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Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
December 7, 2017
Perham area calendar
Every Wednesday Community Meal Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted. Thursday, December 7 Taste of the Holidays Perham: At Central Market from 3-7 p.m. Samplings from dozens of vendors; $5 a plate with proceeds benefiting...
December 7, 2017 - 11:19am
November 26, 2017
Candidates sought to compete in Perham pageants
The Perham Pageant Committee is seeking candidates for the titles of Miss Perham, Miss Heart of the Lakes and Miss Heart of the Lakes Outstanding Teen. The pageant will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Perham High School Auditorium. The young women crowned Miss Perham...
November 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 21, 2017
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
More than 700 people attended the Perham Sportsman's Club's 10th Annual Chili Feed, held at The Cactus on Oct. 26. In a press release to the...
November 21, 2017 - 8:59am
October 25, 2017
Jazz Guitarist Briand Morrison Performs in Perham
Jazz guitarist Briand Morrison performs "Musical Impressions: The Art of George Morrison" at Perham Area Public Library on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. This multimedia program of live music and projected artwork honors the renowned 20th century abstract artist. Morrison plays 12 original...
October 25, 2017 - 8:23am
October 20, 2017
Get your 'eek!' on: Area Halloween happenings promise fun and light frights for the whole family
Local communities are making it frighteningly easy to scare up a little Halloween fun this year. Several family-friendly spooktacular events...
October 20, 2017 - 3:53pm
September 30, 2017
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
Far, you don't have to travel far, if you're a Neil Diamond fan to hear his classic hits because they're coming to Perham Friday October 6, when...
September 30, 2017 - 9:15am
September 22, 2017
Americana-Folk Band playing at Disgruntled Brewery
Imagine you're a musician playing a gig in Minneapolis, then you're traveling to South Dakota for another gig and you're thinking, hmm, what...
September 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 3, 2017
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
Emmy-award winning group, Tonic Sol-Fa, will be in Concert Friday, September 8, at 7:00 pm in the Perham High School Auditorium.
September 3, 2017 - 9:01am
August 12, 2017
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
The 31st annual St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass was held Sunday, August 6 and was an overwhelming success according to event organizers. “This is a great way to bring people together, it’s a fun day for the parish, families and the community,” said Lisa Werner, who...
August 12, 2017 - 10:21am
July 31, 2017
Do you enjoy reading Harlequin romances but hide them in your bag because they aren't "serious" literature? Have you started reading eBooks because others can't see the cover of the book while you're reading? Do you sit down to read in the evening and immediately feel guilty because...
July 31, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 23, 2017
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Kaddatz announces children's summer art programs High school-age artists will get their own classes during this year's Summer Arts Academy at the Kaddatz Galleries. Students in Grades 9-12 will learn drawing and painting with New York City-based artist Mary Proenza. Previously, older...
June 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 20, 2017
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Jeff Johnson, a former resident of Pelican Rapids and owner of the former Johnson's Furniture in Pelican Rapids, will be returning to Maplewood...
June 20, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 15, 2017
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
The Little Big Year, a project of the Cultural Center in New York Mills, welcomes Angie Morales, the raptor expert from the Headwaters Science...
June 15, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 12, 2017
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
The Otter Tail County Historical Society will be leading a tour of historic downtown Perham on Thursday, June 15, 7 p.m. Meet at NP Park. A walk through Perham’s downtown district reveals a treasure trove of historic buildings and details. Intricate brick work, Italianate and Art...
June 12, 2017 - 12:57pm
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
Sandy Palubicki is sometimes called by another name in the summers: "The Turtle Keeper." If you've ever wondered who takes care of the turtles...
June 12, 2017 - 11:10am