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Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
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
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
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
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?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
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
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