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Church group takes on human trafficking in Thailand
Badges up in the big blue: Perham accepts donation to have police officers trained as pilots
Minnesota House approves lunches for all students
Building assessments continue to move ahead
Thefts near Vergas, Henning
Letter to the Editor: Boys basketball had season to celebrate
Letter to the Editor: Proud to wear Perham’s black and gold
Column: Out with the old, in with the new name
Column: St. James Hospital cared for 40,000 patients
Column: Nincompoops and knuckleheads
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this road
Northwoods men’s group to host breakfast
Author with local ties to visit Perham, New York Mills
‘Dancing With the Stars’ returns to Perham this month
Two choirs, one concert this Friday at Perham Center for the Arts
Perham woman reflects on career as one of North Dakota’s first female lawyers
Autumn Ann Rue
Layton Henry Keranen
Kason Scott Gomez
Chamber announces 2014 award winners
Pequot Lakes defeats Hawley to earn a trip to Minnesota Class 2A state girls tournament
Fergus Falls wins third straight section title
8-2A Girls Basketball: Patriots hope to prevail again vs. Hawley
Wild halt skid with opportunistic win over Rangers
State indoor archery tournament in DL April 4-6
LYNNE JOY WANDERI
GEORGE E. BORGERDING
VIRGINIA "GINNY" (WEGSCHEID) RICHTER
Steel the spotlight: L&L's custom products found all over
Jobs committee makes progress on promotions, looks ahead to ‘phase two’
IFS proposes street closure to make more room for expansion
Lakeside to hold first ever Member Night
Wadena Board hears new architect's view of Courthouse remodeling
June 21, 2013
City loans $30K for new cattle barn
To help get construction underway on the new cattle barn at the fairgrounds, the East Otter Tail County Fair Board will be borrowing $30,000 from the city of Perham. City councilors unanimously agreed to loan the money at their regular meeting last week. The loan is for three...
June 21, 2013 - 10:22am
July 28, 2010
From one fair to another
After a long season of hard work in preparation for the 100th EOT County Fair, which ended Sunday, EOT officials immediately began looking to make the next fair as successful as they could, with little time to spare. Not the next EOT Fair a year from now, Wadena's fair, which begins...
July 28, 2010 - 11:53am
July 22, 2010
Unapologetically bad for you but oh, so good
When I heard about Brent Carlson-Lee's fair food creation, Eli's Donut Burgers, I erupted with joy. Besides the ladies, my two favorite things...
entertainment / news
July 22, 2010 - 2:10pm
July 21, 2010
'Border Patrol' to play at EOT Fair
Many teenagers want to be in a band, but not every teenager accomplishes this goal. Fewer teenagers actually get to perform for crowds of people....
July 21, 2010 - 9:47am
July 13, 2010
100th EOT Fair July 21-25
July 21-25 marks the official 100th anniversary of the East Otter Tail County Fair. Though there were fair like events held prior to 1910 in...
entertainment / news
July 13, 2010 - 11:55am
Entries sought for East Otter Tail fair talent contest
If you have talent you should enter the new contest at the East Otter Tail County Fair. All acts compete in one of three different divisions, based on the age of the contestant. The winner of each division will advance to the Minnesota State Fair Competition. The three divisions...
May 13, 2010 - 12:18pm
April 12, 2010
East Otter Tail Fair seeking 100 years of history
The East Otter Tail County Fair is less than four months away. The fair board is working hard to provide great entertainment and something for every one of all ages to participate in. A big part of a centennial celebration and the most important piece to the puzzle is the history,...
entertainment / events
April 12, 2010 - 7:00am
July 31, 2009
Free admission boosts 2009 EOT fair success
It was a "free-for-all" at the East Otter Tail County Fair July 23-26, and based on preliminary numbers - it was a success. This is the first...
July 31, 2009 - 7:00am
July 23, 2009
The East Otter Tail County Fair has become a "free" fair. No admission will be charged at the gate for the July 23-26 event. There will be admission charges for the special grandstand events, however, including the Thursday and Sunday Demolition Derbies; and the Saturday Tractor...
July 23, 2009 - 10:22am
Take the 'green' pledge at the East Otter Tail Fair
Visitors at the Perham fair who check out the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department booth may find themselves signing their life away--to a "greener" lifestyle. Reduce, reuse and recycle will be promoted with a special reusable bag giveaway, according to Jess Steinbrenner, public...
July 23, 2009 - 10:18am
July 16, 2009
World Class Whitetail Deer Display coming to the East Otter Tail County Fair, July 23-26
The award winning and ever popular "Wild Whitetails" exhibit is coming to the East Otter Tail, Co. Fair, July 23-26, 2009. The exhibit, which has been called the "greatest Whitetail Deer display in North America", is sure to astonish all who see it. Wild Whitetails owner Dan Cole...
July 16, 2009 - 12:01pm
July 15, 2009
East Otter Tail fair gears up for July 23-26
These aren't the best of times in the county fair business. There are a number of fairs that are basically in bankruptcy, and other fairs are consolidating with neighboring counties, said East Otter Tail County Fair board member Dr. Bill Rose. But by most measures, the EOT fair...
July 15, 2009 - 1:31pm
June 19, 2009
Admission is free this year at the East Otter Tail County Fair. That was the decision by the fair board, as it moves into high gear in planning for the July 23-26 event. "Free gate is what most of the successful fairs are going to," said Rick Breitenfeldt, fair board member. ...
June 19, 2009 - 7:00am
May 30, 2009
State Fair's Free 2009 Entertainment Lineup Announced
More than $550,000 in Free Entertainment St. Paul, MN- The Minnesota State Fair's free entertainment lineup features more than 100 acts--all free with the price of admission. In addition to musical genres from Americana to Zydeco, the schedule includes comedy, magic, dance, lumberjacks,...
May 30, 2009 - 11:58am