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Icy roads lead to accidents around Otter Tail County Saturday
Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate, but issue not settled
Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Baby found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Herbert R. Woods
Noreen M. Huwe
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 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!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
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'
November 15, 2013
Septic system concerns to be addressed at public meeting
There has been some confusion about Otter Tail County’s sanitation code since revisions took effect in August, and an informational meeting has been set up to address any concerns or questions. “The bottom line is whether a septic system is up to code before the sale of property,”...
November 15, 2013 - 10:02am
Take part in the Parade of Lights
The Perham Lions Festival Committee is still seeking entries for this year’s Holiday Parade of Lights. The parade will be held after sundown in downtown Perham on Friday, Nov. 29. Any interested businesses, community groups or individuals are encouraged to enter a lighted...
November 15, 2013 - 9:56am
November 14, 2013
Fashionable fundraiser: Catholic Daughters to host 35th annual style show
If freezing in a stand for deer hunting doesn’t sound like an ideal way to spend the weekend, the Catholic Daughters of Perham are offering another option. On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Catholic Daughters group will host its 35th annual style show, held this year at St. Henry’s...
November 14, 2013 - 4:17pm
November 1, 2013
Minimum wage of $9.50 would be raise for 357,000 MN workers
MOORHEAD – With new research in hand they say disproves some myths about the harm a minimum wage increase may have, advocacy groups are renewing their push for a floor pay bump in Minnesota next year. Increasing the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour would give 357,000 Minnesotans...
November 1, 2013 - 11:06am
October 16, 2013
Gas main hit at Tuffy’s site
A four-inch gas main was struck by construction workers at the Tuffy’s Pet Food expansion site at about 2:30 p.m. last Thursday afternoon. Perham City Manager Kelcey Klemm said no one was injured and that the event was being investigated as an accident. Public Works Director...
October 16, 2013 - 3:29pm
October 10, 2013
Hello again, Perham!
It was a trip worth waiting 65 years for. Siblings Chernie, Arthur, Betty and Larry, the children of one of Perham’s last pioneering Jewish...
October 10, 2013 - 3:34pm
September 26, 2013
Turtle Fest remains on the edge
Little progress has been made on the Turtle Fest front. Since announcing two months ago that they were ready to hand over the reins and let someone else head up the festival, the previous coordinators have been searching for a replacement, but so far no one has stepped up and made...
September 26, 2013 - 4:13pm
Workers dig in to downtown project
Construction work has started on Perham’s downtown area parking lot. The area has been closed to the public since Tuesday. Crews have already...
September 26, 2013 - 4:01pm
Most tourists have ‘very positive’ perceptions of county, survey shows
The results of Otter Tail Country Tourism Association’s branding study are in, and they reveal an interesting conundrum for those trying to market the area to bring in more visitors. The study revealed that most people who have visited Otter Tail County have positive perceptions...
September 26, 2013 - 3:50pm
PACC projects complete; open house planned for next Friday
The new ceiling and floor are in at the Perham Area Community Center’s field house, and an open house will soon be held to celebrate. Construction started on the two improvement projects in June, and wrapped up in mid-August. In a telephone interview Monday, PACC Director...
September 26, 2013 - 12:58pm
September 13, 2013
Perham property tax levy to decrease
Perham's property tax levy will be going down in 2014. The city council on Monday approved a preliminary levy of -1.06 percent, following several weeks of budget meetings with the city’s department heads. It's the first time in at least a decade that Perham’s levy has dropped...
September 13, 2013 - 12:59pm
September 5, 2013
Help for older folk looking for work
The Minnesota Board on Aging and the Senior LinkAge Line One Stop Shop for Minnesota Seniors has rolled out START MN. The new initiative assists older Minnesotans struggling to find work by providing helpful information and access to local employment resources. “Keeping Minnesotans...
September 5, 2013 - 10:47am
September 4, 2013
Company breathes new life into Fergus Falls' Kirkbride building
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The newly formed Historic Kirkbride LLC is expected to bring new life to the former Regional Treatment Center here, along...
September 4, 2013 - 9:52am
August 28, 2013
Survey expected to help grow tourism in county
The Otter Tail Country Tourism Association has teamed up with the University of Minnesota to survey tourists about what makes the Otter Tail County area so attractive, in hopes of finding out what creates and retains tourism. The project, led by a team from the Center for Small...
August 28, 2013 - 2:54pm
August 9, 2013
Clean audit for Perham
An audit of Perham’s 2012 financial statements showed “no major concerns or deficiencies,” according to a representative from auditor Brady Martz. Brian Opsahl, a certified public accountant and senior manager at Brady Martz, briefed Perham city councilors on the audit at...
August 9, 2013 - 1:04pm