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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
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
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
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 9, 2013
Fire destroys home at Rocky's Resort
A fire has destroyed a house at a rural resort near Dent. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy S.L. Brandner said the sheriff’s department...
December 9, 2013 - 10:20am
October 11, 2013
Fire destroys building at mink farm near Detroit Lakes
A spark from an incinerator was believed to have started a fire Friday morning that destroyed the office and feed mixing building at the Sonnenberg...
October 11, 2013 - 3:06pm
July 26, 2013
Remer lumber yard burns extensively
On July 24, 2013 at approximately 8:43 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fire at Remer Cut-Stock Lumber. Upon arrival, the mill was engulfed in flames. The Remer Fire Department requested mutual aid from Crooked Lake Fire Department, Federal Dam Fire...
July 26, 2013 - 9:09am
July 18, 2013
Abandoned house destroyed by fire
An abandoned house near Vergas was destroyed by fire late last Thursday evening. The blaze took place near Highway 4 and 460th Street, southwest of town near Loon Lake. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said the house had been abandoned since the 1980s. Cause of the fire...
July 18, 2013 - 3:12pm
July 8, 2013
Fire damages 5 businesses, displaces 5 families in downtown Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A fire that started in a downtown Fergus Falls apartment Sunday night has grown to displace five families and damage...
July 8, 2013 - 10:18am
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of Wednesday morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids near Menahga...
May 15, 2013 - 1:03pm
May 14, 2013
Wildfire triggers evacuation in southwest Hubbard County
Due to a large fire burning southwest of Park Rapids, residents are being evacuated within a five-mile radius from 110th Street to Highway 71...
May 14, 2013 - 6:33pm
May 13, 2013
Barn blaze near Perham kills 40 cattle
A barn and 40 head of cattle were destroyed in a fire just north of Perham Friday evening. Area firefighters were called to the scene of...
May 13, 2013 - 3:36pm
April 25, 2013
Moorhead man faces felony charge linked to shop fire in which Dilworth firefighter had heart attack
DILWORTH – A shop fire here that sent a volunteer firefighter to the hospital with a heart attack has led to criminal charges against the man...
April 25, 2013 - 11:45am
April 20, 2013
New York Mills family puts out fire in their home
NEW YORK MILLS – A family here put out a fire in their own home that was reported about 7:30 p.m. Friday. When Ryan and Rachel Stout arrived at their home, 53435 376th St., with their three children, they saw flames in their dining room, according to an Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
April 20, 2013 - 11:19am
March 29, 2013
Glyndon fire chief stresses good alarms after his home burns GLYNDON, MN
GLYNDON – When someone’s house catches on fire in the city, it’s important to get the fire chief on the phone right away. It’s especially...
March 29, 2013 - 9:47am
March 4, 2013
Minnesota barn fire kills 1,800 hogs
MORRIS, Minn. -- A barn fire in western Minnesota on Saturday morning killed about 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage,...
March 4, 2013 - 2:27pm
February 28, 2013
Vehicle lost to fire
A vehicle fire on Highway 33, north of Dalton, was extinguished by the Dalton Fire Department after an emergency call came in at 3:39 p.m.on Feb. 21. The owner of the vehicle was plowing snow when a transmission cooler line failed, causing fluid to spray onto hot engine and exhaust...
February 28, 2013 - 3:38pm
February 21, 2013
Underwood home lost in fire
A rural Underwood home burned to the ground last Wednesday evening. No one was injured in the fire, which may have started around the home's heating unit, but officials deemed the house a complete loss. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, dispatch...
February 21, 2013 - 11:53am
February 20, 2013
12 cows die in rural Hawley barn fire
HAWLEY, Minn. - Firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures as they battled a barn fire that killed 12 cows this morning in rural Hawley. The Hawley, Hitterdal and Ulen volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported about 3:30 a.m. at 11149 210th St. N. Crews...
February 20, 2013 - 11:14am