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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
February 9, 2011
Major construction projects planned in Perham
Major construction is set to begin in Perham within the next few years and City Manager Kelcey Klemm updated the public on the projects at the annual Economic Development Authority meeting on Feb. 1. Construction on a $6.7 million Highway 10/34 interchange project is set to begin...
February 9, 2011 - 3:00pm
February 2, 2011
Perham selects consulting firms for wastewater project
Perham is another step closer to expanding its wastewater treatment plant. The Perham City Council approved proposals from Design Tree Engineering and Bolton and Menk Engineers and Surveyors for consulting services on the proposed expansion of the city's wastewater treatment facility....
February 2, 2011 - 3:00pm
May 13, 2010
Homeowners challenge Perham city over 1st Ave. S. improvements
A legal challenge on a Perham street improvement project has been filed-the first such action in recent memory for city officials. Two property owners are filing objections to the assessments for the First Ave. South improvement project. Most of the 40 homeowners in the sewer-water-street...
May 13, 2010 - 12:07pm
May 7, 2010
Low bids may fend off 1st Ave. improvement legal challenge
Property owners on First Avenue in Perham may have breathed a collective sigh of relief when bids for an extensive improvement project came in considerably lower than expected. A highly competitive bidding environment translated into lower construction costs, and as a result, assessments...
May 7, 2010 - 7:00am
May 2, 2010
School's log shelter project hits funding blockade
An ambitious log-building collaboration between Perham students and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been shelved, due to lack of funds....
May 2, 2010 - 7:00am
April 19, 2010
New Creations marks 5th year by building
Contributed by John GeorgeNew Creations Church "Like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood...
April 19, 2010 - 7:00am
March 4, 2010
Hammers Construction adds Wegscheid as licensed architect
Kelli Wegscheid, AIA architect, has joined the Hammers Construction, Inc. team as a licensed architect. Her eight years of architecture and...
March 4, 2010 - 9:56am
December 22, 2009
Road project could shut down crossing for a year
New York Mills residents could run into a lengthy detour around the South Main railroad crossing during a scheduled street reconstruction project next summer. With the Otter Tail County Highway 67 project slated to begin in 2010, engineers recently met with railroad officials to...
December 22, 2009 - 3:51pm
November 24, 2009
Red pine lodge may be crowning building achievement for YouthBuild crews
Building trades students have been proud of projects completed throughout East Otter Tail County over the past two decades, such as the renovation of a former New York Mills church into the Community Action offices, but a project in the works for 2010 could be the "Taj Mahal." A...
November 24, 2009 - 3:29pm
Student carpenters swing hammers for public good
Students have been swinging hammers on some interesting and challenging projects, through the YouthBuild program at Perham High School's Alternative...
November 24, 2009 - 3:04pm
May 15, 2009
New hospital may be patient ready by 2011
A brand new, $39 million hospital could be under construction by this September--and ready for patients in 2011. When completed, Perham Memorial Hospital may also be under a new name. That's the scenario that is being outlined at a series of public informational meetings held...
May 15, 2009 - 7:00am
May 14, 2009
Bids come in 20 percent lower than expected for hospital site improvements
With the slow economy, contractors are looking for work--and this was reflected in the bidding for street and improvements at the Clearwater Edition in Perham. Bids came in 20 percent lower than projections for the project, which includes the infrastructure for the new Perham Memorial...
May 14, 2009 - 10:18am
May 6, 2009
NYM's big dig project gets underway this week
Contractors in charge of this summer's street improvement project decided at a pre-construction meeting April 28 to start digging this week. The...
May 6, 2009 - 1:37pm
December 10, 2008
City paves way for new PMHH
The Perham City Council took an initial step to pave the way for the construction of the new Perham Memorial Hospital and Home, at the Dec. 8 council session. To set the stage for the hospital's planned mid-summer groundbreaking, the city needs to move quickly on sewer, water, natural...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am