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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
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
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
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. A youth tournament starts at 5:30 p.m., while the adult tournament starts 7 p.m. There will be a $30 entry fee per team with all proceeds going towards the...
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
April 18, 2013
Carnival to feature games, silent auction
The New Creation Lutheran Church of Perham will host its second annual Community Carnival on Friday, April 19 from 3:30-7 p.m. at the Perham Area Community Center. The carnival is a fundraiser that will feature fun activities for kids as well as cash prizes and silent auction items...
April 18, 2013 - 3:00pm
Walk for Glendalough is this Saturday
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, along with the Glendalough Park Partners, will host the 17th annual “Walk for Glendalough” at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the trail center at Glendalough State Park in Battle Lake. There is no fee to enter the park on this day,...
April 18, 2013 - 1:12pm
‘Dancing With the Stars’ raises nearly $2,500
The local Relay for Life’s “Dancing With the Stars” fundraiser was well attended on Saturday, and raised about $2,500 for the cause. In...
April 18, 2013 - 11:44am
April 6, 2011
NY Mills student plans fundraiser for tornado victims
Michael Meyer, a junior at New York Mills High School, has planned a fundraiser for the Wadena and Otter Tail County tornado victims. The event, which is a talent show called Youth's Got Talent, will take place on Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at St. Ann's Church in Wadena. A free...
April 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
April 29, 2010
Dolan family receives heartwarming show of support from area
An outpouring of support, both financial and emotional, was boldly evident at the Tristen Lee Dolan Benefit April 16 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School in Perham. More than $10,000 was raised for the Dolan family at the dinner and auction event. Nearly 250 attended. Dolan...
April 29, 2010 - 12:37pm
April 9, 2010
Kick-off for scooter pledge trek April 15 at Mulligan's
The "Scootin' to the Next Level" campaign will be officially launched April 15, as promoters prepare for a cross-country jaunt from the Red River to Minneapolis-and it will be done on a two-wheel scooter. The April 15 dinner at Mulligan's will feature Bud Fuentes, lead singer of...
April 9, 2010 - 8:00am