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Minot police ID toddler killed in hit-and-run, release image of pickup
Candidates flock to State Fair as Minnesota races kick to full gear
About 25 UMD football players cited for underage drinking at house party
Minn. police chief ruffles feathers with beheading of pet chicken
Two hurt when pickups collide at highway speed near Perham
The winding road home
Jacket offense in full swing in season opener
Volleyball: Bemidji hangs on to defeat Perham 3-2
Jackets fall to EGF and Roseau in home triangular
Gabriele Grunewald to Run at DecaNation and Zagreb World Challenge Aug. 30 and Sept. 2;
CAROL J. JEPSON
WHITNEY MARIE WHEELRIGHT
Foreign workers ease KLN labor shortage
Steam Threshers Reunion coming up
Good eats, impressive feats: New York Mills corn feed and puppet pageant a hit once again
The place where St. Urho was (possibly) buried: Celebrate Finnish culture at the Finn Creek Folk Festival Aug 23, 24
District Flower Show winners announced
VIDEO: Boys and Girls Club gets "Happy"
July 31, 2014
Top brass shoot at Tuffy's Pet Food Open
PERHAM — Top brass members of the Minnesota Skeet Shooters Association attended the Tuffy’s Pet Food Open at Fort Thunder Shooting Center July 19-20. President Deon Thompson, Executive Vice President Mark Vanderbloomer, Treasurer Donald Kalland, Secretary Ronald Chandler and...
sports / outdoors
July 31, 2014 - 2:04pm
June 13, 2014
Perham, KLN reach surcharge agreement
Company will pay $70K penalty; wastewater surcharges waived in lieu of pretreatment upgrades The city of Perham and KLN Family Brands have reached an agreement on wastewater surcharges, with the city waiving the charges in lieu of improvements KLN has made to its pretreatment process. As...
June 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
February 6, 2014
KLN sponsors Twins motorcycle giveaway
KLN Family Brands of Perham is once again helping to sponsor a Minnesota Twins motorcycle giveaway to benefit Lakeland Hospice. The Lakeland Hospice Foundation will be raffling the bike off during Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field this August. This year’s bike,...
February 6, 2014 - 3:14pm
October 17, 2013
KLN announces Top Dog winner
KLN Family Brands is celebrating its 10th year of offering NutriSource, a super-premium line of dog and cat foods. To celebrate, NutriSource will have a fresh new package design rolling out in January. In addition, the company is honoring the many pet parents who have supported...
October 17, 2013 - 4:15pm
September 13, 2013
New expansion at Tuffy’s to be ‘the biggest one of all’
Tuffy’s Pet Foods is planning to build a new factory, a major project that is likely to exceed every other construction project ever completed in Perham, in terms of cost. With an estimated $40 million price tag, “this is the biggest construction project we’ve seen in Perham,”...
September 13, 2013 - 12:52pm
September 5, 2013
Business and family mix at KLN
For Kenny and Charlie Nelson, working side by side to grow their business isn’t just a metaphor. This father-and-son team head up the Perham-based snack and pet food company KLN Family Brands, out of the same office. Their desks sit next to each other. “We hear many stories...
September 5, 2013 - 4:53pm
August 8, 2013
VIDEO: Larry the Cable Guy 'gits 'er done' in Perham
PERHAM, Minn. – A touch of corn pone seasoned the land of potato chips Wednesday. Larry the Cable Guy – the wildly popular comic who has...
news / local
August 8, 2013 - 10:03am
May 9, 2013
Perham entrepreneurs receive awards
Perham Health CEO Chuck Hofius and KLN Family Brands owner Kenny Nelson were honored at an awards banquet at M-State in Detroit Lakes on April 26. The two Perham men, along with Fergus Foods owner Rob Fuglie, received Entrepreneur of the Year awards through M-State’s Business...
May 9, 2013 - 11:50am
March 8, 2013
KLN to take part in Hospice Day at Target Field
People remember Harmon Killebrew as a man with a gentle heart and a powerful swing that earned him a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. What many people don’t know about Killebrew was his dedication and love for hospice care. After two near-death experiences, Harmon...
news / local
March 8, 2013 - 12:20pm
February 21, 2013
Expansion underway at Kenny's Candy
A great deal of growth has happened at KLN Family Brands in the last year or so, and there's more where that came from. Perham's largest employer is showing strong signs of progress in all four of its product lines - Kenny's Candy, Barrel O' Fun, Tuffy's Pet Foods and Nutheads. At...
business / news
February 21, 2013 - 3:47pm
May 7, 2009
Perham schools receive $100,000 donation
The Perham Community Scholarship Program May 6 was not only a $50,000-plus bonanza for the Class of 2009. The Class of 2010, and beyond, received a $100,000 boost in their education. In a surprise announcement, which brought a crowd of nearly 400 to their feet with a standing ovation,...
May 7, 2009 - 8:20am
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