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Parents file complaint against Minn. school over son's suicide
Minn. teacher arrested for alleged child sexual abuse
ND native, husband living in Minnesota die during fishing accident in Iceland
Unlicensed driver was at the wheel in injury crash southwest of Perham
Minn. gubernatorial candidate Otto chooses running mate
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Perham boys tennis advances to Section 8A Championship
Perham gains share of Heart O'Lakes Conference title
James R. Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
Perham Health offers 'right way to fall' program
Fergus Falls Police Chief Bergren announces run for Otter Tail County Sheriff
Public asked to help find missing child last seen in Iowa and may now be in Minnesota
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
Ask A Trooper: How do you become a pilot with the state troopers?
Ask A Trooper: Do vehicles need a working horn?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
May 17, 2018
'Three steps forward and two steps back': NYM woman who lost twin sister to cancer is now fighting for her own life
When Lynn Anderson lost her daughter, Jennifer, to cancer nine years ago, that was devastating enough. Now she's watching as her only other child,...
May 17, 2018 - 10:52am
DL man sentenced for exposing himself to young girls
Brian Trevor Jahnke, 51, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony distributing via electronic communications material that relates/describes sexual conduct to a child. A felony charge of possession of pornographic works and two gross misdemeanor...
May 17, 2018 - 9:13am
Outside detective testifies DL cop may not have struck a punch in bar fight
A hearing was held this past Friday, May 11, on the misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge filed against longtime Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Robert Strand.
May 17, 2018 - 9:13am
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man charged with dangerous chase, fight with officers in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An Alexandria man has been charged in Becker County District court after he allegedly led a deputy on a dangerous...
May 14, 2018 - 10:04pm
May 3, 2018
Men's March Against Violence brings awareness in Perham
There were only two men at Perham's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Men's March Against Violence event Friday morning, but those two men were all...
May 3, 2018 - 9:06am
April 30, 2018
Three hurt in broadside crash on Hwy 10
Three people were injured in a two-car collision at the intersection of Highway 10 and Otter Tail County Road 60 on Sunday evening, April 29, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Frederich George Bauck, 77, Frazee, was driving a 2014 Honda Accord westbound on County Road 60 about...
April 30, 2018 - 3:26pm
April 28, 2018
Detroit Lakes man sentenced for animal cruelty for slamming puppy into floor full of feces several times, injuring it
Brandon Scott Hesse Hamilton, 32, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of animal cruelty. According...
April 28, 2018 - 12:38pm
March 14, 2018
ATV goes through ice on Graham Lake near Frazee
A two-person side-by-side ATV operated by a Perham man went through the ice on Graham Lake southwest of Frazee on Sunday. The ATV was pulled...
March 14, 2018 - 8:41am
March 3, 2018
Semi/tanker driver injured near Rush Lake
A semi/tanker driver from Herman, Minnesota was injured Feb. 23 near Rush Lake, south of Perham, when he lost control and entered the ditch near Highway 78. Taken to the Perham hospital with minor injuries was David Sibley, 57. He was driving the unit for Bongards, which is a cheese...
March 3, 2018 - 9:06am
March 2, 2018
Building that 'bridge': Food pantry March campaign underway in Perham
Last year in Perham, the doors to the local food pantry swung open 2,000 times. Those visitors were there for a little help, a little kindness....
March 2, 2018 - 11:57am
March 1, 2018
The kids help keep Perham bus driver of 56 years young
February 28 was the second annual School Bus Driver Association Day. The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association (MSBOA) and Minnesota Association...
March 1, 2018 - 8:47am
February 22, 2018
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
Flames shot high into the air in the small town of Ottertail Wednesday night, as fire ripped through Periwinkle Marketplace, nearly spreading...
February 22, 2018 - 10:30am
February 16, 2018
Update: Both lanes opened up on Highway 10 by Lake Park/Audubon after accident, fire
A two-truck accident and fire on Highway 10 has both lanes of the highway shut down between Lake Park and Audubon. The crash, which happened...
February 16, 2018 - 9:52am
February 9, 2018
Perham Focus takes home five newspaper awards
Staff from the Perham Focus Newspaper walked away with five prestigious journalism awards recently. The Minnesota Newspaper Association doled...
February 9, 2018 - 1:58pm
January 24, 2018
From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Season ticket-holder Chuck Hofius of Perham has traveled to a lot of Vikings road games—twice to Lambeau Field in Green Bay just this year—but...
January 24, 2018 - 8:34am