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No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
April 13, 2015
Chamber Choice Awards to be held this week
Since 1985, the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce has selected people to be honored at an annual Awards Banquet. This year, The Chamber Choice Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 6 p.m. Perham Lakeside Golf Club’s Wild Oaks. In all, 13 awards will be given to...
April 13, 2015 - 3:37pm
March 26, 2015
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
Get ready for that sweet, sweet taste of maple syrup. Pancakes, milkshakes and more will be getting an extra sweet pairing next...
March 26, 2015 - 12:06pm
March 20, 2015
Generating some buzz
Perham’s 549 Family Foundation is all set to host their annual “Honey Bee Gala” Friday, March 27, at Wild Oaks, inside Perham Lakeside Golf Course. Comprised of community members, business people and alumni, the foundation is passionate about showing school spirit and helping...
March 20, 2015 - 9:39am
February 19, 2015
Evening of ‘Entrepreneurial Romance’ a success
Entrepreneurial students from Perham, Henning and Battle Lake hosted a special evening of “Entrepreneurial Romance” at Thumper Pond in Ottertail...
February 19, 2015 - 1:59pm
Coping with cancer, with community support
He thought it was just a hernia. “I had a lump under my left rib,” explained Ben Holzer, a 58-year-old life-long resident of the Perham...
December 19, 2014 - 1:42pm
August 20, 2014
Vendor adds flavored frozen foam to keep State Fair beer cold
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – Often, the biggest problem a beer drinker faces at the Minnesota State Fair is keeping that brew cold in the beating...
August 20, 2014 - 10:14am
July 26, 2013
More businesses now fall under AIS training requirement
Businesses that decontaminate, rent or lease boats or other water-related equipment will now be required to attend aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and acquire a permit under a state law change that took effect July 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Before...
July 26, 2013 - 9:52am
LRAC ‘Meet and Greet’ coming to Perham library
The public is invited to a free Lake Region Arts Council ‘Meet and Greet’ presentation at the Perham Area Public Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 3:30 p.m. The presentation is one of a few that will be held in the region through August, as part of an effort by the LRAC to educate...
July 26, 2013 - 9:42am
May 9, 2013
Stamp Out Hunger is this Saturday
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 21th annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes, allowing postal patrons to easily donate...
May 9, 2013 - 12:16pm
February 28, 2013
St. Paul's students participate in Bible bowl
Students from St. Paul's Lutheran School recently participated in the Minnesota North Lutheran School Bible Bowl. Participating from St. Paul's...
February 28, 2013 - 2:37pm
February 25, 2013
Get a free massage at PACC workshop
On Tuesday, March 5 at 10 a.m., the Perham Area Community Center will offer a massage workshop. Scarlet Dittman, director of the massage therapy program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and her students, will be at the PACC to talk about the benefits of massage,...
February 25, 2013 - 5:50pm
February 21, 2013
Otter Tail County GOP selects new leadership at convention
The Otter Tail County GOP convened at Thumper Pond in Ottertail on Saturday to select new leaders for the party's executive committee. More than 120 delegates, alternates, and guests attended. Will Blasczyk of Dunn Township was elected to be presiding chair of the convention. Reports...
February 21, 2013 - 6:01pm
January 24, 2013
'Dr. King's Dream' At the cultural center this Friday
Mixed Blood Theatre's acclaimed celebration of the life and career of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., drawn from his own writings and told through...
January 24, 2013 - 4:26pm
November 1, 2012
Local 4-Hers learn how to lead
"Bring Out Your True Colors with 4-H," a Junior Leader Workshop, was held Oct. 18-19 at Faith Haven Camp near Battle Lake. This camp's focus...
November 1, 2012 - 1:58pm
August 23, 2012
Ole's Ride raises money for hospice
The 2012 Ole's Ride, a benefit for Hospice of the Red River Valley, is happening this Saturday in Vergas. Riders will leave Billy's Corner Bar at noon, taking a route through scenic Lakes Country and then celebrating with food and live music by David Lee after the ride. Cost is...
August 23, 2012 - 12:11pm