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UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
Fire kills Brainerd man; downtown building a complete loss
Divers pull man, grandson from Douglas County lake
Willmar man admits stabbing stepgrandmother
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
BBB: Yellowjackets advance with victory over Hornets
CHRISTOPHER H. LIMMER
VERA BERNHARDINE EID
Birth: Hailey Marie Dahms
Birth: Alyssa Nicole Mursu
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Zion Mary Aho
Picturing herself holding the reins
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Time to take a stand against distracted driving
Sewing the seeds of spring
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
October 2, 2009
Preacher returns to childhood roots for Calvary 50th anniversary event
The 50th birthday year for Calvary Lutheran Church was launched Sept. 27 with traditional worship services, an old fashion potluck, and a guest...
October 2, 2009 - 7:00am
October 1, 2009
Oct. 4 is farewell to Perham's Polish church
St. Stanislaus Church, which was formally established for Perham's Polish-speaking citizens in 1883, will host its final church service Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. Bishop John Kinney, of the St. Cloud Diocese, will be presiding at the mass. A ceremony and dinner will follow the service. Following...
October 1, 2009 - 3:02pm
September 18, 2009
Calvary 50th Jubilee starts Sept. 27
Calvary 50, celebrating the Jubilee Year of Calvary Lutheran, Perham, kicks off September 27 with worship services at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Rev. Peter Vorhes, son of Calvary's first pastor, Rev. Arthur Vorhes, will preach followed by an old-time potluck with church archives on display....
September 18, 2009 - 7:00am
September 10, 2009
Bingo, beer, boisterous polka music...
Keep this under your hat. The folks at Perham's St. Paul's Lutheran Church are taking a walk on the wild side. Bingo? Raffle drawings?? Boisterous polka music??? Serving beer???? Good heavens. This isn't your stern, stoic German grandmother's church. At least, not on Sept....
September 10, 2009 - 7:00am
September 9, 2009
Gospel, family entertainment at Northwoods Assembly Sept. 12
If you are a fan of great gospel music including the old hymns and great family talent, you will want to experience the Gathering at Northwoods Assembly on Saturday evening, September 12 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event is an evening much like watching an evening with the "Gathers"...
September 9, 2009 - 1:49pm
Burglars smash holes in walls at Perham St. Paul's church
Burglars smashed through a window, a door and three walls to get to the safe at a Perham church--and got away with only about a hundred bucks for all their labor. The break-in occurred early in the morning, Sept. 3. Though the cash losses were minimal, St. Paul's Lutheran Church...
news / region / crime
September 9, 2009 - 1:27pm
September 4, 2009
Perham's last nun
So long...farewell...auf weidersehen goodbye... At 89 years old, Perham's only remaining sister, Sister Sylvia, bid her beloved city of Perham goodbye. On August 27 she left for the Motherhouse in Little Falls where she will continue her treasured vocation working with children. A...
community / news
September 4, 2009 - 7:00am
August 21, 2009
Calvary launching 50th year celebration
2009-2010 will mark a milestone for Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham, and in the spirit of Christian giving, the church will be launching its...
August 21, 2009 - 7:00am
August 7, 2009
Traveling image of 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' to tour area Catholic churches
The missionary image is a faithful replica of the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe enshrined in its basilica in Mexico City. The image was a gift from the Catholics and bishops of Mexico to the Catholic Church in America. The image has traveled to all 50 states and several foreign countries. The...
August 7, 2009 - 7:00am
May 13, 2009
The Gathering, C3 Coffeehouse to open this week at Trinity
The Gathering is a new worship service to be offered at Trinity Lutheran Church in New York Mills on Thursdays at 6 p.m. beginning May 21. Jon Haakana, the Senior Pastor at Trinity, describes the new offering as "an informal, spiritual journey with our Lord." There will be high...
May 13, 2009 - 2:13pm
Local youth take part in 30 Hour Famine
By Nicole Perala St. John's and St. Ann's Youth Minister Last weekend, 18 youth from St. John's and St. Ann's churches gave up Friday night pizza and popcorn at the movies to participate in the 30 Hour Famine. This year alone more than 500,000 youth will particpate in the famine,...
May 13, 2009 - 2:04pm
May 11, 2009
The 'American Experience' of immigration unfolds with a stroll through Butler cemetery
The village of Butler observed its 125th anniversary in 2008. That places Butler's founding in 1888, a full 22 years before the Burlington rail car full of Hollanders arrived in 1910. The timeline suggests that there were forms of life in Butler before the Dutch came along and...
May 11, 2009 - 11:08am
Church, town inseparable in Butler
Butler hosted its fourth annual "Butler Days" May 2, but in a sense, the tiny community was celebrating something much more profound: A resurrection, of sorts. It was almost ten years ago to the day--Mother's Day morning, 1999--that the little place called Butler almost died. Lightning...
May 11, 2009 - 10:59am
May 1, 2009
Perham pastor receives ordination
Last week Pastor Dirk Currier from Northwoods Assembly received his ordination with the Assemblies of God. Pastor Dirk has been a licensed minister...
May 1, 2009 - 7:00am