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Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
J.C. Penney to shut 130 to 140 stores
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building
Two found dead in house fire near Bemidji
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
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
ST. PAUL -- Nearly a dozen Minnesota school districts launched four-day school weeks as a means to save money, but as state officials say...
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