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Newly released security video shows exact moment bomb goes off inside Minn. mosque
Huge floating bog that damaged docks still on northern Minn. lake
Minnesota launches rural helpline
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
County artist Charles Beck remembered
Records fall as Yellowjackets roll in season finale
Yellowjackets secure the top seed for Section 8AAA
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Top-ranked Yellowjackets run out in front in Bemidji
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
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
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Right on target
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
September 19, 2013
Editorial: Parents, give a boost to your child’s safety
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety sent out a press release earlier this week that serves as a good reminder to parents to always use booster seats when buckling young children into the car. Booster seats are the law in Minnesota, yet crash data reveals that many parents...
September 19, 2013 - 1:41pm
September 12, 2013
Guest Editorial: Baseball program raises awareness of youth suicide
This week, September 8-14, is National Suicide Prevention Week. In Minnesota, suicide ranks as one of the top 10 causes of death among all ages, and is the second leading cause of death among youth (exceeded only by automobile accidents). According to the 2010 Minnesota School...
September 12, 2013 - 1:55pm
September 5, 2013
APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
This is a monthly feature of our Columns & Commentary page, in which we either applaud a person, group or event for something positive that we feel is worthy of a little credit (Applause), and/or address something that gives us pause; something that we feel deserves to be addressed...
September 5, 2013 - 4:02pm
August 29, 2013
Editorial: Back to school a ‘hot’ topic right now
It sure doesn’t feel like it with these hotter-than-Hades temperatures, but it’s already time for back-to-school. In a normal year, the sweltering summer would be cooling off into a crisp autumn by now, and the leaves would be just starting to turn from green to shades of bright...
August 29, 2013 - 10:16am
August 22, 2013
Guest Editorial: Attack ad won’t fly in the 7th
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., is square in the sights of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). The long-serving District 7 congressman is described in a new NRCC cable TV ad as an out-of-touch politician who has been in Congress too long. The voters of the...
August 22, 2013 - 4:12pm
August 12, 2013
Editorial: August brings a range of pleasures
Editorial topics sometimes become pretty scarce in summer, and so summer itself sometimes becomes a subject. Who can disagree that August is an agreeable time of year? Of course, August can be unruly, when it delivers excessive heat or fails to deliver timely rain. Or when it...
August 12, 2013 - 12:46pm
August 8, 2013
Guest Editorial: Is there nothing private anymore?
Privacy is fast becoming a relic of the past. Giant corporations, consumer monitoring companies and big government are all scrutinizing practically everything a person does these days, from making cell phone calls to sending e-mails to clicking on websites. And the scary part...
August 8, 2013 - 1:37pm
August 1, 2013
Editorial: APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
APPLAUSE to everyone who took part in this year’s East Otter Tail County Relay for Life, held July 12 in Perham. This important and touching annual event brings people together in a fight against a common enemy that has impacted many of us personally -- cancer. The local relay has...
August 1, 2013 - 2:16pm
Editorial: Don’t dismiss West Nile threat from mosquitoes
Remember when mosquitoes and deer ticks were just minor annoyances? Not anymore. Tick-borne Lyme Disease and mosquito-borne West Nile virus reached lakes country a few years ago. Minnesota’s first case this season of West Nile virus was reported Thursday.
August 1, 2013 - 10:22am
July 2, 2013
APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
APPLAUSE to everyone involved in planning and overseeing this year’s Turtle Fest events. From the parade to the demo derby, the dog expo to the fun fly, the motorcycle ride to the street fair, and everything in between, all the activities over the nine days of the festival offered...
July 2, 2013 - 3:27pm
June 27, 2013
Guest Editorial: Local women offer hope to those stricken with cancer
Each year, the East Otter Tail County Relay For Life organizing committee chooses two cancer survivors to represent all local cancer survivors...
June 27, 2013 - 1:54pm
June 21, 2013
Editorial: Community leaders gone, but their legacies will live on
The communities of Perham and New York Mills have recently lost three well known and well respected, long-time leaders, who leave behind many friends, family, and fond memories. They also leave behind their own unique legacies, as each one of them was an outstanding member of the...
June 21, 2013 - 9:47am
May 31, 2013
Guest Editorial: A hidden cost of sequestration
The drastic across-the-board sequestration cuts to the federal budget are coming home to roost in unexpected ways. Case in point is the harm to the nation’s economic growth that may result from cuts to agencies that support scientific research. According to James Kakalios,...
May 31, 2013 - 10:26am
May 30, 2013
Gay Boy Scouts? So what else is new?
I’ve been a bit befuddled over the overblown controversy to allow gay boys to participate in Boy Scouts. I mean, c’mon, what’s the big deal? I was an Eagle Scout. Correction: I am an Eagle Scout. Once an Eagle, always an Eagle. The skills, values and camaraderie of Scouting...
May 30, 2013 - 1:55pm
Letter to Editor: ‘Thanks’ for all the community support for ITOW museum
Wednesday evening, May 15, I attended the open house at the East Otter Tail History Museum. It was there I learned of the great gift given by John Karvonen to the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum. He came with a complete beautiful furniture donation and the services of Carol, who...
May 30, 2013 - 1:50pm