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Perham man taken to hospital after semi blows over
'Light up the night'
Charges filed against truck driver in crash that killed Vining teen: Jason Vadner had license suspended, revoked seven times prior to crash
First ever breakfast on the farm event set for Aug. 5 in Perham
Perham rallies past EGF in Sub-State 14 opener
Vikings must solve identity crisis in training camp
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
Buzz close out season with sweep
BSU removes ‘interim’ tag, officially names Bolte head football coach
Delores M. Wasche
Deitra "DeeDee" Smith
Delores "Dee" Lugert
Nova Jo Ann Zajac
Hailey Jean Kopveiler and Grant Jacob Kopveiler
Leona Grace Silk
Henry Robert Kertscher
Adeline Rose Sautter
Health screenings coming to Perham
From family to family: New York Mills Dean’s Country Market has new local owners
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
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
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Letter: Wood Tick
Contributions of many lead to $10,000 to Project New Hope
Letter: Desert Eagle
How do you use a zipper merge in construction zones?
'Art in Your Park' in New Yorks Mills offered to area kids
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
May 23, 2014
Retailers recognize Collin Peterson as ‘Hero of Main Street’
Congressman Collin Peterson has been recognized by the National Retail Federation as a “Hero of Main Street” for his advocacy and leadership on behalf of the retail industry. “I’m proud to work on behalf of retailers in my district who help to keep our communities strong,”...
May 23, 2014 - 2:03pm
May 22, 2014
Sieling announces candidacy for Dist. 8B
Alexandria resident Jay Sieling is running for Representative of District 8B in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The seat is currently held by second-term lawmaker Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, who has won re-endorsement by local Republicans. Sieling, an instructor in the...
May 22, 2014 - 11:29am
Pelican man running for House Dist. 8A
Jim Miltich, Pelican Rapids, has announced his DFL candidacy for Minnesota House of Representatives District 8A. Miltich works as a safety facilitator at the Cargill corn processing plant in Wahpeton. He and his wife, Kayls, a kindergarten teacher in Pelican Rapids, have raised...
May 22, 2014 - 11:27am
Perham's Dean Simpson chosen as Zellers' running mate
Former state Rep. Dean Simpson of Perham is Minnesota Republican governor candidate Kurt Zellers' pick as running mate. Zellers, who made the announcement in Moorhead this morning, said the Perham and New York Mills grocery store owner can help the state's economy. “Our...
May 22, 2014 - 10:26am
May 7, 2014
Seifert to hold fishing opener in Ottertail
Marty Seifert, Republican candidate for governor, announced last week that he would be holding a Seifert for Governor 2014 Minnesota Fishing Opener event at Thumper Pond Resort and Rush Lake in Ottertail, this Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10. Seifert has invited Republicans,...
May 7, 2014 - 4:27pm
May 1, 2014
Nornes, Franson endorsed by Dist. 8
Senate District 8 Republicans held their endorsing convention at the Henning Community Center on Saturday. Bud Nornes, Fergus Falls, was unanimously endorsed on the first ballot for House District 8A. Nornes is the district’s current representative in the House. The endorsement...
May 1, 2014 - 12:41pm
April 24, 2014
Ex-boyfriend of Rep. Franson files defamation suit against her
An ex-boyfriend of State Representative Mary Franson R-Alexandria, filed a defamation lawsuit against her Tuesday. Eric Harpel, chairman of the McLeod County Republican Party, claimed his reputation was ruined by false statements Franson made while filing a harassment restraining...
April 24, 2014 - 1:33pm
April 4, 2014
House budget bill leans toward greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Much of the money in the Minnesota House's plan to tweak the state's two-year budget would go to greater Minnesota. "We focused...
April 4, 2014 - 3:05pm
Minnesota Senate approves school anti-bullying bill
ST. PAUL -- After considering 15 amendments and more than five hours of debate Thursday, state senators approved a bill to strengthen bullying...
April 4, 2014 - 10:52am
March 27, 2014
Parents go after Dayton marijuana stance
ST. PAUL — Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov. Mark Dayton for killing a bill they would allow them to use marijuana to ease children’s seizures. A Woodbury parent said the governor should “put special needs ahead of special...
March 27, 2014 - 9:41am
March 21, 2014
Perham’s David Sobieski and Baudette’s Roger Erickson are endorsed
David Sobieski of rural Perham for 2B and Roger Erickson of rural Baudette for 2A were endorsed as state representative candidates by Democractic-Farmer-Labor...
March 21, 2014 - 10:57am
March 19, 2014
Peterson will seek re-election
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson had a few things to take care of to prepare for his 13th campaign for Congress: pass a pilot’s physical and get his...
March 19, 2014 - 9:57am
March 17, 2014
Sobieski endorsed for House race
David Sobieski, of Butler Township in Otter Tail County, was endorsed by unanimous consent for the House District 2B legislative race by delegates...
March 17, 2014 - 3:06pm
February 26, 2014
Obama to outline $302B transportation plan during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- In a speech at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a national transportation system that "puts Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways and transit systems," the White House announced...
February 26, 2014 - 1:17pm
February 24, 2014
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year on Tuesday. Expect widespread agreement on borrowing $840 million for public works projects, but not so much agreement on where to spend that money. Expect...
February 24, 2014 - 1:48pm