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New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
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
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
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
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
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
March 24, 2015
Marijuana smell leads to drug bust
DULUTH, Minn. -- A strong odor emanating from a home in led to the disruption of a $100,000 marijuana operation in northeast Minnesota on Thursday. Charges are pending against a father and son, ages 57 and 26, who were arrested after a search-and-seizure by police and other agencies...
March 24, 2015 - 10:04am
March 18, 2015
Gunman in standoff identified
ST. PAUL -- Police have released the identity of the man who was killed after an hour-long standoff in a St. Paul neighborhood Monday. Justin Todd Tolkinen, 28, of St. Paul died after wielding an assault rifle Monday afternoon near White Bear Avenue.
March 18, 2015 - 10:49am
March 17, 2015
Ogema woman sentenced to 30 years for gruesome murder of boyfriend
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – An Ogema woman who murdered her boyfriend by strapping him behind his own pickup and dragging him down the road...
March 17, 2015 - 10:12am
March 4, 2015
Willmar man admits stabbing stepgrandmother
WILLMAR, Minn. - Ex-Savor Rene Cruz pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of second-degree attempted murder for stabbing his stepgrandmother...
March 4, 2015 - 10:45am
February 3, 2015
Bullying incident investigated at Osakis High School
OSAKIS, Minn. -- An alleged bullying incident at Osakis High School in mid-January remains under investigation by the school district and...
February 3, 2015 - 9:52am
Perham woman pleads guilty to robbing Moorhead CVS
MOORHEAD – A 31-year-old Perham woman pleaded guilty Monday to one of the numerous robbery charges she faces in connection with a spree...
February 3, 2015 - 9:40am
January 22, 2015
Moorhead man says quick-thinking rookie cop 'saved my life'
MOORHEAD - When Moorhead Police got a call from dispatch of an intoxicated man at the M&H gas station, officers responding expected it...
January 22, 2015 - 10:54am
January 20, 2015
Two men facing explosives possession following high-speed chase near Sabin
SABIN, Minn. - Two men were arrested early Sunday morning near Sabin for fleeing police and possession of explosives. At about 12:30...
January 20, 2015 - 10:03am
January 16, 2015
Pantless man with samurai sword threatens store employees in Alexandria
January 16, 2015 - 10:30am
January 14, 2015
I-94 chase ending in Fergus Falls hits 125 mph
A 45-mile chase with speeds up to 125 mph on Interstate 94 ended in Fergus Falls late Friday evening. Boon Vang, 28, of Minneapolis, was finally stopped with tire disabling devices. Vang was heading west on I-94 at about 10:30 p.m. Friday when a Minnesota State Patrol...
January 14, 2015 - 11:11am
January 8, 2015
Perham PD saw slight uptick in calls last year
Perham’s Police Department responded to about 2,200 calls for service in 2014, an increase of 100 calls over the year before. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby described last year as “a pretty good year.” In 2014, the top five categories for which the department received...
January 8, 2015 - 10:38am
November 24, 2014
West Fargo man arrested for assault after allegedly assaulting wife, biting off nose of taxi driver
WEST FARGO – A 22-year-old West Fargo man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly assaulting his wife and biting off a portion of a taxi driver’s nose, according to a release from the West Fargo Police Department. Officers responded to a disturbance call...
November 24, 2014 - 10:22am
November 4, 2014
St. Paul police car, light rail train collide; officer injured
ST. PAUL - A St. Paul police officer’s squad car collided with a Green Line light-rail train Monday afternoon, causing buses to replace train service for about an hour. The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at Pascal Street and University Avenue. The train struck...
November 4, 2014 - 10:15am
October 28, 2014
Police don't know why Crookston man fled before fiery fatal crash
CROOKSTON, Minn. – A 27-year-old Crookston resident and self-employed businessman died Sunday in a fiery car accident after a high-speed...
October 28, 2014 - 9:32am
October 17, 2014
Policing the skies: Perham Police Chief gets his wings
He’d always wanted to be a pilot. Why? “I don’t know, I just always did,” said Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby. He can remember...
October 17, 2014 - 10:44am