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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Kids who offend: Hundreds of juveniles from Wadena sent to Moorhead facility yearly
City budget, tax levy increase of 6.58 percent approved
Treasure trove of love: Jewel prompts Free Adoption Day Saturday at DL’s Humane Society
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
Perham stifles Battle Lake
Yellowjackets roll in home opener
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Roy Allen Weber
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Feeding Backpack program helps close to 200 children a week in Perham schools
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
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
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
February 17, 2012
Bakk demands open decision on funding fliers
ST. PAUL -- The Senate's top Democrat does not believe literature some Republicans handed out at the Feb. 7 precinct caucuses cost just $47. And Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, demands that the Senate Rules Committee take up the matter. Fifteen GOP senators, including...
February 17, 2012 - 1:51pm
Lanning: White Earth casino 'not in play right now'
ST. PAUL -- White Earth Nation's proposal to build a Twin Cities casino that could help fund a new Vikings stadium received little support from key policymakers Thursday after the tribe's leader said it would be the best option for Minnesotans. A casino operated by the tribe could...
February 17, 2012 - 8:51am
February 10, 2012
Rhetoric up, cooperation down at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Political rhetoric escalated in the Minnesota Capitol as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed four Republican-written lawsuit reform bills. Dayton complained that Republicans did not talk to him or consider a court report on the issue before passing the bills. "It appears...
February 10, 2012 - 12:42pm
January 30, 2012
Murdock not seeking third term
Citing family responsibilities, District 10B Rep. Mark Murdock, R-Ottertail, announced today he will not seek re-election. The 59-year-old, who is in his second term, said in a press release he wishes to spend more time with his family. Along with his wife, Pat, he has two grown...
January 30, 2012 - 1:03pm
January 27, 2012
Parties to hold Precinct Caucuses
Republican The Republican Party of Otter Tail County will be hosting its Precinct Caucuses on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at various locations across the county. A Presidential Straw Poll will be taken and the delegates and alternates to the County Convention will be chosen. Any...
January 27, 2012 - 2:14pm
October 26, 2011
Murdock, Hoffman: No general funds for new stadium
Local legislators are waiting to hear specifics regarding the governor's plan to keep the Vikings in Minnesota before sticking to a straight stance on the issue. And while the specifics of any agreements have not been set in stone, Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, and Rep. Mark...
October 26, 2011 - 2:33pm
September 7, 2011
Design approved for Ottertail veterans memorial
A memorial honoring veterans will soon be built in Ottertail. The only question that remains is where the memorial should be placed so that it is clearly visible to people driving through town. John McGraham first brought up the suggestion of a memorial at an Ottertail City Council...
September 7, 2011 - 3:00pm
September 6, 2011
Perham awarded $2.4 million for water treatment
Perham has been awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration for investment in the city's wastewater treatment system. The announcement from EDA indicated that it anticipates at least 300 jobs to be created with the expansion. Chuck...
September 6, 2011 - 1:28pm
August 31, 2011
Dayton learns from NY Mills leaders
Gov. Mark Dayton learned a thing or two from New York Mills City Clerk Darla Berry during his Aug. 24 stop in Fergus Falls. Dayton's stop in Fergus Falls was intended to generate ideas regarding business growth throughout the state. Berry attended the town hall meeting, held...
August 31, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 24, 2011
Ottertail sets preliminary levy at 6.2 percent
Otter Tail County Auditor Wayne Stein gave a special presentation on property taxes at the Aug. 18 Ottertail City Council meeting. His presentation was intended as an overview on the property tax process. Topics covered in the presentation included basic terms, classification/class...
August 24, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 17, 2011
Off with his hair
Perham Mayor Tim Meehl has his head shaved Wednesday, Aug. 10 as part of a bet with the community. He promised to have his hair removed if the...
August 17, 2011 - 3:27pm
August 10, 2011
Perham OKs park site for hockey arena
Perham seems to be well on its way to becoming a hockey town. At its meeting on Monday night, the city council voted to approve a deal between the city and the Perham Area Youth Hockey Association (PAYHA) to establish a site on the east side of Arvig Park for a hockey arena that...
August 10, 2011 - 3:49pm
Ottertail opts for natural gas
Following up on a previous discussion, the Ottertail City Council examined the possibility of switching from propane to natural gas for city buildings. City Clerk/Treasurer Elaine Hanson checked on prices associated with that conversion and reported her findings at the Aug. 4 council...
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
Perham City Council approves trail paving, bond sale
Also at its meeting on Monday night, the Perham City Council approved a bid for $45,000 to complete the paving of the Cal Miller Bike Path. The cost of paving had originally been among possible budget cuts identified by City Manager Kelcey Klemm following a loss in local government...
August 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
August 3, 2011
Skogen announces intentions to run in '12
Former State Senator Dan Skogen announced Thursday that he would seek the DFL endorsement for the Minnesota Senate next spring. Skogen served...
August 3, 2011 - 3:00pm