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VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
City of Perham
July 14, 2016
Perham city and township agree to share road project
A road work bid was approved for 450th and 11th avenues, at the town line between the city of Perham and the township of Perham at the Perham city council meeting Monday night, July 11.. The two share streets with each other, and an agreement states both parties must be in agreement...
July 14, 2016 - 12:34pm
June 6, 2014
Perham to see slight boost in LGA next year
Minnesota’s 2014 legislative session was a bit of a mixed bag for Perham. The session, which wrapped up May 16, resulted in a $257,000 appropriation for repairs to the Perham Area Public Library – good news for the city, as this will cover half the estimated cost of the project. The...
June 6, 2014 - 3:25pm
May 16, 2014
County leaders gather to address housing needs
Communities in and near Otter Tail County are pulling together to address housing needs. With housing costs up and incomes down in many parts...
May 16, 2014 - 1:10pm
May 9, 2014
New drawing shows possible layout for city garage
A rough drawing released last week reveals what Perham’s future public works facility and its surrounding grounds might look like. Created...
May 9, 2014 - 10:21am
April 18, 2014
House bill earmarks funds for library
Partial funding for renovations to the Perham Area Public Library has been included on the Minnesota House of Representative’s bonding bill, introduced earlier this month. The House has proposed an appropriation of $257,000 toward the renovation project, which would cover about...
April 18, 2014 - 4:33pm
March 21, 2014
Mayor signs two proclamations
Perham Mayor Tim Meehl has proclaimed April to be National Donate Life Month, and April 13-19 as National Library Week, in 2014. The proclamations were signed at the March 10 meeting of the Perham City Council. National Donate Life Month With nearly 115,000 Americans –...
March 21, 2014 - 11:39am
March 14, 2014
IFS proposes street closure to make more room for expansion
Perham city leaders are considering vacating part of a street to make room for an expansion at Industrial Finishing Services. The company, which is in the midst of a major expansion project at its facility in Perham’s industrial park, is requesting the extra room in order to...
March 14, 2014 - 9:36am
Quiet Zone tabled until spring
Perham city councilors won’t be making any new decisions about a Quiet Zone any time soon. After a brief discussion at a meeting Monday, councilors decided it would be best to gather more information before moving ahead with any possible plans, tabling the issue until spring. ...
February 14, 2014 - 12:18pm
Perham, New York Mills awarded grant for regional housing study
The city of Perham, in conjunction with the city of New York Mills, has been awarded a grant to conduct a comprehensive regional housing study. The Minnesota Housing Partnership announced the award last week – a 50/50 matching grant that will cover half the cost of conducting...
February 14, 2014 - 11:42am
January 17, 2014
City reapplies for a ‘safe routes’ grant
The city of Perham is making another attempt to secure grant funding for some Safe Routes to School improvements. After a grant application submitted last year failed to produce funding, city councilors agreed at a meeting Monday to repackage the application and try again this...
January 17, 2014 - 1:08pm
January 10, 2014
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
City to update comprehensive plan
The city of Perham will be updating its 20-year comprehensive plan, taking a close look at land use, zoning and recent and future economic development in town. City councilors decided at a meeting last month to hire certified planner Ben Oleson, of Hometown Planning out of Alexandria,...
January 10, 2014 - 11:46am
December 11, 2013
Perham sells two lots to IFS for $0
The city of Perham has sold two lots in its industrial park to Industrial Finishing Services, to accommodate future expansions at the company. Industrial Finishing Services, or IFS, already has a large facility located in the industrial park. The company is currently undergoing...
December 11, 2013 - 3:18pm
November 15, 2013
Quiet Zone plans keep chugging along
Perham city staff will be running some numbers over the next few weeks to determine what a Quiet Zone might cost the town’s taxpayers. Once those estimates are in hand, city leaders plan to take a hard look at their options. At a city council meeting Tuesday, councilors said...
November 15, 2013 - 1:05pm
October 24, 2013
New website will promote Perham
In an effort to promote Perham as a great place to live and work, city councilors have agreed to invest in a new website. The site will be designed to provide information about the community to potential newcomers, and will promote marketable aspects of Perham, such as the schools,...
October 24, 2013 - 1:43pm