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Hard work pays off: 2011 PHS grad receives full med school scholarship
Minnesota, Perham see climbing graduation rates
OTC Relays win national recognition
Perham man releases first in series of books: Signings scheduled for Perham, Fergus Falls
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
GBB: Second half surge lifts Rebels to opening round win
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
DOLLY (OLGA) M. SWANSON
CHRISTOPHER H. LIMMER
VERA BERNHARDINE EID
Birth: Hailey Marie Dahms
Birth: Alyssa Nicole Mursu
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Zion Mary Aho
Picturing herself holding the reins
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Time to take a stand against distracted driving
Sewing the seeds of spring
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
August 12, 2013
Editorial: August brings a range of pleasures
Editorial topics sometimes become pretty scarce in summer, and so summer itself sometimes becomes a subject. Who can disagree that August is an agreeable time of year? Of course, August can be unruly, when it delivers excessive heat or fails to deliver timely rain. Or when it...
opinion / editorials
August 12, 2013 - 12:46pm
Evaluation ordered for man after Wilkin County standoff
A Kent, Minn., man will undergo a mental health evaluation after arming himself with 500 rounds of ammunition and engaging in a five and a half hour standoff with law enforcement officers Sunday afternoon near his parents' Wilkin County home. Jonathan August Stuehrenberg, 19, is...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Ten join Ottertail Lions
The Ottertail Lions Club grew by ten members--in one night. The new Lions were inducted August 25 at Governor's night, hosted at the Ottertail Community Center.
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
'End of Summer' celebration in Richville
On Saturday, August 30, the Richville Lions Club will sponsor the annual Pasture Party that signals the end of summer activities. The event begins at 3 p.m, with kid's games including mutton bustin', pig races, a petting zoo, and a straw hunt. These and many more games for the...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Perham 'Tailgate Party' August 29
Perham High School will host a "Tailgate Party" Friday, August 29 from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Fritz Hanson Practice Field (located west of Meinhover Field and north of Matt's Field.) PHS is celebrating the presentation of the Minnesota State High School League's prestigious Challenge...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
August 13 turtle race winners
On August 13, there were 240 racers from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Idaho, Iowa, Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington DC, Wyoming, Colorado and Belgium. Results are as follows: Grand Prize 1st Place: Breanna Zepper from Perham, MN 2nd Place: Nicholas Hare from...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
'Last Chance' Demo Derby August 23
The annual Last Chance Bash 2008 Demolition Derby will be Saturday, August 23, at the East Otter Tail County fairgrounds in Perham. Five classes will compete: ---Compact cars and trucks ---Full-size cars and trucks ---Also, the big, bad modified class will be returning to Perham....
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
'Harvest Auction' to help build home for New Creations Church
A Harvest Auction is planned for Sunday, August 24 to raise money for New Creation Lutheran Church's new building. All proceeds will go toward raising the $190,000 down payment desired to break ground for the new church building. The church voted May 28 to proceed with an estimated...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Vergas Trail dedication August 16
During the Vergas Looney Days Celebration, a special event has been planned to celebrate the completion of the Vergas Long Lake Trail. The public is invited to meet at the baseball field at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 16. People will then venture on the trail to Long Lake Park....
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Vergas 'Garbage Can Supper' an appetizing fundraiser for preschool
Jesus Little Lambs Preschool's 5th Annual Garbage Can Supper will be held Saturday, August 9, 4:30-7:30 at the Vergas Community Center. Proceeds will be used for a handicap accessible entry into the preschool. Supplemental funds are applied for through Thrivent Financial for Lutherans....
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Heritage Festival: A Celebration of Pioneer Spirit
With a nearly all-new board in place, the East Otter Tail County Historical Society is taking an all-new approach to its signature annual event. The Pioneer Festival, held at the rustic "Pioneer Grounds" park for nearly 40 years, will now be promoted as "Heritage Festival: A Celebration...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am