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Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Man suffers head injury in crash
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Yellowjacket boys hit from deep in home win
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
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
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