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Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
MCFEELY: Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
Did you see the 30-pointer? You can in Perham: MN Monster Buck Classic coming Friday-Sunday
Simley wins battle of state-ranked teams
Late run lifts Yellowjackets to home win
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
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
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
Linda Schultz retirement party set for Dec. 27
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
January 3, 2018
Local Voice of Democracy winner, wins district and now moves onto state
Local first place winner, of the VFW Auxiliary Voice of Democracy contest, Madelyn Tangen, has won the district contest and now moves onto the...
January 3, 2018 - 9:57am
July 26, 2014
One-loss Stingers advance to District title game versus Bemidji
FERGUS FALLS — Bemidji defeated the No. 1 Perham Stingers 4-0 to advance to the title game of the VFW district tournament. Perham rallied to eliminate East Grand Forks 2-1 in eight innings to earn a rematch with Bemidji Sunday for the championship and a trip to the state tournament....
July 26, 2014 - 10:19pm
June 2, 2014
MSHSL approves Minnesota high school football districts for 2015
FARGO — The Minnesota State High School League board of directors approved district scheduling for the 2015 football regular season with a unanimous vote Monday. The state was split into 18 districts to help teams fill regular-season schedules. Perham will play in the MIdwest...
June 2, 2014 - 4:56pm
April 16, 2014
Football: Minnesota district scheduling puts rivalries on shaky ground
Fargo - The high school football game between Breckenridge (Minn.) and Wahpeton (N.D.) is more than just a football game. “The furthest...
April 16, 2014 - 9:18am
January 23, 2014
MSHSL passes District Football Scheduling for Minnesota high school football
FARGO - In a board meeting Thursday the Minnesota State High School League board of directors passed a proposal 19-1 known as District Football Scheduling. It will begin in the 2015 high school football season. The MSHSL board also approved 2015 football dates with the state championship...
January 23, 2014 - 1:00pm
July 29, 2013
VFW: Stingers earn state tournament berth
PERHAM — Fergus Falls and the Perham Stingers completed a three-game set in two days for a berth in the VFW state tournament, culminating in...
July 29, 2013 - 11:29am
January 7, 2009
Parking ban in force in downtown Perham
Effective immediately, the city of Perham will be enforcing no parking in the Downtown Business District until the snow has been plowed and removed. The parking ban will be between the hours of 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. This will be enforced between November 1 and April 30.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
'Blue on Blue'
Blue on Blue, an enchanted evening of dining and dancing to benefit the newly established Perham Hospital District Foundation, will be held on Saturday, November 22. The event will take place at Mulligan's at Perham Lakeside Golf Course. A social hour with hors 'd oeuvres and a cash...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Murdock holds seat for Republicans in House District 10B
Republicans may have taken a beating elsewhere in the state and nation, but in State House District 10B, the Republicans held on to the seat. Political newcomer Mark Murdock won handily over DFL candidate Tim Nieminen. Both ran spirited campaigns in East Otter Tail and Wadena Counties,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
East Otter Tail Soil-Water District celebrates 50th anniversary
The East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District (EOT SWCD) celebrated 50 years of assisting East Otter Tail County land owners and producers last Wednesday with a Conservation Tour and Picnic. About 35 participants viewed practices, including tree planting practices, with...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
East Otter Tail soil, water district marks 50th anniversary
The East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a Conservation Tour and picnic on Wednesday, July 23. The tour is scheduled to start at Paul Miller Park in Perham at 9:00 a.m. and take about 3 hours. After the tour...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
From Main Street to the political arena
"It's been a whirlwind," says Mark Murdock, the newly-endorsed Republican candidate for District 10B State Representative. "Whirlwind" is an understated way of describing the turn of events over the past week. It wasn't until the morning of the Republican endorsing convention...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am