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Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
June 11, 2017
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
In 1902, the Franciscan Sisters founded the first hospital in Perham, Minnesota. For the past 115 years, Perham Health has been providing care for generations of area residents, for the individuals who have made up the surrounding communities and for all of those who have simply been...
June 11, 2017 - 10:18am
May 23, 2017
Advanced care planning informational meeting slated for May 25
Perham Health and Perham Community Education are hosting an informational meeting on advance care planning to help you and your family be ready in case of a major illness or injury. Advance care planning is an opportunity to think about what's important to you - how your values and...
May 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
Local health care providers are concerned that the GOP's newly proposed health care reform plan will leave Otter Tail County residents without...
March 23, 2017 - 11:30am
March 20, 2017
Franken talks healthcare with providers in Perham
March 20, 2017 - 11:23am
March 16, 2017
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
She awoke to the sound of her 3-year-old daughter screaming in the back seat of the car. Her head throbbing with pain, she had no idea how long...
March 16, 2017 - 4:32pm
March 10, 2017
The bottom line: Screenings are crucial to colorectal cancer prevention
And now for an uncomfortable topic. Uncomfortable, but important: colorectal cancer. Talk of bowels and rectums is usually avoided at the dinner...
March 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
February 13, 2017
Fire destroys house at Marion Lake near Dent
Fire destroyed a house at Marion Lake, southeast of Dent, early Friday morning, Feb. 10. Sheriff deputies and firefighters from Dent, Perham...
February 13, 2017 - 11:34am
February 9, 2017
Perham Health has seen increase in flu cases: Vaccine will protect people, but they have to get the shot
Having personal experience with the flu, Mary Mayer commiserates with people who contract the virus. Her bout with the virus made her a believer of receiving the vaccine. "I wanted to die," she said of the experience. According to the Center for Disease Control, the number of flu...
February 9, 2017 - 11:30am
February 1, 2017
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
It all started with pain and pressure in her chest. Jan Nermoe was working out at the Perham Area Community Center eight years ago when she experienced...
February 1, 2017 - 4:01pm
January 6, 2017
Perham’s New Year’s baby has arrived: Rory Kalk was born Jan. 2
As Miranda Brown assembled an overnight bag to take to the hospital, contractions giving her occasional pause, her grandfather, Lyle Brown, and...
January 6, 2017 - 1:22pm
January 4, 2017
KLN, Shearer’s open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer’s Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care...
January 4, 2017 - 2:35pm
December 30, 2016
Woman hurt in rollover near Perham
One person was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 10 just west of Perham on Thursday. Alexandria Erickson, age 23, of Baxter, Minn., suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the one-vehicle crash, which occurred at about 10 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
December 30, 2016 - 3:29pm
December 20, 2016
UPDATE: Rural Vergas man who died in CO incident ID'd
A rural Vergas man is confirmed dead as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday night, according to Lt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter...
December 20, 2016 - 5:15pm
September 21, 2016
Perham Health Foundation to host Blues at Brew Sunday
The post-acute and short-stay unit under construction at Perham Living will benefit from the money raised at the Blues at Brew fundraiser, set...
September 21, 2016 - 10:51am
September 2, 2016
Advance care planning symposium to be held in Perham
LB Homes Lakeland Hospice has scheduled an educational symposium titled, "The Road Less Traveled — Advance Care Planning," Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Perham Health. Dr. Bruce Money, internist and hospitalist with Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls, Deb Forstner, staff chaplain...
September 2, 2016 - 9:46am