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School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Judy K. Houghton
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
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
July 20, 2015
Ottertail Business Association to host “Jazz on the Green”
If you’re a believer in the adage “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” grab your lawn chair or blanket and head over...
July 20, 2015 - 12:17pm
June 18, 2015
Dog park plans unveiled
Canines and owners rejoice – plans for a dog park in Perham’s Arvig Park have been drawn up and approved. Construction on the park, which...
June 18, 2015 - 12:57pm
September 12, 2010
Charges: Former Lake Park-Audubon coaches fondled players at hotel
Two former Lake Park-Audubon high school girls' basketball coaches sexually touched two players and offered them alcohol during an out-of-town tournament in December, according to court documents released Friday. The documents, filed in Stearns County (Minn.) District Court, charge...
September 12, 2010 - 11:02pm
May 18, 2009
Dent woman charged with fleeing police officers
A Dent, Minn., woman is facing felony charges of fleeing a peace officer and first-degree driving while intoxicated-test refusal in connection with a high-speed car chase that took place in Becker County last week. Marlene Jean Honer, 49, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent, made her first...
May 18, 2009 - 10:25am
April 23, 2009
Walk for Glandalough State Park April 25
The Glendalough Park Partners kick off their 13th Walk for Glendalough on Saturday, April 25 at 9 a.m. at the park's trail center. This annual hiking event has raised almost $200,000 for park improvements since it started in 1996. "Walk Day" is an open house with free admission...
April 23, 2009 - 1:29pm
April 21, 2009
Team Industries lays off 79 more workers at Park Rapids plant
For 79 more Team Industries employees, Friday will be their last day of work. The newest round of layoffs comes amid an industry downturn that will leave the Park Rapids manufacturer with 40 employees, about the size of the initial plant the company opened 14 years ago. The local...
April 21, 2009 - 3:46pm
April 8, 2009
Skatepark event April 9
Kowabunga Skate & Bike Park T-Shirt Day will be held at the "Future Home of Kowabunga Skate & Bike Park" (just south of the softball field along Highway 51). The event has been moved to a new time on Thursday, April 9 at 6 p.m., previously scheduled at 7 p.m. There will be Kowabunga...
April 8, 2009 - 4:11pm
April 6, 2009
Skatepark group hosts t-shirt event April 9
Kowabunga Skate and Bike Park T-Shirt Day is April 9. Meet at the red "Future Home of Kowabunga Skate & Bike Park" sign, just south of softball field along Highway 51, on Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Wear or purchase a Kowabunga t-shirt to be in a drawing for $15 in Perham Bucks....
April 6, 2009 - 7:00am
December 31, 2008
Perham skate, bike park wins Tony Hawk grant
Even legendary skateboard icon Tony Hawk is behind the Perham skate and bike park. Well, at least his foundation is. On December 8, the Tony...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Steps suggested to help build skate park
I am pleased to learn that the size of the Skate and Bike Park and the location had selected. I believe that I am the only person who had seen SBP built. During my 21 years in southern TX, I saw three communities build parks and I followed the building every time as I wanted to build...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Kowabunga! T-shirt design contest promotes Perham skate-bike park project
A design the t-shirt contest has been created for Perham's Kowabunga! Skate & Bike Park. The winner of the contest will receive a free t-shirt featuring his or her winning design and logo. Anyone may enter the contest, with the deadline for entries set for Wednesday, October 15....
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
New city parks
For a man who planted an estimated 1,000 trees in Perham, a memorial park with numerous varieties of trees would be a fitting tribute. "Jerome Boedigheimer Park" has been officially dedicated by the city council and the Parks and Recreations Board. The location is a 150 by 300...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Kowabunga, dude...Name approved for skatepark
It took about a year to find a home for the proposed Perham skate and bike park, and about ten minutes to name the facility--despite momentary opposition. "Kowabunga" was the name chosen by the kids and young adults that are raising funds for the skate park. The skateboard and...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Skateboarders given city OK to rock on...but a little quieter
An exuberant group of youth and adults has gained ground in raising funds for a Perham skate and bike park. Perham city officials hope the group's enthusiasm stays high--but the music low. The discussion was prompted because the skatepark group is planning two more rally events,...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am