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‘We get silly sometimes’: Local mentorship pair love to laugh
KLN preps for next wave of workers
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Jaycees donate to library, childcare Association
Referendum talks continue, repairs approved at PHS
Slow starting Jackets fall to Trojans
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
BBB: Perham snaps skid with win over Fergus Falls
DAVID ALEXANDER NELSON
JOHN A. MERKINS
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
Cheese louise! Bongards’ churns out the cheddar, 24/7
Grandma G’s snacks are a family affair
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Papacito’s gets a new owner
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
Getting out a message across crossed wires
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Optimism is a useful quality
Bobcats common in the area, though rarely seen
The Prairie Spy: When the remedies are worse than the ailments
New York Mills is set for the second annual Winter Light Festival on Feb. 2
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
March 14, 2014
Jobs committee makes progress on promotions, looks ahead to ‘phase two’
It’s a message that has been heard all around Perham for months: we have jobs. In July, representatives from the city, chamber of commerce and major employers met to brainstorm on how to attract workers to Perham to fill more of the open jobs. This was the birth of the Perham...
March 14, 2014 - 9:43am
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