Skip to main content
School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Judy K. Houghton
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
January 15, 2010
Ronald McDonald House Ride kicks off Jan. 16
The Ronald McDonald House Ride committee invites the public to join them at the official RMH Ride Kick-Off Party on Jan. 16 at the New York Mills...
January 15, 2010 - 10:35am
January 6, 2010
Benefit planned for Ottertail's Tim Barry
A silent auction, chili feed, hotdogs, and music, will all take place January 9, from 6 to 10 p.m., at a benefit for Tim Barry. Free will donations will be accepted at the benefit, held at Hoot and Hollers. Barry was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September. He is scheduled for...
January 6, 2010 - 4:00pm
November 27, 2009
Cross-state, scooter run helps dreams come true
Louis Hoglund firstname.lastname@example.org For the past four years Mark Schmidt made wishes come true for others; but next spring he'll be the one doing...
November 27, 2009 - 7:00am
November 11, 2009
New Horizons hosts auction
The GFWC New Horizons raised over $1,500 at the organization's annual fall fundraiser held Nov. 5 in New York Mills. With 91 items donated to the auction and 53 bidders attending the event, held at the NY Mills Regional Cultural Center, money raised will help support various community...
November 11, 2009 - 4:09pm
May 18, 2009
St. Paul's Lutheran School and St. Henry's Catholic School will be joining forces--on the golf course. "Heavenly Hackers" is the area's newest golf tournament, and it takes place on Father's Day. The June 21 event is a fundraiser for the St. Henry's and St. Paul's parochial schools....
May 18, 2009 - 7:00am
March 30, 2009
April 18 benefit planned for Perham's Harriet Mattfeld
Harriet Mattfeld, a longtime resident of Perham and Perham City Council member, has been struggling with cancer. Costs related to this fight are becoming overwhelming for Harriet. To help defray medical costs, a benefit for Harriet has been scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 4 p.m....
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am
March 25, 2009
German meal April 3 raises funds for trip
A meal will be hosted by nine Perham High School students fundraising for their June 25-July 4 trip to Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. The dinner is Friday, April 3, prior to the annual Interact community talent show, which is Friday evening. From 5:30-6:30, you can enjoy a bratwurst...
March 25, 2009 - 11:58am
March 20, 2009
Yellowjacket Pontiac on display
Tickets for a chance on this 2008 Pontiac G5 are officially on sale, through Perham's Promise and the 549 Family Foundation. All proceeds will...
March 20, 2009 - 8:00am
February 27, 2009
Planning underway for Perham - Dent elementary school carnival March 27
The annual Heart of the Lakes - Dent Carnival is coming on Friday, March 27, from 4 - 7 p.m. This event is the primary fund raising effort that the elementary schools do each year. Proceeds will benefit all elementary students. Due to the current financial hardships that District...
February 27, 2009 - 2:32pm
February 25, 2009
Skatepark fundraiser at Pizza Ranch March 2
Skateboarders, BMXers, parents, and supporters are rallying again to raise funds for the proposed Perham skatepark. The group has raised $28,000 to date. The goal is $60,000. A Kowabunga Skate & Bike fundraising meeting will be held Monday, March 2 from 6-7 p.m. Location is...
February 25, 2009 - 2:32pm
'Dodgeball' tourney March 15 raises funds for 549 Foundation
The Perham High School Student Council and the National Honor Society are planning a dodgeball tourney as a fundraiser for the 549 Family Foundation. The event is slated for March 15, at Prairie Wind Middle School. The 549 Foundation is serving as the "fiscal agent" for the...
February 25, 2009 - 2:19pm
January 8, 2009
Schools gain as pounds are lost
Want to lose weight and help support local schools at the same time? The answer is a 'Weight Loss Throw Down,' organized to benefit the More Than Nothing campaign through the 549 Family Foundation. This campaign will help create a budget relief fund for Perham schools in 2009-2010,...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
'Kraut served Nov. 22 to raise funds for Germany trip
German language students are ready to serve an all German dinner Nov. 22 at the Perham-Dent school. If you love sauerkraut, don't miss the...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
'Kowabunga' skatepark promoters collect $20,000 in pledges
Kowabunga! Skate & Bike is hosting a fundraiser at the Pizza Ranch on Monday, September 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. Promoters of a skatepark for Perham have gathered $20,000 in pledges to date, toward the estimated $60,000 cost of the park. Plans for the park are not extravagant, said...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Three Ottertail civic organizations have started early on an event to raise funds for community projects and local charitable causes. With almost a year to go, the Ottertail Business Association, the Ottertail Lions and the Ottertail Rod and Gun Club have already set the groundwork...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am