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Fair Play: Snapshots from the 2015 East Otter Tail County Fair
Lake improvement districts hold annual meetings, discuss drainage plan
Prepping portables: Temporary classrooms installed at HOTL
Catholic WorkCamp volunteers serve Lakes area
Local area students spend week at RYLA camp
Pelican Rapids shuts down Dent
Blake Anderson wins Harrier Half Marathon
Perham’s Allie Doll representing Team USA in Italy
Oakwood Golf Course hosting Pine to Palm qualifier
Blues eliminate Buzz from post-season
John "Buddy" Orville Gleason Jr.
Schornack ~ Mitchell
Births this week
Engagement this week
Births this week
Births this week
New storage facility comes to Main Street in Perham
In the Write Zone
Things happen for a reason, not always happy reasons
Survival of the fittest: immigrating to Minnesota
St. Urho Finnish Wife Carrying Contest a head scratcher of a tradition
Cherry picking: A metaphor for life, and more importantly, pie
March 11, 2009
PHS Wrestling: Jackets go 0-2 at State
By John George firstname.lastname@example.org The Peham Yellowjackets quest for a third-straight appearance in the State Class AA Championship match ended...
March 11, 2009 - 12:46pm
NYM Wrestling: Shane Novak 5th, Myrone Bell 6th at State
By John George email@example.com At 103 pounds, Mills eighth grader Shane Novak (33-11) picked up a 3-2 upset win over No. 6 Dylan Sheridan of...
March 11, 2009 - 12:41pm
NYM Wrestling: Jordan Novak is 2nd in State at 135 pounds
By John George firstname.lastname@example.org Jordan Novak (37-5) entered his second State tournament as the Section 6A champ at 135 pounds. The No. 9 ranked...
March 11, 2009 - 12:36pm
PHS Swimming: Hofland, 200 free relay swim in Class A 'B' Finals
50-Yard Freestyle Gavin Grismer didn't advance past the first day of competition, as he finished tied for 19th place with a time of 23.24 in...
March 11, 2009 - 12:30pm
PHS Swimmng: Ethan McMahon wins Perham's 1st State Swimming Championship
By John George email@example.com When the fog finally lifted, literally, Ethan McMahon finally had his championship. The Perham senior had trouble...
March 11, 2009 - 12:22pm
March 9, 2009
Dad exits to political arena; kids mind the store
An election victory for a local businessman has translated into a business opportunity for his son. After being elected to the State House of...
business / state
March 9, 2009 - 8:14am
February 27, 2009
Perham Gymnasts win 6th State Championship
By John George firstname.lastname@example.org How do you improve on winning five-straight State Championships? Well, winning a sixth title is a good starting...
February 27, 2009 - 12:23am
February 26, 2009
Federal money boosts state road program
Federal funds meant to spur the economy will help make this one of Minnesota's busiest road construction years. Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities, Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Wednesday. By the...
February 26, 2009 - 2:11pm
January 29, 2009
New look-inside and out-at Farmers & Merchants bank
Farmers & Merchants State Bank of New York Mills is taking on a new look with a remodel, consisting primarily of interior upgrades with some...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
City Council bracing for LGA reduction
With another reduction in Local Government Aid from the state expected in 2009, the New York Mills City Council is busy trying to trim this year's budget. The council met Tuesday for its regular monthly meeting and discussed ways to trim what little fat is left in the city budget....
local / state
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Township finance report released by state auditor
State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the Minnesota Town Finances Report. It is a comprehensive report on revenues, expenditures and debt for...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
NY Mills out nearly $29,000 in state aid
State aid payments to Minnesota cities came up short this week after Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced a $110 million cut to Local Government Aid. Perham will lose $64,287. New York Mills will lose $28,803 in LGA from this year's second half payment, which the city will receive by the...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Ottertail's Hanson to run primary against Murdock for State House seat
Otter Tail and Wadena County voters will experience one of the most lively primary elections in years. Five candidates are now in the running for Republican Dean Simpson's District 10B State House of Representatives seat. Simpson announced earlier this summer that he would not seek...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
State legislature a key to future of wind power
The only thing preventing the wind power industry from soaring is the lack of state incentives. That's the view of businesses specializing in wind energy. "If consumers could get tax credit or a rebate for wind power, we could sell two or three systems a week," said Dan Mattfeld,...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
From Main Street to the political arena
"It's been a whirlwind," says Mark Murdock, the newly-endorsed Republican candidate for District 10B State Representative. "Whirlwind" is an understated way of describing the turn of events over the past week. It wasn't until the morning of the Republican endorsing convention...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am