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JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
2017 Chamber Choice award recipients announced
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
To help and to heal: Perham pastor moving to Thailand to help people being trafficked
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
HOL all-star game returns Sunday
Comeback bid falls short as Columbia Heights finishes off Fergus Falls
Breckenridge boys fall in state tournament opener
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
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
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
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
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!)
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
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
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