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$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
James "Jim" S. Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
September 21, 2016
Neighbors come together to erect Perham's latest Little Free Library
The Perham area just got another Little Free Library. Aerovilla Road residents (on Devil's Lake northwest of Perham) are invited to a ribbon-cutting...
September 21, 2016 - 11:53am
September 17, 2016
Francis takes reins of UW events coordinator in Perham
Alison Francis started as the new Volunteer Events Coordinator for United Way in Perham on June 13, after Christi Stoll stepped down to take...
September 17, 2016 - 10:50am
June 23, 2016
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
After nearly 40 years in medicine and 11 years at Perham Health, Dr. Corey Nyhus is hanging up his white coat. The family medicine physician,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
April 28, 2016
Rotary Spring Fling raises $42,000 for local projects
With more than 170 people in attendance, this year's Spring Fling proved to be very successful for the Perham Rotary Club. "I am always amazed...
April 28, 2016 - 12:27pm
March 18, 2015
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
Whoever thinks dancing doesn’t come with its own set of hazards has likely never heard the banter of a ballroom. “Try to keep the stilettos...
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 5, 2015
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Everyone, raise your glasses in a toast to Landmark Liquors. Perham’s burgeoning municipal liquor store had another record-setting year in 2014, and that means more money saved for local taxpayers. For the first time in history, the store surpassed the $3 million mark in annual...
February 5, 2015 - 2:23pm
December 15, 2014
Perham student to be featured on TV news
Madison Ruther, a fifth grade student at Prairie Wind Middle School, will appear as this week’s “weather kid” on Valley News Live. Ruther will be helping Hutch Johnson, chief meteorologist at KVLY/KXJB with the weather report on the Thursday evening news, Dec. 18. The broadcast...
December 15, 2014 - 11:57am
July 22, 2014
Minnesota 5th, ND 6th in Kids Count ratings of child well-being
FARGO – North Dakota and Minnesota rank high in a national study of child well-being released today. Minnesota ranked fifth and North Dakota sixth overall in the 25th annual Kids Count study released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Statistics from 16 areas tied to economics,...
July 22, 2014 - 11:41am
July 7, 2014
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
For the 19th year, teams will don purple, walk all night and make their mark on the fight against cancer. The East Otter Tail County Relay...
July 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 4, 2014
‘Our kids deserve way better’: Task force holds first meeting, tours PHS
A grand total of 13 parents, educators and community members attended the first Perham-Dent School District task force meeting on June 25. Those who attended toured Perham High School from top to bottom in order to get a feel for the building’s condition and possible work...
July 4, 2014 - 1:29am
June 23, 2014
Turtle Fest 2014: A photo gallery
Perham's Turtle Fest wrapped up on Sunday, after nine days of family-friendly events and activities, including a parade, Fun Fly, demolition...
June 23, 2014 - 1:36pm
June 19, 2014
Staying strong for Paxton; Toddler’s parents, Perham community pray and hope for the little ‘Superman’ struggling with brain tumor
“I felt something was wrong,” said Tasha Licence. “Something was hurting in his head.” The Perham woman’s son, 20-month-old Paxton...
June 19, 2014 - 3:12pm
May 29, 2014
Postal workers collect 650 pounds of food for Perham Food Shelf
Nearly 650 pounds of food was collected for the Perham Community Food Shelf by Perham, Ottertail, Richville and Dent letter carriers during this...
May 29, 2014 - 3:03pm
April 23, 2014
Fun for families: The Perham Community Carnival
Promising “some fun for everyone,” the third annual Perham Community Carnival is coming up this Friday, April 25 at the Perham Area Community...
April 23, 2014 - 2:37pm
April 11, 2014
'It's been quite a ride' Perham community and business leaders celebrate growth, address current worker shortage
Perham’s had plenty to celebrate over the past decade. The community has grown remarkably, with more than $140 million in new developments since 2004, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, last year was a record year for the city, with nearly $45 million in building...
April 11, 2014 - 11:57am