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No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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