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Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
May 21, 2010
'Century Farms' in area announced by Farm Bureau
The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognize 217 Minnesota farms as 2010 Century Farms. Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years and are 50 acres or more. Century Farm families receive a commemorative sign, as well as a...
May 21, 2010 - 1:44pm
May 13, 2010
Perham FFA 6th at the state competition
The Perham FFA chapter placed 6th at state competition this past week in the national chapter award competition. The chapter will move on to...
May 13, 2010 - 12:09pm
January 10, 2010
Truck driver survives devastating collision with train in Ottertail
Louis Hoglund firstname.lastname@example.org Unharmed after a collision with a Canadian Pacific freight train, the driver of a grain truck commented that has "prayers were answered." The full size semi truck with a grain hopper was wrapped around the entire front end of the train-and pushed...
January 10, 2010 - 1:44pm
August 28, 2009
Squash gone wild
Grumbling gardeners are all around us...tomatoes and corn are late; growing season has been unusual; weather has been weird. One area gardener...
August 28, 2009 - 7:00am
August 10, 2009
Five years of rodeo action marked with Red Horse event Aug. 13-15
It's where the Wild West meets the Great North. It's pro rodeo action at its best as the Red Horse Ranch Arena brings the 5th Annual Red Horse...
August 10, 2009 - 7:00am
August 4, 2009
Celebrate in Ottertail August 7-8--parade, fireworks, street dance
With an antique tractor pull, buggy rides, turtle races, a street dance, fireworks, and much more, this year's Otter Fest celebration promises to be a delightful weekend for people of all ages. The city celebration kicks off on Friday, August 7, with a demo derby at 7 p.m. The derby...
August 4, 2009 - 8:00am
July 27, 2009
Attendance was up at EOT Fair
The East Otter Tail County Fair completed its four-day run Sunday, July 26. Attendance was up considerably this year, in large part because...
July 27, 2009 - 5:12pm
July 23, 2009
Riestenbergs recognized as 2009 'U of M Farm Family'
The Mark and Annettee Riestenberg family of Perham has been named Otter Tail County's "2009 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota. The Riestenberg family farm was started by Mark's great grandfather in the late 1890s. Mark and Annette bought the farm in 1990 after...
July 23, 2009 - 11:02am
July 6, 2009
'Harvest Fest' plans taking shape for Oct. 3; flea market planned
Mark your calendars for Perham's Annual Harvest Fest Flea Market. This year the festival is on October 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Antiques, gifts, crafts, foods and many novelties are just a few of the items available at the festival. The East Otter Tail Historical Society is...
July 6, 2009 - 7:00am
July 4, 2009
Phelps Mill Festival marks quarter-century
This year, 2009, marks the 25th year of the Phelps Mill Festival. A special weekend is planned for July 11-12. Just 25 years ago, the Phelps...
July 4, 2009 - 7:00am
June 19, 2009
Gospel Bluegrass Festival marks third year in Richville June 27
The Richville United Methodist Church is hosting the third annual Gospel Bluegrass Festival. The event will be held in the church's fellowship hall so there will be no worry about either heat or rain. Returning from previous years are Norm (Sonny) Bartells, Bruce and Elaine Nelson...
June 19, 2009 - 7:00am
May 15, 2009
EMS open house a spring tradition
Emergency Medical Services Week has become an annual tradition in Perham, and this year the obervance will be May 20 from 11-3 p.m. Free lunch and tours will be given at the Perham EMS facility. Demonstrations of some of equipment will also be featured. Perham EMS is a growing...
May 15, 2009 - 7:00am
April 27, 2009
Community Builder/EXTRA -- Special souvenir edition celebrates area's volunteer spirit
In these trying times, it is reassuring that we in East Otter Tail County area have always exhibited an uncommon spirit off cooperation, enthusiasm, enterprising attitude and volunteer spirit to get through the tough times. This week, a special publication that celebrates the volunteer...
April 27, 2009 - 6:44am
April 13, 2009
Oslo, Minn., couple marooned with about 50 deer on their farm
Ray and Jane Bushaw have been cut off from the outside world for more than two weeks since the Red River began creeping up on the ring dike that surrounds their property south of Oslo, Minn. But that doesn't mean they don't have company. Almost 50 deer have taken up residence in...
April 13, 2009 - 12:59pm
March 30, 2009
New crop of Master Gardeners earns diplomas
Gardening may be our salvation during these times of grave economic distress... Gardening: To put food on the family's table. Gardening:...
March 30, 2009 - 7:00am