doug Huebsch of Perham to lead the board in 2017, and chose Wayne Johnson of Pelican Rapids...
January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm
Perham’s Hamann Family Dentistry offering free dental care for kids in need
Minnesota dentists are offering free dental care to children in need on Feb. 3 and 4. Among the dental offices participating in the Give Kids a Smile clinics is Hamann Family Dental in Perham. Appointments can be booked now for Friday, Feb. 3.
January 13, 2017 - 11:42am
January 12, 2017
The Bridge in Perham launches a mobile pantry in Ottertail, Richville, Dent and Vergas
The Bridge, formerly known as The Perham Community Food Shelf, launched a mobile version of its pantry on Jan. 3 to Ottertail and Richville,...
January 12, 2017 - 9:26am
Ottertail Telcom receives grant to expand broadband
Otter Tail County’s Ottertail Telcom in Battle Lake and the Fergus Falls area was one of 42 benefactors of a state grant to expand broadband internet service as announced this morning by Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
January 12, 2017 - 9:15am
January 9, 2017
‘A fantastic time’: Kathy Hemmelgarn has enjoyed 32 years on the Perham Health board
When Kathy Hemmelgarn first joined the Perham hospital's board of trustees 32 years ago, healthcare in Perham was in need of a little life support....
January 9, 2017 - 12:40pm
Benefit planned for 4-year-old NY Mills girl with brain cancer
New York Mills natives Jason and Lacey Schik received gut-wrenching news in June: their oldest child, Lucille, age 4, was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma,...
January 9, 2017 - 10:25am
January 4, 2017
Eating clean: Perham store offers organic foods for those resolving to start a new, improved diet for the New Year
Wayne Isaacson can’t even remember the last time he was sick. His medicine cabinet, stocked with natural healing products like essential oils...
January 4, 2017 - 2:41pm