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World mourns 'giant for justice' Nelson Mandela
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
A home for the holidays: Incentives, buyer’s market make this a good time to purchase a house in Perham
West Fargo man, Moorhead woman arrested after fleeing from Alexandria Wal-Mart
Minnesota Archdiocese identifies 30 priests accused of abusing minors
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Guest Editorial: 5 years later: A promise of cleaner water and a healthier environment
Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
From Miss Minnesota to musician
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Museums to host holiday open houses
Schmidts create new ‘dancing’ light show
Get into the Christmas spirit With a free concert by Heart O’ Lakes Harmony
PWMS students signed to talent agency
Angel of Hope vigil is tonight in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
William Wade Davis
Wild 4, Blackhawks 3
Perham splits first home triangular
Cardinals spoil Perham girls opener
Neitzke, Parks win titles in Perham wrestling opener at W-DC
Perham wins fourth straight Jackie Mann title
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VELMA B. (LAWRENCE) HERMAN
BETTY ABRAHAM FROST
MATHIAS "MATT" RICHARD WINKELS
Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Flowers and fudge: a perfect pair - Calla opens in Perham
Water main break floods lower levels of two Sanford buildings in downtown Fargo
FARGO – A water main break on Broadway Avenue left a big mess in the Sanford Medical Center in downtown Fargo this morning. The Fargo Fire Department responded to the break a little after 6 a.m. The water was shut off shortly after, but not before it flooded the tunnel between...
news / region
June 7, 2013 - 11:28am
May 16, 2013
Bike Rodeo encourages fun, safety and fitness
More than 75 boys and girls from around the Perham area were greeted with high fives by KLN’s ‘gummy’ mascots as they hopped off their school busses and got ready to ride in this year’s Bike Rodeo, a fun-filled bike safety event held last Wednesday, May 8. The rodeo,...
news / education
May 16, 2013 - 11:56am
April 26, 2013
Letter to Editor: Support tobacco tax increase
I recently participated in the third annual Raise it for Health Day at the Capitol, where I met with Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Bud Nornes to discuss how important it is to raise the price of tobacco. Research shows that by increasing the price of tobacco, we can help current...
opinion / letters
April 26, 2013 - 2:18pm
April 22, 2013
Perham EMS awarded $10K grant
Perham Area EMS recently received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Minnesota Resuscitation Consortium. The consortium is part of the HeartRescue Project, which assembles the country’s leading emergency and resuscitation experts to expand successful city and county sudden...
April 22, 2013 - 12:11pm
March 27, 2013
Menahga School has pox outbreak
Menahga School is in the midst of a varicella, or chicken pox, outbreak, which so far has affected only non-vaccinated students. Board members left the decision with parents as to whether or not to expose their children to the virus by leaving them in school, in opposition to a recommendation...
news / education
March 27, 2013 - 4:05pm
Possible Sanford-Fairview Health merger faces scrutiny from Minnesota attorney general
FARGO – A possible merger between Sanford Health and Twin Cities-based Fairview Health Services faces scrutiny from the Minnesota attorney...
news / state
March 27, 2013 - 9:25am
March 22, 2013
Progress report shows SHIP makes a positive difference
Due to the efforts of Minnesota’s Statewide Health Improvement Program, more than 140,000 students in more than 200 schools now have more opportunities to walk to school, and more than 160,000 employees in more than 900 businesses are benefiting from work place wellness programs,...
news / state
March 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
March 8, 2013
Column: Stick to it with those New Year’s resolutions
With spring approaching, it’s time to take a step back and think about the past for a moment. Every year, around 50 percent of Americans make a New Year’s resolution, and the majority of those are regarding their health. Of these 50 percent, 88 percent fail. If you’re struggling...
opinion / columns
March 8, 2013 - 2:48pm
Lien earns certificate in holistic medicine
A doctor at the Perham Health New York Mills Clinic has earned a special certification in the art and science of integrative holistic medicine. This winter, Sonja Lien, MD, along with 170 other physicians, became a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine...
March 8, 2013 - 10:11am
February 27, 2013
Wadena woman to run half-marathon in honor of young daughter's legacy
Following the loss of her 8-year-old daughter Jane to leukemia last year, Jil Fiemeyer has embarked on a journey to raise awareness and funds...
news / events
February 27, 2013 - 5:17pm
February 20, 2013
C-section rates increase across Minnesota
More than one-quarter of births to first-time moms in Minnesota are by cesarean section, according to a report released on Tuesday. That's a troubling statistic, a health economist with the state's Department of Health said. "There is a fair amount of evidence that the increased...
February 20, 2013 - 1:02pm
How to approach conversation when it's time to evaluate driving capabilities in an elderly relative, friend
Dealing with a relative or friend who wants to continue to drive -- but shouldn't -- is a dilemma many people would rather not face, but more...
February 20, 2013 - 11:31am
February 15, 2013
Pumping it up: Perham students Jump Rope for Heart
Heart of the Lakes Elementary School students raised more than $6,100 for the American Heart Association in a Jump Rope for Heart event last Friday, and as a reward earned $300 in equipment for the school gym. Jump Rope for Heart is a way for kids across the nation to learn about...
news / education
February 15, 2013 - 3:06pm
February 7, 2013
Last year of ACS daffodil fundraiser
This will be the last year people can order daffodils from the American Cancer Society, as that particular fundraiser is being phased out after this year. Perham has been supportive of local ACS fundraisers in the past, according to organizers. Daffodil orders will be taken until...
news / events
February 7, 2013 - 1:13pm
February 4, 2013
Influenza activity slows but is still widespread throughout the state
Influenza activity appears to have peaked in Minnesota, but it continues at a relatively high level and is still widespread. The Minnesota Department of Health reported 135 hospitalizations due to laboratory-confirmed influenza for the week ending Jan.
February 4, 2013 - 11:11am