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Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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