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Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
J.C. Penney to shut 130 to 140 stores
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building
Two found dead in house fire near Bemidji
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
March 30, 2009
New crop of Master Gardeners earns diplomas
Gardening may be our salvation during these times of grave economic distress... Gardening: To put food on the family's table. Gardening:...
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am
March 25, 2009
Flood-fighting is on from East Otter Tail to Red River Valley
It's wet outside in East Otter Tail, but an hour west of here--it's flooding. That's why there are several groups, most notably students, that...
March 25, 2009 - 10:00am
March 12, 2009
Minnesota Class 2A, Section 8 girls basketball tournament: East Grand Forks rolls past Perham
By Kerry Collins East Grand Forks is in the Class 2A, Section 8 title game, and it got there from the inside out. Post Kate Warmack set things up and the 3-point shooters finished things off as the Green Wave downed Perham 70-47 on Friday at Memorial Auditorium. "It's pick your...
March 12, 2009 - 10:15pm
February 23, 2009
New York Mills newspapers now microfilmed at history museum
The History Museum of East Otter Tail County recently added microfilm copies of the newspapers of New York Mills to their genealogy lab. The purchase of 135 reels of microfilm was made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. The newspapers include the New...
February 23, 2009 - 3:49pm
February 18, 2009
'Horticulture Day' exhibit cancelled for '09
Due to the Master Gardener Core Course being held in Perham, the East Otter Tail County Master Gardeners will not be having a Horticulture Day in March this year. Oraganizers hope to continue the program in 2010, according to Vicki Schwanke, University of Minnesota Extension, East...
February 18, 2009 - 3:42pm
January 10, 2009
Tree order days set in Perham
East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District's annual tree order days and open house will run January 16 - 17. The event will go from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16; and from 8:00 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Jan. 17. Free coffee, cookies and donuts will be available...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
East Otter Tail assault on hunger
Perham, with its many food-related industries, appreciates the importance of providing basic nutritional needs to our world. Unfortunately,...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Foot of snow falls, blows
Just about everybody in the entire region took a day-and-a-half or so off--but that didn't mean life was easy. Shoveling, snowblowing, pushing...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Habitat construction complete--time to celebrate
Leaf River Area Habitat for Humanity and the East Otter Tail Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans have accomplished what they set out...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
20-year fair lease approved
Another two decades of East Otter Tail County fairs were, in effect, approved by the Perham City Council Nov. 10. Approved by the council was a lease with the Perham Agricultural Society (fair board) that will continue to the year 2028. The 32-acre parcel has been owned by the city...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Fair's lease with city of Perham expires this year
It's time for the East Otter Tail Fair Board to renew its lease with the city. The current five-year lease was intended to be short-term, while the fair task force implemented long range land acquisition, expansion and maintenance plans. The lease expires Dec. 31, 2008. But five...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
EOT Fair: To be or not to be
The future of the East Otter Tail County Fair is once again on the line--just as it has been every August, when the fair board sorts through its expenses and revenues. Once again the fair experienced a loss, reported Dr. Bill Rose, fair board member, at the August 12 Chamber of...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Butler exhibit opens at museum
A new exhibit about the township of Butler, which was created especially for their recent 125th anniversary celebration, is now on display at the History Museum of East Otter Tail County. Butler Township, which was organized in 1883, lies on the northern border of Otter Tail County....
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
A photograph for the ages
Wanted: Your smiling face... for a photo that will be on the East Otter Tail historic record for decades to come. A "community photo" will be taken August 17 at the Pioneer Grounds, as part of the August 16-17 "Heritage Festival: A celebration of our pioneer spirit." The photo...
August 6, 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