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Mac Tobkin: A founding farmer of Perham
Victory Estates not a done deal yet
Task force proposes new high school: Additions at middle, elementary schools also recommended
Working up to it: Haitian man hopes his temporary job in Perham will help him land a permanent job back home
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Perham advances with win over Barnesville
Yellowjackets sweep Section 8A Cross Country Championships
Yellowjackets cruise in playoff opener
Perham runners gearing up for Sections
Perham earns No. 1 seed
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Perham Oasis to open ahead of schedule
All in All in Frazee set to open in style
Baking up a new business: Prospective owner seeks community support to bring a bakery back to downtown Perham
'Everywhere is beautiful’: Ukrainian man is enjoying his time in the Perham area as part of Global Workforce program
Expansion nearly complete at resource recovery facility
VIDEO: Gourd almighty! Ottertail's Pumpkin Festival
The PACC celebrates 25 years
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival
A festival to fall for: Perham’s Harvest Fest will offer fun for families, this Saturday
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June 6, 2014
Softball: Eagles earn shot at consolation championship
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. – New York Mills advanced to the consolation championship at the Minnesota Class 1A state softball tournament Thursday with 4-1 victory over Browerville. Third baseman Lydia Irons batted 2-for-3 with a run scored to pace the Eagles. Four players drove...
sports / features
June 6, 2014 - 9:55am
June 5, 2014
Huus qualifies for second straight trip to state
WALKER — Sophomore Becca Huus knows what it takes to qualify for the state golf meet and did so for the second straight year carding an 81 to lead the Perham girls team and keep the streak of Perham girls players at state in tact. Huus follows Holly Karkela and good friend Rachel...
sports / Yellowjacket Girls
June 5, 2014 - 3:35pm
New York Mills falls in first round of Class A state softball
North Mankato — New Ulm Cathedral made quick work of the New York Mills Eagles scoring five runs in the first inning en route to a 13-0 shutout victory in the opening round of the Minnesota Class A state softball tournament Thursday. Eight different batters hit safely for the...
June 5, 2014 - 3:24pm
May 30, 2014
Ukkelberg helps OTC nab 6A track title; Hurley sweeps; both Perham teams send athletes to state
MOORHEAD – Sophomore Tony Ukkelberg had waited over a year for his chance to get to the Minnesota Class 1A state track and field meet. As a freshman with the Ottertail Central track team, Ukkelberg found out five days before the beginning of the track postseason he had a stress...
sports / features
May 30, 2014 - 11:04am
May 22, 2014
Perham's Dean Simpson chosen as Zellers' running mate
Former state Rep. Dean Simpson of Perham is Minnesota Republican governor candidate Kurt Zellers' pick as running mate. Zellers, who made the announcement in Moorhead this morning, said the Perham and New York Mills grocery store owner can help the state's economy. “Our...
news / local
May 22, 2014 - 10:26am
May 21, 2014
Perham library to receive state funds
The Perham Area Public Library will be getting the state funding city officials have been hoping for. The funding, a $257,000 appropriation for repairs related to mold growth, was included in a $1 billion public works spending bill approved by the Minnesota House and Senate last...
news / local
May 21, 2014 - 12:19pm
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
April 24, 2014 - 10:51am
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
April 24, 2014 - 9:05am
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