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Last International Turtle Races held for the season
Perham man wins at local birding event
Rain couldn’t dampen the Pioneer Fest spirit
Two Minnesota teens killed in crash; alcohol believed to be a factor
Construction worker killed in 50-foot fall from Vikings stadium roof; another injured
Yellowjackets stifle Nuggets in season opener (Updated)
Yellowjacket tennis opens strong with road win
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Perham Tennis set for season opener
Perham football kicks off new season in Hawley
Engagement this week
Births this week
Relay for Life surpasses goal
Births this week
Engagement: Kierzek ~ Greenwood
Corny story: moonshining with Minnesota 13
Care Carnival was a success
Royal laundry woes
In the Write Zone
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
January 12, 2009
Level 3 sex offender wanted by Becker County is arrested in California
A Level 3 sex offender wanted in Becker County for failing to register has been arrested by federal agents in California. Robert Thomas Baca, 44, caused a stir in Becker County when he announced his intention to move to the Detroit Lakes area after getting out of prison. He served...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Township finance report released by state auditor
State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the Minnesota Town Finances Report. It is a comprehensive report on revenues, expenditures and debt for...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Blind man stranded by snow-blocked sidewalk near Willmar Wal-Mart
WILLMAR -- A snowdrift that blocked a sidewalk near Willmar's Super Wal-Mart store left a blind man and his guide dog stranded on New Year's Day. According to Willmar police, the man's service dog didn't know how to guide the man over the snowdrift so that he could continue walking...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Kids sledding party hosted by Richville Lions on Dec. 28
The annual sledding, sliding and tubing party is on its way to becoming an annual tradition for Richville area youngsters. Dec. 28 will be the date of the second annual winter fun event, hosted by the Richville Lions Club. Last year, nearly 100 kids attended the event. Sledding,...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Offended by church sign
As I drove into Perham to shop today, I was appalled by the sign I saw at the Northwood Assembly of God Church which read, "Will you be screaming or singing when you die?" I don't know if it was the arrogance or the ignorance that put this retired R.N. over the edge. During my 40...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 9, 2008
Chevy Impala-driving NY Mills man 'attacked' by 14 point buck
There's an old newspaper saying that when dog bites man, it isn't news. But if man bites dog--that is news. Deer-car collisions are as common...
November 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Deer hunters night out hosted by Perham Sportsmans Club
A deer hunters dinner will be hosted November 6 by Perham's Sportsmans Club, at the Cactus back banquet room. The event will go from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chili and locker plant snacks will be served. Two DNR representatives will be speaking, including question and answer opportunities. Three...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Perham water increases by 100 million gallons
In the span of a decade, water use in the city of Perham increased more than 100 million gallons. The data was revealed in a report from Ulteig Engineering, which was approved by the Perham City Council Sept. 24. The water plan was prepared by Ulteig to establish water emergency...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
School excellence is nurtured by hard work, humanity
Yesterday I peeled a Subway sticker and won a cookie! This follows closely on the heels of my win of a pound of butter at firemen's Bingo in 1988. Outside those two "gimme's", I've not seen dumb luck pay off as often as hard work. Author Joe Girard said it this way, "The elevator...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
East Otter Tail Fair opens this week
A unique family business venture in East Otter Tail County, with a 12- year track record, is also something of a best kept local secret--until this weekend. One of 30 vendors and organizations that will be on display July 17 to July 20 at the East Otter Tail County Fair will be...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am