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World mourns 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
A home for the holidays: Incentives, buyer’s market make this a good time to purchase a house in Perham
West Fargo man, Moorhead woman arrested after fleeing from Alexandria Wal-Mart
Minnesota Archdiocese identifies 30 priests accused of abusing minors
APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
Guest Editorial: 5 years later: A promise of cleaner water and a healthier environment
Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
From Miss Minnesota to musician
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Museums to host holiday open houses
Schmidts create new ‘dancing’ light show
Get into the Christmas spirit With a free concert by Heart O’ Lakes Harmony
PWMS students signed to talent agency
Angel of Hope vigil is tonight in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
William Wade Davis
Wild 4, Blackhawks 3
Perham splits first home triangular
Cardinals spoil Perham girls opener
Neitzke, Parks win titles in Perham wrestling opener at W-DC
Perham wins fourth straight Jackie Mann title
GERTRUDE F. HARVEY
VELMA B. (LAWRENCE) HERMAN
BETTY ABRAHAM FROST
MATHIAS "MATT" RICHARD WINKELS
Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Flowers and fudge: a perfect pair - Calla opens in Perham
August 16, 2013
First ever BBQ competition cooks up funds for Yellowjacket activities
Organized by a committee of local business owners and barbecue enthusiasts, and run through the Perham Lions organization, the first annual Perham Lions Rib Cook-Off took place last Saturday, Aug. 10 in downtown Perham. “I was told it was the ‘event of the summer’” said...
news / local
August 16, 2013 - 11:20am
August 8, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who is this?
A Perham High School gymnast is pictured on the uneven bars in 1971. What is her name? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham...
entertainment / art
August 8, 2013 - 12:23pm
Local students spend a week at Rotary camp
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp was recently held at the University of Minnesota in Crookston. One hundred and forty-eight campers attended, sponsored by 56 different Rotary clubs within District 5580. Tina Scheidecker, Maria Lorenson, Racole Karels and Mary Riestenberg...
community / people
August 8, 2013 - 12:11pm
August 1, 2013
Stuff the Bus coming up next Tuesday
Stuff the Bus school supply collection, on the front lawn of Perham High School on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Other drop-off sites include Calvary Lutheran, New Creations, and Community Alliance churches in Perham, as well as United Way in Fergus Falls. Stuff the Bus...
news / local
August 1, 2013 - 3:35pm
July 19, 2013
Cooks sought for Perham’s first ever BBQ Cook-Off
Organizers of Perham’s first ever BBQ Cook-Off are seeking teams of cooks to compete. The competition will determine the area’s “best Pit Master in the Perham Lakes Area,” according to flyers. Hosted by the Perham Lions, the rib cook-off will be held Saturday, Aug. 10...
entertainment / events
July 19, 2013 - 1:49pm
July 18, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Hosting exchange students a rewarding experience
Have you ever thought about hosting a foreign exchange student for the school year? We have hosted kids for many years, and the experience has been fantastic. Our new ‘family members’ have come back to visit us, and in fact, our daughter from Spain will be here for three months...
opinion / letters
July 18, 2013 - 3:46pm
THEIR VIEW: Our promise to kids
Gov. Mark Dayton’s Children’s Cabinet Right now in Minnesota, 42.5 percent of our first grade students receive free and reduced price lunch, a leading indicator of poverty. Nearly half of those served by Minnesota food shelves are children. And 109,000 Minnesota children and...
opinion / commentary
July 18, 2013 - 3:39pm
June 27, 2013
Boys & Girls Clubs of DL, Perham host ‘Ride for the Future’ July 13
On Saturday, July 13, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham will host its 2nd Annual Ride for the Future motorcycle ride to raise awareness for after school and summer programming provided to Becker and Otter Tail County youth. “Last year was a lot of fun,”...
entertainment / events
June 27, 2013 - 10:46am
June 20, 2013
Report: Minnesota, N.D. among most educated states
Minnesotans and North Dakotans are among the states with the highest educational attainment in the country, according to a report by a private foundation focused on education. With 46.6 percent of the working-age population holding at least a two-year college degree, Minnesota...
news / state
June 20, 2013 - 10:38am
June 14, 2013
PHS pranksters assigned community service; vandals yet to be charged
The 15-20 students involved in an end-of-school-year prank at Perham High School have each been assigned 16 hours of community service, according to Superintendent Mitch Anderson. A lengthy investigation by police and school officials determined that the group of recent graduates...
news / crime
June 14, 2013 - 10:25am
A fond farewell
When Bonnie Stohs was asked to be principal of St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Perham, she was told the stint would be brief, about a month or two, at most. That was in 1998. Fifteen years later, after a much longer than expected career at the school, she laughs and shakes her...
community / people
June 14, 2013 - 10:12am