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$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
James "Jim" S. Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
May 24, 2014
Volunteers help Battle Lake farmer plant his crops after cow sends him to intensive care
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Lee Evavold still doesn’t know which cow kicked him. The lifelong farmer was delivering a calf last month when one of his animals struck from behind, breaking his shoulder blade and five ribs. Evavold spent the better part of a week in the intensive...
May 24, 2014 - 2:34pm
April 30, 2014
Consumer pork prices could rise 12 percent on PEDv cases
U.S. hog prices could rise by 15 to 25 percent and consumer prices for pork by 10 to 12 percent as a result of a virus that has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States, the National Pork Producers Council said on Wednesday. Hog slaughter this summer could fall by more...
April 30, 2014 - 10:34am
April 24, 2014
NY Mills couple named ‘Emerging Leaders’
William and Elizabeth Schwartz, of New York Mills, have received special honors for their commitment to leadership and their community. The...
April 24, 2014 - 11:17am
April 17, 2014
A dramatic drop: Farm incomes dropped in 2013
All around Minnesota, 2013 earned very little affection from livestock and crop farmers. Compared to the year before, with its early spring...
April 17, 2014 - 11:08am
February 28, 2014
Farm Rescue adds haying assistance
Farm Rescue, is now adding haying assistance for farmers and ranchers through North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana. The organization is a nonprofit that also provides planting and harvesting assistance, free of charge, to farm families who have experienced...
February 28, 2014 - 10:27am
February 27, 2014
FFA student wins star award
Perham’s FFA chapter is home to one of FFA Region 1’s agricultural stars. Lindsey Loerzel competed against 12 other candidates from the...
February 27, 2014 - 3:46pm
February 5, 2014
Senate passes farm bill, sends it to Obama for expected signature
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a farm bill, costing an estimated $956 billion over a decade, that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack Obama...
February 5, 2014 - 12:11pm
January 29, 2014
House passes farm bill; Senate vote expected next week
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill on Wednesday that cuts food stamps and ends a direct subsidy to farmers, while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs. The measure passed easily, 251-166. The bill is more than a year...
January 29, 2014 - 4:30pm
New look for old fair barn
A new flash of bright red among endless mounds of white snow has been piquing the interest of drivers along Third Avenue S.E. in Perham. The...
January 29, 2014 - 4:11pm
January 21, 2014
U.S. Rep. Peterson sanguine on dairy program
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said last week he thinks a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished...
January 21, 2014 - 11:04am
January 19, 2014
Apply for livestock grants
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson announced that $1 million in grant funding is being made available to livestock producers in the state for on-farm improvements. The Livestock Investment Grants help farmers stay competitive and reinvest in their industry. Qualifying...
January 19, 2014 - 3:36pm
January 9, 2014
Local conservation district wins award
The East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District has won the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Ecological and...
January 9, 2014 - 3:07pm
December 12, 2013
Local plot results are now online
The Otter Tail and Grant County Corn and Soybean Growers, with plot cooperators, have harvested this year’s corn and soybean variety trial plots, providing data for growers across the region. The data was just released online last week, at a time when growers are making their...
December 12, 2013 - 2:53pm
November 15, 2013
Farm bill negotiations continue
The four principal negotiators on the farm bill appear to have made some progress at one meeting last week and seem likely to be engaged in intensive negotiations during the two weeks before Congress takes a break for Thanksgiving. A new farm bill has passed the House and the Senate...
November 15, 2013 - 9:53am
November 4, 2013
Peterson optimistic again for farm bill vote
WILLMAR — After months of stalemate over a new five-year extension of the farm bill, 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson is optimistic that a House and Senate conference committee will hammer out the differences and bring a bill to a vote. He believes votes could be held...
November 4, 2013 - 3:49pm