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500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
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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
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
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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
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Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
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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
"Career Pathways" takes shape at Perham High School
Perham High School has restructured the way students structure their schedules and choose classes with a new approach called “career pathways,” starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The idea behind pathways is to provide a guide for students interested in certain career...
July 23, 2015 - 3:09pm
July 16, 2015
Scholarships for preschool, some day cares, now available
Families of children attending Kid’s Adventure Preschool in Perham have the potential to earn scholarships to attend, following the school’s renewal with a state rating program. Principal of Heart of the Lakes Elementary School, Jen Hendrickson, who also oversees the preschool...
July 16, 2015 - 2:08pm
June 25, 2015
Bjerke wins state award
Scott Bjerke, principal of Perham’s Prairie Wind Middle School, has been recognized by a state association for his work at the school. Bjerke was one of eight named as a 2015 regional Middle Level Principal of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals....
June 25, 2015 - 11:19am
June 19, 2015
Healthy surplus expected next year
The Perham-Dent School District is looking at the possibility of almost a $500,000 surplus for the next school year, pending decisions by the state legislature. At the school board’s regular June meeting, the preliminary 2015-2016 budget was approved. The preliminary surplus...
June 19, 2015 - 12:19pm
June 12, 2015
Perham kindergarteners get taste of farm life
Jill Pirrotta’s kindergarten class listened as farmers Janice and Jack Lubitz (top left corner) explained told them about the work that must...
June 12, 2015 - 3:09pm
Special session spotlight bill stalls
St. :Paul-Minnesota senators at midday today delayed public debate on a bill funding environment and agriculture programs, the most controversial part of a historic special legislative session. Senate Republicans wanted time to discuss the bill in private, so the Senate recessed...
June 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 18, 2015
1 vote down, 1 left, 1 veto remaining for Minn. education bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House passed an education funding bill along party lines early today, with the Senate planning to take it up before...
May 18, 2015 - 1:26pm
May 8, 2015
Taking Shape: Vision for the future
The future of Perham High School is the biggest – and, arguably, most controversial – aspect of the upcoming Perham-Dent School District...
May 8, 2015 - 1:56pm
April 30, 2015
Room to learn: Special education, gymnasium key areas for middle school plans
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of four stories focusing on the buildings of the Perham-Dent School District, and the educators...
April 30, 2015 - 2:58pm
April 16, 2015
Perham-Dent School Board approves buying temporary classrooms
Pending final approval from the sellers, the Perham-Dent School Board agreed to buy three temporary classrooms from the Wadena-Deer Creek School District. The vote was held at the Perham board’s regular April 8 meeting. “With our anticipated growth at the Heart of the...
April 16, 2015 - 11:11am
April 10, 2015
Kid’s Adventure Preschool hosting open house
Kid’s Adventure Preschool, in Perham, will host its annual open house on Tuesday, April 14. The open house, which will run from 4-6:30...
April 10, 2015 - 11:25am
April 9, 2015
Taking shape: Architects, consultants and district crafting preliminary building designs, leading up to referendum
Project Summary -New 9-12 high school, connected to the middle school. -Middle school gym spaces, shared with the new high school. -Middle...
April 9, 2015 - 3:20pm
April 2, 2015
Body of young woman pulled from river in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Hennepin County sheriff’s water patrol pulled the body of a young woman from the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday evening, but have yet to confirm her identity. Authorities have been searching that area of the river since the Friday...
April 2, 2015 - 11:56am
April 1, 2015
Minnesota gets renewal of waiver from No Child Left Behind
DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota is one of five states that have received four-year renewals of waivers from the controversial federal No Child Left Behind law. The first waiver – granted by the U.S. Department of Education in 2012 – allowed Minnesota to create a new,...
April 1, 2015 - 12:05pm
March 20, 2015
St. Henry’s School Fun Fair set for Sunday
St. Hendry’s Area School will host its annual spring fundraiser, the Fun Fair, on Sunday, March 22, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Perham Area Community Center. “We used to host the Fun Fair at the old 4-H building, but the event grew so big and the city needed the space,...
March 20, 2015 - 9:44am