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Menahga man gets sentenced over 27 years for murder of Park Rapids teen
7,500 turkeys die in southwest Minnesota barn fire
VIDEO: Train hits pickup near Hawley, authorities search for victims
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
Perham man breaks through ice on Little Pine
Perham gymnasts top Becker at home
Perham holds off second half surge
Yellowjacket girls fall at Breckenridge
Sixth ranked wrestlers continue to roll
Perham takes Sertoma Duals
EDGARD H. PETERSON
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Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
New Oasis convenience store opens
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
Shop Perham Punch Card promotion week one winners announced
Letter to the Editor: This year's musical failed to promote morality
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
GALLERY: Parade lights up Perham
A holiday bright spot: Perham’s Parade of Lights
Sandra Dee and Danny Z: Perham Community Musical, ‘Grease,’ rolls on stage this weekend
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