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Guest Editorial: 5 years later: A promise of cleaner water and a healthier environment
Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
From Miss Minnesota to musician
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Museums to host holiday open houses
Schmidts create new ‘dancing’ light show
Get into the Christmas spirit With a free concert by Heart O’ Lakes Harmony
PWMS students signed to talent agency
Angel of Hope vigil is tonight in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
William Wade Davis
Cassel to start again for Vikings; Peterson aims to play
Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy hires former Yellowjacket Ashley Brasel as new director/head coach
Jacket wrestlers dominate at D-G-F 47-18
Brandon Olson scores lone game-winner in DL hockey road trip split
Boys Basketball: Impressive road win for Jackets at Crosby
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Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Perham sells two lots to IFS for $0
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
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September 4, 2012
First lady's focus is drawing contrast with Romney
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Obama rarely mentions Mitt Romney by name. But everything she says during this presidential campaign is meant to draw a contrast between her husband and his Republican challenger. She implies that Romney, who had a privileged upbringing, can't relate...
September 4, 2012 - 11:15am
August 31, 2012
Farm Bureau endorses Klobuchar
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar received support Friday from the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee. The Republican-leaning organization endorsed Democrat Klobuchar over GOP challenger state Rep. Kurt Bills of Rosemount. “Sen. Klobuchar is a strong and...
August 31, 2012 - 2:35pm
Biden: Obama leadership saved auto plants
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is drawing attention to the Obama administration's rescue of the auto industry, criticizing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for opposing a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler. He singles out Romney running mate Paul...
August 31, 2012 - 12:17pm
August 15, 2012
Local residents show little interest in primary
BEMIDJI – Tuesday’s primary election revealed at least one problem that must be addressed before the November general election. Kay Mack, Beltrami County auditor, said residents along Birchmont Beach Road were attached to the wrong ward, meaning that they were told to vote in...
news / local
August 15, 2012 - 1:00am
August 14, 2012
Albrecht, Larson will square off for Bemidji mayoral post
City Councilor Rita Albrecht will challenge incumbent Dave Larson for mayor of Bemidji in November's general election. Albrecht received 467 votes and Larson received 380 in Tuesday's primary. Sachel Josefson, a third candidate, has 79 votes and will not advance.
news / local
August 14, 2012 - 11:20pm
Erickson, Negard advance in Ward 5 Bemidji City Council race
Former Ward 5 Councilor Nancy Erickson will try to regain her seat on the Bemidji City Council when she takes on incumbent Greg Negard in the November general election. In Tuesday's primary, Erickson was the top vote getter with 116. Negard came in second with 89 votes and Phillip...
news / local
August 14, 2012 - 11:18pm
Candidates making rounds as Minnesotans vote in primary
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Candidates are trying to encourage supporters to vote in what's shaping up as a low-turnout Minnesota primary election. Three Democrats are vying to challenge first-term GOP congressman Chip Cravaack in northeastern Minnesota's 8th District. Tarryl Clark started...
August 14, 2012 - 12:55pm
November 3, 2010
Republicans make huge gains in election; Dayton, Emmer headed for recount
As expected, Republicans emerged as the winners of Tuesday's midterm elections, winning seats both locally and nationally. In Minnesota, Republicans took control of both the House and Senate for the first time in 38 years, overcoming a sizeable Democratic majority. Minnesota's...
local / news
November 3, 2010 - 9:00am
Perham-Dent third attempt at school levy fails; NY Mills levy passes
The third time apparently wasn't a charm for the Perham-Dent Public School District's attempt at a levy referendum. On Nov. 2, Perham-Dent Public School District voters did not approve a $595 per student levy, according to unofficial results. A difference of 525 votes separated...
local / news
November 3, 2010 - 8:59am
September 15, 2010
Emmer outlines rest of budget plan, includes local cuts
Tom Emmer wants to limit state spending to revenues already flowing into Minnesota government, but achieving that goal would mean cuts in several areas. Among proposals getting the strongest reaction is a nearly $700 million cut to local governments. Emmer, Minnesota's Republican...
September 15, 2010 - 9:07am
April 2, 2010
Two interested in city council seat
Two candidates have stepped forward with interest in a vacant seat on the Perham City Council. Kevin Hennagir and Fred Lehmkuhl submitted letters to the city, expressing interest in the open seat. Following the resignation of former Mayor Kevin Keil earlier this year, Deputy Mayor...
news / local
April 2, 2010 - 7:00am
March 5, 2010
Road issue tops Edna Twsp. agenda
March 9 is township election day, and most area town halls will host small, low-key neighborhood gatherings-except perhaps Edna Township. Two of the three voting members of Edna Township board have resigned-in part over a road project gone awry. Resigning at the end of January...
March 5, 2010 - 7:00am
March 4, 2010
Most township annual meetings, elections March 9
Township voters throughout the area will be going to the polls March 9. There is at least two notable exceptions, however. The Perham Town Board decided last year to move the annual township elections to coincide with the November general elections. Rush Lake will also not have...
March 4, 2010 - 9:19am
January 28, 2010
Grassroots government Day is Feb. 2
Minnesotans are encouraged to attend their precinct caucuses on Feb. 2 to engage their friends and neighbors in a civil conversation about the future of Minnesota and our country. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced that his office has again partnered with all of Minnesota's...
January 28, 2010 - 10:17am
Tea Party draws 350 to the PACC
A grassroots effort calling for less government spending and limited government involvement in Americans' lives came to Perham last Friday. An...
January 28, 2010 - 9:17am