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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
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
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
January 26, 2016
House and garage destroyed in Compton Township fire
By Brian Hansel A house and garage owned by Randy Mills of Wadena was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in Compton Township of Otter Tail County....
January 26, 2016 - 3:32pm
August 5, 2015
Woman in town for We Fest admits to starting local pub on fire
A Montana woman in town for WE Fest ended up in the Becker County Jail on arson charges before even making it to the festival. Sandra...
August 5, 2015 - 3:35pm
July 30, 2015
Fire at Tuffy’s caused by truck mishap
Through a chain of unfortunate circumstances, what might have been a minor accident turned into an event that required a multi-agency response...
July 30, 2015 - 12:02pm
May 14, 2015
Fire destroys Ottertail, Minn., apartment building
OTTERTAIL, Minn.—Several fire departments were unable to stop a blaze from destroying an apartment building here Wednesday night. The...
May 14, 2015 - 10:35am
May 12, 2015
Two women dead in Minn. hog farm fire
JASPER, Minn.—Two women died in a hog barn fire near Jasper in southwest Minnesota on Monday morning. Sharla Drew, 50, and Kristy Giesler, 32, both of Jasper, died when a barn the two were inside caught on fire.
May 12, 2015 - 10:09am
April 30, 2015
2,000 hogs die, barn destroyed in Hector area fire
HECTOR, Minn. — About 1,400 adult hogs and 600 piglets died Wednesday as the result of the fire that also destroyed a barn about four miles west of Hector. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls shortly after noon reporting the fire, according to...
April 30, 2015 - 10:45am
April 28, 2015
Lake Park, Minn., elevator catches fire
LAKE PARK, Minn. – Crews extinguished a large fire at an elevator here Monday night. At times, the flames shot up an estimated 30 feet. The...
April 28, 2015 - 10:13am
April 13, 2015
Firefighters continue battling large central Minn. wildfire
ALDRICH, Minn. - Several fire departments and the DNR continued to battle a large fire southeast of Aldrich into the early morning hours...
April 13, 2015 - 10:32am
March 17, 2015
Animals killed in barn fire near Thief River Falls
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A weekend barn fire near Thief River Falls claimed several animals. The Thief River Falls Volunteer responded to the alarm, which sounded at 3:12 a.m. Saturday, at the farm of the Jay Lizakowski. "When we rolled into the yard,...
March 17, 2015 - 10:16am
March 13, 2015
Name released of man killed in last week's downtown Brainerd fire
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Officials have released the name of the man killed in a fire in downtown Brainerd last week. Dwain Moore, 65, was found dead after a fire destroyed his apartment, a neighboring apartment and business space. A cause of death is expected by the end of this...
March 13, 2015 - 10:57am
March 10, 2015
Dilworth apartment fire leaves two with no home
DILWORTH – Two people are without a home after a fire started in an apartment building here Tuesday morning. Dilworth fire Capt. Marty Grimley said both occupants of the first-floor apartment unit were home at about 7 a.m. when what appears to be an electrical fire...
March 10, 2015 - 1:15pm
Body found after mobile home fire
PINE COUNTY, Minn. -- County officials on Monday said they found a body inside the remains of a mobile home destroyed by fire over the weekend in Finlayson Township. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported Saturday night, just before midnight, and that the...
March 10, 2015 - 10:40am
March 4, 2015
Fire kills Brainerd man; downtown building a complete loss
BRAINERD, Minn. - A man was killed Tuesday when the apartment he rented in downtown Brainerd was destroyed by fire.
March 4, 2015 - 11:12am
March 3, 2015
Firefighters battle downtown Brainerd fire
Fire broke out in early Tuesday morning in a downtown Brainerd building and Brainerd Fire Chief Kevin Stunek said he could not confirm if...
March 3, 2015 - 11:52am
February 25, 2015
Fire that killed more than 12,000 pigs and hogs blamed on gas-fueled pressure washers
TRUMAN, Minn. - State investigators have concluded that a huge fire that killed more than 12,000 pigs and hogs at a southern Minnesota swine farm was accidental and caused by excessive heat from gas-fueled pressure washers, according to KEYC-TV in Mankato.
February 25, 2015 - 11:37am