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Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
PWMS Geography Bee winner and participants
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
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
LETTER: 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
March 12, 2015
PHS junior interviews hero, civil rights organizer
Every season, students of the Perham High School Speech Team are instructed by their coaches to keep an over-arching goal in mind. “Our...
March 12, 2015 - 11:51am
March 11, 2015
New choir enjoys busy spring
As the 2014-2015 school year began, so did the first full year for Heart of the Lakes Elementary School’s Honors Choir. “We assembled...
March 11, 2015 - 4:25pm
Minnesota lawmaker wants students to pass citizenship test before graduating
ST. PAUL - A former government teacher wants Minnesota students to pass a citizenship test before graduating from high school. State Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said Minnesota students suffer from a crisis of civics knowledge. His bill would require high school...
March 11, 2015 - 10:30am
March 10, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL -- Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to...
March 10, 2015 - 10:29am
March 5, 2015
Minnesota, Perham see climbing graduation rates
Numbers are looking up, according to data released by the Minnesota Department of Education last week on the percentage of Minnesotan students who graduate from high school. For 2014, slightly more than 81percent of Minnesota’s seniors graduated from high school, up from 79.8...
March 5, 2015 - 12:04pm
March 4, 2015
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
After years of operating on a deficit, the Perham-Dent School District’s budgets for seem to be mostly written in black ink. Kristi Werner, the district’s business manager, presented a revised budget for 2014-2015 and a preliminary budget for the 2015-2016 year. For the...
March 4, 2015 - 4:02pm
February 25, 2015
Students celebrate ‘I Love to Read Month’ at the library
February is “I Love to Read Month,” and third grade students from Heart of the Lakes Elementary School in Perham made their way to the Perham...
February 25, 2015 - 4:06pm
February 20, 2015
Students win regional science awards, earn spots at state
Students representing Perham High School’s Science Research Team won 15 awards at the 66th annual Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair in...
February 20, 2015 - 11:36am
February 19, 2015
$58.3 million referendum looks likely: Funds would pay for new high school, other long-term projects
Perham-Dent School Board members are reaching important decisions about how and when to ask taxpayers to fund some major construction projects. During a special work session last Tuesday, the board made a preliminary agreement to bring a $58.3 million referendum to a vote on May...
February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
Evening of ‘Entrepreneurial Romance’ a success
Entrepreneurial students from Perham, Henning and Battle Lake hosted a special evening of “Entrepreneurial Romance” at Thumper Pond in Ottertail...
February 19, 2015 - 1:59pm
February 12, 2015
Young pups learn new tricks: Technology in the schools
Editor’s note: This is the second in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Technology’s influence...
February 12, 2015 - 3:46pm
New school board members talk goals, challenges
Three newly elected school board members are settling into the New Year, and their new roles, within the Perham-Dent School District. The...
February 12, 2015 - 1:41pm
February 4, 2015
Schools with 4-day weeks plead to continue
February 4, 2015 - 10:51am
January 29, 2015
Referendum talks continue, repairs approved at PHS
The Perham-Dent School Board is continuing its preparations to hold a building referendum. Preliminary discussions have focused around potentially holding the vote on May 12 or 19; both dates are Tuesdays. The referendum would pay for several construction projects that were...
January 29, 2015 - 1:44pm
Parents angry at DL school district
A recent decision by the Detroit Lakes Public Schools administration to cancel a spring field trip to the Twin Cities for fourth grade students at Rossman Elementary School has the parents of some of those students feeling as though the district administration has let them down. ...
January 29, 2015 - 11:47am