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Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Weekly police report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
World's Largest Fish Decoy show coming to Perham April 14, 15
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
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