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MN city council member faces disorderly conduct charge after berating reporter at meeting
DL man gets nearly 10 years for criminal sexual conduct
Two roadway accidents reported
Construction site theft near Perham
Nov. 13 is date for next tobacco ordinance hearing
Vikings' Adam Thielen ties NFL record, and Charlie Hennigan's family celebrates
Vikings’ 37-17 win over Jets puts them on top of NFC North
Perham wrestler Ty Moser commits to North Dakota State
Barnesville edges Perham for HOL Championship
Perham boys out in front at Bemidji Invitational
Orville Roy Jensen
Marjorie Ruth Smith
Gustav Norel Arneson
McKenzie Jo-Lynn Layman
Dane Allen Field
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
Minnesota farmer talks process of going organic; rebates for certification available through MDA
Sanford Health namesake donated over $1 billion, and he still made Forbes billionaires list
Arvig donates to Empowering Kids Perham and St. Henry's
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
Cool weather fails to drive off Harvest Fest crowd
Lions scholarship deadline Nov. 15
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes
Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
Ask A Trooper: Is it a violation if the third brake light stops working?
Ask A Trooper: Can a trooper write a ticket for an infraction they didn't witness?
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Linda: In the mail
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
New book celebrates Otter Tail County's 150th anniversary
Perham area calendar - October 4 Edition
Area artists sought for mobile art project
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'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
November 11, 2017
Important property tax homestead notice
Below is important property tax homestead information. This will affect your 2018 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund. Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year? Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying...
November 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
November 2, 2017
Before his last year in office, Dayton reflects
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is about to enter his last year in public office after more than four decades in Minnesota public life, but...
November 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 11, 2017
Peterson Renews Call for Legislative Fix to Delist Wolves
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) expressed his disappointment with the decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to maintain federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan....
August 11, 2017 - 5:25pm
August 2, 2017
Senator Al Franken talks healthcare, references Perham residents struggle
Last night, Sen. Al Franken appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the two spoke healthcare among other topics. Franken was quoted referencing the health care struggle shared by a Perham resident at one of his round table discussions at the Perham hospital some months...
August 2, 2017 - 12:23pm
June 1, 2017
Local dairy farmer's trip to DC was an 'eye-opener'
A local dairy farmer came away with a newfound respect for hardworking Congressional staff after a two-day trip to Washington earlier this month....
June 1, 2017 - 8:41am
May 10, 2017
Governor candidate Johnson targets greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Voters around greater Minnesota can expect to see a lot of Jeff Johnson. The 50-year-old Hennepin County commissioner and Detroit...
May 10, 2017 - 2:34pm
May 9, 2017
Perham council vacancy filled; Brad Schmidt to be sworn in May 31
The Perham City Council seat that has been vacant since the passing of Councilor Harriet Mattfeld has been filled. Perham native Brad Schmidt...
May 9, 2017 - 11:12am
May 8, 2017
Minnesotans mixed on Trump's first 100 days
ST. PAUL — The sky has not fallen since Donald Trump became president. But, opponents are quick to say, there still is time. Trump's 100th...
May 8, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 1, 2017
Perham City Council looks to fill open seat soon; applications accepted through Thursday
Perham City Councilors are working fast to fill the seat left vacant by the recent passing of former councilor Harriet Mattfeld. The council decided in April to seek applications for the open position, and now the deadline to submit those applications is very near. Applications are...
May 1, 2017 - 12:29pm
April 27, 2017
Rep. Collin Peterson says he's running again
Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., is running for re-election, a Washington, D.C.-based publication reports. "Yeah, I'm running. I've got $700,000 in the bank," the long-serving congressman told Roll Call on Wednesday.
April 27, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 11, 2017
Amid school funding debate, Minnesota's 2014 teacher of the year loses job
CRYSTAL, Minn. — Minnesota's 2014 teacher of the year is losing his job amid a legislative debate over school funding and job protections...
April 11, 2017 - 8:44am
March 20, 2017
Franken talks healthcare with providers in Perham
March 20, 2017 - 11:23am
March 8, 2017
House considers cuts to maintenance budget for schools: Perham school board may have to reprioritize maintenance projects
As the state legislature looks at possible cuts to Long Term Facility Maintenance budget, the Perham-Dent School Board considered its options to pay for such projects at its meeting Monday night. District Superintendent Mitch Anderson shared with board members an email alert he received...
March 8, 2017 - 9:49pm
February 27, 2017
Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate, but issue not settled
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor sales appears headed for repeal, but not before the debate among lawmakers ferments a little bit longer. The Minnesota Senate voted 38-28 Monday, Feb. 27, to end the prohibition on liquor stores being open on Sunday,...
February 27, 2017 - 2:14pm
February 16, 2017
City approves letter of opposition to Sunday liquor sales
In a letter shared with Perham council members last Monday, Landmark Liquor Store manager Bob Dreger explained why legislation introduced to allow Sunday liquor sales was a bad idea in the long run for communities with municipal stores, saying in the end, the citizens would suffer...
February 16, 2017 - 10:00am