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Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Two injured, one critically, in three-car crash
Perham Focus offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
A sweet arrangement: Couple develops hardy bees, solar gardens and location-specific honey
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Bluffton rallies late against Pirates
Dona Mae Hanson
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
New York Mills author releases memoir
January 13, 2017
Time Race for Tanya: Benefit planned for Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer
Rick Sazama says the news of his wife’s illness was “a life-changing shocker.” When he first heard that Tanya, his high school sweetheart...
January 13, 2017 - 9:56am
January 9, 2017
Benefit planned for 4-year-old NY Mills girl with brain cancer
New York Mills natives Jason and Lacey Schik received gut-wrenching news in June: their oldest child, Lucille, age 4, was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma,...
January 9, 2017 - 10:25am
December 12, 2016
Riepe releases second book in 'Raw Deals' series
When Bob Riepe first decided to embark on a book series based on real people from Otter Tail County's early days, he thought it would be about...
December 12, 2016 - 8:46am
September 2, 2016
'I Had A Comrade': Sailer pens second nonfiction book
Paul Sailer knew he wanted to write a second book before he was even finished with his first. The Frazee and Perham area native was waist-deep in historical research for "The Oranges Are Sweet," a biography of Minnesota-born World War II fighter pilot Don Beerbower, when he realized...
September 2, 2016 - 10:26am
August 25, 2016
Third annual Never Give Up 5K coming to Frazee
Suicide can leave an enormous impact on families and communities. The Never.Give.Up. organization was established to raise money for suicide prevention and awareness education, and to support those who suffer. The group was started following the suicide of Peggy Havnes' 16-year-old...
August 25, 2016 - 2:35pm
Heartland Symphony Orchestra celebrates 40 years of classical music
With the upcoming 2016-2017 season, the Heartland Symphony Orchestra commemorates 40 years of bringing classical music to the North Central Lakes Region of Minnesota. A fall concert entitled "Celebration" under the direction of new conductor, Dr. Alexander Corbett, will be performed...
August 25, 2016 - 10:32am
Northwoods Assembly to lead trip to Holy Land
The Rev. Dirk Currier of Northwoods Assembly Church in Perham will lead a local group on a trip to the Holy Land Nov. 28 through Dec. 7, and...
August 25, 2016 - 10:01am
July 27, 2016
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
The 2016 East Otter Tail County Fair was July 21-24 in Perham.
July 27, 2016 - 9:27am
September 24, 2015
Homecoming week kicks off Sunday with coronation
The Perham High School Student Council is planning events for the week leading up to the Yellowjackets’ Homecoming game Friday, Oct. 2,...
September 24, 2015 - 4:12am
August 27, 2015
Rain couldn’t dampen the Pioneer Fest spirit
A little water couldn’t stop the spirit of this year’s Pioneer Fest. Held with a bit more rain than shine on Aug. 22 at Perham Pioneer Village,...
August 27, 2015 - 10:28am
August 24, 2015
Musical auditions begin soon
Ready for some time in the limelight? Audition scheduling for the 2015 Perham Community Musical production of “Guys and Dolls” has begun. Auditions will be held in the Perham High School choir room (room 133) on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Thursday, Sept. 10 from 4-9 p.m. both dates....
August 24, 2015 - 3:37pm
August 20, 2015
Pioneer Fest, refreshed and ready for throwback
Pioneer Fest: it’s not time travel, but the homage to simpler times just might fool you to thinking it is. Running from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m....
August 20, 2015 - 10:31am
The East Otter Tail County Fair is coming up again! Just thinking about the fair brings back so many memories from when I was younger. Going...
July 20, 2015 - 2:19pm
July 16, 2015
Rib cook-off: Perham gets saucy
The third annual Perham Lions Rib Cook-Off was held July 11 with proceeds going towards Yellowjacket athletics.
July 16, 2015 - 2:14pm
July 6, 2015
Sheriff's Posse lends the law a hand
On foot, four-wheeler and horseback, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Posse has assisted local law enforcement for almost 50 years. Comprised...
July 6, 2015 - 10:56am