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Machete, baseball bat attack linked to eBay sale
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
Woman rescued from Red River in Grand Forks
Many kids had ‘Paws to Read’ at the Perham library this summer
Perham takes part in Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day
XC: Ranked Perham teams sweep season openers at Morris
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;
Swimming: Jackets sixth at Laker Pentathlon
ROBERT L. SKILLINGS
KAREN JANE VROMAN
PAUL N. WASCHE
2014 Fish Photo Contest
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"
March 14, 2014
IFS proposes street closure to make more room for expansion
Perham city leaders are considering vacating part of a street to make room for an expansion at Industrial Finishing Services. The company, which is in the midst of a major expansion project at its facility in Perham’s industrial park, is requesting the extra room in order to...
March 14, 2014 - 9:36am
March 13, 2014
Building assessments continue to move ahead
The Perham-Dent School Board is moving forward with a professional assessment of the condition of the district’s school buildings. The board voted at a special meeting March 6 to continue working with ICS Consulting, a move that will allow ICS to move ahead with the first two...
news / education
March 13, 2014 - 4:13pm
March 6, 2014
Goats killed in barn fire near Perham
A barn and several goats that were inside it were lost in a fire north of Perham on Wednesday. Several calves, as well as a pig, were able to escape the fire, according to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The barn appears to be a total loss. A tractor...
news / local
March 6, 2014 - 1:18pm
January 17, 2014
Two new board members at UCB
Dean Simpson, former state legislator and owner of Dean’s Country Market in Perham and New York Mills, and Jeremy Kovash, executive director for the Lakes Country Service Cooperative, have joined United Community Bank’s Board of Directors. Simpson is also an active 20-year...
January 17, 2014 - 11:16am
January 14, 2014
No serious injuries in crash on Highway 78
Two vehicles were involved in a rear-end collision on Minnesota State Highway 78 near Perham on Tuesday. The accident occurred near mile marker 45 at about 12:50 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the driver of a navy Dodge Durango rear-ended a silver-colored...
news / accidents
January 14, 2014 - 4:17pm
December 9, 2013
Arvig warns of phone scam
Arvig is warning Perham and other local communities of a recent phone scam that a few of the company’s customers have reported. In the scam, the caller attempts to take control of the customer’s computer, and then tries to gain credit card information and other private data....
news / crime
December 9, 2013 - 12:19pm
Fergus Falls man faces new charges after allegedly trying to hire a hit man
The 65-year-old Fergus Falls man charged with murdering his nephew in Elizabeth more than a year ago is facing new charges. Otter Tail County authorities said Friday that Michael Alan Burris is now charged with making death threats from jail and trying to hire a hit man...
news / crime
November 9, 2013 - 2:45pm