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Perham-Dent School district requests no clown costumes
Run Home raises $1,500 for missing children, families
County's broadband speeds rank fourth-worst in MN
Dalton man arrested on allegations of strangling woman
Perham grad Emily Dreyer called 'extreme go-getter'
Perham Volleyball begins defense of title with victory
Perham/NYM swimmers wrap up dual meet season
Yellowjacket volleyball ready for tough section field
Yellowjacket girls ready to defend section title
Perham boys hoping to extend streak to 15
Lions Club creates comfortable seating for day training program
UCB 'Honor Week' a fundraising success for veterans
Teaching at St. Henry's 'like a homecoming' for this Perham grad
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
New Mexican restaurant to open in Perham in early November
Customers can start flocking to Nest on Tuesday
Perham's Therouxs sell Birds, Blossoms and Beyond to Lakes Country Landscaping
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
March 12, 2009
Supporters still seek 'More Than Nothing'
"More Than Nothing" campaign to raise funds for the Perham school district has mobilized on several fronts. A car raffle is in the works. Also, there is a $500 tax deductible donation raffle being conducted. More Than Nothing is a budget relief fund for the 2009-2010 school year....
March 12, 2009 - 7:00am
January 8, 2009
Schools gain as pounds are lost
Want to lose weight and help support local schools at the same time? The answer is a 'Weight Loss Throw Down,' organized to benefit the More Than Nothing campaign through the 549 Family Foundation. This campaign will help create a budget relief fund for Perham schools in 2009-2010,...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
OPINION: Hats off to 'More Than Nothing'
Hats off to those who are "passing the hat" on behalf of the Perham-Dent schools. The "More Than Nothing" (MTN) campaign has jumped off to a good start, and there is no shortage of ideas flowing. There's more information on the More Than Nothing campaign on page 3 of this week's...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Bombarded by brainstorms: Ideas to raise school funds flourish
"Bombarded with ideas." That's how Jo Strege described the wealth of fundraising ideas that have surfaced over the past two weeks. The hope is that they will create "wealth" for the Perham-Dent schools in a time of desperate financial need. "More Than Nothing" has been the battle...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
More Than Nothing... Nothing At All
M.T.N. and N.A.A.--those are the newest acronyms in the Perham area, and in the coming months, you'll be seeing them all over the place. More Than Nothing Nothing At All MTN and NAA will be the "buzz acronyms" for a multitude of fundraising campaigns designed to help the Perham-Dent...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
'More Than Nothing'
Empty-handed after the Perham-Dent school district's levy referendum failed, there are a number of ideas that have surfaced to bring at least some operating revenue into the school. "More Than Nothing" is the theme that Perham businessman Allen Braaten proposed for a fundraising...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
'More Than Nothing' meeting Dec. 3
Due to the recent levy defeat, instead of getting a much needed $900,000, the school gets zero - nothing - not a dime. A community member, Alan Braten, owner of The Zone, came up with a campaign idea called, "More Than Nothing". His idea is that both people who supported the referendum...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Police Reserves net more than 2,000 lbs for area food shelf
The Perham Police Reserves collected 2,113 pounds of food for the Perham Food Shelf during its October drive. Reserve Officers were visible on several occasions during the month, with the command van set up and donations loaded into the back. In conjunction with the drive, the...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
We need 535 more Sarah Palin's
I find the argument that lack of experience disqualifies Sarah Palin from becoming Vice President to be absurd. If experience were truly important, we all know that Barack Obama would not be worthy of consideration to become our next President. I would instead argue that maybe it...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Confident that school deserves more funding
When an eight-year-old daughter accidentally had her one hand slammed in the car door, her four-year-old brother looked up at his father and exclaimed, "Isn't it good, she didn't get both hands caught!" This occurred thirty years ago. The little girl needed help to overcome this...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Dent elementary will continue another year
By Louis Hoglund email@example.com Dent will have a kindergarten to grade 2 elementary school for another year. A "transitional" year was approved by the Perham-Dent School Board May 7, at a special meeting held in the Dent gymnasium. Under the plan, recommended by Superintendent...
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am
February 5, 2008
Claim to fame proven correct; with community's population of 2,800, and more than 2,900 jobs
By Louis Hoglund firstname.lastname@example.org Anybody who's been around Perham for more than a few hours has probably heard it: "Perham is so prosperous that it is one of the few towns that actually has more jobs than population." Most of us have heard, and probably recited, that often-repeated...
February 5, 2008 - 12:00am