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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'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
January 14, 2018
Did you see the 30-pointer? You can in Perham: MN Monster Buck Classic coming Friday-Sunday
The first Minnesota Monster Buck Classic takes place at the Perham Community Center Jan. 12-14. Organizers chose Perham because they believe...
January 14, 2018 - 9:48am
January 2, 2018
Maplewood, Glendalough great winter destinations in 2018
Residents of Otter Tail County, and those who live farther away, can and should take advantage of winter travels to Maplewood State Park east...
January 2, 2018 - 2:54pm
December 13, 2017
Count your blessings and your birds
Prior to the turn of the 20th century it was tradition for many to enjoy the Christmas season by going for a bird shoot called a “Side Hunt.”...
December 13, 2017 - 2:48pm
October 2, 2017
Fall fishing always fun in Otter Tail County
Joe Hauer's first time as a walleye fisherman went well on Friday afternoon, Sept. 22, at Otter Tail Lake. Temperatures were in the low 80s with...
October 2, 2017 - 5:29pm
September 27, 2017
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota's regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 23. "The number of breeding ducks in Minnesota and North America has been good in recent years, so we're optimistic that will result in a good duck season,"...
September 27, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 7, 2017
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Hunters, anglers and everyone who has a role in selling licenses for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can anticipate a new electronic license system that will enhance customer service starting in the spring of 2020.
July 7, 2017 - 3:01pm
June 29, 2017
‘Clean, Drain, Dispose’ to prevent invasive species spread July 4 and year-round
With more people recreating, the Independence Day holiday is an especially important time to take a moment to “Clean, Drain, Dispose.” This Fourth of July and all season, join the 96 percent of Minnesotans who Clean their watercraft of aquatic plants and prohibited invasive species, Drain...
June 29, 2017 - 4:07pm
Zero tolerance for boating while intoxicated
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, county sheriffs' offices, and other public safety agencies statewide will step up patrols for intoxicated boaters June 30 through July 2 as part of Operation Dry Water, a national campaign aimed at deterring drinking and boating. The...
June 29, 2017 - 4:05pm
May 15, 2017
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Want to learn the sport of fly fishing? Here is an introductory class designed to get you started. Fly fishing is a great way to fish not only trout, but big pike, small and large mouth bass and panfish. You will learn about selection and proper use of equipment and accessories, along...
May 15, 2017 - 4:40pm
April 6, 2017
Increased outdoors fees in Minnesota needed, Landwehr says
BEMIDJI, Minn.-- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr is making rounds across the state to discuss potential fee...
April 6, 2017 - 8:43am
March 31, 2017
Spring burning restrictions begin today
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start spring burning restrictions in parts of the state today. As conditions for wildfires increase, exposed dead grass and brush can light easily and burn quickly, especially...
March 31, 2017 - 10:26am
March 21, 2017
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Catch-and-release only regulations needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will again be in effect when anglers hit the water on Saturday, May 13. The 2017 walleye season on Mille Lacs is scheduled to run through Monday, Sept. 4.
March 21, 2017 - 12:34pm
March 20, 2017
Minnesota boaters urged to get educated before season begins
Just as the “rules of the road” are learned before getting behind the wheel of a car, the same should be done before getting on a boat and taking the helm.
March 20, 2017 - 11:34am
March 18, 2017
Woodie Camp applications being accepted
Kids interested in the outdoors are invited to apply for the Minnesota Waterfowl Association's Woodie Camp in August. The camp is developed with...
March 18, 2017 - 9:00am
March 9, 2017
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching for northern Minnesota lakes
Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers may need to remove their shelters...
March 9, 2017 - 1:22pm