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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Rose Marie Guck
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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 19, 2015
Referendum preparations continue: Architect selected, meeting dates set
The Perham-Dent School Board continued its preparations for the upcoming referendum vote at its regular March meeting. Following the board’s February decision to move forward with a May 12 building referendum vote, an architect’s proposal has now been presented and accepted....
March 19, 2015 - 2:26pm
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