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Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
June 7, 2013
A ‘win-win’: County inmates learn valuable skills while constructing affordable houses in Perham
West Central Minnesota Community Action, in a partnership with the Department of Corrections, has been building a group of three energy-efficient...
June 7, 2013 - 12:34pm
June 4, 2013
Uselman to retire as Wadena police chief
After 10 years of serving as chief of the Wadena Police Department and almost 40 years in law enforcement, Bruce Uselman is finally willing to...
June 4, 2013 - 11:05am
May 17, 2013
Tow-tally awesome! Preschoolers get a visit from Little Bear Towing
“He’s in seventh heaven right now,” said Mary Schmidt, a special ed teacher, as she watched Dylan Deal play with the controls of ‘Little...
May 17, 2013 - 11:32am
May 16, 2013
Street project costs down from estimate
Assessments for the proposed street and infrastructure improvement project along 3rd Ave. S.W. may be less than first thought. Construction bids for the project were received May 9, and the low bid came in at significantly less than the engineer’s estimate. According to a report...
May 16, 2013 - 3:13pm
April 5, 2013
Local students can now be certified in financial literacy
United Community Bank has announced a new initiative to bring financial literacy education to high school students in Perham and Frazee. The bank will provide access to the EverFi Financial Literacy learning platform. This web-based program uses the latest in new media technology...
April 5, 2013 - 3:52pm
March 27, 2013
Yellowjackets bike gives the competition a ‘Lethal Injection:’ Custom-built motorcycle takes the cake at Donnie Smith Bike Show
The first ever custom-built Yellowjackets motorcycle made its debut this weekend at the Donnie Smith Bike Show in St. Paul – and outperformed...
March 27, 2013 - 12:56pm
March 22, 2013
Relay for Life Kick-off meeting is March 25
“When we walk together we are bigger than cancer.” This is the theme of the 2013 East Otter Tail Relay For Life. Relay organizers believe this theme expresses the purpose of this mid-summer event – getting people together one night each year to celebrate victories over cancer,...
March 22, 2013 - 2:56pm
A Better Wireless changes plan to use New York Mills city water tower
Amid claims by a competitor of signal interference, A Better Wireless owner Mitch Koep has changed his plans to install equipment on the New York Mills city water tower. In an attempt to “avoid some of the drama” that he says has been coming his way from the owners of Lakes Area...
March 22, 2013 - 2:53pm
March 20, 2013
Doors unlock at Snappy for union labor
Workers are offered two hours of overtime work daily and six hours on Saturday. We have not run more than one shift since the big layoffs between...
March 20, 2013 - 5:04pm
March 13, 2013
Entertainment, demonstrations enjoyed at the Home and Cabin Show
The Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show, held at the Perham Area Community Center this past weekend, was a success. Organizers believe the attendance...
March 13, 2013 - 4:53pm
Ice dams are a curse this year
Ice dams. Unfortunately many homeowners in Minnesota have experienced them, and even more unfortunately, some have experienced the damage they...
March 13, 2013 - 3:29pm
Worker lockout at Snappy
Close to 100 workers at Snappy in Detroit Lakes were idled Monday after the parent company locked out the workers. The air distribution products company, now part of a nationwide company, got its start in Detroit Lakes back in 1955. Its parent company is now the country’s biggest...
March 13, 2013 - 12:02pm
March 7, 2013
APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
This is a monthly feature of our Columns & Commentary page, in which we either applaud a person, group or event for something positive that we feel is worthy of a little credit (Applause), and/or address something that gives us pause; something that we feel deserves to be addressed...
March 7, 2013 - 9:41am
March 1, 2013
Sizeable changes may come to Minnesota's trucking industry
March 1, 2013 - 2:59pm
Perham real estate agent wins award
Jennifer Hanson, of RE/MAX Home Team in Perham, was honored with the 100 Percent Club Award. The award is the fourth highest regional honor...
March 1, 2013 - 11:04am