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Perham Pioneer Days
Ottertail Hilltop lumber store holds grand opening
Vehicle loses power, goes into ditch
Lake Region Arts Council selects board members
Perham community showing support for Gabe Grunewald
Perham to host benefit run for Grunewald's cancer fight
14C: Millers knock off Pirates with late rally
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Receiver from Minnesota turning heads with Gophers coaches
Arlene F. @13@@10@Dougherty
Nancy Lee Brandt
Births - Aug. 10 edition
Local students make Dean's List at UM-Twin Cities
Local students make Dean's List at University of Northwestern
Birth announcements - July 27 edition
Second Chance Boutique has new owner, name
Perham couple opening Fargo restaurant in former Rosie's Laundromat building
Hilltop Lumber Ottertail Store Grand Opening August 11th and 12th
LMHC names Donna Baker as their CEO for their organization.
Star Tribune names Arvig a 2017 Top Workplace
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
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
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
‘I’ve decided to do something about living forever’
When does the NTSB get involved with crashes?
Who is the boss here...me or my car?
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
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
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