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UPDATED: Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
That’s bananas! Kids make music using fruit slices, cups of water
Perham area Memorial Day programs
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Bruce D. Williamson
Maxine R. Boedigheimer Morical
Herbert R. Woods
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Set yourself free from codependency; seek help if you need it
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
September 24, 2015
Minnesota native recalls the harrowing events of being caught up in the recent Delta State Shooting
Mondays are tough for most people. For Vergas native Abby Berven, Monday, Sept. 14, was one of her most difficult ever. A new...
September 24, 2015 - 11:23am
September 17, 2015
City Council approves purchase of a new SUV for Perham Police Department
A new squad car was up for discussion at the Sept. 14 City Council meeting. With the lease about to run out on their current vehicle, it made sense to look at purchasing a different one at this time noted Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby, “We had always planned...
September 17, 2015 - 4:31pm
September 14, 2015
Two men identified in Saturday evening shooting in western Minnesota
BRANDON, Minn. -- Authorities have released more details about a Saturday evening shooting that left two men dead in a rural Brandon home Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) received a 9-1-1 call at 5:49 p.m. about two males in a residence that were injured and...
September 14, 2015 - 4:16pm
Dalton first responder pleads not guilty to cash theft after Kvalvog accident
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Dalton first responder accused of stealing money from a fatal crash scene is pleading not guilty. Tara Lindquist...
September 14, 2015 - 4:14pm
September 10, 2015
Five found dead in home on Lake Minnetonka
GREENWOOD, Minn. -- Five people were reportedly found dead Thursday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide at a home on Lake Minnetonka on the west side of the Twin Cities metro area. South Lake Minnetonka police were called to the home, in the small community of...
September 10, 2015 - 4:44pm
September 9, 2015
One dead in western Minn. stabbing
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. - One person is dead as a result of a stabbing Tuesday in Montevideo in western Minnesota. The 44-year-old victim and the 54-year-old suspect are both from Montevideo, according to a news release from the Montevideo Police Department. The...
September 9, 2015 - 11:02am
In spat over neighbor's killed chickens, Minn. man accused of punching deputy in face
BRAINERD, Minn. – A 63-year-old Brainerd man who is charged with punching a deputy in the face after a confrontation over his dog who was...
September 9, 2015 - 9:48am
September 4, 2015
VIDEO: Shooting incident in Perham
Video from the scene.
September 4, 2015 - 12:40pm
August 27, 2015
Wadena man says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
Accusations, rumors and mystery are surrounding a Wadena farm this week. This after investigators issued a search warrant looking for human remains. Unexpectedly Monday morning, Dan Hansen says his farm about two miles north of Wadena was swarming with investigators....
August 27, 2015 - 4:33pm
August 25, 2015
Arrest made in connection with Detroit Lakes house fire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection to a suspicious house fire Monday in Detroit Lakes. Jade...
August 25, 2015 - 5:13pm
August 11, 2015
Thief River Falls man in serious condition following shooting
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — After being shot twice in the chest, a Thief River Falls man was recovering in a Fargo hospital Monday, while prosecutors were still compiling charges against the alleged shooter. Ryan Houle, 28, was identified Monday as the man shot at...
August 11, 2015 - 9:56am
July 10, 2015
Perham Police Reserves short on members
At the most recent Committee of the Whole Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby noted the lack of numbers in the Perham Police Reserves. The Reserves is a volunteer group of people that help out with the Perham Police Department with special events “Right...
July 10, 2015 - 10:54am
July 6, 2015
Sheriff's Posse lends the law a hand
On foot, four-wheeler and horseback, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Posse has assisted local law enforcement for almost 50 years. Comprised...
July 6, 2015 - 10:56am
June 24, 2015
Area man sought in domestic assault, fleeing officer case
An area man, who has yet to be arrested, is being charged with fleeing an officer, domestic assault and more. At about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence several miles southeast...
June 24, 2015 - 10:50am
June 12, 2015
Domestic disturbance turns into standoff at Thief River Falls farmstead
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Authorities were still at a farmstead southeast of Thief River Falls late Thursday night after a reported domestic disturbance, although a woman at the home was released and safe. The incident started at about 10:20 a.m. when the Pennington County Sheriff's...
June 12, 2015 - 12:19pm