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Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Man suffers head injury in crash
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Yellowjacket boys hit from deep in home win
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
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!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
May 1, 2014
No more ‘Asian’ carp in MN
Minnesota legislators have been trying to get rid of Asian carp for years, and on Monday senators got rid of the ‘Asian’ part of the name. On a split voice vote, senators approved dropping ‘Asian’ from the invasive carp name. “Words matter,” Sen. John Hoffman, D-Champlin,...
May 1, 2014 - 12:33pm
Group To Sue U.S. Over Changes To Eagle Protection Rules
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Conservationists plan to sue theU.S. government over new rules they say loosen protection for eagles killed...
May 1, 2014 - 10:25am
April 4, 2014
New program encourages shoreland rule compliance
Otter Tail County will soon be working with lakeshore property owners to ensure they’re in compliance with state and county shoreland rules. The county board of commissioners has approved a new three-phase “buffer” program to identify problem areas, help landowners get into...
April 4, 2014 - 11:02am
March 27, 2014
Area resort owners attend Day on the Hill
Members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts attended the annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul on March 18 and 19, lobbying for legislation important...
March 27, 2014 - 8:53am
March 22, 2014
ATV restrictions will be enforced
With warm weather on the way, many all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders are anxious to hit the trails, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds riders to be aware of riding restrictions in some parts of the state due to wet conditions or closures. Between April 1 and Aug. 1,...
March 22, 2014 - 1:23pm
March 12, 2014
Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
ST. PAUL -- A state Senate committee decided more information is needed about Minnesota's 2-year-old wolf hunt, so voted Tuesday to suspend the...
March 12, 2014 - 10:31am
March 7, 2014
County approves Phelps Dam fishway
Phelps Mill Dam is one step closer to being modified for simplified fish passage. The concept was approved unanimously by the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 25. Phelps Mill Dam is listed as a National Historic Site, owned by Otter Tail County. The fish passage...
March 7, 2014 - 11:30am
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
One might say construction seems to be at its “peak” at Detroit Mountain these days. After a long, cold, harsh winter that slowed progress...
March 7, 2014 - 10:23am
February 27, 2014
Janke certified as equine massage therapist
A new option in equine health care is available to area horse owners. Excelling Performance was recently founded by Nicole Jahnke, of Verndale,...
February 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
February 20, 2014
Public input helps shape trail route
It was another good turnout at the second round of public informational meetings about a proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids. The meetings, held last week, featured presentations by project engineers from SRF Consulting Group, as well as question-and-answer...
February 20, 2014 - 2:15pm
February 7, 2014
Second set of trail meetings coming up
The latest route recommendations for a proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids will be presented at two different Open...
February 7, 2014 - 10:39am
January 31, 2014
Stolen fish house recovered
A fish house that was reported stolen off of Bear Lake in Butler Township, northeast of Perham, has been recovered. The recovery, near Richville, was announced during an Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office news briefing on Monday morning. The 17-foot home-made fish house has...
January 31, 2014 - 12:53pm
January 29, 2014
40 DNR officers conduct sting on Lake of the Woods
Charges are pending against an unknown number of people for illegally taking, transporting and/or possessing too many walleyes on Lake of the Woods, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported this week. In a statement issued by Chris Niskanen, DNR communications...
January 29, 2014 - 1:19am
January 17, 2014
Proposed trail may cost $11 million
The price tag for the proposed recreational trail between Perham and Pelican Rapids is estimated at $11,117,000. The County Board of Commissioners is seeking a state matching grant in the amount of $5,558,500. A federal grant of $600,000 also is being sought. At a recent...
January 17, 2014 - 4:07pm
January 10, 2014
Frazee sled dog races planned for Feb. 22
Continuing a trend that began last winter, the Third Crossing Sled Dog Rendezvous in Frazee will once again be held in February instead of January. The...
January 10, 2014 - 11:17am