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Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
April 20, 2017
Tornado drills scheduled today in Minnesota
It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota, and there will be a statewide tornado drill today (April 20, 2017). The National Weather Service will issue a simulated tornado warning for Minnesota counties - at 1:45 p.m. today. Most cities and counties will activate outdoor warning...
April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 17, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting officials...
April 17, 2017 - 8:58am
April 5, 2017
Spring burning restrictions in effect
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions...
April 5, 2017 - 9:21am
December 8, 2016
Study names MN as second best run state in nation
Minnesota has been named the second best run state, according to a company that distributes financial news and opinion articles. In a 24/7 Wall St. study released Tuesday, Dec. 6, North Dakota received top marks for its oil resources, unemployment rate and median home value. Rounding...
December 8, 2016 - 9:48am
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS -- Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday that he abducted and killed the 11-year-old boy some 27 years ago, according to The Associated Press. Heinrich was asked to describe during the court...
September 6, 2016 - 1:57pm
September 1, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in Spicer had been angry at the bar’s bouncers for telling him to pour out his half-finished drink. That’s according to a criminal complaint...
September 1, 2016 - 12:31pm
August 19, 2016
No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session
ST. PAUL -- Farmers can forget about tax breaks to lighten their burden in funding new schools. Drivers on some of Minnesota's most dangerous...
August 19, 2016 - 12:36pm
August 10, 2016
Some Minnesota U.S. House races in national spotlight
ST. PAUL -- Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota's eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake in November.
August 10, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 8, 2016
Fergus Falls man dies after being pulled from grain bin
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A Fergus Falls man who was trapped in a grain bin died Saturday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says it happened around 12:45 p.m. Friday off of County Road 82, about a mile south of Fergus Falls. Emergency crews responded and freed the man from the grain...
August 8, 2016 - 1:42pm
August 5, 2016
Surge in job growth brightens economic outlook
WASHINGTON - - U.S. employment rose more than expected for the second month in a row in July and wages picked up, bolstering expectations of faster economic growth, and raising the probability of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase this year. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 255,000...
August 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
MORGAN, Minn. -- A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls,...
August 5, 2016 - 1:43pm
Names released in officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles...
August 5, 2016 - 9:54am
July 25, 2016
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
Muskellunge will be released this fall in the Gull Lake chain of lakes near Brainerd and the Fairmont chain of lakes in southern Minnesota as part of an effort to establish new muskie angling opportunities throughout the state.
July 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
July 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce...
July 22, 2016 - 12:22pm
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in June as jobless rates stays at 3.8 percent
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those gains, however, were largely offset by figures from May that were revised from 1,900 jobs lost...
July 22, 2016 - 9:48am