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Otter Tail County man died of natural causes
OTC crash causes serious injury; woman transported to Fargo hospital
State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
Perham grad shares a day in the life a diplomat in China
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
Otters rush past Perham in regular season finale
Perham/NYM swimmers add to its section total
Perham Cross Country closes out with sweep
Yellowjackets capture HOL Title
Perham football rolls over Roseau
Ronald Allen Anderson
Patricia "Pat" Freeman
Alex Nick Guck
Alex Nick Guck
Julia "Judy" Curtis
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Perham's Therouxs sell Birds, Blossoms and Beyond to Lakes Country Landscaping
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
April 9, 2015
Life's Silver Linings, Bob Riestenberg: Playing Along
Long-time Perham resident Bob Riestenberg was a visionary who played a pivotal role in changing the agricultural landscape of the area. Farming...
April 9, 2015 - 12:12pm
April 1, 2015
Life in the Kirkbride
About 200 people shuffled in and out of apartments for rent Friday on the grounds of the former Regional Treatment Center in Fergus Falls,...
April 1, 2015 - 11:29am
March 30, 2015
Celebrating Civil War’s end
Bill Crowder played a bugle Thursday as history, military and political leaders gathered in Gov. Mark Dayton’s office to urge Minnesotans...
March 30, 2015 - 10:25am
March 12, 2015
PHS junior interviews hero, civil rights organizer
Every season, students of the Perham High School Speech Team are instructed by their coaches to keep an over-arching goal in mind. “Our...
March 12, 2015 - 11:51am
February 26, 2015
Telling a somber truth: ‘Always Lost’ opens at ITOW
The walls of the exhibit room at Perham’s In Their Own Words Veterans Museum, covered with solemn photos and sobering stories, don’t discriminate...
February 26, 2015 - 11:43am
January 28, 2015
Getting out a message across crossed wires
I just read that, 100 years ago, in 1915, Alexander Graham Bell made his first long-distance telephone call. Although no one knew it at the time, it would be the beginning of the death of Western Union telegraphs. Western Union, which sent its first telegraph message in the late...
January 28, 2015 - 3:58pm
December 24, 2014
Life's Silver Linings: Joyce Koelln reflects on a busy, full life
Editor’s note: This is the eighth and final in a twice-monthly series spotlighting Perham seniors. To hear her tell it, Joyce Koelln has...
December 24, 2014 - 10:51am
December 11, 2014
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
A recent area newspaper gave front-page importance to the fact that the local high school was not going to offer a study hall. Further reading of the article seems to indicate that, in fact, there has been no study hall for some time. I didn’t know you could do away with something...
December 11, 2014 - 4:12pm
Give, share, repeat: Janice Rosenthal’s mission of service
Janice Rosenthal, formerly Mattfeld, has always enjoyed two things – animals and volunteering. As a young farm kid, growing up near Frazee...
December 11, 2014 - 3:13pm
December 1, 2014
Surprise! Renovation work at DL house turns up tombstone for Civil War veteran
When new homeowners Jamie Pollock and Robby Haataja started a flooring project in their Detroit Lakes home, they never imagined they would...
December 1, 2014 - 9:43am
November 21, 2014
Pioneer Grounds contract extended
The History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County will continue to run Pioneer Grounds for at least another five years. Last week, with no discussion, the Perham City Council agreed to extend the association's lease of the grounds through March 31, 2020. The new lease...
November 21, 2014 - 1:05pm
October 9, 2014
Herb Limmer: A life of building boats, furniture and memories
Editor’s note: This is the third in a twice-monthly series spotlighting Perham seniors. Although Limmer’s Resort has been located...
October 9, 2014 - 3:09pm
October 8, 2014
Fergus Falls leaders want more details on developer's plans for historic Kirkbride property
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The city of Fergus Falls is seeking more details on financing and plans for the proposed $41-million development project of the historic Kirkbride property before moving ahead with the project. Prospective Kirkbride developer Ray Willey and...
October 8, 2014 - 10:20am
September 12, 2014
Keys to happiness, Perham pianist finds joy in music
Editor’s note: This is the first in a bi-weekly series spotlighting Perham seniors. Helen Smith was born and raised in Troy Mills,...
September 12, 2014 - 11:33am
June 6, 2014
WWII veteran remembered in ITOW exhibit
The In Their Own Words Veterans Museum is preparing to unveil a new exhibit focused on its newest featured veteran’s story. Arthur Dobias was born in Crookston, Minn., in 1925 and served in the 8th Army Air Force as part of the 493rd Bomb Group based at Debach Airfield in Suffolk,...
June 6, 2014 - 1:02pm