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SNAP working well in Otter Tail County
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
Man dies after paraskiing on West Battle Lake
Perham sends seven to 8AA Individual finals
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Perham Living selects Valentines Day Royalty
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
The Bridge Community Pantry receives donation of 1,800 books
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
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