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'It would be devastating': Ag producers steering Trump away from trade war with Mexico
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Minnesota day care loses license after 3-year-old went missing for hour
Medical marijuana supporter cites possibility of lawsuit as legislators change law approved by voters
Someone stole Kevin Wallevand's car
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Minnesota boaters urged to get educated before season begins
Woodie Camp applications being accepted
Peggy L. Korell
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Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
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February 6, 2015
Work at city garage site trucks along
Things are trucking along at Perham’s new city garage site. With prep work at the site complete, and a new cold storage building constructed,...
February 6, 2015 - 10:50am
February 5, 2015
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Everyone, raise your glasses in a toast to Landmark Liquors. Perham’s burgeoning municipal liquor store had another record-setting year in 2014, and that means more money saved for local taxpayers. For the first time in history, the store surpassed the $3 million mark in annual...
February 5, 2015 - 2:23pm
January 29, 2015
Referendum talks continue, repairs approved at PHS
The Perham-Dent School Board is continuing its preparations to hold a building referendum. Preliminary discussions have focused around potentially holding the vote on May 12 or 19; both dates are Tuesdays. The referendum would pay for several construction projects that were...
January 29, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 15, 2015
Jaycees pitch in to beautify Perham
The Perham Area Jaycees recently donated $500 to the Perham Beautification Committee. The funds will be used to further the group’s efforts...
January 15, 2015 - 11:11am
November 26, 2014
A holiday bright spot: Perham’s Parade of Lights
Light up your holidays with the Perham Lions Holiday Parade of Lights, returning to town this Friday, Nov. 28. As fans of the annual parade...
November 26, 2014 - 3:46pm
July 5, 2014
Rule tweaks keep projects moving
Perham city councilors recently took a few small but necessary steps to keep four new developments moving along. At a meeting last Wednesday, councilors approved two variance requests and made two zoning changes in an effort to help some local businesses and business owners meet...
July 5, 2014 - 11:33am
March 6, 2013
A ‘buzz’-worthy design idea for the water tower
The south side water tower could soon be sporting school colors. It’s just an idea at this point, but city leaders are considering a new design for the tower that would include a black and yellow paint job as well as the Perham Yellowjackets name and logo. One possible design calls...
March 6, 2013 - 4:06pm
February 8, 2013
Water tower may get new look
The Perham water tower by the middle and elementary schools might be getting a facelift this summer. The 500,000-gallon tower has been looking...
February 8, 2013 - 10:05am
February 7, 2013
The cost of quiet; Perham's Quiet Zone would start at $470K
What would it take to silence those loud trains that so often blow through town? Anywhere from $470,000 to $2.3 million, according to a preliminary engineer's report. The early results of a Quiet Zone Assessment are in, and they show that Perham could make its railroad crossings...
February 7, 2013 - 4:11pm
City nixes narrowest street option
Perham city leaders have pared down the number of options that people can choose from on a major street improvement project planned for the southwest side of town, taking the idea of a 36-foot-wide street off the table. Residents who attend a public hearing on the matter on Monday...
February 7, 2013 - 4:10pm
July 12, 2012
Decision on 'Quiet Zones' postponed
It will be at least another month before the Perham City Council takes any action on a proposal to make the town's railroad crossings Quiet Zones. At a meeting Monday, city councilors unanimously voted to postpone further discussions on the matter until their August meeting.
July 12, 2012 - 1:30pm
February 23, 2012
Keeping the lights on, saving on costs
The City of Perham is thinking of new ways to keep the lights on. During a time when many city governments are dealing with Local Government Aid (LGA) cuts from their budgets, Perham is taking a proactive approach to determine where cuts - and revenue generators - can be made. City...
February 23, 2012 - 7:02am
November 16, 2011
City tackles resident tax concerns
The growing price tag of city street assessments was a topic of concern for citizens Monday evening. The Perham City Council's assessment hearings for the Fifth Avenue SE and Third Street NW/Lake Avenue improvement projects generated dissent among residents whose property taxes...
November 16, 2011 - 2:43pm
April 3, 2009
Ottertail city offices at new home
By Friday afternoon, March 27, the phone lines were officially hooked up and the city of Ottertail received its first call at the new headquarters. The...
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
March 13, 2009
$3.1 million in city improvements for new hospital area get city OK
Sewer and street improvements for the proposed Perham Memorial Hospital and Home and nearby Clearwater Estates residential plat will go to the drawing board. The improvements, estimated at as much as $3.18 million, will be prepared for bid by Ulteig Engineering. Bids could be...
March 13, 2009 - 7:00am