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Chamber Choice recognizes Perham's outstanding residents
‘Suspicious vehicle’ call leads to marijuana charge for Perham man
Fatal crash in New York Mills this morning
Man hurt in rollover east of Perham
Detroit Lakes man suffers gunshot wound
Three straight conference wins for Perham boys golf
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Perham sweeps Anderson-Cole Invitational
Extra inning rally gives Pequot Lakes a road win
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Harvey W. Henrikson
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Papacito's expanding into Detroit Lakes
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
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!)
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
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