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Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
Two injured, one critically, in three-car crash
71-year-old man injured in motorcycle crash
One injured in rear-end collision on Highway 10
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
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
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
New York Mills author releases memoir
January 26, 2017
Five years later: A 'check-up' on Perham Health
When talk of a new hospital in Perham started to get serious several years ago, planners knew that building an eye-catching state-of-the-art...
January 26, 2017 - 11:30am
June 23, 2016
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
After nearly 40 years in medicine and 11 years at Perham Health, Dr. Corey Nyhus is hanging up his white coat. The family medicine physician,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
June 16, 2015
Two teens hurt in rollover crash near Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES - Two teenagers were hurt in a rollover crash near here Monday evening. Minnesota State Patrol officials said 17-year-old Tibbets Burnham, of Bagley, was headed south on Highway 59 at around 7:08 p.m. Monday when he fell asleep behind the wheel of his Ford...
June 16, 2015 - 4:12pm
Teen dies after wisdom teeth operation
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A Minnesota girl has died a week after a dental surgery went awry. Sydney Galleger, 17, was a junior at Eden Prairie High School who went to have her wisdom teeth removed. The surgery went well until the very end, when “her blood pressure shot up and her...
June 16, 2015 - 3:50pm
April 24, 2015
Man loses arm at Fergus Falls industrial plant
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 38-year-old employee at Northern Contours in Fergus Falls had his right arm ripped from his body around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The arm got entangled in a moving industrial router at the Northern Contours thermofoil plant, according to CEO Larry Skow. “This...
April 24, 2015 - 12:01pm
April 9, 2015
Baby reportedly run over by truck in rural Becker County
First responders scrambled to life flight a baby that was reportedly run over by a truck in rural Becker County this afternoon. According to Becker County dispatch, the call came in around 1:45 p.m. from a residence along County Road 133. There was no immediate report...
April 9, 2015 - 3:24pm
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
February 5, 2015
‘We’re never done’: Perham Health is shaped by technology, from top to bottom
Editor’s note: This is the first in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Technology is everywhere, and...
February 5, 2015 - 2:20pm
January 20, 2015
Bemidji college student found outside transported to hospital
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji State University student was transported to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo after being found outside in the cold Sunday morning. The student has been identified as Hannah Rolschau. Scott Faust, BSU director of communications and marketing, said Rolschau...
January 20, 2015 - 9:54am
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
November 13, 2014
Patient, staff member injured in Sanford fire; 10 patients moved
FARGO – A patient and a staff member were hurt and 10 patients are displaced following an early-morning fire at Sanford Medical Center Thursday morning. Sanford spokeswoman Nadine Aljets said the fire started at around 5:40 a.m. on the third floor medical unit. A...
November 13, 2014 - 9:47am
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
January 17, 2014
Essentia St. Mary's imaging dept. gets a lift
Soon patients at Essentia Health St. Mary’s will have a warmer and more convenient trip to have MRIs and CT scans. On Monday, the hospital...
January 17, 2014 - 10:06am
April 8, 2013
Sanford, Fairview discuss potential merger
ST. PAUL – A proposal for Fargo- and Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health to take control of Minnesota’s Fairview Health Services faces...
April 8, 2013 - 3:11pm
August 31, 2011
New OB/GYN starts at Perham hospital
With the completion of the new Perham Memorial Hospital only months away, the hospital continues to add new staff and doctors to provide increased...
August 31, 2011 - 3:00pm