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A time for ideas and questions: HUB committee holding public meetings for input on what to do with the soon-to-be vacant high school
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Local students named to Dean's List at MSU Moorhead
Area students make NDSU Dean's List
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
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
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
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
Norwegians are better off staying in Norway
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
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
'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
November 13, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 13, 2017 - 5:33pm
November 12, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 12, 2017 - 10:18am
November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
November 7, 2017
Lawmakers propose 'I'm victim, not thief' cards for ID theft
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Dave Senjem held up his well-used black wallet containing his identification and credit cards, and explained...
November 7, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 31, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panel
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas...
October 31, 2017 - 4:40pm
October 28, 2017
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans have another year before they must get a new federally approved driver's license in order to board an airliner....
October 28, 2017 - 11:08am
October 24, 2017
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United...
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans can begin shopping for individual health insurance policies but only to window shop, not to buy yet. Since buying...
October 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
October 18, 2017
Minnesota launches rural helpline
ST. PAUL—Meg Moynihan sat in her farmhouse, looking out at the rain. Her dairy farm did not need the precipitation Friday, Oct. 6, leaving...
October 18, 2017 - 10:51am
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Nancy Estrada was on the phone talking to her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, when he told her, "I just got pulled...
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
October 8, 2017
Individual health insurance news better than a year ago
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who do not have employer or government funded health insurance received good, but not great news when state officials...
October 8, 2017 - 10:18am
September 3, 2017
McFeely: Casino opponents get a victory, for now
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Opponents of a proposed casino project on Minnesota's Star Lake won an important victory Tuesday, Aug. 22, but whether it's a lasting one is far from determined. This story has all the makings of an it's-never-over-'til-it's-over tale. The five-member Otter...
September 3, 2017 - 8:15am
August 20, 2017
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle, Perham district scores drop in science and reading
Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue to dramatically...
August 20, 2017 - 11:49am
August 5, 2017
Collapse a decade ago led to improved bridge safety
ST. PAUL—"A bridge in America just shouldn't fall down." The often-quoted comment by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was what Minnesotans thought 10 years ago when the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis did just that. But state leaders did not stop with...
August 5, 2017 - 9:02am
July 23, 2017
Sunday sales look like Colorado: big opening, then 'mellow out'
ST. PAUL—Two days does not a trend make, but to Christopher Arnold what happened in the first two days Minnesota liquor stores could be...
July 23, 2017 - 12:22pm