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County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
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
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
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
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
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
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
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
March 11, 2014
Video store robber ties up clerk, customer in Alexandria, Minn.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Police here are investigating an armed robbery in which the suspect tied up a video store clerk and a customer late Monday. According to police, a white male in his mid-20s entered the Premiere Video on North Nokomis Street about 10 p.m. Monday holding a h...
March 11, 2014 - 10:55am
March 5, 2014
Alex wins thriller in overtime of 8AAA quarterfinals
ALEXANDRIA —Alexandria’s Karly Betterman had just two points at the end of regulation on Tuesday night, but they proved to be the two most...
March 5, 2014 - 7:58am
February 27, 2014
Fargo couple's deaths after shootout with deputy ruled homicide-suicide
February 27, 2014 - 8:30am
February 25, 2014
Armed robbery reported at Subway in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — An armed robbery and assault was reported at Subway, 902 Broadway in Alexandria, Sunday night. At around 8:30 p.m., an unknown white male entered the back door of Subway brandishing what appeared to be a hand gun, according to the Alexandria Police Department. The...
February 25, 2014 - 8:58am
Deputy shot, two suspects found dead in Douglas County
A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy was shot and two suspects were found dead Monday night in an incident that began with a report of a suspicious vehicle. The sheriff's office received a call about the vehicle, parked in a driveway just off 50th Avenue in Hudson Township, at 9:17...
February 25, 2014 - 8:29am
October 17, 2013
91-year-old accomplishes longtime skydiving dream
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Carol Denke of Alexandria has dreamed of skydiving for more than 60 years. Finally, at age 91, she can cross it off her...
October 17, 2013 - 10:01am
September 11, 2013
Pot growing operation busted near Alexandria
A marijuana growing operation was busted in Alexandria Friday and a suspect was arrested. Agents and officers from the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Alexandria Police Department executed a search warrant for Warren Michael...
September 11, 2013 - 11:05am
June 3, 2013
Man killed in Alexandria stabbing attack
One man is dead after a stabbing attack Saturday in Alexandria, Minn. Alexandria police and Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call around 1 p.m. that a man had been stabbed in the chest at 1705 6th Ave. E., Lincoln Estates. The county medical examiner was...
June 3, 2013 - 11:43am
July 7, 2011
Book written about former Alexandria anchor who disappeared
Despite the fact that 16 years have passed since her disappearance, the case still draws a lot of local interest.
July 7, 2011 - 9:40am
February 17, 2011
2,200 anglers, zero fish at Alexandria fishing tournament
The organizers of this year's Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge never saw this coming when they made the decision to switch locations from Lake L'Homme Dieu to Lake Agnes. The group did so with the intentions of increasing traffic to local downtown businesses and with the hopes of...
February 17, 2011 - 10:44am
February 15, 2011
Police officer escorts Alexandria council member out of meeting
A heated discussion at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night spun so out of control that Mayor Dan Ness ordered a police officer to escort Ward 1 council member Virgil Batesole out of the building. Ness and Batesole have repeatedly sparred over council procedures and decisions...
February 15, 2011 - 4:49pm
December 14, 2009
Alexandria mission group caught in drug cartel shootout
ALEXANDRIA -- A group of nine men from Church for the Harvest in Alexandria got more than they bargained for during a recent mission trip to...
December 14, 2009 - 7:19am
October 26, 2009
Alexandria priest's grave has healing powers, some say
ALEXANDRIA -- He listens to those in need. He is there when people want to cry on his shoulder. He loves unconditionally. He gives hope to people in despair. Some think he helps heal the sick. And he does it all from his grave. Even in death, Darin Didier continues to touch people's...
October 26, 2009 - 9:36am
October 22, 2009
Domestic violence poses unique problems in rural areas
ALEXANDRIA -- If a woman or a man is in a domestic situation and lives in a small rural town, out in the country or in an area such as Douglas County, where do they go? Who can they turn to for help? Would they run to a neighbor's house for help? Would they tell a co-worker? What...
October 22, 2009 - 1:22pm
October 6, 2009
Minnesota geologist maintains authenticity of Kensington Rune Stone
GRAND FORKS -- Many Scandinavian-Americans hold it as an article of faith, or at least reason enough to ignore Columbus Day: A rock plucked from roots of a tree in Minnesota in 1898 proves the Vikings were here first. Ever since a Swedish immigrant farmer claimed to have unearthed...
October 6, 2009 - 2:55pm