Skip to main content
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'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
November 17, 2017
Perham Police Reports
Monday, November 6 7:48 a.m. Responded to Perham business for alarm; all okay 2:05 p.m. Assisted Otter Tail County Child Protection 4:28 p.m. Moved a straw bale partially blocking roadway 7:55 p.m. Received report of suspicious person; transported for evaluation 9:28 p.m. Unlocked...
November 17, 2017 - 5:57pm
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man faces 11 felony charges of possessing child pornography in addition to two felony charges related to his alleged...
October 17, 2017 - 7:40am
October 4, 2017
'Bullets started flying': Minnesota native tells about escape from Las Vegas concert shooting
ATWATER, Minn. — After taking a "little vacation" to Las Vegas last weekend to listen to country music at the Route 91 Harvest concert,...
October 4, 2017 - 8:59pm
September 29, 2017
UPDATE: Suspect, officers named following a high-speed chase that resulted in shots fired
Audubon, MN—The Becker County Sheriff's Office has confirmed an officer-involved shooting on Highway 10. According to a press release, just...
September 29, 2017 - 6:25pm
September 22, 2017
Perham police investigate three recent burglaries
Perham police are investigating three separate burglaries that have occurred over the past three weeks. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby said burglaries were reported Sept. 1, 2 and 11 at three different locations around town: Jean's the Right Plant Place, Ma's Little Red Barn and...
September 22, 2017 - 8:04pm
September 18, 2017
Perham police investigate three recent burglaries
Perham police are investigating three separate burglaries that have occurred over the past three weeks. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby said burglaries were reported Sept. 1, 2 and 11 at three different locations around town: Jean’s the Right Plant Place, Ma’s Little Red Barn...
September 18, 2017 - 9:50am
September 6, 2017
When accused abductors left for lunch, teen ran and swam to escape before finding help
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — After 29 days of being held against her will, 15-year-old Jasmine Block escaped and swam across a small rural lake in Grant...
September 6, 2017 - 2:50pm
August 28, 2017
'Savanna was the victim of a cruel and vicious act of depravity:' Law enforcement releases more information
FARGO — Law enforcement updated the public Monday, Aug. 28 on Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, whose body was found Sunday in rural Clay County....
August 28, 2017 - 11:51am
August 11, 2017
Perham man arrested in Dilworth after chase
An early morning patrol went from bad to worse for a Dilworth police officer who stopped a driver for a bad headlight early Wednesday, Aug. 2. According to documents filed in Clay County District Court: After Officer Brad Browning stopped the vehicle for a non-working headlight about...
August 11, 2017 - 4:17pm
July 17, 2017
Minneapolis woman fatally shot by police after calling 911 to report assault, family says
A woman was shot to death late Saturday by police responding to a 911 call in south Minneapolis. Two Minneapolis police officers responded about...
July 17, 2017 - 7:53am
June 27, 2017
1 dead after shooting in northwest Minnesota
HALSTAD, Minn. — A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting Monday night, June 26, in Halstad, according to the Norman County Sheriff's...
June 27, 2017 - 8:45am
June 14, 2017
Trump says suspected gunman who shot at lawmakers is now dead
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A gunman opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers who were practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game,...
June 14, 2017 - 10:55am
June 8, 2017
Man faces life in prison for sexually assaulting two children
A Grand Forks man accused of sexually assaulting two children faces life in prison.
June 8, 2017 - 1:31pm
June 7, 2017
'Just do it babe': The suicide-encouraging text messages at the heart of a teen manslaughter trial
Sitting in his pickup truck one summer day in 2014, Conrad Roy III wavered about his plan to kill himself. He was scared, he texted his girlfriend....
June 7, 2017 - 7:39am
June 5, 2017
Minnesota baby dies; mother’s fiance is charged with second-degree murder
WILLERNIE, Minn. -- Jonathon Wierstad called 911 in May to report that his fiancee’s toddler had fallen down a small set of carpeted stairs...
June 5, 2017 - 10:51pm