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Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
Patrol: One westbound lane reopens after fatal 3-vehicle crash on I-94 near Alexandria
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Herbert H. Limmer
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
February 6, 2014
Hamann to provide free dental care to kids in need
Hamann Family Dentistry of Perham will join with dental professionals across the state this Friday to provide free dental care to children from low-income families. The dental clinic is located at 200 First Avenue South in Perham. People interested in scheduling an appointment...
February 6, 2014 - 11:41am
January 31, 2014
Fire at Kenny’s Candy damages product
The Perham Fire Department responded to a fire at Kenny’s Candy at 8:10 a.m. last Thursday. Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt said the fire was in the building’s air handling system. Employees in the building were able to slow the fire down with extinguishers, he said, and...
January 31, 2014 - 1:07pm
Plenty of propane, just not in the Midwest
ST. PAUL — Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever. The propane just is not where it needs to be, the Propane Education and Research Council...
January 31, 2014 - 9:18am
January 29, 2014
New look for old fair barn
A new flash of bright red among endless mounds of white snow has been piquing the interest of drivers along Third Avenue S.E. in Perham. The...
January 29, 2014 - 4:11pm
Reduced to rubble
Fire at potato warehouse consumes building, sets records It’s been just over a week since a large R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse near...
January 29, 2014 - 3:55pm
January 24, 2014
New school signs are up
Crews from JH Signs installed new digital message boards at Perham High School and Prairie Wind Middle School on Friday. The signs were...
January 24, 2014 - 11:31am
January 23, 2014
Perham area well represented at United Way awards luncheon
People and businesses of the Perham area played an important role in United Way of Otter Tail County’s many charitable events and goodwill...
January 23, 2014 - 3:48pm
January 22, 2014
On the job, 24/7
Stephanie Ellingson knew as soon as she walked in the door that something wasn’t right. It was a couple of Fridays ago, when temperatures...
January 22, 2014 - 2:08pm
January 17, 2014
Leadership program announces local reps
William and Elizabeth Schwartz, of New York Mills, will receive special recognition for their commitment to leadership and the community at the...
January 17, 2014 - 11:33am
Barthel headed back to WLAC competition
Perham’s own Mitch Barthel is headed back to the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) for his fourth try at the title. On Jan....
January 17, 2014 - 11:08am
January 15, 2014
County board reorganizes for 2014
Jan. 7 marked the first meeting of 2014 for the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners. Starting a one-year term as county board chairman...
January 15, 2014 - 4:26pm
Some banks reissuing cards hit in Target heist, others in wait-and-see mode
FARGO - Banks in the region are taking differing approaches to dealing with a security breach involving credit cards and debit cards used at Target stores over the holidays. At least one local bank is identifying which of its customers’ debit or credit cards were compromised...
January 15, 2014 - 9:38am
January 13, 2014
Target apologizes for data breach; retailers embrace security upgrade
BOSTON/NEW YORK - Target Corp began a major public relations effort on Monday to apologize to customers for an unprecedented cyber attack on its network, but the No. 3 U.S. retailer was vague in providing details about what it knew and when. The company has so far disclosed that...
January 13, 2014 - 12:01pm
January 10, 2014
Vendors: Sign up now for Home and Cabin Show
Spots are still available for vendors at the 2014 Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show in Perham, and those interested in participating are encouraged to reserve a space soon. Featuring free admission again this year, the show is expected to draw in a large crowd of people from all over...
January 10, 2014 - 12:49pm
Wastewater rates go up, new industrial penalty structure set
Now that Perham’s newly expanded wastewater treatment facility is fully operational, the city has updated its user agreements with local industries to reflect new permit limits and a new penalty structure for going over those limits. Increased capacity at the plant will allow...
January 10, 2014 - 11:48am