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Run Home raises $1,500 for missing children, families
County's broadband speeds rank fourth-worst in MN
Dalton man arrested on allegations of strangling woman
Perham grad Emily Dreyer called 'extreme go-getter'
An American in China: Perham grad Ted Meinhover talks about his job as a diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing
Perham Volleyball begins defense of title with victory
Perham/NYM swimmers wrap up dual meet season
Yellowjacket volleyball ready for tough section field
Yellowjacket girls ready to defend section title
Perham boys hoping to extend streak to 15
Lions Club creates comfortable seating for day training program
UCB 'Honor Week' a fundraising success for veterans
Teaching at St. Henry's 'like a homecoming' for this Perham grad
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
New Mexican restaurant to open in Perham in early November
Customers can start flocking to Nest on Tuesday
Perham's Therouxs sell Birds, Blossoms and Beyond to Lakes Country Landscaping
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
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
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