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Perham area Memorial Day programs
Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Bruce D. Williamson
Maxine R. Boedigheimer Morical
Herbert R. Woods
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Set yourself free from codependency; seek help if you need it
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
April 17, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting officials...
April 17, 2017 - 8:58am
April 5, 2017
Spring burning restrictions in effect
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions...
April 5, 2017 - 9:21am
Park Rapids lumber mill damaged in fire
The Park Rapids Fire Department responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at A&C Lumber Inc., owned by Jon Cordahl, located on County Road...
April 5, 2017 - 9:12am
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