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Coping with cancer, with community support
Health officials investigate listeria outbreak in caramel apples
Otter Tail County man who killed nephew being sentenced today
4 teens arrested in in Halloween night home invasion in Alexandria
HOTL students hold book drive
Second half run propels Battle Lake over Perham
Yellowjacket girls basketball races past Crosby-Ironton
Perham gymnasts top Becker at home
Perham holds off second half surge
Yellowjacket girls fall at Breckenridge
BRADIE E. BAUCK
HELEN NURMI BERNU
JOHN GARTON NIKKARI
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
New Oasis convenience store opens
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
Shop Perham Punch Card promotion week one winners announced
The worst Christmas gifts I could find
Gettin' Lizzie With It: Guide to gift wrap, Christmas edition
Letter to the Editor: This year's musical failed to promote morality
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
Perham's new public art mural unveiling is set for this Sunday
GALLERY: Parade lights up Perham
A holiday bright spot: Perham’s Parade of Lights
July 18, 2012
Helping find a cure for cancer? Thumbs up to THAT
Celebrating life one small victory at a time is essential in the battle against cancer. Celebrating those victories becomes even more jubilant when surrounded by hundreds of supportive community members. Signs of the Perham community coming together to fight cancer have been in...
news / entertainment / features / community
July 18, 2012 - 2:37pm
July 5, 2012
The cycle of giving: Perham man pedals for a cause
When Les Gunderson originally volunteered to take part in Habitat for Humanity's 500 Mile Bike Ride, his intent was to do it just the one time. After all, the Perham man said with a chuckle in an interview last week, "it's 500 miles in one week." No easy feat. Yet now, nine years...
features / sports / news
July 5, 2012 - 9:06am
July 3, 2012
The Hairy Man of the Vergas Trails - fact or fiction?
For the last five decades, the legend of the Hairy Man of the Vergas Trails has intrigued many who have decided to venture out into secluded...
entertainment / features
July 3, 2012 - 3:52pm
June 27, 2012
Perham pyrotechnic lights up the skies for the 4th of July
For the last 22 years, Perham business owner Steve Richter has had an explosive pastime. As a certified pyrotechnic shooter, he's been the guy...
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June 27, 2012 - 12:40pm
June 21, 2012
Perham three-year-old makes strides in therapy sessions
Three-year-old Mikayla Mattson is learning to walk - and loving it. Amy and Todd Mattson, of Perham, adopted Mikayla from Haiti when she was 10 months old. Within a month of her move here, the young girl began a long journey of occupational and physical therapy to help develop her...
community / news / features
June 21, 2012 - 2:28pm
June 20, 2012
Perham is 'Praying for Paige'
Eight-year-old Paige Johnson heads to the Twin Cities this week for her 17th round of chemotherapy. She's been making the trip to the Minneapolis Children's Hospital every Friday as doctors try to shrink the desmoid tumor in her neck to make it more operable. After this week, she...
news / features
June 20, 2012 - 4:50pm
June 14, 2012
The wheels on his bus have gone 'round for 50 years
John Reger has been awarded a special plaque for his 50 years of service to the New York Mills School District. Teachers and staff presented...
news / education / features
June 14, 2012 - 10:50am
June 13, 2012
Perham man to compete at 'Super Bowl of livestock auctioneering'
A Perham businessman is about to compete in what industry insiders call, "the Super Bowl of livestock auctioneering." Mitchell Barthel, owner of Perham Stockyards, Inc., is one of 33 semi-finalists who will be dueling is out at the 2012 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in...
business / news / features
June 13, 2012 - 3:18pm
Perham 13-year-old wins Minnesota poetry contest
Perham seventh grader Nickolas Listrom visited Senator Al Franken's office in St.
news / community / features / education
June 13, 2012 - 2:37pm
A house blown apart, a family brought together
Two years ago this week, a tornado rampaged through the New York Mills area, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. Brad and Bridget Weller's...
news / local / community / features
June 13, 2012 - 2:23pm
June 6, 2012
The reason behind the ride: Bikers fire up their engines for families in need
If there's anything louder than the roar of 1,000 motorcycles revving up, it's the deafening silence left behind when a sick child is taken to...
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June 6, 2012 - 12:55pm
May 31, 2012
New York Mills gears up for the nation's biggest RMH Ride
The 11th annual Ronald McDonald House Ride is right around the corner, and New York Mills will soon play host to more than a thousand motorcyclists...
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May 31, 2012 - 12:20pm
'Christmas Angel' gets angels of his own
On March 21, Shawn Weatherhead went in for an angiogram. It was a planned, routine procedure to check for blockage in the arteries in his heart...
community / news / local / features / events
May 31, 2012 - 11:55am
Citizen's Academy: A rare look 'behind the badge'
"Don't worry, it only hurts a lot." Those were the reassuring words of a grinning Lieutenant Barry Fitzgibbons, speaking last Wednesday night to a room full of nervously excited people who were about to get tased. The group of roughly 25 area residents was gathered at the Otter...
news / features
May 31, 2012 - 11:47am
May 24, 2012
Fort Juelson to celebrate first anniversary
Cliff Knutson is proud of the renovated Fort Juelson site, west of Battle Lake, that is coming up on the first anniversary of its dedication,...
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May 24, 2012 - 11:57am