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County employees caught in middle with license tab, title fiasco
Slippery conditions lead to rollover March 20
Henning residents sentenced in felony drug convictions
County board reviews ice damage policy
County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Carol Jean Kratzke
Beverly M. Adank
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Tschida graduates from St. Scholastica
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'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
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
February 23, 2018
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
It isn't very often that communities are proactive in addressing potential issues. It's even less often that small towns lead the way in innovative ideas. We should be so incredibly proud as we look at the HUB project that both are the case in Perham. This is a project that has never...
February 23, 2018 - 8:54am
February 21, 2018
One in four students using tobacco products
More than 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products....26 percent! That's one in every four students. That finding and others in the new Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey results should be a wake-up call to everyone who cares about our kids.
February 21, 2018 - 8:09am
February 20, 2018
Column: Do things differently when growing old
(Every once in a while, I run this old column. I wrote it 23 years ago when my prostate and I had just turned fifty. Those were the good old days, although at the time I didn't know that. The point is: Today is one of tomorrow's good old days--enjoy it.) When I grow old, don't be...
February 20, 2018 - 11:28am
February 17, 2018
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Question: What items should I have in my vehicle during this extreme cold weather? What is the proper procedure if I become stranded and/or go off the road? Answer: With the recent below zero temperatures, being prepared with an emergency kit and plan can save your life. We recommend...
February 17, 2018 - 8:49am
February 12, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Question: Would you tell me the significance of the color Maroon for the Minnesota State Patrol please? I travel around all over and never saw...
February 12, 2018 - 9:06am
February 9, 2018
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Some recent letters to the editor have sparked rather interesting and important conversations throughout Perham over the last several weeks, and I believe it's time we clear up a few misconceptions.
February 9, 2018 - 10:07am
Letter: 2018 Progress was well done
As a retiree who did not grow up in the Perham area, I wish to thank you for the informative supplement to your Perham Focus newspaper, "2018 Progress." Perham's history was so interesting. I enjoyed the accounts about the railroad ties, pioneer families and the shops and businesses....
February 9, 2018 - 8:49am
February 2, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Do ball hitches need to be removed when not in use?
Question: First of all, thank you for your service, it is greatly appreciated. I was recently told that I could not keep the trailer ball mount attached to the receiver of the vehicle when it is not actually hooked up to a trailer. Is this in fact true?
February 2, 2018 - 9:30am
January 31, 2018
Letter: Many thanks to HUB Committee for their dedication
Last Tuesday I attended a "Hub" meeting regarding the disposition of the old Perham High School once it is vacated and the proposed flip of the PACC. As a community member who is involved in the repurposing of the old St. Stanislaus Catholic Church into a Center for the Arts, I totally...
January 31, 2018 - 9:24am
January 29, 2018
Where can a license plate be mounted on a trailer?
Question: I recently purchased a trailer that requires yearly tabs. I'm worried the plate will get damaged if I mount it to the manufactures bracket. I have noticed over the years that owners of some trailers have mounted their trailer plates on the fender well in a vertical position...
January 29, 2018 - 1:52pm
January 24, 2018
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Because we live in such tumultuous political times, it's easy to believe that today's intense public focus on the Trump presidency is something...
January 24, 2018 - 8:56am
January 23, 2018
Norwegians are better off staying in Norway
I was in Norway a couple of years ago, which means I am uniquely qualified to provide the opposite view to President Trump's wishes for Norwegians to emigrate to the USA. He thinks they should come here; I think they shouldn't. I think they're better off where they are. So here are...
January 23, 2018 - 1:01pm
January 21, 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Question: While on the freeway, traffic going the same direction, just wondering if it's necessary to pull over and stop when the state trooper has his lights on in pursuit of someone?
January 21, 2018 - 12:28pm
Ice fishermen, we need your help
Listen up ice fisherman, we need your help! Our lakes belong to the residents of Minnesota, but many lake association volunteers work to keep them clean. Otter Tail County is blessed with beauty and the most lakes of any county in the United States. Yet, lake associations find debris...
January 21, 2018 - 10:25am
January 17, 2018
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
If someone gave you a million dollars wouldn't they ask for the names of the individuals receiving the money? This didn't happen when $620,000 in grant money and $310,000 in abatement money was given to Grow Perham, LLC to build a 24-plex apartment in Perham. Nobody on the Otter Tail...
January 17, 2018 - 11:24am