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Perham Pioneer Days
Ottertail Hilltop lumber store holds grand opening
Vehicle loses power, goes into ditch
Lake Region Arts Council selects board members
Perham community showing support for Gabe Grunewald
Perham to host benefit run for Grunewald's cancer fight
14C: Millers knock off Pirates with late rally
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Receiver from Minnesota turning heads with Gophers coaches
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Nancy Lee Brandt
Births - Aug. 10 edition
Local students make Dean's List at UM-Twin Cities
Local students make Dean's List at University of Northwestern
Birth announcements - July 27 edition
Second Chance Boutique has new owner, name
Perham couple opening Fargo restaurant in former Rosie's Laundromat building
Hilltop Lumber Ottertail Store Grand Opening August 11th and 12th
LMHC names Donna Baker as their CEO for their organization.
Star Tribune names Arvig a 2017 Top Workplace
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
‘I’ve decided to do something about living forever’
When does the NTSB get involved with crashes?
Who is the boss here...me or my car?
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
February 13, 2014
Art classes back at elementary, middle schools
Five years is a long time for a child to wait. Although most students at Prairie Wind Middle School probably don’t realize it, that’s...
February 13, 2014 - 11:54am
January 10, 2014
Free fun at Perham museums
The History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County has announced some free January activities at both of Perham’s museums. The In Their Own Words Veterans Museum will feature an art show of original oils and watercolors by local artist and veteran Erv Weigsheid. These...
January 10, 2014 - 9:48am
December 11, 2013
Brush with greatness
It’s been a chaotic but great year for Nicole Larson. The avid hunter and wildlife artist got married in August, and then went on to set...
December 11, 2013 - 2:04pm
July 12, 2013
A gathering of artists, in a historic setting: The Phelps Mill Festival
The Phelps Mill Festival is a unique annual event that brings artists together to display high quality work across a wide variety of mediums. Guest...
July 12, 2013 - 11:39am
March 29, 2013
Artists: Take part in cultural center’s Regional Art Show
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center has announced a call for artists to participate in its Annual Regional Art Show, to be held April 24-May 25. This non-juried show is open to all artists working in any medium. A reception in honor of the artists is scheduled for April 26...
March 29, 2013 - 12:20pm
November 2, 2011
Gifted and talented: Perham and NY Mills offer unique opportunities to kids
Poetry and geometry were the first of many topics to be tackled by area students this year in a new Gifted and Talented program. The program,...
November 2, 2011 - 9:43am
May 27, 2009
Metal sculptor finds his way back home to Mills
Tim Cassidy greeted me in a gray Life is Good T-shirt emblazoned with the phrase "Not all who wander are lost." He led me to a picnic table...
May 27, 2009 - 3:01pm
April 29, 2009
COLUMNIST: Art education: It may take years to realize its value
Our art room teacher wasn't far from retirement. Lord knows, she deserved a permanent break from us--7th and 8th graders, especially us boys. Despite our every effort to make her life miserable, Miss Rollefson continued to teach with an almost defiant passion. For the first half...
April 29, 2009 - 4:18pm
Regional Art Show opens at Cultural Center
The 13th Annual Regional Art Show, a non-juried exhibition, opened this week at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. The show will be...
April 29, 2009 - 4:00pm
April 17, 2009
Student artists display creations at regional high school art show
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center hosted the 2009 Minnesota State High School League Regional Art Show, which ended April 8. Young...
April 17, 2009 - 7:00am
February 19, 2009
Betsy Bowen printmaking exhibition opens, lecture slated Feb. 21 at Cultural Center
Betsy Bowen will mount an exhibition of her colored woodblock prints at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center from February 17-March 29...
February 19, 2009 - 3:35pm
October 29, 2008
The Art of Reading Smoke
Structure fires, throughout the nation, have declined dramatically since the 1990's. That's a positive statistic. But for firefighters, fewer structure fires means fewer "on the job training" opportunities. Which, in turn, contributes to a troubling statistic: Incidents where firefighters...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
St. Henry's 'Chair Art'
Chairs are everywhere at St. Henry's Church, but there's nothing relaxing or leisurely about these pieces of pine furniture. Hard work was invested into every one of the chairs. There was no sittin' down on the job for John Kratzke, who handbuilt 60 chairs in his Dent shop. And...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Art teacher reflects on career
I have had the pleasure of teaching in Perham/Dent for 15 years. I started out at the K-6 grade levels and enjoyed all the thematic art projects that I connected with the core curriculum. Projects were big and small, from ice castles, tepee in the courtyard, rainforest paper mache...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am