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Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Man suffers head injury in crash
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Yellowjacket boys hit from deep in home win
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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
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!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
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
February 9, 2017
Trump administration delays bumblebee protection
The Trump administration is delaying action that would give the rusty patched bumblebee official federal Endangered Species Act protection. The...
February 9, 2017 - 3:47pm
September 10, 2015
Vintage linotype machine demonstrated at 2015 Minnesota State Fair
This year marked the second year the Minnesota Newspaper Museum has hosted visitors from their new state fair home now located adjacent to the...
September 10, 2015 - 2:40pm
August 19, 2015
Meeting on groundwater management plan in Park Rapids Aug. 25
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting two public meetings Tuesday in Park Rapids to present and take comments on the Straight River Groundwater Management Area draft plan. The plan describes actions the DNR will take over the next five...
August 19, 2015 - 10:18am
July 17, 2015
Perham resident wins state writing awards
A resident of Perham, Merrie Sue Holtan, won five awards from the North Dakota Professional Communicators’ 2015 contest. Holtan, who is...
July 17, 2015 - 10:44am
May 8, 2015
Local Catholic Daughters attend state convention
Catholic Daughters from across Minnesota, including members of Court St. Rita, gathered in Worthington, Minn. for the 46th Biennial State Convention...
May 8, 2015 - 11:20am
March 25, 2015
Minnesota man caught with meth in pocket at Dakota County courthouse
HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Hastings man has been accused of trying to enter the Dakota County courthouse with methamphetamine, according to a criminal complaint. Donald Sherry III, 27, was stopped by officers March 16 after they saw him hesitate outside the front door of the Hastings...
March 25, 2015 - 11:13am
March 12, 2015
Minnesota DNR alerts public to spring burning restrictions
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will soon determine when to start spring burning restrictions. This year, with little snowpack and an early start to spring, restrictions are likely to take effect earlier, maybe as soon as next week. The DNR restricts burning shortly...
March 12, 2015 - 3:47pm
March 2, 2015
Growing Perham through Grow Minnesota! Perham Family Dentistry
Editor’s note: This is the first in a year-long series of weekly stories. Each story will spotlight a local business, recapping what Grow Minnesota!...
March 2, 2015 - 11:35am
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
January 27, 2015
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
NEW HOPE, Minn. - Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, authorities said. The incident happened outside the council chambers after two new officers were sworn...
January 27, 2015 - 10:16am
November 13, 2014
Murphy ends season at State
University of Minnesota- Perham senior Natalie Murphy’s storied high school swimming career came to a close on Thursday at the Minnesota State Class A Championships at the University of Minnesota’s Aquatics Center. Murphy qualified for Thursday’s meet in the 100-freestyle....
November 13, 2014 - 4:35pm
September 22, 2014
Guilty verdict in salmonella case; Tainted peanut butter led to the deaths of Perham woman, eight others
Three former peanut company officials have been found guilty in connection with a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people in 2008 and 2009,...
September 22, 2014 - 3:54pm
August 28, 2014
Otter Tail County has a brush with the Sandpiper Pipeline
Otter Tail County residents are starting to have their say on the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The pipeline, proposed by Enbridge Energy, would transport crude oil from Tioga, N.D. to Superior, Wisc. via a 610-mile route across northern Minnesota. Enbridge's preferred route...
August 28, 2014 - 3:57pm
August 16, 2014
Class C state amateur baseball: Belle Plaine eliminates Detroit Lakes 10-2
JORDAN — Ryan Diers picked up the victory and led last year's state runners-up, the Belle Plaine Tigers, at the plate in a 10-2 victory over Detroit Lakes Friday night at the Mini-Met. The loss eliminates the Angels from the Minnesota Class C Amateur baseball tournament. Detroit...
August 16, 2014 - 10:33am
July 3, 2014
Don’t tread on turtles: be aware of them crossing roadways during nesting season
This is the time of year when many turtles cross roadways in Minnesota, including many in Otter Tail County. Early summer is when there’s nesting...
July 3, 2014 - 2:59pm