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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
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
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
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
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
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
'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
January 20, 2018
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
October 24, 2017
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United...
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm
October 18, 2017
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Nancy Estrada was on the phone talking to her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, when he told her, "I just got pulled...
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
January 25, 2017
Minn. driver learns a lesson: Lake ice is never completely safe
A motorist found out the hard way Monday night that no ice is safe. Ben Olmscheid of Breezy Point was driving his full-size Ford pickup on the...
January 25, 2017 - 10:45am
March 12, 2015
Otter Tail Lake seeing unusual ice heave
Ice is a normal part of winter along Minnesota’s lakes. However, this year, some property owners on Otter Tail County Lakes are dealing with...
March 12, 2015 - 12:01pm
March 4, 2015
UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man pulled from a central Minnesota lake on Tuesday has died, family members say, while his 2-year-old grandson is...
March 4, 2015 - 1:44pm
February 6, 2015
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
For the sixth year running, members of the community will make a splash while collecting donations for Kinship of the Perham Area. Teams and...
February 6, 2015 - 2:01pm
February 4, 2015
Recovering what’s been lost: Mild winter weather means more vehicles through the ice
This winter’s unusually mild weather has led to a busy year for underwater recoveries, with numerous reports of vehicles breaking through the...
February 4, 2015 - 4:14pm
Two believed missing in southwest Minnesota lake
LAKE BENTON, Minn. -- Authorities were searching Tuesday afternoon for a Lake Benton man and his girlfriend who apparently have died after going through the ice on the sprawling southwest Minnesota lake, which has the same name as the nearby town. Lake Benton is southwest...
February 4, 2015 - 10:44am
January 7, 2015
Menagha man hurt in crash on icy road
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Menagha, Minn., man is hospitalized after he lost control of his pickup truck and hit a bridge guardrail in Bemidji Wednesday morning. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Tiffani Nielson said Joshua E. Nevala, 20, of Menagha, was headed east on Highway...
January 7, 2015 - 11:21am
December 11, 2014
Rollover crash south of Moorhead pins driver under SUV
MOORHEAD – A driver was ejected from an SUV and pinned underneath the vehicle during a rollover crash south of here this morning, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said. The driver, a 35-year-old Fargo man, was headed south on County Highway 52, near 60th Avenue,...
December 11, 2014 - 2:03pm
Two injured in crash on I-94 ice near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A Fergus Falls, Minn., man and his passenger were injured in a rollover crash near here early this morning. Minnesota State Patrol officials said Charles F. Bangs, 52, Fergus Falls, was heading east on I-94 west of County Road 40 in a Buick...
December 11, 2014 - 11:18am
December 4, 2014
VIDEO: Ice Circle Forms Again
On the Sheyenne River near Leonard, ND, there is a bend in the river which causes the water to swirl. In the fall when there are leaves in the...
December 4, 2014 - 11:07am
December 1, 2014
Monticello teenager dies in crash near St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A 19-year-old woman from Monticello is dead and three others injured, following a crash on Minnesota 23 outside of St. Cloud on Saturday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the head-on collision occurred just before 9 a.m. near where Minnesota...
December 1, 2014 - 10:12am