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PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
December 26, 2012
Cold weather doesn't freeze plans for wastewater pond project
Progress is being made out at Perham's wastewater treatment plant. Crews have been working since the end of November on a major overhaul that...
December 26, 2012 - 3:17pm
Hostel Hornet opens in Frazee
With its wooden ceiling beams and wood-lined walls, the inside of the Hostel Hornet in Frazee looks like a lodge...
December 26, 2012 - 1:19pm
December 21, 2012
'Christmas Unwrapped' winners announced
Stores along 1st Ave. in Perham recently held a 'Christmas Unwrapped' shopping event, offering customers in-house specials and prize drawings....
December 21, 2012 - 1:03pm
December 20, 2012
Park Rapids judge named to Minnesota Appeals Court
A Hubbard County district judge has been named to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of John P. Smith...
December 20, 2012 - 12:53pm
Lakegirl clothing sees impressive growth
Under the nurturing hand of owner Peggy Heglie Kilbane, Lakegirl clothing has gone from T-shirts sold at her gift shop at Shady Hollow Flea Market...
December 20, 2012 - 11:50am
December 19, 2012
New York Mills passes flat levy
The New York Mills City Council passed a flat levy - a zero percent increase - at a meeting last week, something not done in over a decade. The truth and taxation meeting was held with two members of the community present. NY Mills' budget shows expected revenues for 2013 coming...
December 19, 2012 - 2:38pm
Perham approves final 2013 levy
Perham city councilors have finalized a total levy of negative 3.84 percent for taxes payable in 2013. The amount, which is the same as the preliminary levy set in September, was given final approval at the council's Dec. 10 meeting.
December 19, 2012 - 2:36pm
Bonding bill could fund big projects at the PACC
The Perham Area Community Center could be undergoing some major improvements and enhancements, if the city gets lucky and is approved for state bonding. This week, city leaders plan to submit a request to the Minnesota Legislature to consider including a capital outlay project for...
December 19, 2012 - 2:22pm
Richville tax levy drops 20 percent
Richville city councilors last week approved a 20 percent reduction in the town's 2013 tax levy. City Clerk Gil Ebner said councilors were confident that the needs of Richville could be met with the lesser amount, and wanted to give taxpayers "a little bit of a break." Richville's...
December 19, 2012 - 2:16pm
December 13, 2012
Gas prices dip below $3 in parts of Minnesota
Minnesota drivers are seeing something they haven't seen in a while, and we don't just mean snowy roads: the price of gas in parts of the state...
December 13, 2012 - 2:29pm
City makes golf course assistance official
Lakeside Golf Course will be getting help from the city to get back in the black. Following a lengthy discussion on the matter at a meeting in November, city councilors made things official on Monday, voting to approve a three-part plan to help turn the golf course's financials around. The...
December 13, 2012 - 11:45am
Crowds show up for open houses
The annual - and always popular - Holiday Open Houses at Dean's and Landmark Liquors attracted large crowds again this year. Dean's gave away...
December 13, 2012 - 11:37am
A common link: Chain at Ma's tells what we're thankful for
The ceiling at Ma's Little Red Barn in Perham is literally draped with holiday spirit. Since Thanksgiving, local students and community members have been answering the question, "What are you thankful for?" They write their answers on strips of paper, which Ma's staff then link...
December 13, 2012 - 11:30am
Ghost Runner to relocate
Ghost Runner in Perham will be moving to a new location in January, it was announced this week. The business, currently located on Main Street, will be moving to 207 3rd Street SW, into the former Academy of Dance ballet studio. Ghost Runner primarily offers home and office cleaning,...
December 13, 2012 - 11:29am
Perham CPAs merge, move to new location
Bradley R. Helmeke, Certified Public Accountant, and Bekkerus Schott DeConcini Johnson, CPAs, have decided to merge their two accounting practices,...
December 13, 2012 - 11:23am