Skip to main content
East Otter Tail County 4-H taking enrollment for the new year
Search for Miss Teen Otter Tail County announced
Three injured in Bluffton area accident
County board in tune with juvenile center needed changes
Explosive opening quarter leads to Perham rout
Perham takes down Breckenridge for seventh straight win
Perham/NYM continues winning streak with home win
Perham’s Richter recounts crazy day he committed to the Gophers for football
Perham's depth shines through at Bagley Invitational
John "Gordy" Askew
Betty Carmen Jacobson
Robert G. Olson
Robert "Bob" Elliott
Norb & Carol
Connor Lyle Tumberg
Emil Frank Pickar
Celebration of Life for Bob Finstrom
Brynlee Quinn Zierke
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
Perham Knights of Columbus donate $500 to community pantry
COLA honors Star Lake Association
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Volunteering has many benefits
Letter: My experience with an act of kindness
Some things just aren't countable
How to make left turn on bike
Don't buy produce treated with pesticides
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
June 3, 2017
New Perham dog park to celebrate grrrrrand opening
Perham area residents—and their dogs—are invited to attend a grand opening celebration for the new Wardale Dog Park in Perham. A leash cutting ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, though the celebration will run from 4:30-7 p.m. The dog park is located...
June 3, 2017 - 10:18am
May 25, 2017
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Rodney Hanson’s many friends and family members are mourning the loss of one of the “good guys.” Hanson, a nearly-lifelong resident of...
May 25, 2017 - 11:06am
Perham area calendar of events
Friday, May 26 Chamber Golf Scramble, Perham: At Lakeside Golf Course. Annual Perham Area Chamber of Commerce event. For more information, contact...
May 25, 2017 - 8:53am
May 14, 2017
Letter carriers will 'Stamp Out Hunger' May 13
Saturday, May 13, postal workers across the country will be collecting food for the National Association of Letter Carriers' 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Letter carriers will be picking up non-perishable food items at mailboxes and ensuring that those donations get to...
May 14, 2017 - 11:10am
May 9, 2017
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate growth, success
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham are doing some great things, as the burgeoning membership at both sites attests. Last...
May 9, 2017 - 10:26am
April 24, 2017
Always together in life, husband and wife of 64 years die hours apart in Detroit Lakes
John and Anne Alexander were always together after 64 years of marriage, rarely doing anything without their spouse at their side. "They were...
April 24, 2017 - 9:52am
April 17, 2017
Henning comes together to mourn tragic loss of Jacob Quam
On Wednesday afternoon, April 12, players on the Ottertail Central football and Henning basketball teams met in the weight room at Henning High...
April 17, 2017 - 8:39am
April 3, 2017
Going 'above and beyond': Perham nurse Teresa Stoderl has touched ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of lives during her 40-year career
Forty years ago, Teresa Stoderl was at a fork in the road, and there was a good chance that there would be potatoes at the end of that fork....
April 3, 2017 - 11:24am
March 21, 2017
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
It was games and goodies galore at the St. Henry’s Fun Fair on Sunday. The gym at the Perham Area Community Center was packed with tables full...
March 21, 2017 - 9:01am
March 16, 2017
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
She awoke to the sound of her 3-year-old daughter screaming in the back seat of the car. Her head throbbing with pain, she had no idea how long...
March 16, 2017 - 4:32pm
Perham father reunited with daughter who went missing
After 46 days, a Perham father is back at home with his daughter after he said the 6-year old was taken by her mother. Brian Cooney said it's...
March 16, 2017 - 9:13am
March 15, 2017
Perham grad Cory Hepola featured in metro area magazine
A familiar face is on the cover of Twin Cities Business magazine. Cory Hepola, a 2000 Perham High School graduate, is one of five notable young...
March 15, 2017 - 10:31am
March 14, 2017
Father of Claire Cooney 'overwhelmed with joy' to bring her home to Perham
A Perham father is being reunited with his daughter after he says the 6-year old was taken by her mother. The little girl was found more than...
March 14, 2017 - 9:27am
January 30, 2017
Boys just want to have fun: Perham Kinship mentor shares slice of life with mentee
Joe Goodman went deer hunting for the first time this past fall. The Perham 13-year-old and his mentor, Gary Foss, trekked through the hills...
January 30, 2017 - 12:33pm
January 13, 2017
Time Race for Tanya: Benefit planned for Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer
Rick Sazama says the news of his wife’s illness was “a life-changing shocker.” When he first heard that Tanya, his high school sweetheart...
January 13, 2017 - 9:56am