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Perham residents running water could get money back
Minnesota boasts highest graduation rate in decade: Perham above state average
Three sites pinpointed for city garage
County approves Phelps Dam fishway
School cancelled for Perham-Dent
EDITORIAL: APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
Column: An overview of perplexing energy prices
Guest Editorial: School social workers benefit whole community
Column: Knuckleheads confused by straight-stick
Letter to the Editor: A suggestion for Twins and KLN advertising
Think spring at Horticulture Day
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who are these men?
Wool goes ‘Sheep to Shawl’ at Cultural Center
History Mystery of the Week: Where in Perham was this hardware store located?
Holocaust survivors’ portraits featured at historical society
Chamber announces 2014 award winners
Quinn Marie Sailer
Lily Noelle Foley
Olivia Lynn Paju
Joseph Peyton Burkman
Park Christian headed to state in boys basketball for first time ever
East Grand Forks edges Barnesville for state boys basketball berth
Grunewald advances to World Indoor finals in Sopot
Yellowjackets advance to subsection semifinals
Fast start propels Knicks past Timberwolves
ROGER EDWARD MOHRBACHER
SUSAN EMMA (ULSCHMID) LUNDGREN
NORMA JEAN ANDERSON
Progress continues at Perham Resource Recovery Facility
Wild Oaks to open soon in Perham
Schoeneberger Funeral Home hires pre-planning advisor
Get home safely: Joyride
Job training available for OTC seniors
September 6, 2013
Students needed for Day of Caring
Perham’s 1st Annual Day of Caring is coming up on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and Perham High School juniors and seniors are needed as volunteers. Day of Caring projects will include painting, washing windows, raking lawns, landscaping, mulching and more for local senior citizens and...
news / education
September 6, 2013 - 9:24am
August 1, 2013
Stuff the Bus coming up next Tuesday
Stuff the Bus school supply collection, on the front lawn of Perham High School on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Other drop-off sites include Calvary Lutheran, New Creations, and Community Alliance churches in Perham, as well as United Way in Fergus Falls. Stuff the Bus...
news / local
August 1, 2013 - 3:35pm
Food shelf makes new hours permanent
After a two month trial period, the Perham Food Shelf has decided to add new afternoon hours one week per month. The food shelf will now be open from 3-5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning Aug. 6. The morning hours, which run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday,...
news / local
August 1, 2013 - 2:23pm
Bremer Foundation awards Someplace Safe nearly $71K
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $70,970 to Someplace Safe, based in Fergus Falls. The funds will be used to help with community violence prevention education and training. “The Otto Bremer Foundation and Bremer Bank are committed...
August 1, 2013 - 12:26pm
June 21, 2013
Editorial: Community leaders gone, but their legacies will live on
The communities of Perham and New York Mills have recently lost three well known and well respected, long-time leaders, who leave behind many friends, family, and fond memories. They also leave behind their own unique legacies, as each one of them was an outstanding member of the...
opinion / editorials
June 21, 2013 - 9:47am
May 9, 2013
Perham woman named EOT Child Care Provider of the Year
Joanie Galbrecht has been chosen as this year’s Provider of the Year by the East Otter Tail County Child Care Association. Galbrecht has owned and operated Joanie’s Daycare for 12 years. The daycare is located on 12 acres of land about two miles north of Perham on County Highway...
May 9, 2013 - 2:57pm
ITOW social room debuts
After months of work by more than a dozen active volunteers, the new Veterans and Community Social Room at the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum is now open. The room officially debuted at an open house on Saturday. Formerly used as a kitchen by the local VFW, the room “was...
news / local
May 9, 2013 - 2:51pm
Deadline nearing for spring memory blocks
Those wishing to honor and remember a loved one this spring with a memory block at the Perham Area Angel of Hope Memorial Park still have time to do so. The deadline for spring orders is next Wednesday, May 15. New memory blocks are added to the walls at park every spring and fall. The...
news / local
May 9, 2013 - 2:35pm
Stamp Out Hunger is this Saturday
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 21th annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes, allowing postal patrons to easily donate...
May 9, 2013 - 12:16pm
March 21, 2013
Yellowjackets motorcycle makes its debut
The first ever custom-built Yellowjackets motorcycle will be making its debut this weekend. Sporting a sleek black-and-yellow design and the words “Lethal Injection” across the sides, the bike, built by Perham High School advanced welding students and the guys from Lil’ Evil...
news / local
March 21, 2013 - 1:30pm
March 7, 2013
March is MN FoodShare Month: Perham Food Shelf continues to see increasing need
Perham Food Shelf records indicate an 8.4 percent increase in visitors from 2011 to 2012. Nearly 1,300 families receive a total of 100,000 pounds of food each year. Perham Food Shelf Director John Leikness said in an interview last week that any time there is an increase in visitors,...
news / local
March 7, 2013 - 4:48pm
March 1, 2013
St. Henry's fish fries coming up
The 20th annual Fish Fries fundraisers for St. Henry's Area School will be held Friday, March 8 and Friday, March 22. These Catholic United Financial Matching Grant Fundraisers are sponsored by the Holy Family Catholic United Council of Perham. The public is welcome to get their...
community / news / events
March 1, 2013 - 11:08am
Chocolate Saturday winner
Britney Lockhart, of Perham, was the winner of the 2013 Chocolate Saturday promotion in Perham. She won a Chocolate Pearl necklace and earrings...
community / business
March 1, 2013 - 10:57am
February 28, 2013
Perham Senior King & Queen
Norman and Lola Hayden were crowned as the Perham Senior King and Queen earlier this month at the senior center. The couple will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 29. They have three children, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The duo will be honored in the...
February 28, 2013 - 3:43pm
Editor's note: Kinship Konnection is a new monthly feature about Kinship of the Perham Area's activities and volunteer opportunities. The last week of every month, we will spotlight two local children waiting for mentors. Mentoring is as simple as getting together twice a month for...
community / news
February 28, 2013 - 9:25am