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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
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
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
June 16, 2014
PHS grad celebrated as a Capuchin Friar
A man with Perham roots will mark a milestone as a Capuchin Friar. Brother Michael Gaffney, who attended Perham High School, will be one of 12 friars celebrating jubilee anniversaries at St. Lawrence Seminary in Mount Calvary, Wis., on July 18. The seminary is the founding site...
June 16, 2014 - 12:14pm
June 6, 2014
Vandalism reported at PHS
Perham High School was the subject of vandalism last week. On May 30, at 8:05 a.m., the Perham Police Department received a report of vandalism. An obscenity had been spray-painted near door number four of the building. The paint has already been removed and did not cause any...
June 6, 2014 - 12:23pm
May 29, 2014
Laughter and sincerity mark 2014 commencement ceremony
Sunday’s ceremony started with a ‘selfie’ as Perham High School sent off the graduating class of 2014. Student speakers who led the...
May 29, 2014 - 12:22pm
May 16, 2014
PHS scholarship winners honored
Students, parents and community members gathered in the Perham High School auditorium for the 28th Community Scholarship Awards Program on May 7. In all, 155 scholarships were awarded to students, from 39 sponsor groups. Some students received more than one award. Two new scholarships...
May 16, 2014 - 12:22pm
April 2, 2014
Day of Caring project applications due soon
Day of Caring is returning to Perham to help area seniors, veterans, and others with illnesses, injuries or special circumstances that make spring yard work difficult for them. On May 6, teams of Perham High School students will spend the morning doing outdoor projects for those...
April 2, 2014 - 2:52pm
February 5, 2014
Smile! It’s PHS Snow Ball royalty
Perham High School’s 2014 Snow Ball will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8, starting with dinner at The Cactus at 5 p.m. Coronation will be...
February 5, 2014 - 3:20pm
January 17, 2014
‘War Brides’ prepares to take the stage
The Perham High School One Act Players are at it again. This year, the group is performing “War Brides,” written in 1915 by Marion Craig...
January 17, 2014 - 11:39am
November 27, 2013
Pink for Palubicki
“Welcome back, Tammy!” That was the cheer heard loud and clear throughout the Perham High School lunch room last Tuesday afternoon. Students...
November 27, 2013 - 2:26pm
Fresh paint, new carpet among upcoming improvements at PHS
Students and staff at Perham High School may notice some changes when they get back from winter break. Some new flooring, paint, hand rails and stair treads are all on the docket as part of a repair and improvement plan approved by school board members at a meeting Nov. 20. The...
November 27, 2013 - 9:20am
November 26, 2013
Shawn Stafki named Teacher of the Year
Shawn Stafki has been named the Perham-Dent School District’s 2013 Teacher of the Year, it was announced last week. A native of Perham,...
November 26, 2013 - 3:14pm
November 25, 2013
6th Street SW parking no longer for students
In an attempt to keep teens from hanging out on Sixth Street SW near the high school, Perham City Councilors have agreed to designate the block from First to Second Ave. as ‘Resident Only Parking.’ The new parking rule will apply 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Police Chief...
November 25, 2013 - 2:44pm
November 8, 2013
HONK! This year’s Perham Community Musical
“The Ugly Duckling”: it’s a story most people have heard or read at some point in their lives. This year’s Perham community musical...
November 8, 2013 - 1:03pm
November 1, 2013
Play it again! After restructuring, band program looks to make a comeback
The instrumental music program in Perham is hitting all of the right notes after some restructuring this summer. Superintendent Mitch Anderson said that when he first came to Perham, he was surprised at how small the band program was compared to other districts. Part of the...
November 1, 2013 - 1:25pm
October 9, 2013
Perham and NY Mills celebrate Homecoming
Trey Moberg and Tina Scheidecker, left, were chosen Homecoming King and Queen during the Perham High School coronation held Oct. 1. Seniors...
October 9, 2013 - 2:40pm
September 25, 2013
PHS 2013 Homecoming Royalty
Perham High School students will be jazzing it up for this year’s “Great Gatsby”-themed Homecoming celebrations. Everyone is welcome...
September 25, 2013 - 3:27pm