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Hard work pays off: 2011 PHS grad receives full med school scholarship
Minnesota, Perham see climbing graduation rates
OTC Relays win national recognition
Perham man releases first in series of books: Signings scheduled for Perham, Fergus Falls
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
BBB: Yellowjackets advance with victory over Hornets
DOLLY (OLGA) M. SWANSON
CHRISTOPHER H. LIMMER
VERA BERNHARDINE EID
Birth: Hailey Marie Dahms
Birth: Alyssa Nicole Mursu
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Zion Mary Aho
Picturing herself holding the reins
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Time to take a stand against distracted driving
Sewing the seeds of spring
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
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...
news / crime
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...
crime / news
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...
state / sports
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...
news / business
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 Hawk Foundation Board of Directors decided to award the Perham skate and bike park project a $5,000 grant. The five grand, added to $21,376.11...
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
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
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
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