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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Street improvements underway in Ottertail
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
Woman, 2 toddlers hurt in Otter Tail County crash
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
November 29, 2012
Columnists: Computers and other complications
So I'm sitting at this computer in my office, trying to get Windows 8 figured out. This new computer home page, as most of you PC owners will...
November 29, 2012 - 1:08pm
November 15, 2012
Funny, no one asked me to go hunting this year
I've gone hunting once, a long time ago. Here's how it went. With everyone carrying guns, we were like desperadoes headed to hold up a train...
November 15, 2012 - 1:23pm
November 8, 2012
Sometimes the best hunting tales hardly involve hunting
Deer hunting is here. Now is when the best part of deer season starts. Now is when hunters get their $27 worth, spinning yarns about how they...
November 8, 2012 - 11:36am
November 1, 2012
Don't let your water heater leave home without you
I went downstairs and delivered the bad news to Sir Nautilus the Water Heater. He, of aristocratic snooty upbringing, sometimes delivers to us...
November 1, 2012 - 1:45pm
October 25, 2012
Columnist: Words and phrases to look out for
There is one thing for certain: You must watch what people do, not what they say. Words don't jibe with actions. Here are some examples of words...
October 25, 2012 - 1:25pm
October 18, 2012
Potbellied pig, anyone?
Just recently, I saw an ad in a paper: "Needed, home for a potbellied pig. House trained. Nice pet." Etc. Etc. We once got a baby pot bellied...
October 18, 2012 - 10:18am
October 11, 2012
Forgetfulness doesn't just happen to grown-ups
We can blame old age for a lot of our inability to remember whatever it is we're trying to think of at any given moment. It turns out, according...
October 11, 2012 - 4:13pm
September 27, 2012
Columnists: Dear Sophie
Dear Sophie, I haven't had a raise in two years. I work hard and think I'm doing a good job. At least my boss hasn't complained about anything. With gas prices and everything else going up, I can use a bigger paycheck. I'd also like a pat on the back. How do I ask for more money...
September 27, 2012 - 3:14pm
September 13, 2012
Retirement is like a long weekend
Many, many people have asked me, now that I'm retired: "What's it like, being retired?" or, "How does it feel, being retired?" or, "What are...
September 13, 2012 - 12:41pm
Ask Sophie: Why must some people pour on the perfume?
Dear Sophie, What's with women and men who pour on the perfume, cologne, aftershave, deodorant, and body wash smells? It's become impossible to be with a group of people and not gag from the odors. Good old-fashioned sweaty body odor would be better. I'm ready to resort to a face...
September 13, 2012 - 11:54am
August 17, 2012
One 50-year reunion, two old girlfriends
It was threatening to rain; a sign from the heavens or something, I thought to myself as I climbed onto the class of 1962's parade float last...
August 17, 2012 - 12:46pm
August 9, 2012
Cardinal nation vacation in the heartland's "hot" box
ST. LOUIS - Vacations come few and far between for one-man sports departments. Careful planning never spares the fact that some events will...
August 9, 2012 - 2:31pm
State park cabins provide solace
If you'd like to spend a night or two at Maplewood or Glendalough State Parks but don't want to use a tent, and don't have a camper, have some...
August 9, 2012 - 11:42am
August 8, 2012
Gender equity week is coming... some day, maybe
Gender Equity Week is coming again. It's a period of time when men and women pay hypocritical homage to the myth that both sexes were created...
August 8, 2012 - 3:16pm
August 2, 2012
Score two for the raccoons (and maybe one for us humans)
Five minutes after my husband said, "All I know is, if they come in the tent, we are packing up and going home," we heard one scurry up and begin...
August 2, 2012 - 12:08pm