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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Laraine M. Paulsen
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
March 23, 2015
Putting the fun in fundraising
Before Bingo Night, Heart of the Lakes Elementary held its assembly to celebrate the top raffle ticket selling students. Faculty members took...
March 23, 2015 - 11:12am
March 20, 2015
St. Henry’s School Fun Fair set for Sunday
St. Hendry’s Area School will host its annual spring fundraiser, the Fun Fair, on Sunday, March 22, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Perham Area Community Center. “We used to host the Fun Fair at the old 4-H building, but the event grew so big and the city needed the space,...
March 20, 2015 - 9:44am
February 5, 2015
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
The Perham Area Public Library’s 12th annual Table Setting Fair, held Saturday, raised about $12,000, which will support the library and its...
February 5, 2015 - 11:29am
July 7, 2014
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
For the 19th year, teams will don purple, walk all night and make their mark on the fight against cancer. The East Otter Tail County Relay...
July 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 5, 2014
Boys and Girls Clubs to host 3rd annual motorcycle ride
On Saturday, July 12, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes and Perham will host their Third Annual Ride for the Future motorcycle ride. The ride is held to raise awareness for after school and summer programming provided to Becker and Otter Tail County youth. “Last year...
July 5, 2014 - 10:35am
April 4, 2014
Parents create fundraiser in daughters’ names
After receiving major outpourings of support while their children were seriously ill, the families of Krista Martin and Eva Hoaby have come together to unite the Perham community in what is being called a “pay-it-forward effort.” A fundraiser in the girls’ names – the Krista...
April 4, 2014 - 1:51pm
January 10, 2014
M State Line Worker program fishing for scholarship support
BAUDETTE, Minn. – Holes for Poles is back. After a one-year hiatus, the popular Holes for Poles ice fishing fundraiser is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23, on Lake of the Woods. The event will help fund scholarships for students in Minnesota State Community and...
January 10, 2014 - 5:04pm
January 9, 2014
Second annual Bean Bag Tournament Jan. 11
The Perham Backcourt Club is sponsoring the second annual Bean Bag Tournament this Saturday, January 11 at the Cactus.
January 9, 2014 - 6:48pm
Blue Line Bids fundraising event Feb. 1
The Wadena Hockey Association will be holding its 15th Annual Blue Line Bids fundraising event Saturday, Feb. 1 beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. The silent and live auctions and raffle events will commence at 7 p.m. with the drawing for the $10,000 grand prize at 10 p.m....
January 9, 2014 - 5:36pm
September 6, 2013
Paying it forward: Woman returns to Perham, 15 years after moving away, to give back to the community she says gave her so much
A mother who benefitted from Perham’s generosity 15 years ago has come back to pay it forward. Former resident Joni Bloomquist said she would have been “living on the streets” back then if not for the support and donations of community members, who rallied around her in her...
September 6, 2013 - 9:58am
Yellowjacket Activities gets $5K donation
The Perham Lions presented a donation check of $5,000 to Yellowjacket Activities at the Perham High School Football game last Friday. The funds...
September 6, 2013 - 9:34am
July 18, 2013
Womenade holding fund drive to raise money for kids
Womenade is currently holding a fund drive to raise money for local kids in need. The group works behind-the-scenes to make sure that kids from area school districts have critical things like winter coats, dentist or doctor visits, and student activity fees when their parents or...
July 18, 2013 - 2:31pm
July 11, 2013
Brandon-Evansville Coaches to Host Benefit Event for Jordan Nohre
BRANDON — This summer, the Brandon-Evansville coaches are proudly hosting a 5K Run/Walk and a Free Kid's 1K Run to benefit Jordan Nohre and her family. Jordan is a seventh grader from Evansville that was recently diagnosed with leukemia. She is currently hospitalized at The Children's...
July 11, 2013 - 12:52pm
July 3, 2013
Grillin’ and Chillin’ raises money for Perham schools
The 549 Family Foundation’s Grillin’ and Chillin’ event was held last Wednesday at the Sturdevant family residence, just north of Perham. The...
July 3, 2013 - 10:17am
April 25, 2013
Carnival for the Menze Kids is this Saturday
Friends and family of Adam Menze, the Ottertail pilot killed in a plane crash in February, have organized a benefit for the wife and six children...
April 25, 2013 - 2:41pm