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The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Pirates even season series with DL boys hockey
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
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
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
Tuffy's Pet Foods invests in Kansas State pet food science program
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
Linda Schultz retirement party set for Dec. 27
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
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
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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 3, 2017
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
Before his last year in office, Dayton reflects
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is about to enter his last year in public office after more than four decades in Minnesota public life, but...
November 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
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 31, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panel
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas...
October 31, 2017 - 4:40pm
October 30, 2017
You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton made $365,000 in income last year and paid more than $100,000 in taxes, according to his 2016 tax returns,...
October 30, 2017 - 5:58pm
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
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October 29, 2017 - 10:18am
October 28, 2017
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans have another year before they must get a new federally approved driver's license in order to board an airliner....
October 28, 2017 - 11:08am
October 27, 2017
Vandal uses shotgun, damages vehicle in Ottertail
Sheriff deputies said a vandal used a shotgun to shoot at a Ford Explorer in the town of Ottertail. The incident was reported on Oct. 19. "A slug was found inside the vehicle," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke. "There were no immediate suspects." Van Dyke said...
October 27, 2017 - 3:32pm
Weekly police report - Oct. 26 edition
Oct. 16 • Two-vehicle crash on N 1st Ave/NW 4th St; no injuries. • Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay. • Processed Minnesota Uniform Firearm Application. • Complainant reports being verbally harassed; parties were separated. Oct. 17 • Assisted Perham...
October 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 26, 2017
Tables for Treats in Richville
The Rocking Horse Cafe is hosting Tables for Treats October 31, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Richville and invites everyone in the community to come out and enjoy games, goodies and prizes with friends and neighbors. Cafe owner Sandy Fithen said this is the second year she’s hosted the...
October 26, 2017 - 2:37pm