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Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Two injured, one critically, in three-car crash
Perham Focus offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
A sweet arrangement: Couple develops hardy bees, solar gardens and location-specific honey
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
New York Mills author releases memoir
June 19, 2017
Police: Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79
LONDON - The death toll in the fire that ravaged a London tower block last week has risen to 79, police said on Monday, and the government said...
June 19, 2017 - 7:09am
March 22, 2017
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
NOME, N.D. -- A 108-year-old church recently bought by an unwelcomed white supremacist burned to the ground Wednesday, March 22, in this small...
March 22, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 1, 2017
UPDATE: Fire at northern Minnesota church donation site for poor ruled arson
DEERWOOD, Minn. -- A fire -- ruled an arson -- not only destroyed two structures early Wednesday morning in Deerwood in northern Minnesota, but...
March 1, 2017 - 9:55pm
Two people, cat rescued from Fergus Falls apartment fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Two people were rescued from a burning apartment late Tuesday night, Feb. 28, in Fergus Falls after police and the fire...
March 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
December 16, 2016
Investigator: Oil burner likely cause of OK Tire fire
After reviewing video surveillance from the burned out OK Tire building in Perham, investigators concluded that the fire started close to a waste...
December 16, 2016 - 2:31pm
December 14, 2016
Fire engulfs OK Tire in Perham
Perham - Fire Crews and emergency response teams from Perham, Dent, New York Mills, Vergas, Bluffton and Detroit Lakes, along with the Minnesota...
December 14, 2016 - 6:09pm
November 9, 2016
Firefighters called to Tuffy's
The Perham, New York Mills and Frazee-Vergas fire departments responded to a fire call at Tuffy’s Pet Foods in Perham this morning. First Avenue...
November 9, 2016 - 10:53am
September 21, 2016
Fire consumes Kennedy grain elevator in northwestern Minnesota
KENNEDY, Minn.—A grain elevator in Kennedy was destroyed Wednesday, Sept. 21, in an early morning fire. Multiple fire departments responded...
September 21, 2016 - 8:22am
September 16, 2016
Man dies from burns in apparent accident
Chester Cole, 54, of Perham, died last week from burns sustained in what the Perham Police Department said was an accident. Emergency responders, including EMS and the Perham Police and Fire Department, were called to 447 5th St. NW in Perham after witnesses reported seeing the victim...
September 16, 2016 - 5:24pm
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. A statement from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office said...
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