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2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
Men had blood alcohol levels double legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
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Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
April 11, 2012
Not your everyday spring break
MY COUCH -- The last winter snap was heard when my fibula fractured just after the Ides of March.
April 11, 2012 - 12:01pm
April 5, 2012
Column: My trip to the big city
Last weekend found me downtown in Minneapolis, meeting two of 'The Young Girls' (the daughters, who are not so young as they used to be, but...
April 5, 2012 - 10:42am
Column: A fun-filled weekend of supporting our schools
This past weekend two events were held in support of Perham-Dent public schools. Friday night, the annual carnival was held at Heart of the...
April 5, 2012 - 10:38am
March 29, 2012
The Prairie Spy: When Lady Kenmore calls
I was called down to the basement last night by Lady Kenmore, the New Electric Dryer. She said it was urgent. I took that with a grain of salt,...
March 29, 2012 - 11:46am
March 22, 2012
The things I've seen
I can recall the day I sat down with my college advisor during freshmen orientation. Although that day was riddled with financial paperwork and...
March 22, 2012 - 1:17pm
March 19, 2012
Before Mom went viral: Marilyn's son gives take on the columnist beyond an Olive Garden review
My mom, Marilyn Hagerty, now seems destined to be remembered forever as the lady who wrote that review of the Olive Garden -- "a masterpiece...
March 19, 2012 - 4:06pm
March 8, 2012
Column: FMSC inspires mountain bikers
My introduction to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) occurred a few years back on the job. I was writing a story on the organization, which...
March 8, 2012 - 10:36am
February 29, 2012
Column: Schools prove eye-opening
School's still cool. That's the impression I've gotten over the last few weeks, anyway. I've been sitting in on classes at Perham schools for...
February 29, 2012 - 12:24pm
February 22, 2012
Column: Where are all the journalists?
After attending a career fair largely geared at high school students last week at M State - Fergus Falls, I walked away a bit perplexed. I...
February 22, 2012 - 9:04am
February 3, 2012
Column: People in need have lots of 'Friends' - and friends - here
Last Saturday I was fortunate to attend the Friends of Friends charity event in Ottertail, a benefit to raise money for the fight against hunger in Otter Tail County. That same night in Perham, a benefit was being held for Stefanie Hurt and Stephen Doll, a local father and daughter...
February 3, 2012 - 12:06pm
December 12, 2011
Column: Drinking the orange Kool-Aid
Forgive me, Minnesota, for I have sinned. I spent my Sunday afternoon rooting for the Denver Broncos. Before you turn the page, hear me out....
December 12, 2011 - 12:13pm
November 29, 2011
Column: Logged miles and state titles
With the end of the girls swimming season, a close has come to the autumnal sporting season and did so in a rare occurrence, with no state champion. I...
November 29, 2011 - 5:15pm
November 10, 2011
Column: Jackets making believers
It was the end of week six of the football season and a fellow employee, who shall not be named, (Deb Spiczka) asked me what I thought the chances...
November 10, 2011 - 8:26am
October 26, 2011
Column: The unknown - and Tuffy's
I was never the type of child who attempted to sneak a peak at hidden Christmas or birthday presents. It wasn't because I as an angel, but simply due to the fact that the excitement of the surprise meant more to me than the thrill of knowing what the gift was. In many ways, I'm...
October 26, 2011 - 4:06pm
Column: The perfect path to Perham
You know a thing is meant to be when everything about it falls into place; when the stars align in your favor, laying a path before your feet. That's how it was for me with moving to Perham. From the time I first saw the employment listing to the day I moved into my new home here,...
October 26, 2011 - 4:03pm