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Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
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