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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Street improvements underway in Ottertail
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
Woman, 2 toddlers hurt in Otter Tail County crash
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
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
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
February 26, 2009
Counselor at Walker, Minn., area camp sentenced for criminal sexual conduct with 14-year-old girl
The counselor who forced a camper to engage in sexual activities with him June 25 at Camp Olson near Longville, Minn., was sentenced Feb. 23 in Cass County District Court to 25 years supervised probation. Spencer Olin Krum, 20, of Eugene, Ore., had pleaded guilty Dec. 29 one count...
February 26, 2009 - 2:23pm
January 14, 2009
Man tells police God ordered him to stab truck driver at rest stop
When Harmit Bhangu arrived at a Moorhead rest stop on Sunday, he heard God order him to kill another truck driver who looked abnormal to him. Without saying a word, Bhangu approached Dale Morigeau and began repeatedly stabbing him, swinging the knife in a circular motion. Morigeau...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 11, 2009
Ballroom event with 'Doc and the Scrubs' Jan. 17 at PACC
The Perham Area Community Center and the members of the nationally recognized Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program, will be hosting a benefit dance for Perham's Promise (a non-profit organization that works with children of all ages and their families) on January 17, at the PACC...
January 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
After 31 years managing the mail at area post offices, Friedrich retires
When Marty Friedrich took over the keys to the Perham United States Post Office in August of 2007, he thought he would be settling in for a few...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Holiday cantata rescheduled
The holiday cantata concert, cancelled by winter storms in December, will be presented Sunday, January 11 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham. The church's Senior Choir will present Joseph Martin's Christmas cantata, "The Winter Rose."
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Woodturning open house set at Holtan shop Jan. 10
Local wood artist Phil Holtan will be hosting an open house at his Big Pine Lake area shop on Jan. 10. Holtan, pastor at Calvary Luthern Church, is an expert "woodturner," who also offers two-day and five-day workshops--which teach others the unique woodworking craft. The 9 a.m....
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Home health important to Mills residents
Vernadine Jensen of New York Mills experienced major life changes when she started cancer treatment last May, and since has come to appreciate home health services. Louise Tower, RN, on Monday was at Vernadine's for a regular visit as part of home health through Perham Memorial Hospital...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
'Dance the evening away' at the PACC
Ballroom and swing dancing are making their way back to center stage as the Perham Area Community Center hosts the 2nd annual "Dancing the Evening...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Final levy set at 0 percent in Ottertail
In a time where the majority of area residents are facing more financial pressures than in recent years, the Ottertail City Council has decided to do their best to alleviate as much of that burden as possible. At a December 18 meeting, the Ottertail City Council approved the city's...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Gas leak causes scare at Perham apt. complex
A gas leak at a Perham apartment complex put a scare into both residents and emergency crews Dec. 11, but the source of the leak was little more than a needle point hole. Evacuated as a safety precaution to the community room on the far opposite end of the building were all the...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Bring in the new year in the Caribbean
'New Year's Eve at the Caribbean Royale,' a formal attire event benefiting the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 31 at Mulligan's in Perham. The evening will run as follows: cocktails and light appetizers, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Caribbean martini bar, 6:30-1:00...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
More Than Nothing... Nothing At All
M.T.N. and N.A.A.--those are the newest acronyms in the Perham area, and in the coming months, you'll be seeing them all over the place. More Than Nothing Nothing At All MTN and NAA will be the "buzz acronyms" for a multitude of fundraising campaigns designed to help the Perham-Dent...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Spend your holiday break at the Perham Community Center
Area residents and visitors alike are welcome at the Perham Area Community Center. As with most holiday breaks from school, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will include extended or additional open swim times. They include November 26 and November 28, from 12-1:30; 3:30-5; and...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Skateboarders to collect food at Lights Parade
Going to the Perham Holiday Parade of Lights? Don't forget to bring a food shelf donation. Look for Kowabunga Skate and Bike Park enthusiasts pushing to fill shopping carts from both Dean's Country Market and Service Foods, for the Perham Food Shelf.
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Perham FFA team at national agronomy event
Members of the Perham FFA Chapter were one of 36 teams participating in the 2008 National FFA Agronomy Career Development Event (CDE). The competition...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am