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Minnesota briefs - June 22 edition
UPDATE: Man dies of injuries sustained in Monday morning crash
Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
71-year-old man injured in motorcycle crash
One injured in rear-end collision on Highway 10
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
January 3, 2013
Peterson lashes out against budget legislation deal
ST. PAUL - Rep. Collin Peterson, an accountant before turning politician, could not support budget legislation passed Tuesday because it will...
January 3, 2013 - 9:01am
January 2, 2013
Judge awards custody to Cox family
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A bitter custody battle between the families of a teenage boy and the girlfriend he killed in a murder-suicide, orphaning...
January 2, 2013 - 6:03pm
December 28, 2012
10-year-old dies in Minnesota sledding accident
DASSEL, Minn. - A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents' home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around...
December 28, 2012 - 9:47am
December 7, 2012
Extra DWI enforcement starts this weekend
Minnesota law enforcement officers this weekend are uncorking December-long increased DWI patrols as part of the nationwide effort, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." County sheriff's offices, municipal agencies and the State Patrol will work overtime hours this month to focus on...
December 7, 2012 - 10:37am
December 2, 2012
For Minnesotans, health insurance will be a few clicks away
ST. PAUL -- More than a fifth of Minnesotans will sit down at a computer, or talk to someone using a computer, a year from now answering a series of questions. It may look like they are on Travelocity planning a vacation, or maybe searching Amazon.com for the right gift. Instead,...
December 2, 2012 - 2:15pm
November 18, 2012
Four injured in crash in Otter Tail County
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. - Four people were injured, one critically, in a two-vehicle crash Saturday at Highway 10 and County Road 75 here. Elizabeth A. Flanagan-Montie, 23, of Verndale, was southbound on Highway 10 around 5:30 p.m. when Jacklyn J. Irwin, 22, of Wadena, struck her...
November 18, 2012 - 10:53pm
Farm bill could be part of solution
ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars...
November 18, 2012 - 5:54pm
November 7, 2012
Marriage amendment defeated
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota made history in this election as the first state to reject a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. Since a state law still remains on the books, the vote does not automatically allow same-sex weddings. However, with a newly elected Democratic-Farmer-Laborite...
November 7, 2012 - 1:38pm
November 6, 2012
Court incumbents do well
Incumbents were expected to win all three Minnesota Supreme Court justice elections as of late Tuesday. With half of all precincts reporting, each incumbent had about 60 percent of the vote. Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea, a Plummer native and former University of Minnesota attorney,...
November 6, 2012 - 11:53pm
Obama wins in nation, Minnesota
Minnesota went for President Barack Obama for the second time, following his win nationwide. While, pre-election polls offered conflicting views about whether Minnesota was in play in the presidential election, the president did will in Minnesota, collecting nearly 52 percent of...
November 6, 2012 - 11:48pm
Late trends good for DFL legislative hopes
November 6, 2012 - 11:40pm
November 2, 2012
Parties prepare for campaign's final days; Ritchie cleared of misleading voters on voter ID
Minnesota Democrats are launching what they call the most ambitious get-out-the-vote campaign ever, including sending around the state a tour bus featuring gigantic photos of President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen.
November 2, 2012 - 10:37am
October 4, 2012
GOP senators accuse Ritchie of being misleading about Voter ID
ST. PAUL -- Two Republican state senators today filed paperwork alleging that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has misled Minnesotans about a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photographic identification. Sens.
October 4, 2012 - 12:00pm
September 12, 2012
Week 2 AP football poll bumps Perham to No. 6-3A
Minneapolis -- The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 12, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers: Class 6A School Total Points Prv 1. Eden Prairie (9) (2-0) 90 1 2....
September 12, 2012 - 8:02pm
September 3, 2012
Canadian couple hurt in Otter Tail County crash
PERHAM, Minn. - A married couple from Canada were injured in a broadside-type accident today between Perham and New York Mills in Otter Tail County, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Inge Pechous and her husband, Zdenek Pechous, both 70 and from Elliot Lake, Ontario, were taken...
September 3, 2012 - 4:36pm