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‘We get silly sometimes’: Local mentorship pair love to laugh
KLN preps for next wave of workers
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Jaycees donate to library, childcare Association
Referendum talks continue, repairs approved at PHS
Slow starting Jackets fall to Trojans
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
BBB: Perham snaps skid with win over Fergus Falls
DAVID ALEXANDER NELSON
JOHN A. MERKINS
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
Cheese louise! Bongards’ churns out the cheddar, 24/7
Grandma G’s snacks are a family affair
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Papacito’s gets a new owner
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
Getting out a message across crossed wires
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Optimism is a useful quality
Bobcats common in the area, though rarely seen
The Prairie Spy: When the remedies are worse than the ailments
New York Mills is set for the second annual Winter Light Festival on Feb. 2
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
December 19, 2014
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 area who said he has been called “disgustingly healthy” by doctors in the past. “When I went in to the doctor, he thought it was my...
news / local
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 sun. Charlie Burrows, owner of LuLu’s Public House in the new West End Market at the fairgrounds, has a solution: top...
news / state
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...
entertainment / art
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,...
community / news
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 a stunning solo performance by Warren C. Bowles, will be presented at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday,...
entertainment / news
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...
news / education
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
'Teens Ignited' concert
Teen Girls In Faith is hosting its first Teens Ignited concert on Friday, Aug. 24 from 7-11 p.m. at the Pioneer Grounds in Perham. All teenagers ages 13-18 are welcome to join the outdoor event for clean, wholesome fun and entertainment. Summertime Dropouts, These Guys, and local...
entertainment / community
August 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
Benefit planned for Terry Green
A benefit dinner with live entertainment and an auction/raffle is planned for Terry Green and his family. In May, Green was seriously injured in a car accident. The Frazee man is now on the road to recovery, but still has weeks of therapy ahead of him. The benefit will help defray...
August 23, 2012 - 11:52am
COLA to host awards ceremony this Saturday
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news / local
August 23, 2012 - 11:48am
June 30, 2012
Gray matters: Otter Tail Lake woman makes brain tumor education, research her mission
In 2007, Julie Fletcher of Otter Tail Lake suffered a grand mal seizure while accompanying her husband, Rick, on a business trip. The now-44-year-old woman ended up in a Colorado emergency room with the life-changing news that she later turned into a mission to help others. On the...
June 30, 2012 - 10:25am