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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
December 12, 2016
Riepe releases second book in 'Raw Deals' series
When Bob Riepe first decided to embark on a book series based on real people from Otter Tail County's early days, he thought it would be about...
December 12, 2016 - 8:46am
Holiday open houses draw crowds
About 300 people attended last Thursday's holiday open house at Landmark Liquors, and approximately 325 attended the open house at Dean's Country...
December 12, 2016 - 7:43am
December 8, 2016
Otter Tail County evolves with emergency management plan
Emergency Management Director Patrick Waletzko, has developed an emergency management plan for Otter Tail County should operations have to be housed in another location. He works in cooperation with the board and county employees and the plan is updated periodically. Waletzko works...
December 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 24, 2016
Perham dental office co-workers thankful for their receptionist
A local woman was honored by her co-workers in a "Thankful for You" contest sponsored by a software support company and was surprised with a...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
Lion's Holiday Parade of Lights is Nov. 25 in Perham
Floats entered in the Perham Lion's annual Holiday Parade of Lights will leave from St. Paul's Lutheran Church at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25....
November 24, 2016 - 7:30am
November 18, 2016
First snow storm in Otter Tail County closes schools, limits travel
After a slushy evening of rain and snow mixed on Thursday, and a lull overnight in what is the first blizzard of the season, the snow and the...
November 18, 2016 - 9:34am
November 16, 2016
Perham-Dent schools taking precautions after lockdown
After Perham-Dent Schools went into a "code yellow" lockdown, where exterior doors were locked and monitored - but the school day continued as normal inside on Nov. 16, added security will be in place when students return on Nov. 17, according to a post on the Perham School’s Facebook...
November 16, 2016 - 11:46pm
November 15, 2016
Perham's Don Seifert, known as the 'Voice of the Yellowjackets,' spent four years in the Navy
Most people know Don Seifert as the 'Voice of the Yellowjackets.' For more than 20 years, the Perham native announced at football games in town....
November 15, 2016 - 7:30am
November 12, 2016
Perham Lions screen children for vision problems
The Perham Lions recently screened young children at the Cuddle Bug Daycare facility in Perham. All the children screened ranged in age from...
November 12, 2016 - 7:30am
November 10, 2016
Perham grad to speak at Veteran's Day program Nov. 11
As he sat watching news coverage of the war in Iraq, Lucas Schmitz felt an obligation to serve his country. He was in his dorm room during his freshman year at Bemidji State University, and questioned his life to that point. "I felt guilty," he said. "I asked myself what am I doing...
November 10, 2016 - 12:30pm
Benefit set for Henning's Springer girl and family
A 5-year-old Henning girl who nearly died in a farming accident in August has defied the odds and looks forward to walking again by December....
November 10, 2016 - 8:30am
November 9, 2016
With win, Nornes happy to continue work in Legislature
Rep.Bud Nornes (R-Fergus Falls) kept his House District 8A seat following Tuesday’s election, handily winning 2-1 over his challenger, CJ Holl, a businessman from Pelican Rapids, who sought to prevent Nornes from serving his 11th term. “You always feel good when it’s over and...
November 9, 2016 - 12:37am
Young attorney elected to school board, while Von Ruden, Huber retain seats in Tuesday’s election
With their educational experience, it’s no surprise that incumbent candidates Sue Von Ruden and Cyndy Huber retained their seats on the Perham-Dent School Board. Three new challengers were also vying for the three open seats on the board. The third seat, vacated when Dr. Vince Pankonin...
November 9, 2016 - 12:26am
October 29, 2016
Perham Food Shelf changes name to 'The Bridge'
The Perham Food Shelf plans to change its name and expand coverage to surrounding areas over the next year, executives announced last week. In...
October 29, 2016 - 7:15am
October 28, 2016
Perham-Dent School district requests no clown costumes
In a letter sent to parents in mid-September, Perham-Dent School District officials cautioned parents against children wearing clown costumes or other identity-hiding clothing or masks at school. The school district's policy prohibits students from hiding their identity through paint,...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm