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Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
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Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
March 26, 2015
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been...
March 26, 2015 - 12:23pm
March 12, 2015
Minnesota DNR alerts public to spring burning restrictions
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will soon determine when to start spring burning restrictions. This year, with little snowpack and an early start to spring, restrictions are likely to take effect earlier, maybe as soon as next week. The DNR restricts burning shortly...
March 12, 2015 - 3:47pm
January 30, 2015
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Ross Genoch walks through his small cattle herd on a cold, clear January morning near Menahga. The cows, docile and trusting, approach him expectantly. “They’re hoping for a corn cob. Well, they get treated like pets,” he says with a smile. Genoch (pronounced...
January 30, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 21, 2015
Minnesota seizes 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers in Lac qui Parle deer case
MADISON, Minn. - Charges have been filed against a number of violators following a five-year deer investigation recently completed by conservation...
January 21, 2015 - 3:11pm
December 9, 2014
Elk citation in front of TV cameraman angers Minnesota hunter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Jim Latvala, a 65-year-old fishing guide from Two Harbors, Minn., shot a six-point bull elk while hunting with his brother...
December 9, 2014 - 9:52am
November 25, 2014
Officials investigate illegal moose shooting
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking information on the illegal killing of a moose shot during the Minnesota deer season on a federal waterfowl production area near Fosston. In a news release, the service said the moose was shot and left to lie “a...
November 25, 2014 - 10:10am
November 19, 2014
Minnesota deer harvest sees a big drop so far
After the first 10 days of Minnesota’s 16-day firearms deer season, the harvest was down 23 percent overall through Monday, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Firearms hunters had taken a total of 102,168 deer through Monday, down from 133,000...
November 19, 2014 - 10:43am
August 7, 2014
Apply by Aug. 15 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
The deadline for hunters to apply for the 2014 regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls is Friday, Aug. 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hunters may pick one season out of two seasons offered: Oct. 15-16 (Wednesday-Thursday, code...
August 7, 2014 - 1:14pm
July 25, 2014
Minnesota wolf hunt grows: More permits, higher harvest level set for 2014
DULUTH - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500...
July 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
July 24, 2014
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
DULUTH -- Fewer Minnesota deer hunters will get the chance to shoot antlerless deer this fall, under conservative deer hunting regulations announced Wednesday by the Department of Natural Resources. Faced with fewer deer in many areas of the state following two severe winters and...
July 24, 2014 - 10:55am
July 11, 2014
DNR to hold hearings on two Otter Tail County lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, July 23, to formally designate Mud Lake and Upper Lightning Lake in Otter Tail County as wildlife lakes for wildlife management purposes. The public hearings will be held at the DNR’s Fergus...
July 11, 2014 - 3:34pm
June 30, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes
Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday. The DNR’s discovery is the first time the invasive species has been found in the Detroit Lakes area, Barry Stratton, the DNR Ecological and...
June 30, 2014 - 10:21am
June 9, 2014
Public input sought on walleye, bass regulations in OTC
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold two public meetings to provide updated information on the existing walleye regulation on North and South Lida, Venestrom and Mud lakes in Otter Tail County. The first meeting will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Lake...
June 9, 2014 - 6:41am
May 23, 2014
DNR lifts burning restrictions in Minnesota counties
Burning restrictions were lifted in all Minnesota counties as of Friday, May 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR is lifting the restrictions due to decreased fire danger because of wet conditions and green up moving northward. Those seeking to...
May 23, 2014 - 1:29pm
April 10, 2014
Obtain permits for open burning
Residents are reminded that permits are required for open burning and those permits have limitations, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. An open burning permit is required for any fire larger than 3 feet in diameter and when the ground is not covered by...
April 10, 2014 - 2:22pm