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Perham area Memorial Day programs
Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Bruce D. Williamson
Maxine R. Boedigheimer Morical
Herbert R. Woods
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
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
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Set yourself free from codependency; seek help if you need it
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Otter Tail County
May 15, 2017
18-year-old hurt in rollover near Staples
An 18-year-old Fergus Falls woman suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 210 on Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Kayla Ruby Rastedt was driving a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis eastbound on the highway when she drifted off the right side of the pavement...
May 15, 2017 - 8:57am
Motorcyclist injured in rear-end accident
An Elizabeth man was injured after rear-ending a Yamaha motorcycle with his Harley-Davidson. Donald Morlan Cariveau, age 72, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. He was driving a 2005 Harley Sportster when he rear-ended a 2007...
May 15, 2017 - 8:49am
May 9, 2017
Vehicle lands in Pleasant Lake north of Underwood
Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputies reported that a driver drove his car into shallow water of Pleasant Lake, north of Underwood and near Highway 35, at 10:10 a.m. on May 4. The driver, who was not identified by name, escaped injury. The Ford Taurus he was driving was later pulled...
May 9, 2017 - 10:03am
May 8, 2017
Don't be scared, be prepared: Tick season is here
The height of tick season has arrived, and Perham area residents will want to be aware of how to protect themselves and their pets from contracting...
May 8, 2017 - 8:57am
May 2, 2017
Elizabeth assault investigated
As of May 1, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies were investigating an alleged assault that took place in Elizabeth on April 30 at 2:05 a.m. No suspect was immediately identified. The victim, a male, reportedly suffered a fractured nose and cheek and sustained a gash on his chin....
May 2, 2017 - 11:06am
Motorcycle chase starts and ends in Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies and Fergus Falls police were involved in a three-mile chase of a man on a motorcycle April 29 in Fergus Falls. Speeds reached 60 miles per hour. The chase of 19-year-old Walker Buchholz of Fergus Falls began on North Tower Road on the northwest...
May 2, 2017 - 11:05am
Two Otter Tail County men arrested for assault
A man from Erhard and another from Vergas have been arrested and charged with felony assaults by strangulation. Sean Patrick McKeag, 29, of Erhard, was arrested on April 28. Two days later, on April 30, Dustin Paul Dahring, 34, of Vergas, was arrested. They were taken to the Otter...
May 2, 2017 - 11:04am
Woman, 3-year-old hurt in Fergus Falls accident
A Battle Lake woman and 3-year-old girl were injured in an accident in Fergus Falls on Monday.
May 2, 2017 - 9:34am
April 27, 2017
UPDATE: Authorities ID man in fatal New York Mills crash
A Deer Creek man died in a rollover accident on Highway 10 in New York Mills Wednesday morning. The man, age 50, was driving west on Highway...
April 27, 2017 - 2:39pm
April 26, 2017
Man hurt in rollover east of Perham
A New York Mills man was hurt in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 10 east of Perham this morning. Robert Kyle Wiggins, age 38, was driving a 2002 Chevy Trailblazer west down the highway when he lost control on the snowy, icy road, went into the center median and rolled, according...
April 26, 2017 - 10:51am
April 24, 2017
Transit system receives MnDOT Expansion Funding
Friendly Rider continues to grow and expand its service, now serving 17 communities in Wadena, Todd, Otter Tail, Morrison and Cass Counties....
April 24, 2017 - 10:04am
April 20, 2017
The small town of Henning has celebrated the life of 16-year-old Jacob Quam, a sophomore killed in a car crash last week, in many different ways....
April 20, 2017 - 11:54am
March 27, 2017
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Aiming to do whatever it can for homeless people in the area, Mahube-Otwa has developed several programs over the years to target specific problems. But it isn't getting any easier, said Marcia Otte, family development director for Mahube-Otwa community action agency, which serves...
March 27, 2017 - 11:34am
March 20, 2017
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
FARGO -- Family and friends have gathered here and in Minnesota’s Otter Tail County to deal with the sudden, untimely deaths of two women who...
March 20, 2017 - 8:03am
March 17, 2017
A new plan, and new hope, for flood relief west of Perham: Little McDonald, Kerbs, Paul and Devils lakes are working together on a permanent solution to a long-standing problem
After more than a decade of repeatedly dashed hopes and millions of dollars in damages, frustrated property owners on high-water lakes west of...
March 17, 2017 - 11:30am