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Otter Tail County board votes to maintain Phelps Mill dam
County board goes back in time
Perham School District enrollment up, construction projects proceeding
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Beware of jury duty pay or else scams
Second quarter outburst lifts Perham to road win
Perham/NYM/Henning swimmers square off with Park Rapids Area
Perham extends streak while snapping Pelican Rapids' streak
Fleck sees signs that Gophers have traded 'want to win' for 'refuse to lose'
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Betty J. Dockter
Paul M. Hilleren
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Lady barber gives Richville a new business
Looking ahead to a new chapter: Owner of Bev’s Book Nook in Perham is retiring
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Second Hand Rose to close Perham store
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Wallin new director of Kinship of the Perham Area
At 37, a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan is finally attending his first game. He never envisioned it would be because of this.
A spirited kickoff to the year
Perham Health Foundation to host Blue at the Barn
Looking Back - Sept. 13, 2018
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
Ask A Trooper: Are are school bus arm violations handled?
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
The Holmes is going purple! Prince's band The Revolution to perform Sept. 27
Lindquist to perform Sept. 16 at Trinity Lutheran in NYM
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Noa Fort concert Sept. 8 at NYM Cultural Center
'Otter Tales: The musical' to be performed Sept. 14-16
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
September 11, 2018
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
I am a recent graduate of New York Mills High School and I support Tobacco 21 because I have already felt the detrimental effects of the tobacco industry.
September 11, 2018 - 9:06am
September 4, 2018
Your letters: Thanks for the help with the corn feed
A big thank you to all of you that turned out to help at the Corn Feed! I think this was the fastest the corn has ever been husked and prepared for cooking. A big thanks also to those that stayed and helped serve and also clean up afterwards. Robb Reed, Perham
September 4, 2018 - 10:18am
Your letters: Kulp is the right person for District 8B
The Minnesota Way: Working together, over party lines, for the hardworking people of Minnesota. "The only thing that remains the same is change." Change is what we need in District 8B. Why change? Just look at the last legislative session. The Republicans placed party over the needs...
September 4, 2018 - 9:57am
Your letters: Accept those with disabilities
I was so touched by a recent article I read about a talented Perham athlete and a classmate who is wheelchair bound. Their bond is truly amazing and gave me some hope. I have seen numerous Perham students with visible disabilities be included and welcomed creating social connections...
September 4, 2018 - 9:06am
Your letters: Prevent new smokers by raising tobacco purchase age
We could save 30,000 Minnesota kids from becoming smokers over the next 15 years in one step — by raising the tobacco purchase age to 21. Thirty thousand Minnesota youth and young adults could start their adult lives without an expensive, deadly addiction. I hope we can all...
September 4, 2018 - 8:15am
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 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 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
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 2, 2018
Your letters: 9/11 monument maintenance disappointing
I was recently in your city and since I've been visiting there over the past 40 years, I have followed your growth. Your city has grown and appears to be very progressive. However, one visit to the little cemetery (I think it is referred to as the "village cemetery") I began to question...
July 2, 2018 - 11:39am
May 28, 2018
Letter: Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
A country is relatively stronger when it works with its allies. A country is relatively weaker when it works against or without its allies. The United States acted from a position of strength when it negotiated with Iran over nuclear weapons as it acted with our allies (Great Britain,...
May 28, 2018 - 10:23am
May 23, 2018
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
I don't know about you but I am tired of hearing about the blue wave that is coming in the 2018 midterm elections. This reminds me of the non stop press stories about the past election when Donald Trump was elected. We heard daily for three years that Hillary was a shoe-in. She could...
May 23, 2018 - 9:06am
April 30, 2018
Your Letter: Kenny Nelson has always been a class act
I really enjoyed reading the article on KLN Family Brands in Perham by Mr. Michael Johnson in the Detroit Lakes Tribune on March 28. I have known Kenny Nelson for over 50 years and know what a quality guy he is, so I was extremely interested in the article. You see, I met Kenny at...
April 30, 2018 - 9:06am
March 13, 2018
Letter: Article on bus drivers interesting
Having spent over 50 years involved in school transportation in Perham, it was with interest that I read the article in the March 1 issue of the Focus about school bus drivers. It was especially interesting to read about Dennis Zitzow's school bus driving career. Dennis and Marilyn...
March 13, 2018 - 9:30am