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Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Weekly police 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
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee 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
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
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
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
November 10, 2017
Flock to the Museum set for Nov. 9-11
Looking for some fun before the holiday rush starts? The Otter Tail County Historical Society can help with Flock to the Museum from Thursday, Nov. 9 thru Saturday, Nov. 11. Bring the family to enjoy free museum admission, gift shop sales, and the final weeks of the Society's exhibit...
November 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 8, 2017
Perham United Methodist Church Alive and Well
Rumor has it that the Perham United Methodist Church (PUMC) is closed. Nothing could be further from the truth. To paraphrase Mark Twain, "The reports of the church's demise are greatly exaggerated." The church is alive and not just well, but thriving in its 135th year.
November 8, 2017 - 4:40pm
Perham Focus seeks local families with adopted children to share their stories
Do you have an adoption story you’re thankful for? Or do you know of a family that does? November is National Adoption Month, and we’re looking for a Perham area family to share their story of adoption with us and our readers for our Thanksgiving Day issue. Please email Perham...
November 8, 2017 - 10:59am
November 6, 2017
County to seek state funding to upgrade voting equipment
It's time for counties across Minnesota, including Otter Tail County, to upgrade their voting equipment. "The last upgrades, with state assistance, took place back in 2006," said County Auditor-Treasurer Wayne Stein to county commissioners on Oct. 24. To that end, Otter Tail County...
November 6, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 5, 2017
Looking Back - Nov. 2 edition
25 years ago
November 5, 2017 - 8:15am
November 4, 2017
Calvary Lutheran Church announces 2017 Old Fashioned Christmas Bake Shoppe
Calvary announces this year's super special Old Fashioned Christmas Bake Shoppe to be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Calvary Lutheran Church, 619...
November 4, 2017 - 8:15am
November 3, 2017
Stay of Imposition for Pelican Rapids resident
Stephen Michael Halverson, 21, of Pelican Rapids, will have a felony charge of burglary in the second degree reduced to a misdemeanor if he remains law abiding. A county court order of a Stay of Imposition on Oct. 13 calls for the eventual conversion to a misdemeanor. This is dependent...
November 3, 2017 - 4:40pm
Local teen named Jr. Beef Ambassador
FFA, 4H, beef cattle showmanship and now Jr. Beef Ambassador is one more thing Britney Loerzel can add to her growing resume, as one of the newest...
November 3, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 2, 2017
Henning man dies, wife seriously injured in two-vehicle accident
Kenneth Arthur Dunker, 71, died Wednesday morning and his wife, Beverly, 74, was seriously injured when the Henning couple's 2001 Ford pickup collided with a 2014 Ford pickup driven by 22-year-old Marissa Dawn Roden of Henning.
November 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Two-vehicle accident on Highway 29 results in fatality, injuries
The driver of a 2001 Ford pickup traveling north on State Highway 29 in Elmo Township of Otter Tail County was killed Wednesday morning and a passenger sustained life-threatening injuries when their vehicle collided with a southbound 2014 Ford pickup. The Minnesota State Patrol is...
November 2, 2017 - 9:13am
November 1, 2017
All dressed up with places to go on Halloween night, Trunks for Treats in Perham and Tables for Treats in Richville gave kids plenty of opportunities...
November 1, 2017 - 11:14am
October 30, 2017
County fee per license tab renewal will increase in 2018
Starting Jan. 1, 2018, the county wheelage tax of $10 on vehicle license tab renewals will increase to $20 per license tab. State law allowed for Otter Tail County and other counties in Minnesota to enact fees of $10 per license tab for calendar years 2016 and 2017 and to raise the...
October 30, 2017 - 4:40pm
Perham Area United Way Campaign Kicks Off With A S35,000 Goal
Volunteers, non-profit program managers and donors were on-hand to help United Way of Otter Tail & Wadena counties kick off the Perham Area United...
October 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2017
County board takes look at long-range planning
County Public Works Director Rick West discussed with county board members a proposal for long-range planning in coordination with SRF Consulting...
October 29, 2017 - 10:18am
25 years ago
October 29, 2017 - 10:18am