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Perham residents running water could get money back
Minnesota boasts highest graduation rate in decade: Perham above state average
Three sites pinpointed for city garage
County approves Phelps Dam fishway
School cancelled for Perham-Dent
EDITORIAL: APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
Column: An overview of perplexing energy prices
Guest Editorial: School social workers benefit whole community
Column: Knuckleheads confused by straight-stick
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Think spring at Horticulture Day
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who are these men?
Wool goes ‘Sheep to Shawl’ at Cultural Center
History Mystery of the Week: Where in Perham was this hardware store located?
Holocaust survivors’ portraits featured at historical society
Chamber announces 2014 award winners
Quinn Marie Sailer
Lily Noelle Foley
Olivia Lynn Paju
Joseph Peyton Burkman
Hawley, Breckenridge advance to subsection final
Hogie leads LP-A over NY Mills in 6A subsection semis
Park Christian headed to state in boys basketball for first time ever
East Grand Forks edges Barnesville for state boys basketball berth
Grunewald advances to World Indoor finals in Sopot
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SUSAN EMMA (ULSCHMID) LUNDGREN
NORMA JEAN ANDERSON
Progress continues at Perham Resource Recovery Facility
Wild Oaks to open soon in Perham
Schoeneberger Funeral Home hires pre-planning advisor
Get home safely: Joyride
Job training available for OTC seniors
September 1, 2010
Manage corn silage harvest for high-quality cattle feed
Proper harvest management is critical for high-quality corn silage, which increases milk production in cows. It all starts with harvest timing. Silage that is too wet when harvested may not ferment properly and can lose nutrients through seepage. If silage is too dry, it has lower...
September 1, 2010 - 12:49pm
August 31, 2010
USDA deadline ahead for catfish, asparagus producers
Linda Hennen, State Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Minnesota announced today that catfish and asparagus producers will have until September 23, to apply for the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program for Farmers. The TAA for Farmers program provides technical...
August 31, 2010 - 12:55pm
August 17, 2010
Deadline announced for USDA payments program
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Jonathan Coppess has announced that producers have until Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, to submit an application for payment under the 2008 Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program. SURE provides financial assistance for crop...
August 17, 2010 - 10:13am
July 21, 2010
More emergency aid available for area farmers
The June 17 tornado caused extensive damage along eastern part of Otter Tail County.
July 21, 2010 - 11:35am
Stones recognized as 2010 'U of M' farm family
The Stone family of Henning has been named Otter Tail County's "2010 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota. Bruce and Arleen Stone are the third generation on Stone Dairy. Bert and Ethel Stone and William and Marcella Stone are previous generations on the farm....
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July 21, 2010 - 11:35am
FSA loans available for tornado victims
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is offering emergency loans due to losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding occurring June 17, 2010. President Obama declared a Presidential Major Disaster for seven counties in Minnesota, which include Otter Tail and Wadena counties...
July 21, 2010 - 11:21am
July 14, 2010
Public warned of fake dairy certificates in area
Area retailers and the public should beware. The East Otter Tail County Midwest Dairy Association has reported counterfeit dairy gift certificates showing up at area retailers. Officials say the counterfeit certificates closely resemble those given out by the association. Retailers...
July 14, 2010 - 9:17am
July 13, 2010
Stay ahead of heat for animal comfort, safety
With rising outside temperatures and predictions of high humidity in the coming weeks, livestock and poultry producers in Minnesota and the upper Midwest need to assure the barn ventilation systems are doing all they can to keep animals as comfortable as possible this summer. Here...
July 13, 2010 - 9:55am
MDA urges farmers with storm damage to take advantage of assistance programs
As recovery efforts continue following the destructive outbreak of tornadoes around the state, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson is urging farmers to take advantage of the available assistance programs. "We're hearing about farms with serious damage, including dead...
July 13, 2010 - 9:11am
Recent rains hamper hay crop quality
Farmers across Minnesota have experienced significant quality damage to their hay crop due to untimely rain. Hay quality loss that result in value loss may be eligible for compensation if the grower is eligible for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payment Program. To be eligible...
July 13, 2010 - 9:04am
Minnesota Farm Bureau comments on 2012 Farm Bill
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) President Kevin Paap served as a panel member at a Farm Bill Forum hosted by U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Representative Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) in Amenia, ND. Paap began his statement by noting that county...
July 13, 2010 - 9:02am
July 7, 2010
County committee nomination deadline nears
Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers may begin nominating eligible candidates to serve on local Farm Service Agency county committees, announced Wayne Enger, CED of the USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA). "County committees play a vital role in the administration of...
July 7, 2010 - 10:15am
June 30, 2010
Top-performing farmers characterized by attitudes, goals
Farmers, lenders, educators and many others in agriculture have a long history of wondering why some farmers perform better than others. Since conditions vary over time, we need to keep asking the question in order to have the best answers. A University of Minnesota Extension survey...
June 30, 2010 - 9:38am
June 22, 2010
Livestock indemnity program-public service announcement
The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) provides compensation to eligible livestock producers that have incurred livestock death losses due to adverse weather. If you suffered a loss of livestock due to the June 17 tornadoes or any other adverse weather condition, you may call the...
June 22, 2010 - 11:59am
May 13, 2010
Perham FFA 6th at the state competition
The Perham FFA chapter placed 6th at state competition this past week in the national chapter award competition. The chapter will move on to...
May 13, 2010 - 12:09pm