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GALLERY: The ways we celebrate Christmas
Higher Minnesota taxes? State legislators undecided
Middle school meteorologist: Perham girl is ‘weather kid’ on evening newscast
Barrel O’ Fun to add temporary housing for foreign workers
Life's Silver Linings: Joyce Koelln reflects on a busy, full life
Second half run propels Battle Lake over Perham
Hollcraft paces Crookston in victory over Perham
Yellowjacket girls basketball races past Crosby-Ironton
Perham gymnasts top Becker at home
Perham holds off second half surge
FRIEDERIKE BAUER SCHULTZ
BRADIE E. BAUCK
HELEN NURMI BERNU
All I Want for Christmas
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
The center that never sleeps: PACC to go all-hours
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
New Oasis convenience store opens
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
The worst Christmas gifts I could find
Gettin' Lizzie With It: Guide to gift wrap, Christmas edition
Letter to the Editor: This year's musical failed to promote morality
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
Perham’s new mural unveiled
Perham's new public art mural unveiling is set for this Sunday
GALLERY: Parade lights up Perham
October 13, 2014
Woman's home shot at in the night
An 83-year-old Bluffton woman was awakened just after midnight on Friday after someone shot at her home. Agnes Geiser told the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office that a window of her house was broken. She had been sleeping in the next room when she heard the glass break. According...
news / crime
October 13, 2014 - 10:17am
August 9, 2014
DL Angels eliminate Bluffton in Region 14C playoffs
PERHAM — The Detroit Lakes Angels scored 13 unanswered runs to erase a 3-0 deficit eliminating the Bluffton Braves 13-3 in eight innings to remain alive in the Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs Friday night at Krueger Field. Cory Tumberg launched a two-run home run scoring...
August 9, 2014 - 9:49am
March 27, 2014
Street signs stolen near Bluffton
Several road signs have been stolen near Bluffton. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported the thefts on Friday. The signs were taken from locations in Compton Township, south of Bluffton. Sheriff’s Lt. Matt McGuire said the stolen items include curve signs, stop...
news / crime
March 27, 2014 - 2:47pm
August 19, 2013
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Johnson complete game leads Bluffton past Hutchinson
MAPLE LAKE — The Bluffton Braves pounded out 13 hits in a 5-3 victory over the Hutchinson Huskies to advance in the Minnesota State C baseball tournament. Gunner Johnson, a draftee from Nimrod, pitched a complete game for the win allowing three runs, one earned, on only five...
August 19, 2013 - 11:29am
September 9, 2011
Remembering 9/11: Bluffton native could see Pentagon burning
For Susan Heltemes, who graduated from New York Mills High School in 1970, life in Maryland has changed significantly since Sept. 11, 2001. Heltemes,...
local / news
September 9, 2011 - 1:59pm
May 11, 2011
New growth in Bluffton where tornado struck
Nearly a year after the devastating tornado that swept through the Bluffton area, Fred Stinar's property is starting to look a little bit more...
local / news
May 11, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 20, 2010
'Everything's gone': Bluffton family begins the process of starting
Sue and Tim Volkman rushed home from their daughters' volleyball tournament Thursday to find little home actually left. A tornado that raged...
June 20, 2010 - 7:19am
March 26, 2009
Three charged with stalking snowmobilers
Three area men face stalking and harassment charges after allegedly following two 18-year-olds who were on snowmobiles. Eric Halan Samuelson, 21, of Parkers Prairie, Tyler David Schwartz, 18, of Bluffton, and Joshua Jon Kern, 18, of Wadena, were each charged this month in Wadena...
March 26, 2009 - 2:15pm
March 11, 2009
Barthel benefit planned for March 21
A benefit for a man who lost a portion of his arm in a farm accident will be held March 21 in New York Mills. Leo Barthel was involved in a farm accident southwest of New York Mills on Dec. 13, resulting in the loss of a portion of his right arm. Leo underwent multiple surgeries...
March 11, 2009 - 3:27pm