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Old McDonald had a... robot? Technology brings big changes, efficiencies to agriculture
Fish house removal deadlines near
Rural Perham man in jail after shooting at son with rifle
Telling a somber truth: ‘Always Lost’ opens at ITOW
Another Cold Forecast
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
BBB: Yellowjackets advance with victory over Hornets
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
PAUL RANDALL HOAR ROSE
KENNETH "KENNY" EUGENE FEMLING
JULIE MARIE DAVIDSON
MIKE A. HEMMELGARN
Zion Mary Aho
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Kaylee Ann Marie Godding
Bryan Alexander Alcaraz
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
A popular local watering hole gets revived: Playtime Bar and Grill reopens
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Expecting the unexpected
Frozen creeks and stiff cheeks: memories of youth
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
New York Mills is set for the second annual Winter Light Festival on Feb. 2
September 5, 2012
Perham Community Alliance Church gets new pastor
There's a new lead pastor at Perham Community Alliance Church, and he's hoping to be here for the long haul. Pastor Phil Arndt, who has spent 12 years in Russia doing missionary work, chose to come to Perham because he and his wife Melissa were, "looking for somewhere to really invest...
community / news / features / local
September 5, 2012 - 2:48pm
August 22, 2012
'Bonnie and her dogs' give others a new leash on life
Bonnie Genin has a 'can-do' attitude about helping people in need. The Perham woman is closely involved with Can Do Canines, a Minnesota-based...
news / features / local
August 22, 2012 - 3:14pm
August 15, 2012
Back-to-School: We ask kids, 'Are you excited?'
For our special Back-to-School section, education reporter Connie Vandermay talked to a lot of area kids to get their take on going back to school. She asked them all the same question: "Are you excited for school to start, and why or why not?" Their answers may surprise you. To...
education / local / features
August 15, 2012 - 3:29pm
Growing up gardening: 4-H Garden Club teaches kids all the tricks, from plant to plate
It was a feast that would make anybody's mouth water: A long countertop covered from corner to corner with big bowls and dishes full of fresh, colorful foods. There was a sweet carrot-and-pineapple concoction, a crisp broccoli-cauliflower salad, strawberry and blueberry yogurt parfaits,...
community / education / features / local
August 15, 2012 - 2:19pm
August 9, 2012
Under one roof: More families living together after the kids are grown
PERHAM, Minn. - In a household filled with six people, life can be a little hectic for the Smith family. Steve and DeeDee share their home with...
news / local / features
August 9, 2012 - 3:46pm
August 8, 2012
Perham, Butler welcome new Catholic priest
St. Henry's Catholic Church in Perham and Holy Cross Church in Butler have welcomed a new priest, Father Matt Kuhn. In an interview last week, Kuhn said, "I was happy to accept" the new assignment. He had always hoped to end up in the lakes area, but said it was a pleasant surprise...
news / community / features / local
August 8, 2012 - 2:28pm
A smashing good cause
Demo derby drivers don't usually 'think pink' when it comes to their car color. Black, white, red, blue - sure. But pink? Well, thanks to the...
news / features / local / events
August 8, 2012 - 2:12pm
August 5, 2012
A family problem: Loved ones often more affected by alcoholism than the addict
At her worst, "Jane" of New York Mills, avoided family gatherings. "I knew I was going to get drunk, and I didn't want to do it in front of my family," says the 47-year-old who asked to remain anonymous to adhere to the principles of her 12-step recovery program. If she did go,...
features / news
August 5, 2012 - 10:56am
August 2, 2012
Looking back on a life of local environmental activism
Most people want to do their part in protecting land and water, to leave this world better than the way they found it. Such is the case with...
news / features
August 2, 2012 - 11:18am
August 1, 2012
He's already taken a journey for his life; now he's about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. After a nearly year-long battle with cancer,...
news / features / local / events
August 1, 2012 - 2:15pm
July 26, 2012
Kids have fun fishing in memory of 'Rocky'
Peter "Rocky" Rognlie, a Fargo native who enjoyed fishing as a youth at Otter Tail Lake, died Aug. 30, 2011, in a traffic accident at age 54. Rocky may be gone but is not forgotten, and area youth are learning to fish in his memory. A special fishing event came about from a donation...
community / news / sports / features
July 26, 2012 - 11:28am
July 25, 2012
New York Mills postmaster, 'Buzzer,' retires after 42 years
After 42 years as postmaster of the New York Mills Post Office, Duane "Buzzer" Koehler will retire on July 31, at the age of 72. Back in 1969,...
news / business / features
July 25, 2012 - 1:55pm
July 18, 2012
Studio tour reveals 'hidden gems' around Lakes Country
The annual Art of the Lakes studio tour isn't just for art lovers. Anyone looking for a good excuse to get out of the house, drive through some...
entertainment / news / events / features
July 18, 2012 - 4:08pm
2012 Fair preview... and a little history, too
What do goats, pigs, demolition derbies, carnival-style rides, live bands, tractor pulls and chainsaw carvers all have in common?
entertainment / events / features
July 18, 2012 - 3:16pm