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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
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
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
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
World's Largest Fish Decoy show coming to Perham April 14, 15
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 10, 2018
Miller column: We're updating our space, but we aren't going anywhere
Perhaps you've heard rumors about us. They've likely been some variation of we're closing our doors, moving out of town or, worse yet, closing up shop. None of those rumors is true. We have sold our building, but that's a good thing. Our building has been way too large for our needs...
March 10, 2018 - 9:25am
March 3, 2018
Area gardening programs offer something for everyone
By now, most of us who enjoy working in our yards and gardens have had our fill of winter. If you're ready for a hefty helping of spring fever,...
March 3, 2018 - 9:54am
February 9, 2018
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Some recent letters to the editor have sparked rather interesting and important conversations throughout Perham over the last several weeks, and I believe it's time we clear up a few misconceptions.
February 9, 2018 - 10:07am
June 20, 2017
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Most of us suffer from an occasional headache. There's the sinus headache, the weather headache, the TMJ headache, the stress headache, the...
June 20, 2017 - 9:03am
June 9, 2017
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
This is about apples. While explaining what I'm going to explain here to a lady in church last Sunday, it dawned on me that I haven't put this in writing. I've written lots of stuff about the forty-plus years I've spent killing apple trees, and-or watching them expire of natural causes....
June 9, 2017 - 5:47pm
May 17, 2017
Of mice and woman
Do you know what it's like to wake up in the middle of the night to the feeling of a mouse pitter-pattering around on your pillow, pawing at your head and scritch-scratching through your hair? Well, I do. And let me tell you, I've never shot out of bed so fast in my life. That was...
May 17, 2017 - 8:37am
February 14, 2017
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
This will be our second Valentine's Day as parents. I have no idea what we did last year to "celebrate," but I don't really remember what I was...
February 14, 2017 - 8:52am
March 27, 2014
Column: Cheesed off: Let us keep our dairy-airs
Something in the world of dairy stinks, and it’s not because of the cows. I’m not on the family farm now as much as I used to be, but I still try to keep up with some news from the dairy industry. Last week, I read about something that has me a bit, well, cheesed off. Politics...
March 27, 2014 - 1:57pm
January 23, 2014
Column: ‘The Banger’ versus my mailbox
With each new snowfall, finding my mail becomes more and more of a problem, due to a snowplow driver who shall remain anonymous but whom I shall name “The Banger.” The Banger comes with each new snowfall, you see, driving one of those big orange gravel trucks with a salt-sand...
January 23, 2014 - 12:46pm
September 26, 2013
Column: Tick-borne walk-up call has one man wishing for winter
He was dying. He just knew it. Flat on his back on a bed in the intensive care unit in a hospital in Alexandria, Minn., hooked up to strange machines that measured just how fast, he kind of figured, his death was arriving. His wife was there beside him. He kind of remembers telling...
September 26, 2013 - 3:42pm
February 7, 2013
Column: A star in the family
OK, I admit it. Watching the Super Bowl on Sunday was weird for me. Because, first of all, I was watching football. Me. The girl who never...
February 7, 2013 - 4:51pm
Column: A plea to parents: Set a healthy example
Hello everyone! I hope you all are staying active and warm throughout this cold weather we've been having. This past month, I had the privilege...
February 7, 2013 - 4:39pm
January 31, 2013
Column: The pitter-patter of little paws
Don't let that cute face fool ya. He's not as innocent as he looks. Meet Wally. He's a four-month-old Basador (half Basset Hound, half Labrador),...
January 31, 2013 - 3:34pm
May 30, 2012
Column: New memorial a welcome addition to Perham
The unveiling of the new Veterans Memorial at Perham Village Cemetery on Monday was a momentous occasion for the community. The memorial is...
May 30, 2012 - 1:28pm
March 19, 2012
MARILYN HAGERTY: Scallops are nice but New Yorkers line up for burgers
NEW YORK CITY -- So where do the other people eat? That's what Ryan and I set out to learn on our second day of my whirlwind tour as a celebrity...
March 19, 2012 - 3:58pm