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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
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
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
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
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
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
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
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
'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
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne...
November 8, 2016 - 10:23am
September 19, 2016
Officials: All victims of St. Cloud mall stabbing received non-life threatening injuries
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—All eight victims stabbed by a lone attacker Saturday night at a St. Cloud mall are expected to survive, local officials...
September 19, 2016 - 1:09pm
September 18, 2016
St. Cloud police after mall attack: 'It's an awful day ... things won't be the same here'
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - All eight victims stabbed by a lone attacker Saturday night at a St. Cloud mall are expected to survive, local officials said...
September 18, 2016 - 7:13am
August 5, 2016
Names released in officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles...
August 5, 2016 - 9:54am
December 19, 2015
Landlord who shot at tenant pleads guilty
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 63-year-old former Perham trailer park landlord pleaded guilty Thursday in Otter Tail County District Court to an attempted murder charge for shooting a tenant in September.
December 19, 2015 - 11:22am
November 4, 2015
Perham landlord accused of shooting tenant to plead guilty
Perham-A Perham landlord accused of shooting a tenant in September has taken a plea deal that calls for a 15 year prison sentence. Gerald Duane Skolte, 63, is set to plead guilty to second degree attempted murder in the shooting of Mike Marcell Jr. Charges of first-degree attempted...
November 4, 2015 - 2:42pm
September 28, 2015
Fergus Falls police kill estranged husband who shot at his wife’s vehicle on I-94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An estranged husband suspected of shooting at his wife as they were driving in separate vehicles on Interstate 94 near here early Sunday was shot and killed by Fergus Falls police after being tracked down by State Patrol helicopters. The husband...
September 28, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 24, 2015
Judge denies Skolte’s request to reduce bail
Upon entering the courtroom for a second hearing, Gerald D. Skolte, 63, the man who allegedly shot his tenant over an eviction notice near...
September 24, 2015 - 1:48pm
Minnesota native recalls the harrowing events of being caught up in the recent Delta State Shooting
Mondays are tough for most people. For Vergas native Abby Berven, Monday, Sept.
September 24, 2015 - 11:23am
September 11, 2015
Marcell recounts events on day of shooting
Perham- With a notorized eviction notice on his front door, Mike Marcell Jr. walked the 20 yards to his landlord’s home to say he needed more...
September 11, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 4, 2015
VIDEO: Shooting incident in Perham
Video from the scene.
September 4, 2015 - 12:40pm
Landlord in custody after shooting tenant east of Perham
Perham, MN (WDAY/WDAZ TV) – One person is in custody after an early morning shooting east of Perham today. Otter Tail County officials...
September 4, 2015 - 12:28pm
May 26, 2015
2 dead, including shooter, after gunshots at Grand Forks Walmart
Two people are dead after a shooting at the Walmart in south Grand Forks early this morning. The Grand Forks Air Force Base said a local...
May 26, 2015 - 1:44pm
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been...
March 26, 2015 - 12:23pm
March 18, 2015
Gunman in standoff identified
ST. PAUL -- Police have released the identity of the man who was killed after an hour-long standoff in a St. Paul neighborhood Monday. Justin Todd Tolkinen, 28, of St. Paul died after wielding an assault rifle Monday afternoon near White Bear Avenue.
March 18, 2015 - 10:49am