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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'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
January 2, 2018
Dozens of cameras, 2 miles of fences, 100 police dogs: What Super Bowl security will look like
MINNEAPOLIS — Even before Minnesota's bid to host Super Bowl LII was accepted, the Minneapolis police department was preparing for the...
January 2, 2018 - 9:22am
August 27, 2017
Body of missing Fargo woman found in Red River
MOORHEAD — Kayakers on the Red River made a grim discovery Sunday evening, Aug. 27, when they came across the body of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind....
August 27, 2017 - 11:58pm
August 11, 2017
Perham man arrested in Dilworth after chase
An early morning patrol went from bad to worse for a Dilworth police officer who stopped a driver for a bad headlight early Wednesday, Aug. 2. According to documents filed in Clay County District Court: After Officer Brad Browning stopped the vehicle for a non-working headlight about...
August 11, 2017 - 4:17pm
July 17, 2017
Minneapolis woman fatally shot by police after calling 911 to report assault, family says
A woman was shot to death late Saturday by police responding to a 911 call in south Minneapolis. Two Minneapolis police officers responded about...
July 17, 2017 - 7:53am
June 30, 2017
How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
CHICAGO—My brother-in-law, a volunteer constable in a small Arkansas town, once said that the answer to the tensions and violence between motorists of color and the police was for law enforcement to treat those they are sworn to protect with respect and politeness. The interactions...
June 30, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 3, 2017
Police searching wide area for man after woman found dead in Crookston home
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A woman is dead and police say they are searching for man she lived with after her body was found in an apartment in downtown...
May 3, 2017 - 7:48pm
April 19, 2017
40 pray for truth, justice during vigil to support suspended Minn. police chief
CLOQUET, Minn. — About 40 people prayed outside Cloquet City Hall on Tuesday for truth and justice during an investigation of a complaint...
April 19, 2017 - 9:16am
April 8, 2017
Witnesses report possible child abduction in Battle Lake area, police say
BATTLE LAKE—Battle Lake police are looking into a possible child abduction after they responded to witness reports Friday night, April...
April 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
March 27, 2017
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area south of Brainerd, Minn. Although law enforcement...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
March 16, 2017
4 arrested, 2 at large after hours-long standoff in northern Minn.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Two people are at large and four are in custody Thursday after an hours-long standoff near Cass Lake. According a news release...
March 16, 2017 - 5:40pm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
February 27, 2017
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
ELY, Minn.—A former Ely police sergeant will serve two years of supervised probation after admitting that he had a sexual relationship...
February 27, 2017 - 9:13pm
January 19, 2017
Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
ROLLA, N.D. -- Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery was fatally shot and two other deputies are on paid administrative leave after a...
January 19, 2017 - 8:25pm
January 6, 2017
Troopers warn icy conditions causing crashes
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—The Minnesota State Patrol issued a warning Friday morning, Jan. 6—slow down, icy conditions are causing crashes. State...
January 6, 2017 - 11:25am
November 17, 2016
Authorities identify boy as suspect in vague Minnesota school threat
ST. PAUL—State officials say they know who made a vague threat to northern Minnesota schools, causing dozens to be locked down on Wednesday,...
November 17, 2016 - 11:37am