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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Herbert H. Limmer
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
November 1, 2012
Minnesota's polling places are accessible
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds voters that Minnesota polling places are fully accessible to elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities. "Polling locations must be fully accessible and provide at least one parking space for persons with disabilities near...
November 1, 2012 - 10:15am
October 8, 2012
Obama, Romney split on energy policy; Upper Midwest has stake on both sides of argument
ST. PAUL - Republican Mitt Romney makes it clear that he is a friend of coal and oil as he campaigns for president. In his re-election effort,...
October 8, 2012 - 11:12am
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...
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...
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...
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
Counties to supply ballots in Senate trial
Three judges are handling the U.S.
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Democrats hint of 'Sen. Franken'
Al Franken may be a U.S. senator before a Minnesota election lawsuit is resolved. "Al Franken will soon be the next senator from the great state of Minnesota," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday. "The bipartisan Minnesota state Canvassing Board has counted all votes...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Special election needed to gauge levy support
The levy referendum went down on a technicality. What do we know? We know about 6,000 voters participated in the Nov. 4 election. We know just under 2,000 voted in favor of the levy. We don't know, however, how many 'no' votes were actually cast. According to rules printed on the...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Signs of the season
McCain. Obama. A Coleman sign here or there. It's expected in the weeks leading up to a tight election year. Far less common, at least in a...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Why the levy?
"This is the only tax you have control over. The money stays right here." That's how Perham-Dent School Board member Dan Nodsle described the school levy referendum, which will collect about .35 to .75 cents a day from property tax payers. All of that money will be collected,...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am