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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
September 3, 2015
School Starts: Enrollment even higher than expected
Summer vacation came to a close for Perham students on Tuesday, with the start of a new school year. Enrollment numbers in the Perham-Dent...
September 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
April 22, 2015
WDC teacher charged with sexually assaulting student
Wadena-Deer Creek social studies teacher is charged with molesting a student at his Henning home last week after paying her to clean cabins....
April 22, 2015 - 4:22pm
April 2, 2015
Body of young woman pulled from river in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Hennepin County sheriff’s water patrol pulled the body of a young woman from the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday evening, but have yet to confirm her identity. Authorities have been searching that area of the river since the Friday...
April 2, 2015 - 11:56am
March 31, 2015
Missing U of M student presumed dead after video shows her entering river
MINNEAPOLIS - The search for missing University of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle has shifted to the Mississippi River after video showed...
March 31, 2015 - 10:41am
February 10, 2015
Police seek info on vehicle in death of NDSU freshman
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead police say drugs and alcohol did not kill Thomas Bearson, the North Dakota State University homicide victim found dead in a Moorhead RV lot last September. That’s from Moorhead Police Lt. Brad Penas during a Monday news conference, who...
February 10, 2015 - 10:19am
January 29, 2015
School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – A bus ran over the legs of a boy who slipped and fell near the high school here on Wednesday, police said. The boy, an elementary school student, was taken to a local hospital, Pelican Rapids Police Chief Jeff Stadum said. The accident...
January 29, 2015 - 10:44am
NDSU sexual assault suspect turns himself in
A suspect in a Dec 20 sexual assault near the North Dakota State University campus has turned himself in after police called for the public’s help in locating the man. The Fargo Police Department announced that Stanley Joe Busche, 39, turned himself into law enforcement...
December 29, 2014 - 10:05am
December 24, 2014
Middle school meteorologist: Perham girl is ‘weather kid’ on evening newscast
It was just something to do while standing in line for the Ferris wheel. Madison Ruther’s mom, Tiffany, encouraged her to fill out a registration...
December 24, 2014 - 11:41am
December 23, 2014
College student found safe
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The 18-year-old Bemidji State University student who was reported missing has been found “safe,” according to the Leech Lake Tribal Police. The police on Monday had asked for the public’s help in locating Erik Jones, 18, a Cass Lake native who was reportedly...
December 23, 2014 - 11:38am
December 11, 2014
20-year-old BSU student dies after being found in wooded area
BEMIDJI -- A 20-year-old female BSU student was pronounced dead Wednesday morning after she was found unconscious in a wooded area in Bemidji. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said a person out for a morning walk noticed Sandra Lommen, 20, lying in a wooded area near...
December 11, 2014 - 11:04am
November 26, 2014
WDC rallies around student, coach diagnosed with cancer
Wadena-Deer Creek students are making a difference in a fellow student's life. The WDC Student Council is organizing several fundraisers...
November 26, 2014 - 10:47am
September 30, 2014
'Heaven needed a point guard': Mourners gather to remember NDSU student Thomas Bearson
SARTELL, Minn. – While authorities investigate the death of 18-year-old North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson, about 1,250...
September 30, 2014 - 10:03am
June 16, 2014
Perham student wins ag award
Shawna Loerzel, a Perham High School student, was recently presented with the school’s highest agricultural honor: the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by the Monsanto Company. Loerzel, daughter of Rich and Denise Loerzel, received the award for excellence...
June 16, 2014 - 12:28pm
The following local students have been named to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2014 spring semester dean’s list: Betsy Helmeke, New York Mills, majoring in political science. Tanner Hofius, Perham, majoring in archaeological studies. Kelsi Vomacka, Perham, majoring...
June 16, 2014 - 12:26pm
February 12, 2009
NY Mills 7th-grader to take historic walk in D.C.
On March 8, Adam McWane-Creek, a New York Mills 7th-grader, will join 250 outstanding middle school students from across the United States to...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am