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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
April 6, 2009
Dent club revives July 11 festival; plans city-wide garage sale May 9
The Dent Community Club Meeting will be, Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. at Nootzi's on Main. The group is preparing for Dent Daze. Everyone is welcome - you do not need to be a member to attend. Dent Daze will be on Saturday, July 11. Some fun new activities along with a parade...
April 6, 2009 - 7:00am
March 24, 2009
Bullying debate centers on gay issues
Students across Minnesota suffer bullying in school, a leading cause of suicide, say backers of a bill requiring schools to write new anti-bullying policies. The Senate education committee Tuesday approved the measure on a split voice vote telling schools to write policies prohibiting...
March 24, 2009 - 1:33pm
March 4, 2009
Semi truck hits horses on highway near Thief River Falls
The driver of a semi truck received a minor injury when the truck hit and killed two horses on a highway near here, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Darwin Skillings, 46, of Wadena, was driving the 2010 Peterbilt truck northbound on Highway 59 a few miles south of Thief River Falls...
March 4, 2009 - 10:54am
One seriously injured when van carrying nine Canadians rolls on I-94
Four people were injured Tuesday, at least one seriously, when a van carrying nine Canadians ran off the road and rolled in the median on Interstate 94 near Rothsay. The accident happened at 3:44 p.m. near mile post 38 on I-94 in Wilkin County. Four passengers sustained injuries...
March 4, 2009 - 10:52am
February 2, 2009
Putting yourself on the map - in Ottertail
The small town of Ottertail, with its population of just 451, is too quaint to make the requirements of most national maps. It's certainly not...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
February 1, 2009
NYM mayor Hodgson focuses on positive growth in State of the City
In his annual State of the City address, Mayor Larry Hodgson pointed out New York Mills continued positive growth in 2008, despite all the talk of the bad economy. Before speaking to that subject, the mayor opened with a little humor. "I feel that after listening to so many political...
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
New look-inside and out-at Farmers & Merchants bank
Farmers & Merchants State Bank of New York Mills is taking on a new look with a remodel, consisting primarily of interior upgrades with some...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
NYM Youth Council to host community pancake breakfast on MLK Day
The New York Mills Youth Council invites the public to the Senior Citizens Center for a free community pancake breakfast on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this coming Monday, Jan. 19, 8:30-10 a.m. The breakfast is being held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy of advocating for...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
East Otter Tail assault on hunger
Perham, with its many food-related industries, appreciates the importance of providing basic nutritional needs to our world. Unfortunately,...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Huebsch talks turkey on trade mission to Israel
Local businessman Doug Huebsch of New Life Farms didn't have to shovel any snow during the mid-December blizzard. Instead of checking on his...
December 30, 2008 - 3:00am
December 23, 2008
Kids sledding party hosted by Richville Lions on Dec. 28
The annual sledding, sliding and tubing party is on its way to becoming an annual tradition for Richville area youngsters. Dec. 28 will be the date of the second annual winter fun event, hosted by the Richville Lions Club. Last year, nearly 100 kids attended the event. Sledding,...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Skogen, newly elected Murdock host bipartisan town hall meetings
In an effort to gain public input on the upcoming legislative session, Sen. Dan Skogen, DFL-Hewitt, and Representative-elect Mark Murdock, R-Ottertail, will host a series of town hall meetings on Dec. 18. The schedule is detailed below: Thursday, Dec. 18 Time/City/Meeting Location 8...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Time to move on......with bipartisan spirit
Your editorial comments of November 6, 2008 entitled "McCain's dignity" were very appropriate given the length and passion of the campaign and the outcome of the election. Now we need to move on; we need to start working on those problems we have let slide. It is only the "shriekers"...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
'Blue on Blue'
Blue on Blue, an enchanted evening of dining and dancing to benefit the newly established Perham Hospital District Foundation, will be held on Saturday, November 22. The event will take place at Mulligan's at Perham Lakeside Golf Course. A social hour with hors 'd oeuvres and a cash...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Nyhus plans auto detail shop on Main Street
A new detailing shop is being planned by Nyhus Family Auto Sales. The shop is planned at the former rapid oil change facility on West Main Street--formerly owned by Phelps Ford. A hearing will be required on the proposal, because it will require a conditional use permit. The previous...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am