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Strong winds, hail pound Otter Tail County
Minnesota briefs - June 22 edition
UPDATE: Man dies of injuries sustained in Monday morning crash
Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
McFeely: Commissioners get an earful on northern Minn. casino project
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
March 6, 2014
Column: An overview of perplexing energy prices
All of our energy is biological in origin – a bacterial fermentation of vegetation from millions of years that we dug up, or drilled, or whatever. Everything that can grow can be fuel, be it wood, corn, beans, oats, switch grass, bales of straw, you name it. It all grew for one...
March 6, 2014 - 3:45pm
February 28, 2014
Column: Knuckleheads confused by straight-stick
Back a lot of years, the oldest of The Young Girls (my three daughters), was ready to learn to drive. I came upon an old Datsun, straight stick, that was well past its “use by” date. I bought it. The local fire department needed a car to try out their new metal cutting tool,...
February 28, 2014 - 9:31am
February 20, 2014
Column: Small town, big family tree
I’ve always thought of my last name as a mixed blessing. Huwe. Who-vee. Unless you know it or have incredible luck, chances are you wouldn’t pronounce it the “right” way the first time you saw it. As I always say, it’s like a birth-given telemarketer detection service. The...
February 20, 2014 - 2:09pm
Column: Music player skips tracks and how-to instructions
The instructions weren’t simple. They were as far away from simple as they could be. I had a cell phone now with three gigs of storage capability; why then shouldn’t I just move some music onto my phone, the better to listen to if I ever go on an airplane somewhere. That’s...
February 20, 2014 - 2:06pm
February 13, 2014
Column: How ‘bout them apples? Tree growing tips
It’s a sure sign that spring is coming when the seed catalogues arrive in the mail. I’m in constant contact with a local nursery about apple trees, because I’ve got so many of them growing here on the farm. I’ve been bugging the nursery lately about not stocking so many...
February 13, 2014 - 10:59am
February 7, 2014
Column: How we came to drive on the ‘right’ side of the road
We kind of plod along, thoroughly preoccupied with the daily grind of our lives, and accept as normal the oddities that pop up in our paths. It’s against my nature to accept them; at least, once I notice them. I’ve always noticed that cars in Great Britain drive on the opposite...
February 7, 2014 - 9:34am
January 23, 2014
Column: ‘The Banger’ versus my mailbox
With each new snowfall, finding my mail becomes more and more of a problem, due to a snowplow driver who shall remain anonymous but whom I shall name “The Banger.” The Banger comes with each new snowfall, you see, driving one of those big orange gravel trucks with a salt-sand...
January 23, 2014 - 12:46pm
December 12, 2013
Column: Where ‘haywire’ comes from
The word “haywire” has of course come to represent a machine or situation that has ignored all of the three laws of conservation of energy and proceeded into chaos. As laws go, there should be another one, which would state: “Any situation with more than one moving part has...
December 12, 2013 - 1:47pm
December 6, 2013
Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies
Everyone has their own home remedy. No one else’s is any good. Only your own. Peter P. lived on the farm down the road from us when we first moved here. He was old and set in his ways, and still strong at 70. “When I don’t feel good, I take a spoonful of number two fuel...
December 6, 2013 - 11:04am
November 15, 2013
Column: The deer hunting spy: A shaky return to the stand after 35 years
I have not been deer hunting in 35 years. Saying that, I feel like a spy just coming out from behind enemy lines, having lived and interacted amidst a culture that revolves around The Doe, The Buck, The Hunt, The Gun, The Stand, The, The, The… A little scary. At the moment...
November 15, 2013 - 9:47am
November 7, 2013
Column: It’s rifle season, so buck up and stay smart
My family has been stockpiling hot chocolate mix and Halloween candy for the last few weeks, an annual ritual that leads up to one of my favorite times of the year. Sorry, Bambi, but I love deer hunting. Even though college classes and work have kept me from hunting for the...
November 7, 2013 - 3:59pm
November 1, 2013
Column: Let me be. When I get old, I’ll do things differently.
Every once in a while, I run this old column. I wrote it 19 years ago when my prostate and I had just turned 50. Those were the good ol’ days, although at that time I didn’t know it. The point is: Today is one of tomorrow’s good ol’ days – enjoy it. When I grow old, don’t...
November 1, 2013 - 11:31am
October 24, 2013
Column: How I got sandbag duty in Vietnam
I had some luck on my side, which is how I ended up with a special electronics classification in the Army. That luck did not, however, stop them from sending me to Vietnam. There, attached to a maintenance group which provided support to Army long range recon patrols and to a battalion...
October 24, 2013 - 11:30am
October 17, 2013
Column: How good are you at Balderdash?
It’s time for you to see how good you are at Balderdash. In this game, players make up word definitions, what a movie is about, why someone was famous, etc. Here we go. Keep track. You’re going to be graded on your guesses. First: What was Susan Sternfield known for? She...
October 17, 2013 - 4:32pm
October 11, 2013
Column: This used to be such a peaceful place
It’s cold out. It’s October, but I can’t turn the furnace on for heat. Not yet. Outside, it’s raining, windy, icky. Where was all this wet stuff back in July when we needed it? Doesn’t it almost seem like we’re being tortured? Hot, hot, hot, then cold, cold, cold. It’s...
October 11, 2013 - 1:07pm