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School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
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
Judy K. Houghton
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
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
April 14, 2016
Dental outreach clinic for kids planned
A dental outreach clinic for kids is planned April 27 and 28, at the Otter Tail County office building in New York Mills. The clinic is specifically for the dental needs of children ages 1 to 18 years of age. Dental health staff will be available to provide all dental services for...
April 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
November 24, 2014
Local kids say stop targeting us
Drivers heading past Roosevelt Elementary in Detroit Lakes are seeing a new, large banner pinned to the school fence.
November 24, 2014 - 9:41am
June 20, 2014
'Buddy Bears' bring comfort to kids in crisis
Sometimes, having something to cuddle makes everything seem better for children who have seen or survived a scary incident, such as an accident...
June 20, 2014 - 3:09pm
June 6, 2014
Signs of Summer
A group of kids were out selling lemonade in a southwest neighborhood in Perham on Tuesday. They are, left to right: Jayden Marsh, Miley Guck,...
June 6, 2014 - 11:43am
August 1, 2013
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in...
August 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
December 23, 2008
Kids sledding party hosted by Richville Lions on Dec. 28
The annual sledding, sliding and tubing party is on its way to becoming an annual tradition for Richville area youngsters. Dec. 28 will be the date of the second annual winter fun event, hosted by the Richville Lions Club. Last year, nearly 100 kids attended the event. Sledding,...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Help keep area youngsters warm
The Keep Kids Cozy Campaign Committee is launching its second annual drive to help keep area kids warm throughout the winter months. "Keep Kids Cozy" is a community effort to collect new hats and mittens for children in Perham. Last year's campaign ended very successfully, collecting...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
How can I make a difference?
As you stand in the voting booth on November 4th, please ask yourself "What can I do to make a difference?" We read newspapers. We watch national television news reports. We buy gas. We know and understand that there are many events happening around us that we have little control...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
What happens to Dent school when the kids are all gone?
The sounds and sights of children laughing and playing on the Dent school grounds may be preserved--at least partly. "I live across the street from the school, and I can't imagine not hearing the sounds of kids on the school grounds," said Dent City Council member Cim Melbye. With...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Together for Kids rally sparks drive for 'yes' vote on school levy increase
With less than four weeks to the November 4 election, a group of more than 100 rallied Oct. 13 to promote a "yes" vote on increasing the levy for the Perham-Dent schools. Several speakers energized the crowd, calling for support for the schools. The speakers ranged from a Perham...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Learning social responsibility
A valuable lesson in social responsibility was learned by St. Henry's Area School students, who donated more than $1,400 to charity. The entire student body of nearly 100 gathered Oct. 10 for a ceremony and presentation of checks to five different charities. The money was raised...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Kids coping with trauma
Otter Tail County CARE (Children Are the Responsibility of Everyone) Committee presents, Trauma and Children: How Parents and Other Adults Can Help Children, Cope with Traumatic Events by Anne Gearity, PHD, on Thursday, October 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at A Center For The Arts. Most...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Lions, Degree of Honor give stuffed critters to kids fighting cancer
Children dealing with cancer and many of their counselors (who are cancer survivors) at Kamp K.A.C.E. (Kids Against Cancer Everywhere) were each treated to a Cancurables lion neck pillow on Awards Day at their annual week of camp.
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Dreams for Kids prizes boost student's college fund
For a petite 19-year-old, the big, beautiful Harley Davidson she had just won was a daunting piece of machinery. "I'm too young to have a motorcycle...I have the whole rest of my life to buy a motorcycle," said Tiffany Van Watermulen, who was thrilled that the Dreams for Kids/Make-A-Wish...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Together for Kids
This will be a year of big decisions at the ballot box for East Otter Tail voters: ---A heated presidential race on the national level ---State House Rep.
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am