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Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
Man dies after paraskiing on West Battle Lake
Perham sends seven to 8AA Individual finals
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
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Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
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Joshua Matthew Karsnia
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Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Perham Living selects Valentines Day Royalty
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
Three injured in Bluffton area accident
Three people were injured in a traffic accident near Bluffton in eastern Otter Tail County. The mishap took place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening, Sept. 9. "There were four people in the vehicle as it traveled in a southeasterly direction on Highway 10," said County Sheriff Administrative...
September 24, 2017 - 8:15am
September 23, 2017
County board in tune with juvenile center needed changes
Otter Tail County currently contracts for 2.75 beds per day at the West Central Regional Juvenile Center in Moorhead. However, due to increased...
September 23, 2017 - 12:55pm
September 18, 2017
County farmers have more buffer funding assistance
Brad Mergens, district manager for the West Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District, is informing farmers in Otter Tail County that additional...
September 18, 2017 - 6:27pm
County Board okays EIS findings declaration, cost
The county board of commissioners, on Sept. 5, gave momentum to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for the proposed Star Lake casino....
September 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
Zebra mussels confirmed in Ten Mile Lake in Otter Tail County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed zebra mussels in Ten Mile Lake in west-central Minnesota's Otter Tail County. Staff at Ten Mile Lake Resort contacted the DNR when they found suspected zebra mussels on a pontoon boat being removed from the lake. DNR...
September 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 11, 2017
Lake looking for KO in fight against starry stonewort infestation
When announcing the discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Minnewaska last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said the invasive algae has never been eradicated from any U.S. lake where it has been found. Minnewaska Lake Association President Mike Stai believes the...
September 11, 2017 - 6:35pm
Become an extension master gardener in East Otter Tail County
The East Otter Tail County Master Gardeners invite adult community members to join them for an Open House on Sept. 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Perham. If you have an interest in plants and gardening and would enjoy sharing that interest with others you can...
September 11, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 10, 2017
Motorcyclist injured near Lake Lizzie
A 19-year-old motorcycle driver from Fargo sustained injuries in an accident at 6:40 p.m. on Aug. 29 near Lake Lizzie, northeast of Pelican Rapids. "The injuries were non-life threatening," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke. The injury was sustained by M. Kirk...
September 10, 2017 - 8:15am
September 5, 2017
OT County weighs in on self-driving vehicles
Self-driving vehicles are seen as the way of the future in Otter Tail County and all across the state and nation. To that end, county board members...
September 5, 2017 - 6:17pm
September 2, 2017
RV catches fire on Interstate 94
A recreational vehicle (RV) heading west caught fire on Interstate 94, near the junction with Highway 59, at 6:57 p.m. on Aug. 22. The location was northwest of Fergus Falls and southwest of Elizabeth. The unit was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene. Occupants...
September 2, 2017 - 11:13am
August 26, 2017
Riding lawn mower tips, driver rescued
Sheriff deputies reported that the driver of a riding lawn mower was rescued after the mower tipped and pinned the driver. The location was near Highway 3, northeast of Erhard. "The man was pinned under the three-point hitch," said County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke...
August 26, 2017 - 8:15am
August 20, 2017
2017 Miss Vergas Royalty
Alex Day was crowned Miss Vergas at the 32nd annual Miss Vergas Scholarship Program held Aug. 10 at the Vergas Event Center. Alex is the daughter...
August 20, 2017 - 9:53am
August 12, 2017
Fire destroys barn near Pelican Rapids
The sheriff’s office reported that a barn northwest of Pelican Rapids was destroyed by fire early in the morning on Aug. 4. The location was near Highway 21 in the northern section of Norwegian Grove Township, near the Clay County line. “The barn, 100 years old, was fully engulfed...
August 12, 2017 - 12:24pm
Veterans get back outdoors: Non-profit organization provides recreational therapy to veterans and active duty
“I don’t know much about anything, but I think some of America’s best young men served in this war.” This a quote from “Forrest Gump.” No words could ring more true as some of America’s best men and women fight to keep the U.S. safe; however, not all of them come home...
August 12, 2017 - 8:15am
August 11, 2017
Perham man arrested in Dilworth after chase
An early morning patrol went from bad to worse for a Dilworth police officer who stopped a driver for a bad headlight early Wednesday, Aug. 2. According to documents filed in Clay County District Court: After Officer Brad Browning stopped the vehicle for a non-working headlight about...
August 11, 2017 - 4:17pm