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DL man charged with marijuana-growing operation
Perham native makes Dean's List at Winona State University
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Strong winds, hail pound Otter Tail County
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
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Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
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Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Newspapers still top choice for news
McFeely: Commissioners get an earful on northern Minn. casino project
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Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
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