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The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Pirates even season series with DL boys hockey
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
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
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
Tuffy's Pet Foods invests in Kansas State pet food science program
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
Linda Schultz retirement party set for Dec. 27
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
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
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
July 12, 2013
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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....
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...
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...
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.
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
March 11, 2009
Suspects in Fergus Falls kidnapping appear in court
An Elbow Lake man and his stepson made their first court appearances Tuesday in connection with the weekend abduction of a 17-year-old girl. David...
March 11, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 8, 2009
Girl, 17, found after Amber Alert issued in Fergus Falls kidnapping
A 17-year-old girl reportedly abducted at gunpoint Saturday night by her step-father in Fergus Falls, Minn., was located just after 1 a.m.
March 8, 2009 - 5:11pm