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Suspect in double homicide near Perham spent over a year in a mental hospital
More public input sought in new deer plan
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Glendalough State Park hosts annual walk April 21
Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Perham club fishing team set to hit the water
Perham pole vaulters take three of the top-four spots in Bemidji
Perham wrestlers bring home the hardware at NYWA State Tournament
MSHSL to permit shorter regular-season baseball, softball games
Beth I. Arneson
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
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
Utility shareholders informed about federal tax cut benefits
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
World's Largest Fish Decoy show coming to Perham April 14, 15
Perham Arbor Day set for May 5
Little Black Dress Black Tie affair on tap April 19
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
Ask A Trooper: How do officers handle people with disabilities?
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
February 21, 2018
One in four students using tobacco products
More than 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products....26 percent! That's one in every four students. That finding and others in the new Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey results should be a wake-up call to everyone who cares about our kids.
February 21, 2018 - 8:09am
January 24, 2018
Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest; chance to win all expenses-paid trip to D.C.
Perham, Minn.—Arvig has announced its annual essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 2 — 6, 2018. The essay prompt for the contest is "Technology and Rural Life." Essays and completed...
January 24, 2018 - 8:45am
April 10, 2009
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Youth are certainly a resource to community
This is a follow up to Fred Sailer's heartfelt message on our children. Thank you for seeing the value in our youth. Yes, far too often, we pass them by because we don't even try to understand them. They dress different, listen to different music, look different; let's face it, we...
April 10, 2009 - 7:00am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our kids are worth the investment
On Thursday [March 26] as I watched nearly 400 Perham High School students help sandbag in Oxbow, N.D., I couldn't help but wonder: Would the good people of Oxbow vote "No" on a levy to give these kids access to the best possible education? I think not. I was so proud of each and...
April 10, 2009 - 7:00am
April 2, 2009
Mills students impressive in volunteer effort
(Editor's note: The following article is a first-hand account written by Pam Robinson documenting a day sandbagging with New York Mills High...
April 2, 2009 - 7:00am
March 27, 2009
Snow + Rain + Sun = Flood
Photos and story by Rebecca Huebsch-Perham High School student photographer Snow + Rain + Sun = Flood. This is a different type of equation...
March 27, 2009 - 10:00am
February 26, 2009
Students fear costly education
Only the rich will be able to send their children to college if Minnesota chops higher education funding too much, a student told a University of Minnesota Wednesday student rally. Parents' dreams of sending children to college have "become a nightmare of excessive debt," Mike McBride...
February 26, 2009 - 2:13pm
January 2, 2009
Perham HS students earn 586 college-level credits through advanced classes offered locally
Perham-Dent students and families may have saved nearly $90,000 in tuition costs in the 2008-2009 school year. Administration at the Perham Dent schools has been preparing an annual report for the school board, which illustrates how many college prep and advanced placement course...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Update: Million penny project
By Thanksgiving, Perham Heart of the Lakes students hope to have 100,000 pennies. By May, a million. At this rate, a couple dozen grade schoolers might accomplish what district residents couldn't at the November 4 levy referendum vote: raise additional money for the school's operating...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
The whole world on a wall
The world on a wall--that's what Perham students now have as a learning tool in social studies class. The map covers an entire wall, applied...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
All PHS music students join for St. Henry's concert
It was a unique setting for a unique, first-ever concert combining Perham school choirs, orchestra and band. St. Henry's Church was packed for...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Middle school students show volunteer spirit
Prairie Wind Middle School students helped one of their own, and the broader community, with two separate projects this fall. The PWMS Student Council and staff collected donations of more than $200 for Cody Jacobson and his family. The family lost virtually everything in a September...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Keepsake quilt preserves memories of 2008 students for Perham teacher
For teacher Lance Rach, the 2007-2008 school year is full of warm fuzzies--literally and forever. On a cold winter night in, say, year 2021, the Heart of the Lakes elementary teacher will be wrapped in warm memories of his fourth grade class. Rach's students and their parents surprised...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am