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Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
March 11, 2009
NYM City Council approves plans and specs for 2009 street projects
The city council Tuesday gave the go-ahead for Ulteig Engineers to prepare plans and specifications for the proposed 2009 utility and street rehabilitation project. The project includes the New York Mills streets of Gilman, Hayes, Walker, Van Aernam, Nowell and Frazee. Total estimated...
March 11, 2009 - 3:43pm
Regional clerks meeting focuses on economic development
New York Mills hosted the MCFOA Region 1 meeting on Friday Feb. 20. (MCFOA stands for Municipal Clerks & Finance Officers Association). The event begin with a visit to the Whistle Stop Bed & Breakfast from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for coffee, tea, scones, and a tour of the facility. The...
March 11, 2009 - 3:41pm
City cuts $132,000
The one-man, part-time natural gas sales department will be eliminated under the city of Perham's revised 2009 budget. A total of $132,000 in cuts were approved by the city council March 9. The only "people" cuts are the elimination of one summer, part-time employee for the parks,...
March 11, 2009 - 2:42pm
March 4, 2009
Deep city cuts could impact all departments
Every city department could suffer under a plan for nearly $300,000 in cuts the Perham City Council is considering for 2009-2010. Extreme cuts, which are listed as options in the city plan, include eliminating the police department and ending the annual $20,675 contribution to the...
March 4, 2009 - 3:07pm
February 12, 2009
New York Mills city council approves meter franchise fee
The city council on Tuesday passed an ordinance implementing an electric franchise fee on Otter Tail Power Company for providing electric service within the city of New York Mills. The franchise fee will be imposed on the utility company on a per meter basis.
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
NYM City council makes budget cuts across the board
Reductions in state aid to cities this year has led New York Mills to cut about $86,000 from the general fund in the 2009 budget. The city council held a special budget meeting Tuesday and approved cuts in all departments with some wage/benefits expenses transferred out of the general...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
City Council bracing for LGA reduction
With another reduction in Local Government Aid from the state expected in 2009, the New York Mills City Council is busy trying to trim this year's budget. The council met Tuesday for its regular monthly meeting and discussed ways to trim what little fat is left in the city budget....
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Parking ban in force in downtown Perham
Effective immediately, the city of Perham will be enforcing no parking in the Downtown Business District until the snow has been plowed and removed. The parking ban will be between the hours of 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. This will be enforced between November 1 and April 30.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
Perham council buys new $160,000 grader
A new road grader costing nearly $160,000 was purchased, cautiously, by the Perham City Council at the Dec. 8 meeting. Concerned about the loss of Local Government Aid as the state wrestles with a budget deficit, Mayor Kevin Keil questioned whether "it was a good time to spend a...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
City paves way for new PMHH
The Perham City Council took an initial step to pave the way for the construction of the new Perham Memorial Hospital and Home, at the Dec. 8 council session. To set the stage for the hospital's planned mid-summer groundbreaking, the city needs to move quickly on sewer, water, natural...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Ottertail to spruce up holiday decorations
For a small town, Ottertail has garnered quite the reputation for its winter festivities. Culminating in the annual Otter Dazzle city celebration and parade, the holiday events draw visitors from an assortment of area communities. Keeping with the spirit of the holidays, the city...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Ottertail mayor, city council candidates profiled
Ottertail's current mayor, Raymond "Ole" Mounts will be running for mayor again this Nov. 4. Also filing for the mayor's position is current city councilman Terry Wagenman. The Perham Enterprise Bulletin did not receive a candidate profile and questionnaire from Wagenman. Following...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Ottertail's sturdy brick creamery to be revived
Several new retail shops, a concert hall, a coffee shop, and studio apartments are all in the plans for Ottertail's historic creamery building....
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
Ottertail council to meet at Thumper Pond
The Ottertail City Council will continue to hold their regular morning meetings at Thumper Pond Restaurant for the duration of 2008. At their September 18 meeting, the council decided to split their monthly morning meetings, with six meetings at Thumper Pond and the other six at...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Perham hikes tax levy 2.9 percent
The city of Perham will collect about $30,000 more in local taxes in 2009. The levy will be about 2.87 percent higher than 2008, with tax collections totalling $1.082 million. This compares to $1.052 million last year. The city's general fund will increase nearly $40,000 in 2009....
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am