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IFS investigated by MPCA for wastewater violations
Ex-boyfriend of Rep. Franson files defamation suit against her
‘I was doing my civic duty’: Murder suspect talks about shooting two teens in self-recorded monologue
Yard waste pick-up resumes
Wild even series at two
Jordan Hein competing for starting QB at BSU, will play in Green & White game Thursday
SD, Minn. high school leagues drafting transgender policies
Baseball and softball teams beat up on C-I in season openers
Nuggets take second straight boys golf meet
HOWARD MARVIN KARKELA
EDWIN ALBERT LENIUS
DOUGLAS C. RUDOLPH
BEVERLEY ANN (PARCHEM) VADNAIS
Longtime Master Gardeners recognized
Sophia Samantha Stevens
Luke Allen Mumm
Wyatt Jeremy Guck
Hunter Herbert Galbrecht
MN gains 2,600 jobs in March, state high
Thumper Pond planning RV park
Perham vacates street for IFS expansion
Perham grants Tuffy’s a temporary road closure
City garage site rezoned to Light Industrial
Column: A pile of wood is money in the bank
Letter to the Editor: Turnout at fundraiser a disappointment
Editorial: Sparking up a conversation about outdoor fire danger
Letter to the Editor: Corrupt trading in crude oil is the biggest crime of the century
Column: I’m just sayin’: There’s a methane to this madness
Fun for families: The Perham Community Carnival
Auditions to be held for comedy show in Perham
Idea Day at Pioneer Park: Have a say in the park's future
McCartney to play Fargodome, Target Field
Take a gamble on this year’s Spring Fling
April 24, 2014
Today is Tornado Drill Day
Perham area residents will be hearing sirens today, Thursday, April 24, as a part of Minnesota’s statewide Tornado Drill Day. The outdoor warning sirens will sound at 1:45 p.m. and again at 6:55 p.m. Communities across Otter Tail County will be participating in the drills....
news / local
13 hours 24 min ago
Trial for Minnesota teen accused of killing grandma set
WILLMAR, Minn. – A jury trial for a Willmar teenager charged with first-degree murder in his grandmother’s killing was scheduled Wednesday for July 21 to Aug. 8. But where 18-year-old Robert Warwick’s trial will take place is yet to be determined, as District Judge David...
news / crime
15 hours 10 min ago
March 20, 2014
Fergus Falls drops thriller 52-51 to Marshall in state semifinals
MINNEAPOLIS – When Marshall forward Callie Graff stepped to the foul line with 3.7 seconds left in the Minnesota Class 3A girls basketball semifinal and her Tigers trailing Fergus Falls by one point, she just thought of all the free throws the Tigers shot in practice. More importantly,...
March 20, 2014 - 11:22pm
Fergus Falls girls basketball team headed to state semifinals
MINNEAPOLIS – The Fergus Falls girls basketball team was not going to leave state with the same sour taste in its mouth from last season. Bailey Strand and the rest of the Otters were going to make sure of it. Led by Strand’s 23 points, five rebounds and five assists, second-seeded...
March 20, 2014 - 9:03am
March 19, 2014
Mall of America launches $325 million expansion
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – In a shower of confetti, Mall of America on Tuesday launched a $325 million expansion aimed at adding glitz and new elements of luxury to the nation’s largest mall. The expansion will add a new Food Hall, underground valet parking and another 50 to 75 retailers,...
March 19, 2014 - 8:53am
March 13, 2014
Esko eliminates Green Wave 57-54 in OT
MINNEAPOLIS — Esko had beaten opponents by an average 33.6 points a game. The Eskomos were the No. 2-seeded team in the Minnesota Class AA boys state tournament. For East Grand Forks Senior High, however, there was no satisfaction in being close. “It’s still a big disappointment,”...
March 13, 2014 - 12:54pm
March 11, 2014
EGF, Park Christian face top seeds in opening round of boys basketball playoffs
(Class AA) East Grand Forks (20-9) vs. No. 2 Seed Esko (26-3): East Grand Forks looks to continue a successful winter season and add to the Green Wave trophy case. EGF already holds a state championship in boys hockey after routing Hermantown 7-3 last Saturday in St. Paul....
March 11, 2014 - 11:56am
March 10, 2014
Friday night crash kills one son of The Roosters’ lead singer, leaves his other son in intensive care
SLEEPY EYE, Minn. – Two sons of the lead singer of a popular Fargo-area band were involved in a crash that killed four people near here Friday night, killing one of the sons and leaving the other hospitalized in intensive care. Payton Ryan Adams, 17, of Sleepy Eye, died in the...
news / accidents
March 10, 2014 - 10:47am
March 9, 2014
Minn. state Class A boys hockey: East Grand Forks wins state title
ST. PAUL — The Green Wave are the Title Wave for the first time in program history. East Grand Forks Senior High won its first state boys hockey championship as seven different skaters scored — highlighted by a five-goal second period — to beat Hermantown 7-3...
March 9, 2014 - 10:20am
March 1, 2014
Patron finishes fourth at state wrestling - Area recap
ST. PAUL — No. 2A 195-pounder Tyler Patron (35-4), of New York Mills, could not get passed No. 8A Wyatt Richardson twice, but Patron managed an impressive fourth place finish at the Minnesota Class A state wrestling tournament. Patron lost two matches in St. Paul, both to Richardson...
March 1, 2014 - 12:02am
February 28, 2014
Cullen wraps up swimming career at state meet
MINNEAPOLIS — Jayden Cullen completed his Perham swimming career with a 22nd place finish in the 200-freestyle and a 28th place finish in the 500-freestyle at the Minnesota Class A state swimming and diving championships. The top eight swimmers advance to Saturday’s championship...
sports / Yellowjacket Boys
February 28, 2014 - 6:53pm
Frazee falls to JCC 33-32 to finish fourth at state wrestling
ST. PAUL — It just had to be Jackson County Central. Frazee lost to the Huskies in the Minnesota Class 1A state wrestling tournament in 2010 and 2013 and tied with them in the 2011 state championship. “We don’t like them very much,” Frazee 285-pounder Garrett Malstrom said. The...
February 28, 2014 - 7:41am
February 23, 2014
Perham gymnasts compete at state meet
MINNEAPOLIS — Ashley Hokanson, Jordan Martinson and Alexis Peichel all competed in the individual state championships of Class A gymnastics Saturday at the University of Minnesota. "I am very proud of all three girls for their hard work this entire season," Head Coach Jenna...
sports / Yellowjacket Girls
February 23, 2014 - 9:38am
Cullen headed back to state for Perham swimming
ALEXANDRIA — After Friday’s preliminaries, Perham head swimming coach Trent Swanson said, “Expect big things tomorrow,” and that is what the little team that could did at the Section 5A swimming and diving championships Saturday. For a team that started the season with...
sports / Yellowjacket Boys
February 23, 2014 - 8:59am
Curtis, Nelson crowned 8AA wrestling champions
PERHAM — Underclassmen Ben Nelson and No. 5AA Chase Curtis were crowned Section 8AA wrestling champions as part of a group of five Yellowjackets making a trip to next weekend’s state wrestling tournament. Sam Pirrotta, Cole Schmitz and William Parks earned a trip to St. Paul...
sports / Yellowjacket Boys
February 23, 2014 - 8:23am