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Cemetery tours slated for May 24, 26
Perham Rotary Club partners with American Red Cross to host blood drive
Is the 2010 BP oil spill killing Minnesota's loons?: DNR works to minimize long-term impact of migratory birds' exposure to toxic oil
Frazee native walks away unscathed after vehicle slides off interstate into Devil's Lake
Memorial Day gas prices higher than last year, but still low overall
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Yellowjackets advance in 6AA playoffs
Yellowjackets buzz Frazee in regular season finale
Perham girls golf takes HOL-Pelican Rapids
Perham tennis returns to the win column
Maxine R. Boedigheimer Morical
Bruce Dean Williamson
Herbert R. Woods
Tanya Marie Sazama
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
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
Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band to perform in Perham May 11
August 31, 2015
Conservative bear hunt on tap in Minnesota
Drawing a bear license in Minnesota used to be a routine thing. A hunter usually could get a license in the state's bear lottery every year or every other year. Those days are gone—at least for the foreseeable future. Now, a hunter might have to wait three or four years to draw...
August 31, 2015 - 10:37am
August 20, 2015
Lake outlet funding includes Lake Improvement District (LID) dollars
The lake outlet plan for land-locked lakes west of Perham has the support of $10 million approved by the Minnesota State Legislature. Cost overruns, however, will need support of lake property owners. On Aug. 11, a motion by County Commissioner Doug Huebsch of Perham...
August 20, 2015 - 10:48am
August 6, 2015
DNR names local lakes for possible muskie management
After almost two years of discussion on introducing muskellunge management to certain Otter Tail County waters, the Department of Natural Resources, Section of Fisheries, has announced candidate lakes for its program. Loon, Lizzie and Franklin Lakes are the three water bodies...
August 6, 2015 - 11:40am
July 23, 2015
Award given to West and East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation Districts
The West and East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) gave the Outstanding Conservationist Award to the Otter Tail County...
July 23, 2015 - 11:46am
July 16, 2015
Aquatic invasive species: more than just zebra mussels
Between billboards on the highway and notice signs on boat landings, zebra mussels get a lot of attention as an aquatic invasive species (AIS)....
July 16, 2015 - 1:53pm
June 24, 2015
Detroit Mountain bike trails set to open
Area mountain biking aficionados have had the date circled on their calendar for weeks, but hikers should also take note: The biking and...
June 24, 2015 - 10:57am
April 30, 2015
First wild bird with avian flu confirmed in Yellow Medicine County
ST. PAUL — A Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County is the first Minnesota wild bird to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI virus that has infected poultry farms across Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday morning....
April 30, 2015 - 12:02pm
April 14, 2015
DNR threatens to sue Detroit Lakes if city council approves new hotel near beach
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
April 14, 2015 - 10:03am
April 10, 2015
First of its kind group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Up to 50 people can soon stay at a new group camp at Lake Bemidji State Park just outside of town. With five electric hookups for RVs and a large tenting area, the facility is the first of its kind in Minnesota state parks, according to the Department of Natural...
April 10, 2015 - 11:27am
March 26, 2015
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been...
March 26, 2015 - 12:23pm
March 11, 2015
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
ST. PAUL -- Fresh off a legal victory over bear-feeding researcher Lynn Rogers, Minnesota wildlife officials want to outlaw feeding wild bears. Under a proposal moving through the state Legislature and supported by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, feeding...
March 11, 2015 - 10:27am
March 3, 2015
Klobuchar, Franken fight invasive species
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, both Minnesota Democrats, are co-sponsors of legislation to help stop the spread of invasive carp and other species. The bill would give federal agencies authority to take more actions than they now can. "We...
March 3, 2015 - 10:45am
February 27, 2015
Fish house removal deadlines near
ST. PAUL -- Deadlines for removing fish houses and portable shelters from state lakes and waterways are rapidly approaching, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Anglers are advised to remove shelters earlier if ice conditions warrant. Dates of removal...
February 27, 2015 - 2:39pm
February 23, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers want final say on water quality rules
Environmental groups are alarmed about an effort at the Minnesota Legislature to put the brakes on new rules designed to keep the state’s lakes and rivers clean. Unlike past attempts to give the Legislature more power over water protection, the latest effort involves...
February 23, 2015 - 10:42am
February 18, 2015
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
In my opinion, if we allow anyone to strip 27,000 acres of good wildlife land, only to rape that land with thousands of gallons of chemicals that kill all life in the soil, then we are the most foolish of people. These chemicals that are sold as being for our good in the form of...
February 18, 2015 - 4:28pm