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Perham EMS worker honored in Outstanding Traffic Safety Partners of the Year
Summer activities for kids offered at Perham Area Public Library
AgweekTV: Better grilling
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Yellowjackets drop regular season finale to Barnesville
Cresap fourth in Section 8A Playoffs
Wildcats continue winning ways
Perham captures Section 6AA North Championship
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Corbin David Mattson
Zander Jacob Blom
Hattie Rae Dockter
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
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
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
The birds and the bees of planting apple trees
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Tags: Detroit Lakes
May 22, 2017
Is the 2010 BP oil spill killing Minnesota's loons?: DNR works to minimize long-term impact of migratory birds' exposure to toxic oil
It's hard to imagine that the biological impact of an oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico more than seven years ago could still be...
May 22, 2017 - 8:57am
May 12, 2017
Lakers snap Perham's streak
All good things must come to an end and the Perham boys tennis team had its nine match win streak come to a close at the hands of rival Detroit...
May 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 2, 2017
Perham falls to Roseau, responds in rout of Detroit Lakes
The Perham baseball team had little time to think about its most recent loss to Roseau as they had to turn around quickly to face off with local...
May 2, 2017 - 10:42am
Rural Frazee man uses bolt cutters to shoplift from Walmart
Cory Thomas Swift, 40, of rural Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of shoplifting gear and gross misdemeanor theft. According to court records, he was allegedly one of three men that shoplifted from the Detroit Lakes Walmart on Feb. 25,...
May 2, 2017 - 9:39am
May 1, 2017
9-hole golf course in Detroit Lakes closes for good
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Detroit Lakes is losing a golfing fixture of nearly 60 years in the permanent closing of Ironman Golf Course and the...
May 1, 2017 - 8:45am
April 27, 2017
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
This wasn't how I thought things would happen. You see, my role as editor of the Detroit Lakes Tribune is being expanded to include Perham and Wadena, and my first day on the job as the new editor for the Wadena Pioneer Journal was last Monday, April 17. I had planned on writing a...
April 27, 2017 - 9:10am
April 25, 2017
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
Saying it was a huge decision to make after 45 years in the grocery business, Dean Simpson of Dean’s Country Market, with store locations in...
April 25, 2017 - 11:24am
April 24, 2017
Perham Tennis earns home win over rival
The Perham Yellowjacket tennis team remained undefeated after earning a narrow, 4-3, victory over the Detroit Lakes Lakers on April 21 at the...
April 24, 2017 - 10:49am
April 5, 2017
Western Minnesota lakes seeing early ice-out
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—In what looks to be one of the earliest ice-outs ever, most of Big Detroit Lake—one of the most popular lakes...
April 5, 2017 - 5:30pm
March 27, 2017
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Aiming to do whatever it can for homeless people in the area, Mahube-Otwa has developed several programs over the years to target specific problems. But it isn't getting any easier, said Marcia Otte, family development director for Mahube-Otwa community action agency, which serves...
March 27, 2017 - 11:34am
March 10, 2017
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
The daily lineup has been announced for the 35th Anniversary WE FEST at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN; this year's WE Fest, the world's...
March 10, 2017 - 11:16am
March 2, 2017
Vehicles hit head-on at Highway 59, CR 6 intersection
When two vehicles hit head-on at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 6 in Detroit Lakes just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, employees of...
March 2, 2017 - 8:53am
February 22, 2017
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Gary Thompson has been pulling pieces of history out of Becker County's lakes and rivers for going on half a century...
February 22, 2017 - 11:18am
February 20, 2017
Woman dies in train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday night
A woman is dead after being hit by a train in Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing at Washington Avenue and U.S. Highway 10, which is within sight of the town’s train...
February 20, 2017 - 10:05am
February 19, 2017
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
For the fourth straight year, the Detroit Lakes Laker gymnastics team stands on top of the mountain in Section 8A. The Lakers recorded a school...
February 19, 2017 - 9:24pm