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Fire at Deerwood, Minn., donation site ruled arson
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Two people, cat rescued from Fergus Falls apartment fire
Minn. man pleads guilty to killing Fargo woman
Grand Forks watching for one of their own on 'The Voice'
‘Cardiac Kids’ open 8AA playoffs with a familiar foe
Yellowjacket boys claim back-to-back conference crowns
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Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
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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
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
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'
February 16, 2017
Perham fire, police departments a little bit busier in 2016
Community growth continues to result in increased calls to the Perham fire and police departments. The more people there are, the more activity there is, officials say, and that means more chances for incidents like fires, accidents and other emergencies in town. The fire and police...
February 16, 2017 - 11:30am
February 13, 2017
Dent family displaced by fire; home a total loss, but three adults, two babies make it out safe
It’s a miracle that Tara Thompson woke up when she did. It was the middle of the night, and she immediately sensed that something wasn’t...
February 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
January 5, 2017
Car starts on fire on Highway 10 near Perham
A car started on fire on Highway 10 just west of Perham yesterday. Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt said there were no injuries in the incident....
January 5, 2017 - 9:16am
December 14, 2016
UPDATED: Fire destroys OK Tire in Perham; cold weather slows investigation
Authorities are still in the early stages of an investigation into a fire that destroyed OK Tire in Perham late Tuesday night. The state fire...
December 14, 2016 - 3:08pm
February 23, 2015
Perham fire department responds to calls over cold weekend
Saturday was a busy, cold day for members of the Perham Fire Department, as they responded to two fires in subzero temperatures. At 5:30...
February 23, 2015 - 4:13pm
Fireman accused of setting fires
A Lake Park firefighter is facing arson charges for allegedly setting several grass fires last year. Michael Lyn Gullard, 35, has been summoned to appear in court March 9 to face the felony charges. Fellow Lake Park firefighters started to become suspicious...
February 23, 2015 - 10:36am
December 1, 2014
Otter Tail County man injured in fire
A home was damaged and a man suffered burns to his hands as the result of a fire northeast of New York Mills on Nov. 22. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a garage fire spread to the adjoining house, which received substantial damage. The property is located in a rural...
December 1, 2014 - 10:57am
September 4, 2014
Frazee hair salon burns Thursday morning
A fire at a Frazee hair salon Thursday morning is under investigation. Fire crews were called to Hair Style Studio on Lake Street, near the intersection of Main Avenue, at about 7:15 a.m. There are apartment units on the upper level of the building and the south...
September 4, 2014 - 3:21pm
February 14, 2014
Fire department has record year
The Perham Fire Department responded to a record number of calls in 2013, continuing a pattern of increasing calls over the past few years. The department responded to 163 reported fires or other emergencies last year, according to Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt. That’s the...
February 14, 2014 - 11:45am
February 7, 2014
Washing machine catches fire at St. James Manor
A washing machine at St. James Manor caught fire Monday, filling the second floor of the building with smoke but causing no injuries or serious damage. Residents of the senior apartment housing facility were sent to the main level while firefighters extinguished the fire and vented...
February 7, 2014 - 1:51pm
January 31, 2014
Mobile home destroyed in early morning fire
A mobile home in Perham was destroyed by a fire Friday morning. The family inside, including two adults and four children, managed to escape...
January 31, 2014 - 10:36am
December 26, 2013
Christmas Day fire damages rural Dent home
A rural Dent resident is without a home after a house fire on Christmas Day. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, but the house...
December 26, 2013 - 11:30am
May 20, 2013
Fire destroys house near Dent
DENT, Minn. – Fire destroyed a rural home here Saturday, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. A Sheriff’s Office report on the incident states: The fire occurred was reported about 9 a.m. Saturday at a house owned by Timothy Dougherty. Dougherty had...
May 20, 2013 - 1:19pm
May 17, 2013
Semi fire closes down Highway 10
A semi-truck caught fire along Highway 10 east of Perham last night, causing two grass fires and necessitating a road closure. The Perham...
May 17, 2013 - 12:49pm
VIDEO: While destroying homes and scenery, Green Valley fire sparing some
Amid the charred treetops and smell of smoke are the ashes of some people's most personal belongings, including their homes. I'm here at the incident command center they've set up here in downtown Menagha. Tonight you can see there is still a lot of action taking place. Multiple...
May 17, 2013 - 10:18am