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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
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
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
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
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
January 24, 2014
MNsure to ax Paul and Babe ads
BEMIDJI, Minn. – The comedic and controversial MNsure health insurance exchange ads featuring legendary characters Paul Bunyan and Babe the...
January 24, 2014 - 9:24am
January 21, 2014
U.S. Rep. Peterson sanguine on dairy program
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said last week he thinks a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished...
January 21, 2014 - 11:04am
December 30, 2013
New year, new laws
A late central Minnesota woman’s wish for safer homes has come true now that the New Year has begun. Once Janet Thompson learned she had terminal lung cancer, her health battle joined with a fight to make sure Minnesotans knew about the danger of radon. Thompson, who lived in...
December 30, 2013 - 12:16pm
December 24, 2013
Perham residents part of countywide economic development group
Perham residents are among a group of area professionals and lawmakers working together to enhance economic development throughout the county. The Otter Tail County Economic Development committee was recently established by the county board as a way for communities to share ideas,...
December 24, 2013 - 9:48am
November 26, 2013
Minnesota property tax increase could mean lower state aid
ST. PAUL – The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up. By mid-December, city, county and other local officials decide how much property tax they will collect. Those decisions...
November 26, 2013 - 9:39am
November 20, 2013
Mandatory drug tests start for Minnesota felons on welfare
DULUTH – St. Louis County social service officials have started enforcing Minnesota’s new drug-testing program for residents receiving state “welfare” benefits who previously have been convicted of a felony drug crime. The county is following a little-known law passed by...
November 20, 2013 - 11:30am
November 15, 2013
Farm bill negotiations continue
The four principal negotiators on the farm bill appear to have made some progress at one meeting last week and seem likely to be engaged in intensive negotiations during the two weeks before Congress takes a break for Thanksgiving. A new farm bill has passed the House and the Senate...
November 15, 2013 - 9:53am
Minnesota schedules 10 extra transportation projects
ST. PAUL -- The Dayton administration plans to construct 10 highway projects around Minnesota to improve commerce transportation. The projects...
November 15, 2013 - 9:30am
November 14, 2013
Statewide, local property taxes may be headed up
A preliminary report shows local governments plan to increase property taxes next year. Tuesday’s Minnesota Revenue Department report indicates cities expect to raise taxes 2.1 percent, counties 1.5 percent, townships 2.1 percent, schools 2.6 percent and other taxing districts...
November 14, 2013 - 4:25pm
Dayton suspends Minnesota sex offender releases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sex offenders who remain locked up after their prison terms end are supposed to have a chance to go free, but Gov. Mark...
November 14, 2013 - 12:58pm
October 17, 2013
Congress ends debt impasse, Obama vows to sign bill
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Congress on Wednesday approved an 11th-hour deal to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world's biggest economy back from the brink of a historic debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. Capping weeks of political brinkmanship...
October 17, 2013 - 9:55am
October 9, 2013
Minnesotans show MNsure interest
ST. PAUL -- About 30,000 Minnesotans checked out the MNsure Website the first week the health care exchange was in operation. That was the news MNsure Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov announced Tuesday, minutes from the one-week anniversary of the new method to buy health...
October 9, 2013 - 10:50am
September 25, 2013
MNsure will check security until last minute
ST. PAUL — Supporters and opponents of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace disagree whether it will be able to launch as planned next...
September 25, 2013 - 11:22am
September 12, 2013
Perham property tax levy to decrease
Perham's property tax levy will be going down in 2014. The city council on Monday approved a preliminary levy of -1.06 percent, following several weeks of budget meetings with the city’s department heads. It's the first time in at least a decade that Perham’s levy has dropped...
September 12, 2013 - 2:02pm
August 19, 2013
Republicans aim to unseat Minn.’s Collin Peterson
MOORHEAD – National Republicans are targeting Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in 2014, and Moorhead residents will soon see GOP bull’s-eyes...
August 19, 2013 - 9:31am