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Charges filed against truck driver in crash that killed Vining teen: Jason Vadner had license suspended, revoked seven times prior to crash
First ever breakfast on the farm event set for Aug. 5 in Perham
"Mumble strip" installation begins July 17 on west central Minnesota highways
Driver overcorrects, ends up injured in wrong lane of Highway 10
Vikings must solve identity crisis in training camp
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
Buzz close out season with sweep
BSU removes ‘interim’ tag, officially names Bolte head football coach
Dent wins battle of top teams
Delores M. Wasche
Deitra "DeeDee" Smith
Diane M. Weickert
Hailey Jean Kopveiler and Grant Jacob Kopveiler
Leona Grace Silk
Henry Robert Kertscher
Adeline Rose Sautter
Elijah Joseph Sweere
Health screenings coming to Perham
From family to family: New York Mills Dean’s Country Market has new local owners
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Letter: Wood Tick
Contributions of many lead to $10,000 to Project New Hope
Letter: Desert Eagle
How do you use a zipper merge in construction zones?
'Art in Your Park' in New Yorks Mills offered to area kids
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
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