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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
July 20, 2015
Ottertail Business Association to host “Jazz on the Green”
If you’re a believer in the adage “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” grab your lawn chair or blanket and head over...
July 20, 2015 - 12:17pm
July 10, 2015
Guess who gets to be a judge for the Rib Cook Off this weekend? That’s right – this girl. I am looking forward to it big time. I just...
July 10, 2015 - 12:02pm
Major city projects get financed
At a special Perham City Council meeting, Council members unanimously accepted the low bid on the General Obligation Bonds which was presented by Todd Hagen. “It’s a great day to sell bonds,” Hagen said. “We had a lot of interest in the City of Perham bonds. We received...
July 10, 2015 - 12:00pm
Perham Police Reserves short on members
At the most recent Committee of the Whole Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby noted the lack of numbers in the Perham Police Reserves. The Reserves is a volunteer group of people that help out with the Perham Police Department with special events “Right...
July 10, 2015 - 10:54am
June 25, 2015
I survived Turtle Fest. Around noon last Wednesday, I wasn’t quite so sure that was going to happen… but I made it! I never expected...
June 25, 2015 - 4:40pm
June 18, 2015
Disgruntled Brewing patiently awaits licensure
It’s a dream six years in the making, but local brewer Brett Doebbeling will have to wait just a bit longer to see it come true. His upstart...
June 18, 2015 - 3:30pm
June 12, 2015
Totally Turtle Fest
For the 31st year, Perham is preparing for its annual summer event filled with fun for people of all ages and with all sorts of interests. A...
June 12, 2015 - 3:15pm
New Perham housing development one step closer
An affordable housing project in Perham is one step closer to becoming reality after Monday’s city council meeting. After a short discussion, the council approved a resolution of support for the Meadows Townhomes project. This follows the May 27 committee of the whole...
June 12, 2015 - 3:11pm
June 11, 2015
Ottertail and MnDOT working together on downtown project
While the downtown improvement project planned for the city of Ottertail will be moving forward, it is still unclear what parts of the project the city will be funding. Responsibilities of the city and those of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) were the primary...
June 11, 2015 - 10:56am
May 4, 2015
Grow Perham: Dot and Minnie’s
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteers Jean Hallberg and Trish Hamann recently visited Dot and Minnie’s, located on First Ave. S. in Perham. The women’s clothing store was opened by Andrea Greiff, a Perham graduate, in 2012. Dot and Minnie’s is the most recent in...
May 4, 2015 - 2:20pm
April 14, 2015
DNR threatens to sue Detroit Lakes if city council approves new hotel near beach
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
April 14, 2015 - 10:03am
April 9, 2015
Taking shape: Architects, consultants and district crafting preliminary building designs, leading up to referendum
Project Summary -New 9-12 high school, connected to the middle school. -Middle school gym spaces, shared with the new high school. -Middle...
April 9, 2015 - 3:20pm
March 19, 2015
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show a repeat-hit
March 19, 2015 - 11:36am
Perham EDA recaps 2014: Looks forward to 2015 projects
At the Perham Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) annual meeting on March 17, two messages came across loud and clear from speakers: “We’ve been hard at work,” and “We’re not anywhere near done yet.” EDA director Chuck Johnson said that, although 2013 was the...
March 19, 2015 - 8:22am
March 12, 2015
First Street mural name announced
Perham’s newest public art installment officially has a name. The History, Arts and Cultural Association announced the winning name for...
March 12, 2015 - 2:11pm