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Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
PWMS Geography Bee winner and participants
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
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
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
Otter Tail County
January 19, 2018
Feedlot expansion hearings held in Otter Tail
County commissioners, on Jan. 2, convened two public meetings on feedlot expansions, on behalf of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). County board members reminded attendees that testimony summaries are sent to the MPCA in St. Paul, with final decisions made at the state...
January 19, 2018 - 10:43am
January 7, 2018
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
The year 2018 will be very special for Otter Tail County as residents celebrate the county's 150th anniversary, dating back to 1868. An exhibit will open on Feb. 9 at the Otter Tail County museum (historical society) on the west side of Fergus Falls. The first group of non-Native...
January 7, 2018 - 2:29pm
Wind energy, solar projects have support from county board
Otter Tail County commissioners have responded to opposition to proposed wind and solar projects in Scambler and Dunn townships, north of Pelican Rapids. Commissioners expressed disappointment in seeing opposition to the projects from townships, lake property owners and lake associations....
January 7, 2018 - 1:29pm
January 6, 2018
Perham area resident loses $9,000 to scam artist
A Perham area resident was scammed and lost $9,000, thinking there would be a large inheritance. Sheriff deputies on Dec. 29 said they have suspects in mind. Authorities warn residents of Otter Tail County to beware of people who contact you posing as attorneys or banking personnel,...
January 6, 2018 - 11:13am
January 5, 2018
Garbage amounts lower as recycling use increases in Perham
The single-sort recycling program that started in Perham last June has grown in users and appears to be a welcome addition to Perham's amenities....
January 5, 2018 - 2:17pm
December 25, 2017
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Reports
Man pulled from icy waters at Walker Lake A man was pulled from cold water at Walker Lake, just north of Otter Tail Lake, after his snowmobile crashed through thin ice on Dec. 16 close to noon. Ottertail city rescue crews pulled the man, Hubert Hovland, out of the water and transported...
December 25, 2017 - 11:08am
December 24, 2017
County tax levy will likely increase 3.48 percent
Otter Tail County taxpayers will be seeing a smaller increase in their taxes in 2018 than they did in 2017. During the county board's annual levy and budget hearing, held Dec. 12, board members and County Auditor-Treasurer Wayne Stein said the percent of levy increase from 2017 to...
December 24, 2017 - 11:24am
New EcoCenter in the works near Battle Lake
An EcoCenter for outdoor learning, research and creative activities—from biology to creative writing—will likely be built in Eagle Lake Township, south of Battle Lake. The center would be a cooperative effort with the University of Minnesota in Morris.
December 24, 2017 - 10:22am
December 18, 2017
Rethemeiers named as Outstanding Agriculturists from Otter Tail County
Arnie and Carol Rethemeier were recently honored at the 2017 NDSU Harvest Bowl as the Outstanding Agriculturist from Otter Tail County. Arnie...
December 18, 2017 - 10:05am
December 16, 2017
Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
A public hearing for the redetermination of benefits for Ditch 48, in Otto Township west of New York Mills, will be held Jan. 22, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the County Law Enforcement Center in Ottertail City. The meeting will be held for property owners within the Ditch 48 catchment basin...
December 16, 2017 - 11:20am
December 7, 2017
Perham area calendar
Every Wednesday Community Meal Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted. Thursday, December 7 Taste of the Holidays Perham: At Central Market from 3-7 p.m. Samplings from dozens of vendors; $5 a plate with proceeds benefiting...
December 7, 2017 - 11:19am
December 6, 2017
State could pass along funding responsibilities to counties
Possible state revenue shortfalls in 2018 could result in the state legislature passing along more funding responsibilities to Otter Tail County...
December 6, 2017 - 8:17pm
County board will soon decide on lease with juvenile center
Otter Tail County, which currently contracts for 4.5 beds per day at the West Central Regional Juvenile Center in Moorhead, will need to soon...
December 6, 2017 - 1:22pm
November 24, 2017
Weekly Sheriff's Department briefs - Nov. 23 edition
Threats made at residences in Deer Creek, New York Mills Sheriff deputies, on Nov. 14, responded to potentially dangerous domestic disturbances in Deer Creek and New York Mills. Threats had been made before calls came into the county sheriff office. "Law enforcement settled down a...
November 24, 2017 - 1:52pm
November 23, 2017
Preliminary work for Perham area lakes outlet project to begin
The long-awaited drainage project for landlocked lakes, west of Perham, will be completed in 2018. Beneficiaries will be lake residents at Little...
November 23, 2017 - 4:53pm