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Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building
Two found dead in house fire near Bemidji
Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
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
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
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
Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
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
January 15, 2014
Indoor tanning puts girls at risk for skin cancer
Despite warnings about the serious health dangers of indoor tanning, results from this year’s Minnesota Student Survey confirm that a large percentage of Minnesota high school girls are tanning indoors. Thirty-four percent of 11th grade white females reported they had tanned...
January 15, 2014 - 10:01am
January 10, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota takes back control of rural Medicaid rides
ST. PAUL – Complaints have piled up since Jan. 1 that rural Minnesota’s poor, disabled and elderly struggled to arrange rides to their medical appointments, but Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota decided to fix that on Thursday by reverting to a system that worked in 2013. Blue...
January 10, 2014 - 10:04am
December 27, 2013
Health workers monitor return of H1N1 flu strain
H1N1, the nasty flu bug that gave us the pandemic of 2009, is back, the government’s lead health agency says. A Minnesota infectious disease...
December 27, 2013 - 9:13am
December 6, 2013
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
Following more than a year of research and brainstorming about how to get more kids to bike and walk to school, Perham’s final Safe Routes to School plan was released last week. Prepared by West Central Initiative, the plan was put together with help and input from the schools,...
December 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
November 27, 2013
County to go tobacco free
At the start of the New Year, all of Otter Tail County’s buildings, grounds and county-owned vehicles will be smoke-free. The County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 19 approved the adoption of a new tobacco-free policy which, once in effect, will prohibit smoking, the use of electronic...
November 27, 2013 - 2:12pm
November 26, 2013
Lavender oil linked to sleep benefits for dementia patients
RED WING, Minn. -- Lavender aromatherapy can help people suffering from dementia sleep easier — that’s according to a new study conducted at an assisted living center in Red Wing. During a week in which residents with memory loss were exposed to lavender essential oil, they...
November 26, 2013 - 9:47am
November 20, 2013
County board hears pros and cons of MNsure
Acknowledging that the federal Affordable Care Act remains controversial, Otter Tail County’s Human Services Director, John Dismore, told county commissioners last week that there is no doubt the program benefits people in need, even though others may see increases in taxes and...
November 20, 2013 - 3:36pm
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
July 19, 2013
M State offering new health information technology certification
Minnesota State Community and Technical College will be offering a new 30-credit certificate program in health information technology through its online eCampus next fall. The Health Information - Technology Specialist certificate will provide training in the use of information...
July 19, 2013 - 11:43am