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New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
May 8, 2017
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
The Cultural Center in New York Mills announced the four finalists from the essay contest portion of the 25th annual Great American Think-Off. These four individuals each win $500 and a trip to New York Mills in June for the debate.
May 8, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 3, 2017
Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band to perform in Perham May 11
The Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band will perform for the public at the Perham Center for the Arts on Thursday, May 11, at 8:10 p.m. The...
May 3, 2017 - 12:12pm
2017 Think-Off finalists announced
Four individuals have won $500 and a trip to New York Mills for the Great American Think-Off. In their essays, the finalists presented an argument supporting their response to the question, "Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?"
May 3, 2017 - 10:07am
Tap that sweet tooth: Vergas, Maplewood both hosting maple syrup events Saturday
It's maple mania in the lakes area this week, as both the Vergas community and Maplewood State Park are set to host maple syrup-related events...
April 3, 2017 - 11:37am
March 24, 2017
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
With the first day of spring now behind us, and temperatures jumping up into the 30s, 40s and even 50s, the sap has begun flowing from area maple...
March 24, 2017 - 9:21am
March 21, 2017
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
It was games and goodies galore at the St. Henry’s Fun Fair on Sunday. The gym at the Perham Area Community Center was packed with tables full...
March 21, 2017 - 9:01am
March 10, 2017
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
The daily lineup has been announced for the 35th Anniversary WE FEST at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN; this year's WE Fest, the world's...
March 10, 2017 - 11:16am
March 7, 2017
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Learn more about home building, landscaping, decorating, outdoor sports and more — all from the local pros who know best — at this...
March 7, 2017 - 9:09am
February 27, 2017
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
LOS ANGELES — Bill Paxton, the versatile actor who appeared in films including "Aliens" and "Titanic" and played a polygamist on HBO's...
February 27, 2017 - 11:43am
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
HARPURSEVILLE, N.Y. - A live stream of a giraffe about to give birth is captivating people across the country. Tens of millions of people have logged on to watch a live stream of the pregnancy of April the giraffe and her mate at The Animal Adventure Park.
February 27, 2017 - 11:28am
February 9, 2017
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
Jump into some fun in Perham this Saturday with the Freezin' for a Reason Polar Plunge. This year's annual event, a fundraiser for the local...
February 9, 2017 - 9:07am
January 25, 2017
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Emmy-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore, who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show,"...
January 25, 2017 - 4:21pm
November 14, 2016
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
In preparation for their leading parts in the upcoming community comedy rock musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," Amanda Collins (Audrey) and Ian...
November 14, 2016 - 7:30am
July 11, 2016
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Many comedy performers start young, polishing their well-honed stand-up acts at bars and comedy clubs in major cities like Minneapolis, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. But for Minnesota’s Mitzie Calgaro, the path to comedy success has been anything but...
July 11, 2016 - 11:14am
June 20, 2016
Carson and Barnes Circus in town June 20
Carson and Barnes, a family-owned circus, will be set up its "big top" circus on Monday, June 20, at the Pioneer Grounds in Perham. On hand will...
June 20, 2016 - 11:00am