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Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
MCFEELY: Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
Did you see the 30-pointer? You can in Perham: MN Monster Buck Classic coming Friday-Sunday
Simley wins battle of state-ranked teams
Late run lifts Yellowjackets to home win
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
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
December 19, 2013
Cracking the Code: Perham students learn basic computer coding
Students in Perham’s public schools took part in an ‘Hour of Code’ as part of national Computer Science Education Week last week. Hour...
December 19, 2013 - 4:53pm
January 11, 2013
Friday weather cancellations
Perham-Dent public schools and area private schools, along with New York Mills schools, have been canceled today, Friday, Jan.
January 11, 2013 - 5:54am
July 5, 2012
NY Mills School District preliminary budget shows signs of slight surplus
Last week, the New York Mills School Board approved a fiscal year 2013 preliminary budget with a surplus of around $33,000. Though the budget is not yet final, a slight bump in revenue is expected due to increased enrollment. Sixty-six kindergartners are already enrolled for fall,...
July 5, 2012 - 1:19pm
March 23, 2012
AUDIO: Dave Cresap pre-tourney appearance on Dom Izzo's radio show
Dave Cresap, Perham boys basketball coach, talks about defending the title on Dizzo's Den.
March 23, 2012 - 10:31pm
February 9, 2012
NY Mills warms up to 'I Love to Read' month
Quilting their favorite book cover designs, New York Mills School fourth graders kicked off 'I Love to Read' month with some cozy artwork. Sarah...
February 9, 2012 - 2:19pm
February 8, 2012
Curriculum with Character
Kids are learning that 'Character Counts' at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School in Perham. With twice-monthly lessons in responsibility, trustworthiness,...
February 8, 2012 - 3:08pm
January 18, 2012
It's all Greek to them
The Perham High School One-Act Players are going Greek. Fourteen student cast members will perform "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza," for this...
January 18, 2012 - 10:47am
December 29, 2011
Audit: Perham-Dent in the black by spending less
"It was a good year" for the Perham-Dent School District, financially speaking, according to auditor Roy Lunde. The audit shows that budget cuts and reductions, however hard to swallow, did the job of keeping the district's budget balanced in spite of revenue shortfalls. Lunde presented...
December 29, 2011 - 8:13am
December 28, 2011
Perham-Dent looks at new levy option
The Perham-Dent School Board is moving forward with plans to seek a Capital Projects Referendum in April. The referendum would ask local taxpayers to fund specific needs within the district, such as technology and facilities improvements, through a voter-approved levy. At a workshop...
December 28, 2011 - 2:04pm
December 7, 2011
School board rethinks four-day weeks, new levy still likely
Perham-Dent School Board members are thinking twice about four-day school weeks, in light of negative community response to the idea, less-than-stellar cost saving projections and some new and good news about their budget. In a special workshop on Tuesday, board members continued...
December 7, 2011 - 2:15pm
November 10, 2011
Large majority of Minnesota school-funding votes pass
Minnesota school districts seeking operating levies had their best night in more than a decade Tuesday, with 90 of 114 such measures passing, the Minnesota School Board Association said. That's a 79 percent success rate - the highest since 1997, when 86 percent of levies passed. It...
November 10, 2011 - 10:06am
November 9, 2011
A different kind of 'cheese'
Imagine rehearsing one five-minute dance scene for more than 15 hours, sweating out every step, perfecting every facial expression. That's what Perham High School students have done for their upcoming performances of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." And that's just for one song...
November 9, 2011 - 2:36pm
Henning, Pelican Rapids pass school operating levies; Battle Lake voters say 'no'
Pelican Rapids residents passed an operating levy for the school district with 54 percent of the votes. The levy will bring in around $600 per student in general operation funds for the school. The Henning School District also passed its levy, with 74 percent of residents voting...
November 9, 2011 - 9:29am
November 2, 2011
To D.C. and beyond
For one week in October, New York Mills seventh grader Heather Weller was more than just a middle school student -- she was a national leader. Weller...
November 2, 2011 - 2:12pm
October 26, 2011
Minnesota joins Race to the Top
Minnesota last week submitted an application for Race to the Top, hoping to leverage $45 million in federal grant monies to support early learning reforms. How that may or may not impact local school districts remains to be seen. The Minnesota Department of Education and Governor...
October 26, 2011 - 2:56pm