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City tax levy set : Perham among a minority of MN cities expected to decrease property taxes
Many in MN will see their property taxes go up, despite increases in state aid
Family IDs victims in Beltrami/Hubbard County line fire
Brush with greatness
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Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
From Miss Minnesota to musician
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Museums to host holiday open houses
Schmidts create new ‘dancing’ light show
Get into the Christmas spirit With a free concert by Heart O’ Lakes Harmony
PWMS students signed to talent agency
Angel of Hope vigil is tonight in Perham
Owen Ryan Bromeling
Brooks Thomas Moch
William Wade Davis
Cassel to start again for Vikings; Peterson aims to play
Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy hires former Yellowjacket Ashley Brasel as new director/head coach
Jacket wrestlers dominate at D-G-F 47-18
Brandon Olson scores lone game-winner in DL hockey road trip split
Boys Basketball: Impressive road win for Jackets at Crosby
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Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Perham sells two lots to IFS for $0
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Peeved at the police: Some NYM residents say ‘nitpicky’ enforcement is hurting businesses
Several New York Mills residents voiced their concerns, sometimes angrily, about the city’s police force during a public forum at Monday’s city council meeting. Their chief concern was the enforcement of traffic laws in the city and surrounding area, and the perceived detrimental...
news / local
July 12, 2013 - 11:56am
June 27, 2013
Man airlifted to Fargo hospital after standoff in Beltrami County
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Minn. — A man was taken into custody and airlifted to a Fargo hospital after more than a four-hour armed standoff with police here Wednesday evening. Police have not released the name of the man, but Jeff Deppa said the suspect is his son, 34-year-old Miquell...
news / state
June 27, 2013 - 10:30am
February 8, 2013
Perham PD gets two new squad cars
The Perham Police Department is replacing two of its squad cars with two all black 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans. The department's lease...
news / business
February 8, 2013 - 10:00am
Perham Police see spike in traffic calls
When it comes to drunk driving accidents, Otter Tail County remains one of the top 13 deadliest counties in Minnesota. For local drivers, this means more police on the road. The State Department of Public Safety is working on this issue alongside local law enforcement, including...
February 8, 2013 - 7:00am
January 30, 2013
Terry Frost is WPD's newest officer
Terry Frost is the latest full-time police officer to join the ranks of the Wadena Police Department. A former Marine, Frost is a veteran of...
January 30, 2013 - 1:08pm
August 21, 2012
Police and fire report for August 21
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 7:54 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A 24-year-old man was arrested and a 36-year-old man was cited after fighting was reported. Thefts 7:35 p.m. Saturday, 3200 block of Hannah...
August 21, 2012 - 12:12am
August 16, 2012
After cutting police force, town weighs decision
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM FERTILE – More than 10 years ago, officials in this small northwestern Minnesota town did away with its police department. In another effort to save local tax money, officials decided in 2010 to drop the town’s contract with the Polk County sheriff’s...
news / local
August 16, 2012 - 12:22am
July 12, 2012
Perham Police Report, July 1-8
July 1 2:15 p.m. Moorhead man issued citation for speed. 3:01 p.m. Woodbury man issued citation for speed. 3:12 p.m. Lake Park man issued citation for speed. 4:13 p.m. Yuba City woman issued citation for speed. 4:26 p.m. Perham man issued citation for speed. 8:20 p.m. Elk River...
news / crime
July 12, 2012 - 10:17am
New York Mills Police Report, July 2-7
July 2 8:00 a.m. Assisted EMS with an ambulance call. 10:59 a.m. Cited a motorist for speeding. 11:28 a.m. Assisted with a civil matter. 2:19 p.m. Took several reports of a temporary sign obstructing view of traffic at an intersection. The sign was moved to an alternate location....
news / crime
July 12, 2012 - 10:08am
June 27, 2012
Perham Police Report, June 18-24
June 18 9:23 a.m. Complaint of a car blocking handicap parking space in private parking lot. 9:35 a.m. Caller requesting information on previous contact. 11:00 a.m. Adult male turned himself in on a warrant. 12:30 p.m. Two-vehicle crash in a private parking lot. 2:00 p.m. Perham...
news / crime
June 27, 2012 - 2:52pm
New York Mills Police Report, June 18-25
June 18 6:12 p.m. Assisted with ARMER Radio System training at Dent Fire Department. 6:42 p.m. Cited a motorist for speed. 10:16 p.m. Took a report of one group of people harassing another. The matter was resolved without charges. June 19 8:57 a.m. Took a report of evidence...
news / crime
June 27, 2012 - 2:51pm
February 2, 2012
Minnesota bill to end teacher seniority sparks debate
MOORHEAD - A bill introduced in the Legislature to end the use of seniority in determining teachers' job security is getting mixed reviews from administrators and teachers in Moorhead and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton schools. The pending legislation, sponsored by Rep.
news / education
February 2, 2012 - 12:37pm
May 20, 2009
18-year-old held for ink pen stabbing at Wadena-Deer Creek High School
An 18-year-old man was arrested Monday night in Wadena after allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old girl with an ink pen. The Wadena Police Department responded to the Wadena-Deer Creek high school parking lot at 8:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an altercation. Officers learned the man...
May 20, 2009 - 12:03pm
May 14, 2009
LETTER TO EDITOR: Offended by disrespect for law enforcement
Last week Louis Hoglund used a column to recognize that Todd Sandahl retired from the Perham Police Department. Todd was a good police officer who spent a major part of his life serving our area. Todd certainly deserves recognition. I think it is unfortunate, however, that Hoglund...
May 14, 2009 - 10:15am
May 8, 2009
COLUMN: Todd Sandahl was an uncommon cop
Cops, for the most part, are little boys who just got bigger. An exception to that gross exaggeration, however, is the guy who just retired from the Perham Police Department: Todd Sandahl. I've had lots of contacts with police officers over the years. For the most part, those...
May 8, 2009 - 7:00am