Skip to main content
UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
Fire kills Brainerd man; downtown building a complete loss
Divers pull man, grandson from Douglas County lake
Willmar man admits stabbing stepgrandmother
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
BBB: Yellowjackets advance with victory over Hornets
VERA BERNHARDINE EID
CHRISTOPHER H. LIMMER
Birth: Hailey Marie Dahms
Birth: Alyssa Nicole Mursu
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Zion Mary Aho
Picturing herself holding the reins
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Time to take a stand against distracted driving
Sewing the seeds of spring
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
June 7, 2012
Donated blood saves wedding memories
The Perham Rotary Club is always looking to contribute to the betterment of Perham and the surrounding area. So when the opportunity was presented to help out the Catholic Daughters with their long-standing blood drive, the club was quick to jump at the chance. A while back, a representative...
June 7, 2012 - 11:56am
May 31, 2012
I mow them down, right to where there are none left at all. Sometimes I mow them north and south, and then just to make sure, I mow them east...
May 31, 2012 - 12:38pm
May 23, 2012
Column: 'Brain gain' is good news for us all
So, after years of feeling like the only girl of my generation who actually prefers green grass, open spaces and fresh air over the hustle and bustle of bigger cities, I finally feel a little less strange after reading a recent report about 'brain gain.' Brain gain, I learned, is...
May 23, 2012 - 12:31pm
Column: It's raining wood ticks
A wood tick fell onto my arm from the driver's side sun visor in my car on the way home from work. I hate wood ticks. I don't really understand...
May 23, 2012 - 12:29pm
May 17, 2012
Column: The daughterless summer
I found some old notes on a column I should have written many years ago, when The Young Girls were 16, 14, and 12.
May 17, 2012 - 11:27am
May 12, 2012
Eccher: 'You've got male' column offers answer to questions about male behavior
May 12, 2012 - 6:59am
May 10, 2012
Staff column: 'Shut up, get over it, move on'
When I was a girl, my mother always told me: "Refuse to be a victim." Living in a world that is quick to victimize people, my mother said there were two choices for everything: feel sorry for yourself or get over it. "The choice is yours," she'd say. "But I'm choosing to get over...
May 10, 2012 - 11:26am
Things keep turning up in the strangest places
Over the years, I've lost just about any and everything one can imagine. Some days, I spend hours and hours searching hither and yon for stuff....
May 10, 2012 - 11:23am
May 3, 2012
A trunk full of slithering suckers
So there I was, half-owner of the contents of the trunk of Peter P.'s Galaxy 500, which was full of fresh suckers, just shoveled fresh in from...
May 3, 2012 - 8:00am
May 2, 2012
Column: Do what you like, Graduates
Sometimes I will read an editorial opine by any number of writers around the world and dismiss the whole mess to the inner madness of another egomaniacal windbag. Having access to a public forum can be both a blessing and a curse for both reader and writer. It is also a privilege...
opinion / sports
May 2, 2012 - 10:24am
April 26, 2012
True love - compost and all
It wasn't nearly as traumatic as you might think, welcoming My True Love into life with me here on The Farm, even after over ten years of living...
April 26, 2012 - 9:33am
April 19, 2012
'Hold please' the last word in technology?
This is the computer age? This is that point in time heralded as the crowning glory of technical sophistication? Of industrialized nations and...
April 19, 2012 - 11:31am
April 12, 2012
It's so fun getting old
Growing older must have some built-in advantages, mustn't it? Every stage of life has its downsides, sure, but they're almost always offset by...
April 12, 2012 - 12:59pm
Things get messy in the middle of the road
I can keep quiet no longer! It's the phrase that has been bubbling in my brain since last week and it came to a boiling point about five minutes ago. Last week a community leader approached me to inform me that he just didn't think I understood how articles about the school should...
April 12, 2012 - 12:55pm