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Church group takes on human trafficking in Thailand
Badges up in the big blue: Perham accepts donation to have police officers trained as pilots
Minnesota House approves lunches for all students
Building assessments continue to move ahead
Thefts near Vergas, Henning
Letter to the Editor: Boys basketball had season to celebrate
Letter to the Editor: Proud to wear Perham’s black and gold
Column: Out with the old, in with the new name
Column: St. James Hospital cared for 40,000 patients
Column: Nincompoops and knuckleheads
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this road
Northwoods men’s group to host breakfast
Author with local ties to visit Perham, New York Mills
‘Dancing With the Stars’ returns to Perham this month
Two choirs, one concert this Friday at Perham Center for the Arts
Perham woman reflects on career as one of North Dakota’s first female lawyers
Autumn Ann Rue
Layton Henry Keranen
Kason Scott Gomez
Chamber announces 2014 award winners
Pequot Lakes defeats Hawley to earn a trip to Minnesota Class 2A state girls tournament
Fergus Falls wins third straight section title
8-2A Girls Basketball: Patriots hope to prevail again vs. Hawley
Wild halt skid with opportunistic win over Rangers
State indoor archery tournament in DL April 4-6
VIRGINIA "GINNY" (WEGSCHEID) RICHTER
GEORGE E. BORGERDING
LYNNE JOY WANDERI
Steel the spotlight: L&L's custom products found all over
Jobs committee makes progress on promotions, looks ahead to ‘phase two’
IFS proposes street closure to make more room for expansion
Lakeside to hold first ever Member Night
Wadena Board hears new architect's view of Courthouse remodeling
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