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No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
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
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
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
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
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
September 26, 2008
Perham pulls out Homecoming win
By John George email@example.com The outcome of the Perham High School Homecoming game wasn't decided until the final minutes of the game, but the Yellow Jackets held on for a 14-7 win over Pequot Lakes. Perham scored the go-ahead touchdown on a seven-yard pass from Ben Bucholz...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
School's future on agenda for Dent council
Perham School Board representatives and administrators are planning to meet with the Dent City Council in October. Future uses of the Dent Elementary School will be the focal point of the discussions. The present school year will be the final year for kindergarten to grade 4...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Rounding up funds for the schools
Four months of downhome-style fundraising for the hometown schools wound up this month at United Community Bank. Starting in May, the bank launched a "Round-Up for Education," with various fundraising projects that benefitted the Perham-Dent schools and the Frazee school system....
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Healthy school, community good for all
Approximately two decades ago, the community faced a huge challenge; voters had rejected a bond referendum, effectively saying "no" to additional school space. Ambitious community leaders pro-acted with fervor to continue to make Perham a prospering district and community by leading...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Progress continues at Perham Habitat for Humanity home
Progress with the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity home being built at 809 8th Ave. SW in Perham has been steady throughout the summer. The home is being built in partnership with the Kari Potrament family. Construction began on May 15, 2008 and continues to the dedication...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Thanks John Knight for Boy Scout memories
Mr. Knight's column in the August 28 edition made me smile; I was one of the scouts that enjoyed the fruits of his Dutch oven (pardon the pun), particularly his famous peach cobbler. He created a lot of great memories for many of us who spent time camping at Boy Scout Park. I also...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Dreams for Kids prizes boost student's college fund
For a petite 19-year-old, the big, beautiful Harley Davidson she had just won was a daunting piece of machinery. "I'm too young to have a motorcycle...I have the whole rest of my life to buy a motorcycle," said Tiffany Van Watermulen, who was thrilled that the Dreams for Kids/Make-A-Wish...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
EOT cancer walk raises $91,000
Despite a stormy start to the 2008 American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life," hundreds of walkers rallied for a record-setting event. Threatening skies, including unconfirmed reports of what appeared to be a funnel cloud taking shape over Perham, sent the volunteers and walkers...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Relay for Life Silent Auction is July 11
The 6th annual Relay for Life Silent Auction will take place on July 11 at the Perham High School track. It is one of many activities going on during the EOT Relay for Life. This year's Silent Auction is coming along well.
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
July 7 Survivor's Banquet begins Relay for Life week
The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event begins with its annual Survivor's Banquet on Monday, July 7. All cancer survivors - anyone having had cancer or now being treated for cancer - are invited to the celebration for a free dinner, awards, entertainment and inspiring...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Lorly Schik, Ken Rimpila chosen as Relay for Life Honorary Co-chairs
Ken Rimpila of New York Mills and Delores (Lorly) Schik have consented to be the 2008 Honorary Co-chairpersons for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Although Lorly and Ken represent different communities, pastimes, and cancer stories, they are in many important ways...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Together for Kids
This will be a year of big decisions at the ballot box for East Otter Tail voters: ---A heated presidential race on the national level ---State House Rep.
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Relay for Life: Celebrate, remember, fight back
It's March, a time for those tired of winter to hope for warmer weather, melting snow and disappearing ice - a prelude to another beautiful Minnesota summer. For the Relay for Life organizers, it's a time of hope too. It's a time to plan for the July event, hoping that we can...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
March 11, 2008
Huebsh seeks outgoing Syd Nelson's
Turkey grower and businessman Doug Huebsch has announced his candidacy for the Otter Tail County Board District 1 seat. "I know it is early to be talking about the County Commissioner election, but I've had a number of people ask me if I was going to run for the District 1 seat,"...
March 11, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
'Dreams for Kids' kick-off party set March 8
With spring just around the corner, Dreams for Kids board and committee members are planning for their third annual bike run. This year's run is scheduled for July 19, with the ride held at PlayTime Sports Bar in Perham. A kick-off party for the event has been set for March 8 at...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am