Skip to main content
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
June 13, 2012
Farmers and Merchants State Bank mentors interns
As summer begins, Farmers and Merchants State Bank in New York Mills is gearing up to mentor its seventh intern via the T.E.A.M. Future Banker...
June 13, 2012 - 3:02pm
June 4, 2010
Molotov cocktail incident has similarities to two Walker fire bombings
Cass County authorities have joined Park Rapids police investigating the similarities between firebombing incidents in both counties. Last month a Molotov cocktail was thrown through a side window of Belle Taine Glass, off Highway 34 in Park Rapids. The cocktail extinguished itself...
June 4, 2010 - 9:28am
May 20, 2009
18-year-old held for ink pen stabbing at Wadena-Deer Creek High School
An 18-year-old man was arrested Monday night in Wadena after allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old girl with an ink pen. The Wadena Police Department responded to the Wadena-Deer Creek high school parking lot at 8:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an altercation. Officers learned the man...
May 20, 2009 - 12:03pm
May 18, 2009
Dent woman charged with fleeing police officers
A Dent, Minn., woman is facing felony charges of fleeing a peace officer and first-degree driving while intoxicated-test refusal in connection with a high-speed car chase that took place in Becker County last week. Marlene Jean Honer, 49, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent, made her first...
May 18, 2009 - 10:25am
April 29, 2009
Track & Field: Jacket boys and girls tie for 1st at Hawley
By John George firstname.lastname@example.org The Perham girls and the boys tied for first at the Hawley Booster Invite on Tuesday, April 28. The girls finished...
April 29, 2009 - 11:38am
March 20, 2009
Man who kidnapped Frazee woman and threatened to rape and kill her receives lengthy sentence
Vincent Degidio Jr., who kidnapped a Fargo woman last year at gunpoint and threatened to kill and rape her, will spend nearly 29 years in prison for the crime. A federal judge sentenced Degidio to 346 months in prison - the equivalent of 28 years and 10 months during a hearing this...
March 20, 2009 - 2:39pm
March 11, 2009
Suspects in Fergus Falls kidnapping appear in court
An Elbow Lake man and his stepson made their first court appearances Tuesday in connection with the weekend abduction of a 17-year-old girl. David...
March 11, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 2, 2009
Long service to PMHH earns Hemmelgarn state honor
Kathy Hemmelgarn has been presented the Trustee of the Year Award from the state's largest association of older adult services professionals. Hemmelgarn,...
March 2, 2009 - 2:09pm
January 22, 2009
Democrats hint of 'Sen. Franken'
Al Franken may be a U.S. senator before a Minnesota election lawsuit is resolved. "Al Franken will soon be the next senator from the great state of Minnesota," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday. "The bipartisan Minnesota state Canvassing Board has counted all votes...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Fit, lean and trim budget is sign of times for Perham community center
Poor economic fitness is having an unhealthy affect on the Perham Area Community Center. "We're planning for a leaner year next year, and we're budgeting accordingly," said Kevin Nelson, director of the PACC, as the Perham City Council reviewed the 2009 budget for the fitness and...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 11, 2009
Ballroom event with 'Doc and the Scrubs' Jan. 17 at PACC
The Perham Area Community Center and the members of the nationally recognized Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program, will be hosting a benefit dance for Perham's Promise (a non-profit organization that works with children of all ages and their families) on January 17, at the PACC...
January 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Tree order days set in Perham
East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District's annual tree order days and open house will run January 16 - 17. The event will go from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16; and from 8:00 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Jan. 17. Free coffee, cookies and donuts will be available...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Parking ban in force in downtown Perham
Effective immediately, the city of Perham will be enforcing no parking in the Downtown Business District until the snow has been plowed and removed. The parking ban will be between the hours of 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. This will be enforced between November 1 and April 30.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Marvin R. Zeidler, age 87, of Apple Valley, formerly of Annandale and Perham, died Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at the Augustana Health Care...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
School board bids farewell to departing members
School board members bid farewell to two of their colleagues Dec. 17. It was the final Perham-Dent School Board meeting for eight-year board...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am