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Suspect in double homicide near Perham spent over a year in a mental hospital
More public input sought in new deer plan
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Glendalough State Park hosts annual walk April 21
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Perham club fishing team set to hit the water
Perham pole vaulters take three of the top-four spots in Bemidji
Perham wrestlers bring home the hardware at NYWA State Tournament
MSHSL to permit shorter regular-season baseball, softball games
Beth I. Arneson
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Utility shareholders informed about federal tax cut benefits
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
World's Largest Fish Decoy show coming to Perham April 14, 15
Perham Arbor Day set for May 5
Little Black Dress Black Tie affair on tap April 19
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Ask A Trooper: How do officers handle people with disabilities?
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
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