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LeClair replaces Kalar in Land, Resource Office
Court orders stay of imposition
Weekly police report - May 17 edition
Sheriff's report - May 17 edition
AgweekTV: Biotech Labeling
Perham makes it seven straight in the HOL
After ice-out, some Minnesota lakes seeing fish kill
Lindberg, Rooney blank Frazee in Perham sweep
Perham closes with a victory over Detroit Lakes
Yellowjackets rebound for split with Detroit Lakes
John "Jack" Burns
Donna J. Myers
Joyce A. Lehman
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Lakes Area Cooperative adding car wash/pet wash
Fergus Falls Police Chief Bergren announces run for Otter Tail County Sheriff
Public asked to help find missing child last seen in Iowa and may now be in Minnesota
Ottertail hosting first 'Safety Saturday' May 19
Friends of the NRA holds annual banquet April 5
Mother's Day: Being a mother-to triplets
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
Ask A Trooper: How do you become a pilot with the state troopers?
Ask A Trooper: Do vehicles need a working horn?
Your Letter: Kenny Nelson has always been a class act
Ask A Trooper: Must troopers wear safety vests at crash scenes?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
March 10, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Can active military personnel drive with expired licenses?
Question: The law states that an active duty military member with residence in Minnesota can have an expired license. But what will happen if I were to be pulled over for a traffic violation and my license was expired?
March 10, 2018 - 1:08pm
Miller column: We're updating our space, but we aren't going anywhere
Perhaps you've heard rumors about us. They've likely been some variation of we're closing our doors, moving out of town or, worse yet, closing up shop. None of those rumors is true. We have sold our building, but that's a good thing. Our building has been way too large for our needs...
March 10, 2018 - 9:25am
Quam column: Is social media making us dumber?
Yes. I'm pretty sure the answer to that headline is "yes". The amount of garbage making its way around social media blows my mind, because the only way it "travels" and is widely seen is through people actually sharing it—because they believe it's true. It's of absolutely no...
March 10, 2018 - 9:23am
March 3, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Can you drive with a hanging handicapped placard?
Question: I have a concern about the disability parking certificates and the incorrect use of them. We obtained one last year after my husband suffered leg fractures. The instruction sheet that is mailed out by the MN Dept. of Public Safety states, "driving with the hang tag on your...
March 3, 2018 - 10:51am
February 24, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Question: Last summer at a stoplight, my car was vibrating from the bass boom of the car next to me. I looked over and saw, what I assume was a person driving—but could see only the outline of his pulled up hoodie. As we drove away, I thought there is no way he is going to be...
February 24, 2018 - 10:00am
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
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 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 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
January 13, 2018
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
It started with the Darrin Nelson drop when I was 10 years old in 1988. Eleven years later, it was the Gary Anderson miss. Eleven years after...
January 13, 2018 - 11:36am
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
Question: With the recent temperatures below zero in the area, can you give some tips on what should be in your vehicle and what to do if your car stalls or gets stuck. Answer: When the temperatures are well below zero, it can result in a life threatening situation if you are not...
January 13, 2018 - 10:34am