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Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
Man dies after paraskiing on West Battle Lake
Police report - Feb. 22 edition
Stay of imposition for NY Mills man
Perham sends seven to 8AA Individual finals
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders ask government to include MSP in Ebola screenings
ST. PAUL – Minnesota's governor and senators are asking the federal government to include Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in the enhanced screening effort to intercept Ebola cases. According to a news release this morning, Gov. Mark Dayton and Sens.
October 13, 2014 - 11:21am
September 18, 2014
Respiratory virus spreads to Minnesota
ST. PAUL – Minnesota is the 17th state to report a case of a serious respiratory illness sickening American children. The state Health Department said Wednesday that a child is recovering at home from enterovirus D-68 after being discharged from a Twin Cities hospital....
September 18, 2014 - 10:13am
September 8, 2014
Hundreds of children in Midwest states stricken with respiratory illness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of children across the U.S. Midwest have been stricken by a potentially serious respiratory illness, and many states are asking for federal help testing and tracking cases, according to federal and state health officials. Hospitals are reporting...
September 8, 2014 - 10:13am
August 27, 2014
Fargo parks officials considering smoking ban
FARGO – The Park Board here is mulling the possibility of expanding existing prohibitions on smoking in city parks. The board...
August 27, 2014 - 2:30pm
Minnesota home care workers vote to unionize
ST. PAUL - Minnesota’s home care workers have voted to create their own union, the state said Tuesday after counting results. The union will represent about 27,000 workers who are paid by the state to care for disabled or elderly patients. About 60 percent...
August 27, 2014 - 11:16am
August 13, 2014
E. coli outbreak linked to animals at Minnesota fairs
ST. PAUL - A traveling Minnesota petting zoo has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections in several counties.
August 13, 2014 - 10:19am
July 29, 2014
American man from Minnesota died from Ebola virus
CHICAGO - A 40-year-old man who died in a Nigerian hospital last week from the ebola virus was an American from Minnesota, his wife told NBC News on Tuesday. Decontee Sawyer told NBC that her husband, Patrick Sawyer, who was working for the Liberian government, collapsed July...
July 29, 2014 - 1:49pm
July 23, 2014
Dayton asks for earlier release of MNsure policy rates
ST. PAUL – Long before Minnesotans go to the polls in November, they should have a good idea of what health insurance premiums will look like...
July 23, 2014 - 1:19pm
Minnesota doctors may be in short supply
ST. PAUL -- Primary care doctors soon may be in short supply, a Minnesota Hospital Association report showed on Monday. “Many of our hospitals, especially those in greater Minnesota, already have difficulty attracting physicians,” association President Lawrence J. Massa sa...
July 23, 2014 - 1:06pm
July 22, 2014
Minnesota 5th, ND 6th in Kids Count ratings of child well-being
FARGO – North Dakota and Minnesota rank high in a national study of child well-being released today. Minnesota ranked fifth and North Dakota sixth overall in the 25th annual Kids Count study released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Statistics from 16 areas tied to economics,...
July 22, 2014 - 11:41am
June 16, 2014
Local students win health care scholarships
Perham Health announces the recipients of its 2014 Health Care Career Educational Scholarships. Five area students pursuing careers in the health care field were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship program is intended to encourage people to enter or advance themselves...
June 16, 2014 - 12:24pm
April 17, 2014
OK health ranking for Otter Tail County
A new report ranking the health of every county in the United States shows wide variations in health status among Minnesota’s 87 counties. In this area, Becker, Hubbard and Mahnomen counties are in the lowest quartile. Otter Tail County fairs a little better, falling into the...
April 17, 2014 - 2:31pm
March 26, 2014
Perham Health to host first Men’s Night: Former Buffalo Bills player to be featured speaker
Perham Health will host its first Men’s Night on Tuesday, April 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. at The Cactus in Perham. The event is free and will feature...
March 26, 2014 - 4:52pm
E. coli death of Pelican Rapids 4-year-old seen as isolated case
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – The death of a 4-year-old Pelican Rapids girl, who fell ill after becoming infected with a dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria, was an isolated case, a health official said Monday. Sophia Amy Odens started having flu-like symptoms Feb. 5, and she was...
March 26, 2014 - 8:52am
February 28, 2014
Helping others help themselves: Rewind, Inc. promotes recovery through community
“It’s all about people helping people,” said Jim Grey, director of Rewind, Inc., a 12-step, spiritually-based drug and alcohol treatment...
February 28, 2014 - 10:59am