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County employees caught in middle with license tab, title fiasco
Slippery conditions lead to rollover March 20
Henning residents sentenced in felony drug convictions
County board reviews ice damage policy
County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Carol Jean Kratzke
Beverly M. Adank
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Tschida graduates from St. Scholastica
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
May 28, 2009
Nearly $100,000 in extracurricular cuts could face Perham schools
Junior high golf, One-Act Play, Knowledge Bowl and Mock Trial will be among the programs slashed under a proposal to reduce Activities Department expenses by $44,000. If no money comes into the district over the next year, a second round of cuts totalling nearly $50,000 would eliminate...
May 28, 2009 - 7:00am
May 27, 2009
Projections indicate school $800,000 'in the red' by 2012
Perham schools are financially safe--for the next 12 months. But two years from now, they will be in the red with their financial reserves by nearly $50,000. Three years from now, at the end of the 2011-12 school year, the school district will have a negative fund balance of about...
May 27, 2009 - 3:49pm
May 13, 2009
City closes NYM airport as cost-saving measure
A group of pilots and aviation enthusiasts from the area made compelling arguments Tuesday to save the New York Mills airport, but in the end, the city council voted to close the grass runway. The council passed a resolution for temporary closure for a period of two years as a cost-saving...
May 13, 2009 - 1:09pm
May 1, 2009
School budget met-after $435,000 in cuts
Perham schools have met budget for next year--barely, and with little fanfare or satisfaction. Making the numbers work for the 2009-2010 school year required another $435,000 in cuts. With this new round of cuts, the school has reduced its operating expenses by about $1.83 million...
May 1, 2009 - 7:00am
April 29, 2009
NYM school board discusses budget, shared services
The New York Mills School Board passed resolutions Monday affecting staff and reducing next year's budget. The board voted to place two high school teachers on Unrequested Leaves of Absence. Placed on ULA, which is essentially being laid off, are high school social studies teacher...
April 29, 2009 - 3:48pm
April 9, 2009
New bus contract a savings for financially-strapped school
There was good news and bad news on the school financial front, as the Perham-Dent School Board discussed money matters April 6. On the good news side, the bid from the local bus company came in more than $130,000 below the second bidder. In addition, it appears the bid for the...
April 9, 2009 - 7:00am
March 25, 2009
NYM School board approves budget reductions
Through attrition, unrequested leave and contract non-renewal 6.5 full-time equivalent teacher positions are among the budget reduction and containment measures approved Monday by the New York Mills School Board. But depending on the state legislature and possible federal stimulus...
March 25, 2009 - 12:19pm
March 23, 2009
Minnesota budget outlines emerge
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators are nearly 11 weeks into their 2009 session, but only now are getting a look at outlines of their main task this year - writing a two-year budget. Lawmakers and Gov. Tim Pawlenty have eight weeks left before the mandatory May 18 adjournment deadline...
March 23, 2009 - 9:04am
March 20, 2009
Comparing budget plans
Highlights of the three 2010-2011 Minnesota state budget plans: Gov.
March 20, 2009 - 2:06pm
March 18, 2009
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Budget cuts not easy for board members
To the editor: I am writing this letter to try and inform you, the taxpayers, on the budget reduction process. We, the New York Mills School Board, are a committee-based board, which means there are committees made up of three board members that are assigned to certain areas (finance,...
March 18, 2009 - 2:28pm
March 13, 2009
'Honey Bee Gala' March 28 celebrates Perham schools-despite budget cuts
Though there is little glee in the state of public education funding these days, Perham will be making the best of it with a gala affair. March 28 will be the 5th annual "Honey Bee Gala," which is a fundraiser for the 549 Family Foundation. "An Investment in Youth" is the motto...
March 13, 2009 - 2:57pm
March 12, 2009
Supporters still seek 'More Than Nothing'
"More Than Nothing" campaign to raise funds for the Perham school district has mobilized on several fronts. A car raffle is in the works. Also, there is a $500 tax deductible donation raffle being conducted. More Than Nothing is a budget relief fund for the 2009-2010 school year....
March 12, 2009 - 7:00am
March 11, 2009
Community weighs in on NY Mills school cuts
The people of New York Mills are passionate about their school. Parents, teachers and others closely connected to the school district showed that passion at a community meeting Monday night.
March 11, 2009 - 3:17pm
City cuts $132,000
The one-man, part-time natural gas sales department will be eliminated under the city of Perham's revised 2009 budget. A total of $132,000 in cuts were approved by the city council March 9. The only "people" cuts are the elimination of one summer, part-time employee for the parks,...
March 11, 2009 - 2:42pm
March 4, 2009
OPINION: Reflecting on inevitable school budget cuts
Looking at the community survey results, I see that, for most of us, the school IS a big deal. We don't want our schools to close any more than we want taxes to rise, so we must make some compromise somewhere. This seems eminent. Based on this survey, many didn't vote "yes" for the...
March 4, 2009 - 3:54pm