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Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
MCFEELY: Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
Did you see the 30-pointer? You can in Perham: MN Monster Buck Classic coming Friday-Sunday
Simley wins battle of state-ranked teams
Late run lifts Yellowjackets to home win
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Judy K. Houghton
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
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
Linda Schultz retirement party set for Dec. 27
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
What is the correct following distance?
'Ol Gordie from Perham inspires without even trying
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
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