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VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
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