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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Street improvements underway in Ottertail
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
Woman, 2 toddlers hurt in Otter Tail County crash
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
March 10, 2017
The bottom line: Screenings are crucial to colorectal cancer prevention
And now for an uncomfortable topic. Uncomfortable, but important: colorectal cancer. Talk of bowels and rectums is usually avoided at the dinner...
March 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 1, 2017
How much urine is in a swimming pool? One study has the answer
CALGARY, Alberta -- Canadian researchers studying urine levels in swimming pools have discovered just how high the levels are, and the results...
March 1, 2017 - 2:42pm
February 28, 2017
'I can't lose my baby boy': Moorhead 8-year-old with new liver, new sister finally back home
MOORHEAD, Minn.—Never underestimate the power of a bag of candy, a joke book or a Nerf gun to help lighten a difficult situation. For...
February 28, 2017 - 7:23am
February 26, 2017
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Women who consume licorice during pregnancy might be more likely to have children with cognitive or behavioral problems than mothers who don't...
February 26, 2017 - 9:00am
February 24, 2017
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying he...
February 24, 2017 - 10:05am
January 10, 2017
Battling a bug: North Dakota and Minnesota see spike in flu cases
FARGO - Minnesota and North Dakota have seen a drastic spike in flu cases in a very short time. Minnesota is reporting a 33 percent increase...
January 10, 2017 - 6:38am
January 4, 2017
KLN, Shearer’s open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer’s Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care...
January 4, 2017 - 2:35pm
November 19, 2015
The flu is nothing to sneeze at
Perham-If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet this year, now’s the time. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends that everyone ages six months and older get the flu vaccine every year, both as protection against getting the flu themselves and to help prevent the spread...
November 19, 2015 - 8:53am
July 15, 2015
Throughout the summer, many people will make the trek to one of the region’s many lakes. But with an infection contracted in a lake being blamed for the death of an Alexandria boy, many may hesitate before packing up and heading out to the lakes. However, health officials...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
June 4, 2015
Medicare obesity counseling now available through Perham Health
Individuals who are eligible for Medicare and are clinically obese have a new, non-surgical option available to try to lose weight. The program...
June 4, 2015 - 1:10pm
March 6, 2015
Senator’s staff, healthcare leaders hold discussion in Perham
Minnesota’s Senator Al Franken has been hosting a series of 20 roundtable discussions across the state in an effort to learn more about the status of rural healthcare, its challenges and successes. Franken serves as co-chair of the Senate Rural Health Caucus, a bipartisan group...
March 6, 2015 - 1:18pm
December 19, 2014
Coping with cancer, with community support
He thought it was just a hernia. “I had a lump under my left rib,” explained Ben Holzer, a 58-year-old life-long resident of the Perham...
December 19, 2014 - 1:42pm
Health officials investigate listeria outbreak in caramel apples
Minneapoils, MN (KSTP) - Minnesota and National health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis linked to eating caramel apples. There were reports of four people in Minnesota becoming ill as part of this outbreak in late October and November. All...
December 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
December 16, 2014
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange. MNsure announced Monday it has extended its enrollment deadline to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday as a response to market timing changes. Monday...
December 16, 2014 - 10:29am
December 8, 2014
Rural health solution? Find new ideas
MINNEAPOLIS -- Perhaps some rural hospitals could just provide emergency room services, and drop full hospital services. Maybe medical...
December 8, 2014 - 9:58am