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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Norwegians are better off staying in Norway
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'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
July 7, 2017
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Hunters, anglers and everyone who has a role in selling licenses for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can anticipate a new electronic license system that will enhance customer service starting in the spring of 2020.
July 7, 2017 - 3:01pm
June 29, 2017
‘Clean, Drain, Dispose’ to prevent invasive species spread July 4 and year-round
With more people recreating, the Independence Day holiday is an especially important time to take a moment to “Clean, Drain, Dispose.” This Fourth of July and all season, join the 96 percent of Minnesotans who Clean their watercraft of aquatic plants and prohibited invasive species, Drain...
June 29, 2017 - 4:07pm
Zero tolerance for boating while intoxicated
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, county sheriffs' offices, and other public safety agencies statewide will step up patrols for intoxicated boaters June 30 through July 2 as part of Operation Dry Water, a national campaign aimed at deterring drinking and boating. The...
June 29, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 31, 2017
Spring burning restrictions begin today
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start spring burning restrictions in parts of the state today. As conditions for wildfires increase, exposed dead grass and brush can light easily and burn quickly, especially...
March 31, 2017 - 10:26am
March 21, 2017
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Catch-and-release only regulations needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will again be in effect when anglers hit the water on Saturday, May 13. The 2017 walleye season on Mille Lacs is scheduled to run through Monday, Sept. 4.
March 21, 2017 - 12:34pm
March 9, 2017
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching for northern Minnesota lakes
Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers may need to remove their shelters...
March 9, 2017 - 1:22pm
February 24, 2017
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges lake recreationists to take caution. Over the past week, public safety officials have reported more than a half-dozen ice emergencies...
February 24, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 31, 2017
Give input on topics to be covered in state deer management plan
People interested in deer are encouraged to contribute ideas and feedback about possible deer management topics that will shape Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan.
January 31, 2017 - 10:59am
January 12, 2017
DNR hosting 12 public engagement meetings to discuss deer management goals
People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan in a series of 12 public engagement meetings the Department of Natural Resources will host throughout the state between Tuesday, Jan. 31, and Thursday,...
January 12, 2017 - 11:46am
June 9, 2016
Take a Kid Fishing weekend is June 10-12
Minnesotans can take children 15 or younger fishing without licenses from Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, during Take a Kid Fishing weekend. "This weekend is a way to introduce a kid to fishing without purchasing a fishing license," said Jeff Ledermann, angler recruitment, retention...
June 9, 2016 - 4:18pm
April 7, 2016
Ice off dates early this year, fishing may also be good by opener
The early temperate weather this year has led to more than early crop plantings; it has also allowed for some of the earliest ice off dates and walleye egg harvesting since 2012. A couple of lakes located farther south have even set new records, though cooler temperatures of late...
April 7, 2016 - 11:20am
January 2, 2016
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge stocking in any new Otter Tail County lake for a five-year period or until such time that sufficient scientific evidence is presented that...
January 2, 2016 - 11:28am
December 17, 2015
Avoid early ice and wear life jackets, DNR advises
With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice and use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water.
December 17, 2015 - 1:36pm
December 11, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 11, 2015 - 12:21pm
November 6, 2015
Muskie meeting draws big crowd in Fergus
Fergus Falls-It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered in Fergus Falls. “When a final decision is reached, half of you will be happy and the other half not happy,” said...
November 6, 2015 - 1:00pm