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JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
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Beckett Anthony Heminsley
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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
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
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
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!)
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
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
March 20, 2014
Perham attorney petitioned for alleged unprofessional conduct
A petition for disciplinary action seeking the suspension of Bruce Anthony Kunz, an attorney practicing in Perham, was filed on March 17 in the Minnesota Supreme Court. Martin A. Cole, the director of the state Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, filed the petition. According...
March 20, 2014 - 1:03pm
March 14, 2014
Badges up in the big blue: Perham accepts donation to have police officers trained as pilots
Three Perham police officers or other emergency responders may soon be earning their wings, thanks to a donation that will cover their flight training. Richard McCrady, the man behind Wings Flight Training in Perham, has donated three scholarships to the city of Perham to make...
March 14, 2014 - 9:49am
March 13, 2014
Interact Club fundraiser focuses on safe, clean water
The Perham High School Interact Club is kicking off a new fundraiser to provide safe, clean water to people in developing countries. The Interact Club, which is the student branch of Rotary, will be collecting donations starting next week, March 17, through March 31. Club member...
March 13, 2014 - 12:55pm
‘Dancing With the Stars’ returns to Perham this month
Dancing With the Stars is returning to Perham, and the names of this year’s celebrity dancers have been announced. The show, a local spin-off of the popular TV show of the same name, is an annual fundraiser for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life. According to Lisa Peterson,...
March 13, 2014 - 12:45pm
Filling up: Extra food shelf donations start to come in as March campaign kicks off; need continues to rise
Volunteers proved they were up to the task of unloading and sorting more than two tons of food at the Perham Community Food Shelf last Thursday. It...
March 13, 2014 - 11:49am
March 12, 2014
Perham school among first in MN to participate in CEO program
Local students will have the chance to take a unique class next fall – one that organizers say transforms how students look at the world. The...
March 12, 2014 - 2:13pm
March 7, 2014
Three sites pinpointed for city garage
Perham leaders are looking into possible sites for a new city garage and public works facility. The city must find a suitable site for construction of a new facility as part of its purchase agreement with Barrel O’ Fun. The snack food company is seeking to buy the current city...
March 7, 2014 - 11:36am
March 6, 2014
Building connections to fight a destructive disease
Mary Chase and Colleen Sazama will be out and about in Perham again this week, spreading the word to friends, family and community members about...
March 6, 2014 - 9:52am
March 5, 2014
'Toxic Taters' coalition puts petition drive online to cut down on pesticides
The rural Minnesota and Park Rapids-based activist group Toxic Taters have formed an online petition. The group is protesting excessive pesticide use by companies like RDO – and backed by companies like McDonald’s – that cause “pesticide drifts” onto nearby properties...
March 5, 2014 - 1:23pm
February 28, 2014
Farm Rescue adds haying assistance
Farm Rescue, is now adding haying assistance for farmers and ranchers through North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana. The organization is a nonprofit that also provides planting and harvesting assistance, free of charge, to farm families who have experienced...
February 28, 2014 - 10:27am
February 24, 2014
Small explosion injures 1 at soon-to-open Sanford clinic in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – A small explosion Monday at a new Sanford Health clinic here set to open next week will delay its opening. Sanford’s new $17 million Moorhead clinic at 4000 28th Ave. S. was set to open March 3. But Monday’s explosion will push that date back, said Jeff Hoss,...
February 24, 2014 - 5:12pm
February 21, 2014
Contractors now boarding: Perham airport to expand
An expansion project at the Perham Municipal Airport is about to take off. Plans and specifications are complete for the first part of the two-part project, and the city has begun seeking bids from local contractors for some of the construction work. If all goes well, construction...
February 21, 2014 - 1:50pm
February 10, 2014
Tickled pink: Freezin' For a Reason raises $15K for Kinship
It was literally a screaming-good Saturday for Perham’s Kinship program as more than 75 community members took a mid-winter dip in Little Pine...
February 10, 2014 - 2:37pm
February 7, 2014
City garage may be sold to Barrel O’ Fun
Perham has tentative plans to sell its public works facility to Barrel O’ Fun. The potential sale is contingent on a number of factors, including the city finding a suitable site for a new facility. The property would also need to be rezoned to allow for commercial use, which...
February 7, 2014 - 10:49am
Second set of trail meetings coming up
The latest route recommendations for a proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids will be presented at two different Open...
February 7, 2014 - 10:39am