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Perham library to host Patrick Scully and Leaves of Grass - Illuminated
AgweekTV: Minnesota couple calls grain bin home
Looking Back - October 11 edition
Board approves new pay rate for support staff subs
Ribbon cutting ceremonies mark new era for lake property owners
Thielen, Murray come up big in Vikings' win over Arizona
Gophers flirt with upset but Ohio State pulls away
Perham clicks on all cylinders in home win over DGF
Yellowjackets down Parkers Prairie, eliminated by EGF
Yellowjackets hold off late rally from Hawley
Richard E. Herbrandson
Dane Allen Field
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
Minnesota farmer talks process of going organic; rebates for certification available through MDA
Sanford Health namesake donated over $1 billion, and he still made Forbes billionaires list
Arvig donates to Empowering Kids Perham and St. Henry's
AgweekTV: Ag Youth Infusion
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
Cool weather fails to drive off Harvest Fest crowd
Lions scholarship deadline Nov. 15
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes
Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
Ask A Trooper: Is it a violation if the third brake light stops working?
Ask A Trooper: Can a trooper write a ticket for an infraction they didn't witness?
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Linda: In the mail
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
New book celebrates Otter Tail County's 150th anniversary
Perham area calendar - October 4 Edition
Area artists sought for mobile art project
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'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
August 28, 2018
Your letters: Raise tobacco purchase age to 21
Our county commissioners are doing the right thing by considering an ordinance change that would raise the tobacco sale age to 21. Tobacco use continues to take a terrible toll in our community and throughout the state. Every year, more than 6,000 Minnesotans die from tobacco-related...
August 28, 2018 - 9:40am
August 27, 2018
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
FARGO — There is something to be said about being in the right place at the right time. It feels fortuitous, almost like someone is watching...
August 27, 2018 - 8:39am
August 25, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Do I need a wide load permit to haul a nine-foot wide boat?
Question: Do I need an oversize or wide load permit to haul a boat lift that is over nine feet wide to my cabin? Answer: You would need to obtain a permit because the width is over 8 feet 6 inches. Hauling oversized items without a permit or escorts (if required) can be dangerous...
August 25, 2018 - 9:06am
August 20, 2018
Your letters: Thanks for making Hall of Fame Induction wonderful
On Thursday, July 26 our dad was inducted into the Minnesota Business Hall Of Fame and it was the beginning of an outstanding couple of days. It was a great event that wrapped up with him giving a very nice and appreciative acceptance speech. The attendance and support for him from...
August 20, 2018 - 9:06am
August 18, 2018
Ask A trooper: How can a seller protect self in event of crash before transfer of title?
Question: If I sell my vehicle to a private party, what do you recommend I do to protect myself in the event the new owner gets into a crash or is arrested prior to them transferring the title into their name? Answer: This can be an issue for you if the vehicle you sold is ever involved...
August 18, 2018 - 9:06am
August 17, 2018
So, you have sales tax questions about Perham project? Here's what we know...
We have been receiving some great questions related to the Local Option Sales Tax that will be presented to the voters at the November election....
August 17, 2018 - 11:01am
August 13, 2018
Your letters: Perham Police Chief should be Otter Tail Sheriff
After the three candidates for Sheriff gave their views on being the next Sheriff, the choice was so clear. The man that has 18 years in the present administration is so adamant in his beliefs that there is no bend in his operation, I feel.
August 13, 2018 - 12:26pm
Your Letters: Looking Back section brings back memories
We always enjoy the "Looking Back" section, especially last week when 20 years ago the MS Bike TRAM went through our area. It brought back memories of welcoming the riders, handing out juice, fruit and sandwiches. The most cherished memory was the feeling of "AWE" over so many supporting...
August 13, 2018 - 10:25am
August 11, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Is it OK to park trailer in highway ditch?
Question: Can a person park their camper trailer in the ditch of a highway? Answer: Leaving or parking a camper or travel trailer in the ditch or on any highway right-of-way is illegal. A highway right-of-way typically extends near the top of the outside slope. It would only be allowed...
August 11, 2018 - 8:29am
August 6, 2018
Ask A Trooper: How do you address a police officer?
Question: What is the proper way to address a patrol officer, if the rank is unknown? Answer: This is a good question and really depends on the law enforcement organization. Here are the ways to address a law enforcement member from each organization below if you're uncertain of their...
August 6, 2018 - 8:59am
July 31, 2018
Your Letters: Can we trust our National intelligence services?
We have a very serious problem in the U.S. Do we trust our national intelligence services or don't we? The president repeatedly has favored Vladimir Putin (a known liar) over our national intelligence services. He has openly questioned the performance of our national intelligence...
July 31, 2018 - 9:06am
July 30, 2018
Your letters: Breakfast on the Farm brings people together
One of the great things about being in Otter Tail County in the summer is all the unique events that bring the people of our communities together. One of these upcoming events is the local EOT Breakfast on the Farm, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Mike and Sandy Dombeck...
July 30, 2018 - 1:54pm
July 28, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Can a driver with a ND permit drive in Minnesota?
Question: Can a young driver with a North Dakota Driving Permit legally drive in Minnesota? How about in other states? Answer: No, they cannot legally drive in Minnesota. In Minnesota, a nonresident who is at least 15 years old may drive here if they have in their immediate possession...
July 28, 2018 - 8:32am
July 20, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Where does the speed limit change near signs?
Question: When the speed limit is changing on a road, does the new speed limit start at the sign, or does it start when you can see the sign? Answer: The speed limit zone area becomes effective at the point you reach the sign. So if the speed limit sign/zone changes to a slower speed,...
July 20, 2018 - 9:06am
July 7, 2018
Minnesota should take the lead on rebuilding mental health system
"Deaths of despair." Overdoses. Alcohol. Suicide. They are causes of death that have been growing steadily for more than a decade, but they only take the spotlight as singular problems—"the opioid epidemic" or "a suicide outbreak." That's a fallacy. The so-called "deaths of...
July 7, 2018 - 8:39am