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Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Man suffers head injury in crash
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
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!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
May 29, 2014
Deadline nearing to run for SWCD supervisor
Minnesotans interested in influencing natural resources issues at the local level are encouraged to run for Supervisor of their local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). Conservation districts are a political subdivision of the state and are governed by a board of five...
May 29, 2014 - 2:55pm
April 30, 2014
Senate Republicans block Obama bid to hike minimum wage
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked one of President Barack Obama's top legislative priorities, a bill to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in five years. On a nearly party-line vote of 54-42, supporters fell short of the 60 votes that would...
April 30, 2014 - 2:45pm
April 2, 2014
As deadline passes, MNsure exceeds sign-up goal
ST. PAUL -- More than 169,200 Minnesotans signed up for health insurance through the online marketplace MNsure by a Monday deadline — roughly 35,000 more than its enrollment goal. MNsure officials touted the preliminary enrollment numbers as a major turnaround for the program,...
April 2, 2014 - 9:16am
March 19, 2014
Peterson will seek re-election
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson had a few things to take care of to prepare for his 13th campaign for Congress: pass a pilot’s physical and get his...
March 19, 2014 - 9:57am
Minnesota committee OKs classes instead of fines for minor traffic violations
ST. PAUL -- Local Minnesota governments could offer classes instead of fines to drivers ticketed for minor traffic violations, a House transportation...
March 19, 2014 - 8:48am
March 12, 2014
Bills regulate government tracking of mobile phones
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans might be surprised to learn that the government can track their movements. "They are literally shocked that the government can access the location of your cell phone without notice," Rep. Joe Atkins, D-Inver Grove Heights, said Tuesday before a state House...
March 12, 2014 - 10:59am
Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
ST. PAUL -- A state Senate committee decided more information is needed about Minnesota's 2-year-old wolf hunt, so voted Tuesday to suspend the...
March 12, 2014 - 10:31am
February 26, 2014
Obama to outline $302B transportation plan during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- In a speech at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a national transportation system that "puts Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways and transit systems," the White House announced...
February 26, 2014 - 1:17pm
Minnesota legislators begin work with propane aid, tax talk cut
ST . PAUL — Providing financial aid to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating bills in this polar vortex of a winter came first as the state Legislature launched its 2014 session Tuesday, with work also beginning on an effort to cut $600 million in taxes. The session’s opening...
February 26, 2014 - 9:58am
February 25, 2014
Minn. House votes to provide $20 million for heating bills
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators opened their 2014 session today battling the polar vortex. Less than an hour after the session started at noon, the House voted 133-0 to provide a $20 million boost to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating costs this winter. Rural lawmakers stood...
February 25, 2014 - 4:59pm
Legislator to introduce mobile phone protection bill
ST. PAUL - A bill to be introduced when the Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday would require government agencies, including law enforcement organizations, to obtain search warrants before accessing the location of electronic devices such as mobile telephones. “Nearly...
February 25, 2014 - 11:07am
February 24, 2014
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year on Tuesday. Expect widespread agreement on borrowing $840 million for public works projects, but not so much agreement on where to spend that money. Expect...
February 24, 2014 - 1:48pm
February 2, 2014
Minimum wage hike still on Minnesota legislative agenda
ST. PAUL – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech promise to “give Americans a raise” raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased. The Democratic-controlled Minnesota House already is on record in favor of a $9.50-an-hour wage,...
February 2, 2014 - 1:58am
January 29, 2014
House passes farm bill; Senate vote expected next week
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill on Wednesday that cuts food stamps and ends a direct subsidy to farmers, while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs. The measure passed easily, 251-166. The bill is more than a year...
January 29, 2014 - 4:30pm
January 28, 2014
Governors declare propane emergency as cold covers region
ST. PAUL -- Two Upper Midwest governors have issued emergency orders to help their residents deal with a propane shortage, with prices at the...
January 28, 2014 - 4:09pm