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Clay County 4-H’ers test water robots
Five teens suffer minor injuries in car accident
Man seriously injured in stabbing at Minnesota campground
Minnesota wolf hunt grows: More permits, higher harvest level set for 2014
Alexandria couple killed in rollover in Kansas
Perham - a top notch destination for playoff baseball
VFW: Bemidji edges Stingers for state berth
Alexandria repeats as Sub State 14 champions in a blowout
Blues advance to face Alex for Sub State championship
One-loss Stingers advance to District title game versus Bemidji
KENNETH KIMBALL KOEHLER
JOHN F. DOLL
Guck opens Precision Plumbing
Décor Hus opens on Main Street
Pine Mill Farm Furniture celebrates 25 years
Letter to the Editor: Perham a 'delightful place to live'
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Photo Gallery: 2014 EOT County Fair
Photo gallery: Phelps Mill Festival
Photo gallery: Lund Mania & New York Mills Summer Celebration
Phelps Mill Festival celebrates 30 years
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
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
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