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$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
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
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
Charlotte June Huddleston
James "Jim" S. 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
September 16, 2016
City sets public hearing for proposed project
When the Minnesota legislature failed to pass a bonding bill during the last session, a Perham road project was affected, and now city leaders must decide how to proceed. The city applied for funding for road improvements on Third Street NE last spring, but it was put on hold because...
September 16, 2016 - 2:20pm
July 7, 2016
Peddlers and solicitors will be charged to operate
Following a recommendation and approval by the city council, Perham will begin charging a fee on peddlers and solicitors within the city limits. Anyone selling cleaning supplies, vacuums or other goods will be required to pay a registration fee of $50 a day, or $200 for a year. The...
July 7, 2016 - 12:20pm
May 12, 2016
June 6 start date for city manager
Perham's new city manager plans to continue with the work that former manager Kelcey Klemm started and maintain the vibrant community spirit...
May 12, 2016 - 11:27am
May 5, 2016
Meet and greet with the finalists for city manager
The Perham City Council has invited the four candidates for city manager to town this weekend for tours, a public reception and final interviews. City leaders will give the candidates a tour of Perham on Friday, May 6, and residents may meet the finalists from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. during...
May 5, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 28, 2016
19 applied for open Perham city manager position
The Perham City Council selected five finalists to interview for the position of Perham city manager, which was pared down from 19 received applications. They are: Tobin Lay, St. Paul, Minn., Jason Peters, Anoka, Minn., Jonathan Smith, Frazee, Minn., and Gail Leverson, Park Rapids,...
April 28, 2016 - 12:24pm
April 14, 2016
Goodbyes and well wishes shared with Kelcey Klemm
Many Perham residents joined in wishing Kelcey Klemm well during an open house in the city manager's honor on April 7. Lots of goodbyes and...
April 14, 2016 - 11:33am
September 17, 2015
City Council approves purchase of a new SUV for Perham Police Department
A new squad car was up for discussion at the Sept. 14 City Council meeting. With the lease about to run out on their current vehicle, it made sense to look at purchasing a different one at this time noted Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby, “We had always planned...
September 17, 2015 - 4:31pm
June 2, 2015
Hawley residents rally for police chief candidate denied by city
HAWLEY, Minn. – A town is speaking out and standing up against a city hall decision. Many in Hawley are petitioning and asking...
June 2, 2015 - 9:58am
May 7, 2015
Perham continues work protecting water quality
In a special city council meeting on Wednesday, April 29, the Perham City Council heard from Aaron Meyer from the Minnesota Rural Water Association. Meyer gave a brief presentation on the Wellhead Protection Plan for the city of Perham. By law, the community has to come...
May 7, 2015 - 1:23pm
April 23, 2015
City improvement project bid accepted
As part of the Perham City Council’s regular meeting on April 13, the public assessment hearing for the city’s 2015 improvement project was held. The project will affect a number of property owners in the southeastern and southwestern portions of town. During the hearing,...
April 23, 2015 - 10:43am
December 11, 2014
Perham sets final tax levy
Perham City Councilors have approved a final property tax levy increase of 2 percent. The final levy amount, payable in 2015, is unchanged from the preliminary levy approved in September. The increase will mean the city will collect about $23,000 more in taxes next year than...
December 11, 2014 - 3:49pm
November 27, 2013
NYM considers alternate capital improvement plan
Representatives from Ulteig Engineering presented their version of a capital improvement plan for New York Mills at a City Council meeting on Nov. 12. Ulteig’s plan would call for two larger projects, redoing several streets at once over the next five years, depending on the...
November 27, 2013 - 9:47am
July 25, 2013
Family Dollar considers location in Ottertail
Tensions were high at a recent Ottertail City Council meeting as residents spoke out against a rezoning request made by Family Dollar. Rezoning, conditional use, and variance consideration requests were all on the agenda at the July 18 meeting. A representative from Family Dollar...
July 25, 2013 - 2:13pm
July 12, 2013
Peeved at the police: Some NYM residents say ‘nitpicky’ enforcement is hurting businesses
Several New York Mills residents voiced their concerns, sometimes angrily, about the city’s police force during a public forum at Monday’s city council meeting. Their chief concern was the enforcement of traffic laws in the city and surrounding area, and the perceived detrimental...
July 12, 2013 - 11:56am
February 21, 2013
Josh Hoaby appointed to NYM city council
New York Mills City Council members have unanimously approved the appointment of Josh Hoaby to fill the late Bill Warner's seat. By law, the city council could appoint any qualified citizen to fulfill the duties of councilor for the rest of Warner's term, since less than two years...
February 21, 2013 - 4:00pm