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Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
December 13, 2012
Columnists: An almost magnetic attraction to naps
Back on the farm growing up, dad was a big napper, and I can remember him snoozing a few minutes after a huge midday meal, there on the living...
December 13, 2012 - 12:45pm
December 11, 2012
Column: To Tweet or not to Tweet
WWW - With the advent and release of Twitter in the summer of 2006, I swore, as a freelancer who did much of his work on a barstool, I shall...
December 11, 2012 - 12:29pm
December 6, 2012
Columnists: Painting myself into the picture
It wasn't a flattering picture of me. I wore a shapeless outfit cut from old newspapers. My stick-thin legs stuck out the bottom of my skirt,...
December 6, 2012 - 10:03am
Columnists: A lesson in bad English
All writers that do what I do walk a fine line between correct English and English the way it is often used. Almost always, I'll look at something...
December 6, 2012 - 9:50am
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