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Perham girl places 3rd in state art contest
Perham student places eighth at Class A State Speech meet
Rep. Collin Peterson says he's running again
UPDATE: Authorities ID man in fatal New York Mills crash
The PHS groundbreaking will make history
Fargo South baseball player with Down syndrome gets varsity hit
Lakes Area Penguin Swimmers Registration
Three straight conference wins for Perham boys golf
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Mary Ann A. Paavola
Lyle William Hughes
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Papacito's expanding into Detroit Lakes
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
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
March 11, 2015
Minnesota lawmaker wants students to pass citizenship test before graduating
ST. PAUL - A former government teacher wants Minnesota students to pass a citizenship test before graduating from high school. State Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said Minnesota students suffer from a crisis of civics knowledge. His bill would require high school...
March 11, 2015 - 10:30am
March 10, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL -- Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to...
March 10, 2015 - 10:29am
March 5, 2015
Minnesota, Perham see climbing graduation rates
Numbers are looking up, according to data released by the Minnesota Department of Education last week on the percentage of Minnesotan students who graduate from high school. For 2014, slightly more than 81percent of Minnesota’s seniors graduated from high school, up from 79.8...
March 5, 2015 - 12:04pm
February 19, 2015
$58.3 million referendum looks likely: Funds would pay for new high school, other long-term projects
Perham-Dent School Board members are reaching important decisions about how and when to ask taxpayers to fund some major construction projects. During a special work session last Tuesday, the board made a preliminary agreement to bring a $58.3 million referendum to a vote on May...
February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
February 17, 2015
Ag educator bills introduced
ST. PAUL -- Two proposals have been introduced in the Minnesota Legislature to help relieve what is called an agriculture educator crisis. Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, is chief author for the bills, one of which would establish a grant program to pay ag educators to work with...
February 17, 2015 - 10:30am
February 12, 2015
Young pups learn new tricks: Technology in the schools
Editor’s note: This is the second in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Technology’s influence...
February 12, 2015 - 3:46pm
February 4, 2015
Schools with 4-day weeks plead to continue
ST. PAUL -- Nearly a dozen Minnesota school districts launched four-day school weeks as a means to save money, but as state officials say...
February 4, 2015 - 10:51am
February 3, 2015
Bullying incident investigated at Osakis High School
OSAKIS, Minn. -- An alleged bullying incident at Osakis High School in mid-January remains under investigation by the school district and...
February 3, 2015 - 9:52am
December 31, 2014
Close-Up group preps for trip to Washington, D.C.
It’s been 10 years since Perham High School has participated in the Close-Up program in Washington D.C. On March 29, the school will send a...
December 31, 2014 - 12:22pm
Local students share their camp RYLA experiences
Four area students sponsored by the Perham Rotary Club attended a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp at the University of Minnesota in...
December 31, 2014 - 12:01pm
December 1, 2014
Meet your teacher: Mark Rice
This is the eleventh in a series of stories introducing new teachers who have joined the Perham-Dent School District. Mark Rice is...
December 1, 2014 - 8:00am