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Freezing Rain Advisory Through This Evening
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
A ‘victory’ for new development
Kids give to kids: Area students make donation to local wish-granting group
Local hunter gets rare deer
Beseman signs National Letter of Intent to Sioux Falls
Murphy finishes career with fourth straight State Meet
Morris named National Co-Coach of the Year
Big Buck Contest
A look at Detroit Mountain
Arctic Cat names Metz as new CEO
Jaycees raise $750 for the food shelf
Update: Owner of destroyed County 17 Bar & Grill talks about loss
WE Fest sold to East Coast media company
Sandra Dee and Danny Z: Perham Community Musical, ‘Grease,’ rolls on stage this weekend
FOCUS Christmas Bazaar fills up PACC
Veteran’s Day: Remember and honor our veterans
Facts about Halloween
Candy is dandy but give-backs save kids’ teeth
September 30, 2014
Employers tell Franken they're worried about filling region's demand for skilled workers
MOORHEAD – Area employers told U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., during his visit here Monday that they need more workers to fill jobs in the industrial and health care fields. Employers from companies including Sanford Health, D&M Industries and American Crystal...
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September 30, 2014 - 9:57am
January 23, 2014
Target lays off 475 corporate employees, cuts 700 open positions
MINNEAPOLIS – Target Corp. laid off 475 corporate employees Wednesday as it struggles with disappointing sales, Canadian woes and aftershocks from its massive data breach. It has also eliminated 700 open positions, which together with the layoffs represent about 8 percent of...
January 23, 2014 - 11:34am
November 11, 2013
Hiring woes not just a problem in Perham
Jobs have been a hot topic in Perham lately. With more than 200 manufacturing jobs currently open in town, plus additional openings in retail and other sectors, employers have been putting their heads together to figure out how to attract quality workers. In July, city and business...
November 11, 2013 - 5:02pm
March 25, 2009
NYM School board approves budget reductions
Through attrition, unrequested leave and contract non-renewal 6.5 full-time equivalent teacher positions are among the budget reduction and containment measures approved Monday by the New York Mills School Board. But depending on the state legislature and possible federal stimulus...
March 25, 2009 - 12:19pm
March 13, 2009
30 Jobs saved with new owners at Perham egg operation
About 30 jobs have been saved in Perham, following a local purchase of the former Primera egg processing plant. A new company, Perham Egg LLC, has been formed through a financing package that will keep a part of the plant operating into the future. The operation processes and...
March 13, 2009 - 7:00am
February 19, 2009
Life after Lund...
"Life after Lund." That's what many of the 144 workers who were laid off from Lund Boats last fall are searching for and working towards. For Doug Sack, the quest for a new career led him back to the classroom. After 17 years with the Lund Boats plant in New York Mills, Sack...
February 19, 2009 - 3:31pm
February 18, 2009
Lay-offs mount throughout area
Hundreds are jobless in Central Minnesota, and local Workforce Centers are at the front lines in dealing with the fallout. It's almost impossible to calculate the number of workers who have been laid off, but along and near the Highway 10 corridor, it has been substantial. "We're...
February 18, 2009 - 3:24pm
December 10, 2008
U.S. Senator counts jobs--not ballots--in Perham
In St. Paul, they were counting Norm Coleman and Al Franken election ballots. In Perham, U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman was counting jobs, square feet and dollars--in one of the state's relatively few economic bright spots of the past 12 months. "We live in challenging economic times...the...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
February 5, 2008
Claim to fame proven correct; with community's population of 2,800, and more than 2,900 jobs
By Louis Hoglund firstname.lastname@example.org Anybody who's been around Perham for more than a few hours has probably heard it: "Perham is so prosperous that it is one of the few towns that actually has more jobs than population." Most of us have heard, and probably recited, that often-repeated...
February 5, 2008 - 12:00am