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School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Judy K. Houghton
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
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
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What is the correct following distance?
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 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.
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
May 16, 2013
UPDATED: Busy streak continues for Perham firefighters
It’s been a busy May for the Perham Fire Department, with more than 20 fire calls already this month. In just the past three days, firefighters...
May 16, 2013 - 2:00pm
May 15, 2013
Fire in Park Rapids area burns structures, forces evacuations
As the Rev. Jim Neubauer stood outside St. John’s Lutheran Church here, he watched the raging wildfire billow smoke into the air, looking for...
May 15, 2013 - 10:28am
May 6, 2013
Wadena man admits to setting wildfires
Kenneth J. Derby, 57, Wadena, was arrested and booked into the Wadena County Jail Tuesday pending charges of felony wildfire arson, according...
May 6, 2013 - 11:52am
March 8, 2013
Fire engulfs Deer Creek home
A home, garage and vehicle inside the garage were destroyed in a fire in Deer Creek late Thursday night. The home’s 10 occupants were able...
March 8, 2013 - 4:40pm
March 4, 2013
Shed, skidsteer lost in New York Mills fire
A shed, skidsteer, about 30 bales of hay and several other farm items were lost in a fire in New York Mills on Friday. Charles Jacobson, of...
March 4, 2013 - 1:35pm
February 18, 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 18, 2013 - 10:55am
December 27, 2012
Otter Tail Lake bait shop destroyed by fire
An early-morning fire on Wednesday destroyed Ken's Tackle on the southwest side of Otter Tail Lake. A passerby, at 4:19 a.m., called emergency personnel, reporting that smoke and flames were visible and coming through the roof. The roof had already caved in when first responders...
December 27, 2012 - 11:10am
December 7, 2012
Fire destroys pole barn, milking house in Battle Lake
A pole barn, milking house, two sheds and other property were destroyed in a fire in Battle Lake late last night. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the buildings engulfed in flames. A Case tractor, fishing boat and ATV were also lost in the fire. A malfunctioning...
December 7, 2012 - 1:23pm
October 3, 2012
Air attack quells fast moving grass fire in NE Hubbard County as second blaze erupts
A fast moving grass fire in northeastern Hubbard County Tuesday afternoon had authorities issue an evacuation order for nearby residents while...
October 3, 2012 - 11:54am
July 16, 2012
Barn near Perham destroyed in fire; all people, livestock okay
Otter Tail County sheriff's officials believe a late-night fire Saturday that destroyed a barn was accidental. According to the sheriff's department,...
July 16, 2012 - 1:01pm
Boat catches fire on Pelican Lake
No one was hurt when a Fargo woman's boat started on fire on Pelican Lake last Thursday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office received a report of a boat on fire on the north side of the lake at about 10 a.m. The boat belongs to Linda Butler, 66, of Fargo, N.D. Original reports...
July 16, 2012 - 12:55pm