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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
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
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
February 20, 2014
Sign up for Home and Cabin Show
Vendor spots are filling up fast for the 2014 Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show in Perham, and those interested in participating are encouraged to reserve their space soon. Featuring free admission again this year, the show is expected to draw a large crowd of people from all over...
February 20, 2014 - 4:18pm
Sheriff’s office offering Citizens Academy
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting its annual Citizens Academy again this year. Sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m., April 2 through May 21. The locations of the sessions will be announced at a later date. All sessions are free...
February 20, 2014 - 12:27pm
February 10, 2014
Tickled pink: Freezin' For a Reason raises $15K for Kinship
It was literally a screaming-good Saturday for Perham’s Kinship program as more than 75 community members took a mid-winter dip in Little Pine...
February 10, 2014 - 2:37pm
February 6, 2014
Hamann to provide free dental care to kids in need
Hamann Family Dentistry of Perham will join with dental professionals across the state this Friday to provide free dental care to children from low-income families. The dental clinic is located at 200 First Avenue South in Perham. People interested in scheduling an appointment...
February 6, 2014 - 11:41am
January 31, 2014
Free movie, ‘Not Today,’ tackles human trafficking
Northwoods Assembly and Comet Theatre are teaming up to bring the movie “Not Today” to Perham on Wednesday, Feb. 5 and Thursday Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. The film tells the story of 20-year-old Caden Welles, whose conscience catches up with him after he refuses to help a starving man...
January 31, 2014 - 12:25pm
January 10, 2014
Vendors: Sign up now for Home and Cabin Show
Spots are still available for vendors at the 2014 Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show in Perham, and those interested in participating are encouraged to reserve a space soon. Featuring free admission again this year, the show is expected to draw in a large crowd of people from all over...
January 10, 2014 - 12:49pm
PHS World Cultures Day coming up; public invited
Teaching Perham High School students about cultural diversity and tolerance is what World Cultures Day is all about. All day next Wednesday, Jan. 15, the school’s halls will be filled with learning opportunities behind every door. Scheduled events this year will include a...
January 10, 2014 - 12:47pm
January 8, 2014
United Way’s top supporters honored; many from Perham
United Way has recognizes its top donors of 2013 in Otter Tail County. Raising funds for more than 30 programs to improve lives in the county is United Way’s goal. The annual campaign invites people and businesses from the area to donate to United Way. United Way then funds programs...
January 8, 2014 - 1:39pm
December 18, 2013
School choir concerts draw crowds of 1,000
Choir students from Heart of the Lakes Elementary School, Prairie Wind Middle School and Perham High School came together in song this past Sunday...
December 18, 2013 - 4:29pm
December 13, 2013
‘Sparklejollytwinklejingley!’: ...and other Christmas songs being featured at school concerts
Christmas is coming early to the Perham Center for the Arts, with Perham schools presenting their choir concerts next week. Students in grades kindergarten through 12 will perform in two separate concerts on Dec. 15 and 16, both starting at 7 p.m. These concerts will be the...
December 13, 2013 - 12:35pm
December 6, 2013
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Tickets are now on sale for the 6th annual Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger charity event. This annual event will take place at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail on January 25. The evening will include a social and auction beginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner and dancing to the sounds...
December 6, 2013 - 11:34am
Healing for the holidays: Church service to address common Christmas hardships
Struggling to find the joy of Christmas? Hard to think of holiday festivities? The holiday season is a difficult time of year for some people, bringing on feelings of sadness, loneliness, grief and despair. To recognize these relatively common and difficult feelings, Pastor Jerry...
December 6, 2013 - 10:54am
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day Events
Next Monday, Nov. 11 is Veterans’ Day. In honor and in memory of those who have served our country, local groups will be hosting events for veterans, their families and the general public. Following are events being held in Perham and New York Mills this year. All events are...
November 8, 2013 - 11:35am
September 19, 2013
MS program coming up at Calvary
The local Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help/Caregivers group will present speaker Jeff Fisher, programs director of the Upper Midwest Multiple Sclerosis Chapter, on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 1-2 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham. Fisher will be speaking on “Everyday Matters -...
September 19, 2013 - 10:34am
September 11, 2013
Young Fargo couple starting over after life-threatening accident at Lake Lizzie
DENVER – A little over two months ago – the Fourth of July on Lake Lizzie in Minnesota Lakes Country – a dive into 6 feet of water he’d...
September 11, 2013 - 9:26am