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To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
'It would be devastating': Ag producers steering Trump away from trade war with Mexico
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Minnesota day care loses license after 3-year-old went missing for hour
Medical marijuana supporter cites possibility of lawsuit as legislators change law approved by voters
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Minnesota boaters urged to get educated before season begins
Woodie Camp applications being accepted
Peggy L. Korell
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Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
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Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
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!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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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
July 3, 2012
Lightning causes apartment fire in Vergas
A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of an apartment fire in Vergas on Tuesday morning. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's...
July 3, 2012 - 3:47pm
June 21, 2012
Minor fire at Ottertail campground
Firefighters from the city of Ottertail responded to a fire June 14 at the Ottertail Campground. Smoke was reported in a trailer about 3:40 p.m. on Robin Road. Authorities said damage was minimal.
June 21, 2012 - 2:38pm
May 20, 2012
Fire scorches Nimrod area again
Authorities do not know what caused a wildfire that burned 93 acres northeast of Nimrod Monday. The blaze, called the Orton Fire by the DNR, scorched property generally northward along Bunny Hill Road and Big Swamp Creek by the south end of Huntersville State Forest. Sebeka firefighters...
May 20, 2012 - 10:37am
October 2, 2008
Levy-lobbying fires up as referendum vote nears
Voters will decide November 4 whether or not to increase funding to the Perham-Dent schools by an estimated $950,000 to $1 million. Campaign efforts on the increased levy have been limited mostly to Together for Kids, a group promoting a "yes" vote to increase local taxes by $695...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am