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County board approves bonds for Perham refuse project
East Ottertail County MDA seeking Dairy Princess candidates
East Otter Tail Soil & Water Conservation District seeks summer apprentices
Drug bust near Fergus Falls
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Yellowjackets capture fourth straight Section 8AA Championship
Perham rolls to its 23rd victory
Late basket, strong defense helps Perham to 22nd win
Lohmiller retires from Pequot Lakes football
Perham/NYM swimmers third at Mid-State
Mary Joanne Lischke
Reverend Robert Charles Landsberger
Willis A. Mollins
John "JC" Johnson
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Willow Sarahna Love Randall
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
Perham Health: Hospital board moves forward with proposed $3.5 million clinic expansion
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Frazee Resident named COUNTRY Financial Insurance Agent in Perham
Doll named to dean's list at Mayville State
Minecraft camp offered Feb. 24
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Letter: 2018 Progress was well done
Ask A Trooper: Do ball hitches need to be removed when not in use?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
January 24, 2018
Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest; chance to win all expenses-paid trip to D.C.
Perham, Minn.—Arvig has announced its annual essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 2 — 6, 2018. The essay prompt for the contest is "Technology and Rural Life." Essays and completed...
January 24, 2018 - 8:45am
December 9, 2017
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Arvig announced Ben Wiechman has been promoted to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy. Wiechman is responsible for leading network engineering and service delivery for the company. He will report to David Arvig, Vice President/Chief Operating Officer.
December 9, 2017 - 8:15am
October 3, 2017
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
During the 2016-17 school year, Arvig donated more than $100,000 to schools in its service area, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This brings the total donation amount—since the inception of the program—to more than $660,000. "Giving back is...
October 3, 2017 - 6:35pm
September 11, 2017
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
Work in the northern Plains. Arvig will be featured in the September issue of the magazine. Earlier this year, employees nominated their companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction survey, and Prairie Business used the survey results in selecting the 50 Best.
September 11, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 6, 2017
Star Tribune names Arvig a 2017 Top Workplace
Arvig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2017.
August 6, 2017 - 12:14pm
July 24, 2017
Arvig Donates to Kinship of Perham
Joan Meece, Cash Management Coordinator at Arvig, presented a check for $3,000 from Arvig to Kinship of Perham. The organization received another...
July 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
January 20, 2017
Arvig names new director of marketing
Lisa Greene has been promoted to Director of Marketing at Arvig, an area broadband provider, the company announced earlier this week. Greene is responsible for leading all marketing efforts for Arvig and its affiliated companies. She will report to David Arvig, Vice President/COO....
January 20, 2017 - 5:58pm
October 27, 2016
County's broadband speeds rank fourth-worst in MN
The message is loud and clear when it comes to high-speed broadband internet services in Otter Tail County: "Please wait... Your options are still loading." The county has some catching up to do. Currently, Otter Tail is the fourth-worst in the state when it comes to fixed, non-mobile...
October 27, 2016 - 11:43am
September 16, 2016
Arvig donates nearly $100,000 to local schools
During the 2015-16 school year, Arvig donated nearly $100,000 to schools in its service area, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This brings the total donation amount-since the inception of the program-to more than $550,000. "Giving back is such a huge part...
September 16, 2016 - 5:21pm
June 24, 2016
Area students receive scholarships from Arvig
Arvig in Perham awarded 37 high school seniors with the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting, computer science, telecommunications...
June 24, 2016 - 12:03pm
Arvig reports online scam
Arvig has received reports of a potential online scam where someone claims to be doing market research by Arvig. Customers have reported...
June 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
March 9, 2015
Cutting the cord: Pawlowski retires from Arvig IT after 47 years
After spending 47 years with Arvig Communications, and its preceding corporations, Bill Pawlowski retired from his post as Director of Information...
March 9, 2015 - 10:30am
February 19, 2015
Tools of the trade: How technology has changed the way we work
Editor’s note: This is the third in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Does anyone remember what it...
February 19, 2015 - 4:35pm
February 11, 2015
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
Though he officially retired from his position as Arvig’s director of video operations on Dec. 31, David Pratt did not immediately take...
February 11, 2015 - 1:33pm
January 9, 2015
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
After 36 years in the phone directory business, Ralph Logan, directory operations and sales manager with Arvig, has retired. Again. Logan...
January 9, 2015 - 9:00am