Skip to main content
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
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 to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
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
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
November 28, 2014
New task force holds first meeting: Band program growing, audit reveals no issues
The November meeting of the Perham-Dent School Board was a busy one, with members hearing updates on a new task force and the band program, reviewing the district’s annual audit report and approving two school-based trips. High school repurposing task force meets Following...
November 28, 2014 - 11:52am
November 24, 2014
Meet your teacher: Nicole Mattfeld
This is the tenth in a series of stories introducing new teachers who have joined the Perham-Dent School District. Nicole Mattfeld...
November 24, 2014 - 9:27am
November 10, 2014
Meet your teacher: Nikki Schneeberger
This is the eighth in a series of stories introducing new teachers who have joined the Perham-Dent School District. Nikki Schneeberger...
November 10, 2014 - 8:00am
November 6, 2014
Lockdown at Perham High School resolved
Perham High School was put under lockdown earlier today as a precautionary measure. Perham-Dent School District Superintendent Mitch Anderson said the high school was put under lockdown between 9 and 9:15 a.m., for about 30 minutes. A representative from the Otter Tail County...
November 6, 2014 - 3:42pm