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Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Weekly police report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
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
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
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
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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
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