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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
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!)
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
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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