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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
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
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: 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
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
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
'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
November 18, 2017
Prairie Wind Middle School First Quarter Outstanding Students
November 18, 2017 - 6:55am
November 15, 2017
Porath named Perham-Dent Teacher of the Year
Diana Porath has been named Perham-Dent School District's Teacher of the Year. Porath has worked for the district since 1978, and has been teaching...
November 15, 2017 - 9:18am
November 11, 2017
ND has one of the best weather monitoring systems in the US. Here's how it works.
NDAWN or North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network is a popular tool with farmers and ranchers. North Dakota is known to have one of the best...
November 11, 2017 - 8:30am
November 3, 2017
From high school to 'hub'
What will happen to Perham High School once it's no longer a high school? With the iconic 100-year-old building hosting its final class of graduates...
November 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 31, 2017
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
Learn. Bake. Share. Those three words are depicted on the side of Sue Sailer's new wood-fired brick oven, a permanent nod to the spirit in which...
October 31, 2017 - 10:39am
October 9, 2017
Minnesota receives $22 million for charter schools
ST. PAUL—Minnesota is getting $22 million in federal funds to improve and expand the state's charter schools and could be in line for even more funding in the next federal budget. The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday recipients in the Expanding Opportunity Through...
October 9, 2017 - 7:48pm
October 4, 2017
Alexandria student seeks to change schools over dress code she says is unclear
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — After being home-schooled for a few years, Lily Farrell couldn't wait to start sixth grade at Discovery Middle School...
October 4, 2017 - 5:59am
September 29, 2017
Calvary Lutheran Church receives award from Common Hope
Calvary Lutheran Church was recognized on Saturday for its 30-year partnership with the nonprofit organization Common Hope and it's work in Guatemala....
September 29, 2017 - 6:34pm
Perham, Frazee to join forces on Community Ed
Perham and Frazee are collaborating on a shared Community Education program. The Perham-Dent and Frazee-Vergas School Boards recently agreed to move forward with the collaboration for at least the next year. They will evaluate the partnership a year from now and then go from there....
September 29, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 20, 2017
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle, Perham district scores drop in science and reading
Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue to dramatically...
August 20, 2017 - 11:49am
June 5, 2017
UND professor under fire after social media comments
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A distinguished professor is under fire after racist remarks about a sixth grader on social media. The comments were about...
June 5, 2017 - 8:25am
May 11, 2017
Parents ask Minn. school district to remove Sherman Alexie book from curriculum
NEW LONDON — Objections from several parents about the content of a book assigned to eighth-grade English students in the New London-Spicer...
May 11, 2017 - 8:20am
May 9, 2017
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate growth, success
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham are doing some great things, as the burgeoning membership at both sites attests. Last...
May 9, 2017 - 10:26am
May 8, 2017
Minnesota on the verge of teacher licensing overhaul
ST. PAUL — The years-long task of overhauling Minnesota's way of licensing teachers has entered the home stretch. If lawmakers can resolve the differences in bills that have already cleared the House and Senate in a way that wins the approval of Gov. Mark Dayton, they can accomplish...
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
May 3, 2017
One student airlifted after school bus crash north of Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- One Bemidji Area Schools student was airlifted and five others removed by ambulance from the scene of school bus accident this morning....
May 3, 2017 - 7:22pm