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JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
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
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
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
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
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
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