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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
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Perham girl places 3rd in state art contest
Perham student places eighth at Class A State Speech meet
Fargo South baseball player with Down syndrome gets varsity hit
Lakes Area Penguin Swimmers Registration
Three straight conference wins for Perham boys golf
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Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Papacito's expanding into Detroit Lakes
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A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
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
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
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Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
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
May 26, 2014
Arvig-Viacom dispute: Behind the decision to drop 19 channels
Many area TV junkies who used to get daily doses of screen delight watching classic characters like Andy Griffith and his sidekick Barney Fife, popular music videos and shows, comedians ranging from Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy to Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart or certain...
May 26, 2014 - 1:01pm
May 25, 2014
Changing times: Arvig may be ‘forced out’ of cable television
PERHAM — Talk about changing times: David Pratt has been Arvig’s director of video since Arvig Enterprises first ventured into cable television under the name TekStar33 years ago. Video meant the visual end of communications then and now; not to be confused with video tapes....
May 25, 2014 - 8:07am
May 22, 2014
Arvig announces intent to purchase St. Olaf Telecom
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. announced its intention to purchase the operations of St. Olaf Telecom in Northfield, Minn., from St. Olaf College last week. The sale will be finalized once government and regulatory approvals are received. St. Olaf Telecom provides telecommunications...
May 22, 2014 - 4:54am
March 20, 2014
Cable providers launch website to address fees, channel choices
Ever wonder why cable users have to pay for television channels they never watch, or why their bills go up every year? Perham-based cable provider, Arvig, along with hundreds of other local, independent cable providers throughout the country, are hoping to answer these and many...
March 20, 2014 - 1:13pm
January 24, 2014
Arvig acquires Aevenia’s data communications division
Arvig has announced the acquisition of the data communications division of Aevenia, an Otter Tail Corporation company. The data communications division is based in Moorhead, Minn., and provides fiber optic splicing, data cabling, surveillance and door access control, intrusion...
January 24, 2014 - 11:37am
July 11, 2013
Arvig says rural phone companies not to blame for dropped calls
Arvig is working with federal regulators to address the issue of long-distance telephone calls not completing to customers in the communities it serves. According to a press release from Arvig, which is based in Perham, these “dropped calls” are happening all over the nation,...
July 11, 2013 - 4:47pm