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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
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
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
Perham-Dent School District
December 18, 2015
District earns ‘clean audit’
Perham-The Perham-Dent School District’s accounting of its finances, reviewed by an auditing company, is in compliance with general accounting practices and no major infractions were identified, according to Matt Laughlin with Brady Martz Certified Public Accounts and Consultants,...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
December 10, 2015
Perham-Dent referendum vote formalized, Truth in Taxation meeting set
The Perham-Dent School District passed a resolution Wednesday morning certifying passage of the school referendum vote, which is merely a formality of the voting process, according to district business manager, Kristi Werner. The school board reviewed the voting machine tapes from...
December 10, 2015 - 3:00pm
Relief over deadline extension
The Perham-Dent School District, along with other schools that offer dual enrollment, got a break in November when the national Higher Learning Commission extended the compliance date, from 2017 to 2022, for high school instructors to get a master’s degree for the college-level...
December 10, 2015 - 2:24pm
December 3, 2015
Many folks contributed to election
To all who helped the Perham-Dent School District referendum pass, a hearty thank you. The voters were the key players last Tuesday, of course, but there were so many who had a hand in the election. Obviously, the committee who gave of their time, energy and talents deserve a big...
December 3, 2015 - 1:28pm
November 24, 2015
Voters to decide Perham-Dent’s future: Polls open now
Voters will be asked to decide a Perham-Dent School District building referendum today, Nov. 24, at several voting locations in Perham, Ottertail...
November 24, 2015 - 3:42pm
November 4, 2015
An overview of the referendum
Perham-The Perham-Dent School District is planning a second building referendum Nov. 24, at a cost of $45.27 million, to upgrade a couple of...
November 4, 2015 - 1:24pm
October 22, 2015
Referendum information online
Perham-As the Perham-Dent School District prepares for a second referendum vote, district officials announced the website now has a link on it with more information for voters. “The website went live with referendum information,” and the direct mailer went out to district residents...
October 22, 2015 - 3:47pm
July 6, 2014
School parking lots to be sealcoated
Three parking lots of Perham-Dent School District buildings will be sealcoated this summer. Rather than completely redoing or overlaying the lots, a sealcoat of oil and pea rock will be applied at Heart of the Lakes Elementary, Prairie Wind Middle School and the bus corral...
July 6, 2014 - 9:37am
July 4, 2014
Classrooms full at HOTL; another section added to keep class sizes low
Depending on choice of words, Heart of the Lakes Elementary School might feel a bit more cozy, or cramped, come next school year. At its regular June meeting, the Perham-Dent School Board voted to add an additional class for first grade students in order to maintain smaller class...
July 4, 2014 - 4:32pm
‘Our kids deserve way better’: Task force holds first meeting, tours PHS
A grand total of 13 parents, educators and community members attended the first Perham-Dent School District task force meeting on June 25. Those who attended toured Perham High School from top to bottom in order to get a feel for the building’s condition and possible work...
July 4, 2014 - 1:29am
MN closes ‘donut hole’ in school funding: Could mean $580K in new revenue for Perham-Dent
Minnesota legislators have closed a ‘donut hole’ in education funding, and it could mean $580,000 in new money for the Perham-Dent School District. Governor Mark Dayton signed the new funding option into law with this session’s omnibus tax bill on March 21. The bill, among...
April 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
March 7, 2014
School cancelled for Perham-Dent
Due to icy road conditions, there will be no school today, (Friday, March 7) for Perham-Dent Schools.
March 7, 2014 - 10:38am
December 24, 2013
Final school levy set at 7.23 percent increase
The Perham-Dent School Board last Wednesday approved a final tax levy increase of 7.23 percent, bringing the school district’s 2014 total payable levy amount to just over $3 million. This is less than the preliminary levy increase of 9.17 percent approved by the school board...
December 24, 2013 - 10:55am
October 10, 2013
Teachers get first pay raise in years
Teachers in the Perham-Dent School District can look forward to a pay increase this year and next. School board members approved a new teachers’ contract at a special meeting last week. Salaries will go up by 3 percent this school year and 3 percent next school year for all...
October 10, 2013 - 3:05pm
September 26, 2013
Proposed levy to jump 9 percent
Up to a nine percent property tax levy increase may be enacted in the 2014 tax year for the Perham-Dent School District. At a meeting last week, the school board set a preliminary tax levy of $3.07 million, up 9.17 percent from this year’s $2.8 million. The preliminary levy...
September 26, 2013 - 4:06pm