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Looking Back - Sept. 14 edition
Local students attend Camp Ryla
They're all a 'buzz'
Funeral gesture appreciated
County farmers have more buffer funding assistance
Perham takes down Breckenridge for seventh straight win
Perham/NYM continues winning streak with home win
Perham’s Richter recounts crazy day he committed to the Gophers for football
Perham's depth shines through at Bagley Invitational
Perham/NYM swimmers edged by Thief River Falls
Sr. Mary Dulski
Paul P. Ceynowa
Darrell Lee Saewert
Norb & Carol
Connor Lyle Tumberg
Emil Frank Pickar
Celebration of Life for Bob Finstrom
Brynlee Quinn Zierke
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
Perham Knights of Columbus donate $500 to community pantry
COLA honors Star Lake Association
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
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
Volunteering has many benefits
Letter: My experience with an act of kindness
Some things just aren't countable
How to make left turn on bike
Don't buy produce treated with pesticides
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
New York Mills
March 4, 2013
Shed, skidsteer lost in New York Mills fire
A shed, skidsteer, about 30 bales of hay and several other farm items were lost in a fire in New York Mills on Friday. Charles Jacobson, of...
March 4, 2013 - 1:35pm
February 21, 2013
Josh Hoaby appointed to NYM city council
New York Mills City Council members have unanimously approved the appointment of Josh Hoaby to fill the late Bill Warner's seat. By law, the city council could appoint any qualified citizen to fulfill the duties of councilor for the rest of Warner's term, since less than two years...
February 21, 2013 - 4:00pm
February 18, 2013
Conversations on spirituality: At the cultural center this Wednesday
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center's Continental Divide Folk School is offering the opportunity for a group conversation on today's many expressions of spirituality. The purpose is to bring a wide variety of faiths and perspectives comfortably together. Each member will...
February 18, 2013 - 3:56pm
February 11, 2013
Flurry of activity: People and plows are out and about after yesterday's blizzard
The Perham area was pummeled with well over 12 inches of snow on Sunday, keeping many people snowed in at home and leading to school cancellations...
February 11, 2013 - 11:29am
February 1, 2013
For first time, NY Mills daycare program capped
For the first time since the New York Mills School-Age Child Care program began two decades ago, it has had to put a cap on accepting any new kids. For now, no new families are being accepted into the program, due to "safety issues and space," according to the program's director,...
February 1, 2013 - 8:50am
January 31, 2013
NY Mills loses a leader
New York Mills lost a leader recently when former city councilor Bill Warner unexpectedly died at the age of 59. Warner had just begun serving...
January 31, 2013 - 5:30pm
People pour in to Eva Hoaby Benefit
Hundreds attended the two-day Eva Hoaby benefit in Perham and New York Mills last weekend to show support for four-year-old Eva, who was diagnosed...
January 31, 2013 - 2:09pm
January 16, 2013
NY Mills City Council paves the way for more affordable housing
Editor's note: This is an updated version of the front page article appearing in this week's print publication of the Perham Focus. The New York Mills City Council last week approved its portion of a deal that could bring more affordable housing into town. The city has agreed to...
January 16, 2013 - 11:27am
January 2, 2013
2013 Think-Off question revealed
The 21st annual Great American Think-Off announces its question for 2013: "Which is more ethical: Sticking to your principles or being willing...
January 2, 2013 - 1:27pm
Multiple accidents reported between Christmas and New Year's
At least eight separate car accidents occurred in the area this holiday season. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported seven accidents between Christmas and New Year's Eve, and the Minnesota State Patrol also reported one. Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported...
January 2, 2013 - 11:41am
December 27, 2012
One hurt in broadside crash in New York Mills
One person was injured and three others were unharmed in a broadside car accident in New York Mills on Wednesday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2002 Chrysler Sebring was traveling west on Highway 10 when it struck a 2000 Chevy Blazer broadside while attempting to turn...
December 27, 2012 - 1:43pm
December 13, 2012
Bettcher back in jail after just 40 days of freedom
Just 40 days out of prison, repeat DWI offender, Danny Bettcher, is back behind bars. The New York Mills man is being held at the Wadena County...
December 13, 2012 - 10:03am
November 7, 2012
Newcomers elected to NYM School Board
Amy Wallgren, Kristina Ehnert, Julie Adams, and Wendy Hetland will be four newcomers on the New York Mills school board. With 13 of the 14 precinct totals at 11 p.m. on Tuesday night, Wallgren had the most votes with 1,297, followed by Ehnert with 1,119, then Adams with 1,111 and...
November 7, 2012 - 3:05am
Gerber to be first female mayor in NYM; Roder and Schik take open council seats
Julie Gerber will be the first female mayor of New York Mills. Gerber won the seat with 315 votes against candidate Kenny Friese, who had 254 votes, according to unofficial totals on Tuesday night. Gerber has previously served a four-year term on the city council. Betsy Roder...
November 7, 2012 - 3:04am
Steady stream at the polls: Voter turnout strong in state, county
A remarkable 91 percent of all eligible voters in Otter Tail County poured into the polls Tuesday, mirroring reports of high turnout around Minnesota...
November 7, 2012 - 2:59am