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The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
Tuffy's Pet Foods invests in Kansas State pet food science program
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
Linda Schultz retirement party set for Dec. 27
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
September 13, 2017
High school Interact group supports Hurricane Harvey relief effort
The Perham High school Interact group is raising funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey, placing buckets around town for people to fill with their...
September 13, 2017 - 9:16am
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.
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.
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