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New county website in the works
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
December 31, 2014
Year in Review: The top stories from 2014
The stories that shaped us, shocked us and connected us in 2014. Potato warehouse fire 2014 kicked off with a big story out of Perham in...
December 31, 2014 - 2:15pm
February 26, 2010
Perham gymnasts claim seventh-consecutive Class 1A state championship
MINNEAPOLIS - Number seven is now in the history books. The legend of the Perham gymnastics team has grown and has added yet another chapter...
February 26, 2010 - 6:24pm
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
Two injured in wrong-way accident on Highway 10 near New York Mills
Two people sustained minor injuries when a pickup going the wrong way on Highway 10 early Monday collided head-on with a semi truck and rolled, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The 1997 Mazda pickup was going eastbound in the westbound lanes of the divided highway when it crested...
May 18, 2009 - 10:29am
May 11, 2009
Boy found in lake near Erhard dies at hospital
A 2-year-old found in an Otter Tail County lake Friday morning has died, according to the sheriff's office. Derek Dorholt of St. Michael died Sunday afternoon at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, according to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. He was hospitalized after relatives found him...
May 11, 2009 - 6:27pm
April 21, 2009
Team Industries lays off 79 more workers at Park Rapids plant
For 79 more Team Industries employees, Friday will be their last day of work. The newest round of layoffs comes amid an industry downturn that will leave the Park Rapids manufacturer with 40 employees, about the size of the initial plant the company opened 14 years ago. The local...
April 21, 2009 - 3:46pm
April 17, 2009
Screaming Eagles prepare for 2nd season
By Brian Wierima email@example.com With the heavy work being done last year for the inaugural season of the Northern Power Football League,...
April 17, 2009 - 11:37am
March 24, 2009
Two missing snowmobilers in Lake of the Woods accident identified, wife and mother of missing from Frazee
Two snowmobilers who went through the ice on Lake of the Woods Saturday afternoon have been identified as a father and son from Warroad. Divers continued to search today for Wayne Windahl, 47, and Jeremy Windahl, 16, according to a news release from the Ontario Provincial Police. There...
March 24, 2009 - 1:37pm
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
February 26, 2009
10-year-old Duluth boy saves family from burning home
Wearing a newly acquired charm of Saint Christopher, 10-year-old Spencer Stroschein shyly described his role in getting his family out of their...
February 26, 2009 - 2:32pm
January 15, 2009
ACS educating area residents about 2009 digital television transition
Beginning February 17, 2009, all over-the-air television stations (example - NBC, FOX, PBS, ABC and CBS) will be required to convert their broadcasts/signals from an analog to digital format. This is a result of legislation passed by Congress to bring television into the 21st century....
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Man hospitalized after Moorhead rest-area stabbing
A Roman, Mont., man is hospitalized at Innovis Health in Fargo after being stabbed at the Moorhead I-94 rest area early Sunday afternoon. The victim, Dale Morigeau, 51, underwent surgery Sunday for multiple stab wounds after being attacked by Harmit Bhangu, 32, of Chestermere, Alberta,...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
After 31 years managing the mail at area post offices, Friedrich retires
When Marty Friedrich took over the keys to the Perham United States Post Office in August of 2007, he thought he would be settling in for a few...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
'Dance the evening away' at the PACC
Ballroom and swing dancing are making their way back to center stage as the Perham Area Community Center hosts the 2nd annual "Dancing the Evening...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
St. Henry's Christmas program will be unique experience for students
Staff and students of St. Henry's Area School are preparing for their annual Christmas program. As in past years, the program centers around...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am