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Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Rep. Erin Murphy in New York Mills to learn about child care cooperative
School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
Perham grapplers win home finale against Detroit Lakes
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
Michael John Grismer
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
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
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
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
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
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
July 17, 2014
Speicher repeats at Dent Daze 5k
DENT — For the second straight year, Brady Speicher, of Perham, crossed the finish line first at the Dent Daze 5k. Speicher’s winning...
July 17, 2014 - 3:02pm
December 31, 2013
Four fish house burglaries on Rusch Lake
Four fish houses were the target of recent burglaries on Rusch Lake, north of Dent. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies said padlocks on the doors of each fish house had been cut, allowing the thief or thieves to gain entry inside. The break-ins likely took place Dec. 27...
December 31, 2013 - 12:04pm
December 12, 2013
Dent to host ‘Santa Day’ on Saturday, Dec. 14
Kids will have a chance to visit with Santa in Dent on Saturday. From 10 a.m. until noon, Santa will be available for pictures and visiting with kids at the Dent Community Center. Goodie bags and prizes will be available for kids, with cocoa and cookies for all. The event is...
December 12, 2013 - 12:53pm
December 9, 2013
Fire destroys home at Rocky's Resort
A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near Dent. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the sheriff’s department...
December 9, 2013 - 10:20am
November 25, 2013
Dent couple takes first place at international syrup competition
A pair of Dent maple syrup makers celebrated a sweet victory at this year’s international maple syrup competition. Stu and Corinne Peterson,...
November 25, 2013 - 2:36pm
Dent hits a home run with new ballpark playground
Kids in Dent have a nice new place to slide, climb and monkey around. After two years of fundraising, the Dent Community Club has installed...
November 25, 2013 - 2:31pm
September 4, 2013
Local kids take 15th at national Junior Bible Quiz
Two young brothers from Dent have made an impressive showing at the 2013 National Junior Bible Quiz competition. Caleb and David Blomberg, as...
September 4, 2013 - 1:04pm
August 1, 2013
Perham, Dent UMC welcome new minister
“When you look at the positions I’ve held, people might say, ‘Gee, you’ve had a lot of different jobs,’ and I say I’ve had one job my whole life: I’ve been a teacher my whole life – I just keep changing the subjects I’ve been teaching about,” said Jerry Bass, the...
August 1, 2013 - 3:21pm
Dent man gets jail for vehicle negligence
Christopher Stephen McIlvain, 35, of Dent, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on July 24 following a gross misdemeanor conviction of operating a vehicle with negligence while under the influence of alcohol. His conviction follows an incident that took place June...
August 1, 2013 - 12:40pm
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in...
August 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
July 15, 2013
Speicher wins Dent Daze 5K
DENT — Recent graduate and Perham cross country and track standout Brady Speicher held off this summer’s Turtlefest 5k winner, Connor Danielson...
July 15, 2013 - 1:57pm
July 11, 2013
Dent man nabbed after hit-and-run
A 35-year-old Dent man has been apprehended and arrested after fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run accident in which another man was hurt. Christopher McIlvain was arrested on June 30, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with criminal vehicular...
July 11, 2013 - 11:16am
Dent Daze: races, games, tug-of-war and much more
Close to 500 people flock to Dent for the annual Dent Daze, more than doubling the town's normal population of 194. This year's "Beach Party"...
July 11, 2012 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2012
Dent resort featured in new book
East Silent Lake Resort, nestled on 50 peaceful acres just outside of Dent, has been featured in the new book, "Resorts of Minnesota." One of...
June 28, 2012 - 10:00am
June 21, 2012
Richville, Dent mailboxes vandalized
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department is investigating vandalism of several mailboxes in the Richville and Dent areas. Deputies said the mailboxes were hit with a blunt object and knocked down from their posts. Vandalism in the Dent area included mailboxes on 390th Street,...
June 21, 2012 - 2:39pm