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September 7, 2011
Controlling water through the years: Drainage system benefits evolve
September 7, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 24, 2011
Trisha Marczak/FOCUS
The Perham High School Auditorium was packed on Monday night for a meeting regarding a proposed plan to alleviate area lake flooding.
Perham-area flood relief plan could move forward
August 24, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 17, 2011
This map, based on information provided in a report by Houston Engineering Corp. out of Maple Grove, Minn., shows how Little McDonald, Paul and Berger lakes would be added to the Ditch 25 system.

Illustration by Sara Leitheiser/FOCUS
Residents of flooded lakes near Perham search for solution: County holding public meeting on Ditch 25 system
August 17, 2011 - 3:00pm
April 29, 2011
Justin Larson of Dent, Minn., helps place sandbags along his in-laws' cabin along Little McDonald lake on Thursday afternoon. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Perham flood with 'no end in sight': Slowly rising lakes have no access to natural drains
April 29, 2011 - 9:54am
April 20, 2011
This aerial shot shows flooding on the shores of Devil's Lake near Perham. Photo by Chris Happel for the Focus.
Some East Otter Tail County lakes see record flooding
April 20, 2011 - 3:00pm
April 8, 2011
The water on these flooded fields seen Thursday south of West Fargo will drain into the Wild Rice River east of Horace and eventually the Red River. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Creeping closer: Red River in Fargo eclipses 2010 crest; projected to hit 39 to 40 feet Sunday
April 8, 2011 - 9:41am
April 5, 2011
Dump trucks begin hauling clay onto Fargo's Second Street just south of Main Avenue on Monday evening as a dike is built alongside the rising Red River. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Sandbag distribution starts today as Red rises
April 5, 2011 - 2:00pm
March 7, 2011
Recurring flood fight in Otter Tail County leads to area weariness
March 7, 2011 - 9:29am
February 9, 2011
Otter Tail County to supply sand and sandbags to residents fight flooding
February 9, 2011 - 3:00pm
March 25, 2010
A temporary "lake" appeared south of the history museum and the public library last week. The pool formed when an old water line broke. The line is believed to have run to the water tower that once stood at the center of town.
Nothing like the mighty Red River, Perham experiences flooding of its own
March 25, 2010 - 10:01am
April 21, 2009
Highway 108 west of Pelican Rapids to be detoured due to flooding
April 21, 2009 - 9:09am
April 10, 2009
Area praised for flood relief efforts
April 10, 2009 - 7:00am
April 3, 2009
Flood-fighting firefighters from Otter Tail
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Today's youth: Burden, or resource?
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
April 2, 2009
New York Mills basement floods to four feet
April 2, 2009 - 7:00am